ON Monday, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor John Mangudya finally put a stop to official pretence that the burgeoning electronic balances in the banks - and the loathed bond notes - were at par with the United States...
WHEN a team from the Public Service Commission turned up at Mbiriyadi Primary School in Nyanga for a staff audit and headcount three years ago, the head handed them attendance registers. Hawk-eyed officials quickly spotted an anomaly. Names of pupils...
By Prof. Tony Hawkins Ten days ago, Zimbabwe’s new Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube was talking of abolishing bond notes and launching currency reforms before the end of the year. But on Tuesday, President Emmerson Mnangagwa ruled out any such reforms. In...
Mthuli Ncube, the newly appointed Minister of Finance, writes on his views on building capacity in the civil service to improve service delivery. ___ Public financial resources ought to be managed with integrity, transparency and accountability, all for efficient and effective...
CABINET speculation season is upon us and, once again, Zimbabweans are demanding the appointment of technocrats into Government. As if they voted for them. Newspaper headlines are calling for these so-called technocrats. Social media is lining up a list of...
By Taffi Nyawanza In a functional democracy, the courts are society’s best safety valve. They provide the necessary outlet for hopes and aspirations as well as pent-up emotions that otherwise might be expressed on the streets and sometimes violently. There have...
By Fitch Solutions Key View: The election of Emmerson Mnangagwa as President of Zimbabwe presents growing upside risks to growth in the country's mining industry over the coming years. However, we are holding off on revising the country's production forecasts...
A new regime of US sanctions has just been signed into law, opening a fresh front in the increasingly polarised political debate in Zimbabwe. Critics say they hurt the economy, while supporters say the...
We asked a young Zimbabwean to write down his views on last week's election. He wrote a poem instead. Beyond it all, I will find myself By Tatenda Chinondidyachii Mashanda Beyond suffering There lies my heart in the gully of despair There lies...
By Perry Munzwembiri If there ever was any doubt about the exact nature of the state Robert Mugabe - deposed in what has become known as a military assisted transition back in November 2017 - bequeathed us, then the events...
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