In August 2006, news came out that Sydney Gata had been sacked as boss of power utility ZESA. A reporter at The Financial Gazette picked up the phone to call him for comment. "Chimbosiyaivo...
Jorum Gumbo, the former Transport Minister, has been arrested for his actions around the Zimbabwe Airways controversy. But it tells a story of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s feeble anti-corruption drive that none of the charges Gumbo faces shed...
As power supply becomes more erratic, Zimbabwe's miners, among the country's largest consumers of electricity, are deepening their investments in solar energy. Caledonia Mining is inviting bidders to build a 20MW solar farm...
President Emmerson Mnangagwa is among at least 43 African leaders who have flown to Russia, hoping to take a bite out of that country’s growing commercial interest on the continent. But he goes...
The High Court has ruled against a 2% tax on electronic transactions, imposed by Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube almost a year ago, but the ruling may not lead to a removal of the tax.  The ruling came...
Starting Wednesday’s MDC press briefing on Friday’s planned protest, party spokesperson Daniel Molokele could pass as a deacon making routine church announcements. By the end of the briefing, the placid lawyer had become testy,...
As the gold price touched all-time highs late August 2011, Zimbabwe’s government was not, as would be expected, doing all it could to ensure the country capitalised on the boom. Instead, the government was moving to cancel...
Fortune Chasi, the new Energy and Power Development Minister, will not miraculously solve the Zimbabwe fuel and power crisis. But what he can do is to communicate it better than his predecessor did. At the centre of...
IF he had his way, Nelson Chamisa said on Wednesday, he would not have participated in an election without his demanded reforms. But as “a leader who is democratic”, he yielded to the people, including traditional leaders, war veterans, serving...
PAN-African research project Afrobarometer’s latest poll on the July 30 general election, released on Friday, shows a tight race between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his main challenger, Nelson Chamisa. The poll, conducted roughly a month before the general election using...
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