By Teresa Mugadza Robert Mugabe has died. As a Zimbabwean, this message had somewhat become something of a staple every beginning of the year for the last decade or so....
By Perry Munzwembiri Mthuli Ncube, Zimbabwe`s minister of finance wrote an interesting op-ed in the Financial Times defending the re-introduction of a local currency. His argument is primarily premised on the theory that a weaker local...
By Chris Chenga There is a story told by Dominic Barton, the former Managing Director of global consultancy firm, McKinsey and Company. According to Barton, Xi Jinping, then governor of...
By Chris Chenga Have you watched “Bohemian Rhapsody”? It is an autobiographical movie about the band, Queen, focused on lead singer Freddie Mercury. The opening scene glances through Mercury’s passage to...
By Mukasiri Sibanda Open for business? Totemic. That is the word which perhaps aptly sums up the potential of Zimbabwe’s huge and diverse mineral wealth to propel the country’s socio-economic development agenda. Early...
By Chris Chenga Economists are disenfranchised. They are professionals wandering about trying to find their place in society. Don’t get me wrong, banks and industries employ economists; and pay them well too. These clients understand the importance...
By Thomas Zvirekwi Zimbabwe aspires to be an upper middle income economy by 2030. To support such an economy, the country needs 11,000MW of power, which translates to a requirement of an additional 1,000MW every year...
By Mike Murenzvi “If it weren’t for the last minute, nothing would get done” ~ Rita Mae Brown On 22 February 2019, President Emmerson Mnangagwa issued the Presidential Powers (Temporary Measures) (Amendment of...
By Perry Munzwembiri For much of the past year, Zimbabwe's economy has oscillated between confusion and chaos, and as the second half of 2019 wears on, the headwinds show no immediate sign of...
By Mike Murenzvi On 5 December 2017, Zimbabwe’s two major Internet Access Providers (IAPs), Liquid Telecom and TelOne, suffered breaks in the fibre optic cables that blacked out 90% of the country from the internet for at...
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