Mambos’ Chicken is known for witty and edgy advertising. But, argues Milayo Ndou, their lewd ads are a symptom of broader societal attitudes that buttress male sexual entitlement at women’s expense. __
By Darlington Chidarara and Mukasiri Sibanda Africa is shouldering an overweight sustainable development problem of poverty, inequality, instability, and conflict that COVID-19 has aggravated. There are many contributing factors, undoubtedly,...
Member of Parliament and long-time opposition figure Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga's appointment as Zimbabwe's new ambassador to Sweden has raised much debate, with some critics calling her a 'sellout'. But, Milayo Ndou argues, Misihairabwi-Mushonga was only ever loyal to...
Those that are not well-connected and cannot afford bribes end up mining without permits. They have to pay huge royalties to the owners of mining permits, normally 30% of net proceeds, after deducting costs. Ultimately, it is...
Ahead of 11 September, the anniversary of the formation of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change in 1999, MDC Alliance leader NELSON CHAMISA reflects on his party’s journey, and writes on what he believes it will take...
I thought of Marry Chiwenga when I came across a tweet by renowned South African poet, Lebogang Mashile.  In her tweet, Mashile asserted that society banks on the idea that women’s support for one another is conditional on whether they like the...
In the first installment of a regular series for newZWire, "THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM", Milayo Ndou argues that a woman’s reputation is fragile, and being a public figure only makes her an easy target. Towards 2023,...
By Takura Zhangazha The government of Zimbabwe has decided to privatise its gold refinery, Fidelity Printers and Refineries.  In a report carried by newZWire, it turns out the parastatal is now going to be majority (60%)...
Not all is lost – exports are still an option for beef producers! By Taku Fundira Post-independence, Zimbabwe’s beef export industry was thriving up until then end of the millennium.
Government has imposed new forex regulations that will affect many businesses. Among the new rules, businesses can be fined for setting prices above the official exchange rate or refusing to take Zimbabwe dollars. There are also fines...
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