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 Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has banned cash-in and cash-out transactions on mobile money. But, by announcing the ban without bringing a solution to the cash crunch, central bank officials are reminding us of what they are; firefighters that...
By Chris Chenga On September 15, 2008, Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy in New York State. It has been eleven years and a week since; the ideals of free markets and financialisation of economies...
By Mike Murenzvi In my previous piece, Mthuli Ncube - King of the Last Minute, I concluded: “The procrastination and the laziness must stop. Running an economy requires proactive leadership, not reactive. The last...
The stench of decaying rubbish fills the air around Euphrasia Mangwe’s house in the Zimbabwean capital, attracting hordes of green flies to the two plastic bins in the corner of her garden. It is an irritation...
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...
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....
Mugabe was never a single story. Zimbabwe, the country he led for almost four decades, was never just a Mugabe story either. Few places help define Robert Mugabe, and...
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...
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