GUEST COLUMN: Harry K. Thomas Zimbabwe, a land of unparalleled beauty and infinite potential, is again under democratic and economic siege. Armed men are removing residents from their homes. Unknown assailants have burnt the headquarters...
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 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...
We asked a young Zimbabwean to write down his views on last week's election. He wrote a poem instead. Beyond it all, I will find myself By Tatenda Chinondidyachii Mashanda Beyond suffering There lies my heart in the gully of despair There lies...
AS anti-riot police fought back a tide of angry opposition supporters at the gates of the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission's temporary base, a relaxed ZEC chairperson Chigumba was fielding questions from journalists, seemingly impervious to the storm of discontentment over...
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...
Dear Mr President, Let’s start by talking about what’s important to Zimbabweans. The things Zimbabweans demand are not complicated. They are not anything out of the ordinary. They...
The Western world judges Zimbabwe at a higher standard than it does other African countries, and that’s not entirely a bad thing. The temptation is to demand that the EU and US use the same low standards on Zimbabwe...
The MDC's bold plan to join Southern African customs and currency blocs has implications beyond Zimbabwe's borders, write Catherine Grant Makokera and Brian Mureverwi IF it came off, a proposal by Zimbabwe’s official opposition to join the oldest customs union...
It’s been five years since five people died in Chitungwiza after a goblin exploded as it was being beheaded. That, at least, is how many still remember the events of January 2013, when a blast powerful enough to blow the...
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