This month, Zimbabwe’s government will pay United States dollar allowances to its workers, exactly a year after declaring the end of a 10-year dollarisation experiment. Wednesday’s announcement that the government will pay US$75 to each employee and US$30 to state...
Two influential US senators want America to “enhance the tools at its disposal” to act on Zimbabwe. It’s a sign that US-Zimbabwe relations are nowhere near mending, nearly two decades after sanctions were imposed.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube hopes to speed up his stalled privatisation plan this year, but a failure by Air Zimbabwe to secure credible investors is a reminder that old parastatal debts may keep his ambitions grounded. 
Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has announced a new forex auction system, saying it will bring "transparency and efficiency" to currency trade. The auction system is the latest in a series of attempts by central bank over the past two years...
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