CABINET speculation season is upon us and, once again, Zimbabweans are demanding the appointment of technocrats into Government. As if they voted for them. Newspaper headlines are calling for these so-called technocrats. Social media is lining up a list of...
In an interview on CNBC Africa, Econet founder Strive Masiyiwa said President Emmerson Mnangagwa was sincere in his intentions and that sanctions on Zimbabwe had to be lifted. His comments drew the ire of Mnangagwa opponents. MDC Alliance MP...
By Neville Mandimika UNDERSTANDING market nuances is everything in Africa and Zimbabwe’s newest currency — the bollar — is the epitome of idiosyncrasy. The bollar is the street name given to bond notes, the non-convertible currency introduced in November 2016, of...
AS Zimbabwe heads to the polls on July 30, there has been some debate on the often questionable quality of candidates thrown up by the party political system. Here, Brett Hennig argues in a recent Ted talk that democracy’s...
By Perry Munzwembiri (@PMunzwembiri) AT its very core, Zimbabwe is battling neither a monetary nor a fiscal problem. That this seemingly self-evident truth needs explanation is perhaps a sure sign of the deep hole the country finds itself in. Yet...
By Taffi Nyawanza In a functional democracy, the courts are society’s best safety valve. They provide the necessary outlet for hopes and aspirations as well as pent-up emotions that otherwise might be expressed on the streets and sometimes violently. There have...
By Sharon Mupfure When Emmerson Mnangagwa was inaugurated in November, many people around me were over the top in their hope. I was really sceptical. I have changed over time. The funny thing is that those that were over the top...
By Fitch Solutions Key View: The election of Emmerson Mnangagwa as President of Zimbabwe presents growing upside risks to growth in the country's mining industry over the coming years. However, we are holding off on revising the country's production forecasts...
Mthuli Ncube, the newly appointed Minister of Finance, writes on his views on building capacity in the civil service to improve service delivery. ___ Public financial resources ought to be managed with integrity, transparency and accountability, all for efficient and effective...
There is a real sense of despair in the country. Perhaps it is a left over from the heady days when we celebrated the final departure of Mr. Mugabe from office and welcomed a 'new' government. Then the elections...
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