By Ray Ndlovu From the tiny space he rents in the central business district of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe’s second-largest city, Brian Tinotenda can look across the street and see the supermarket where he used to...
The 2023 election was a race between a party more popular than its leader, and another leader more popular than his own party. President Emmerson Mnangagwa polled less than his party MPs in this...
At Chaka, a rural business centre on the Harare-Masvingo highway, you can see why President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s infrastructure rollout is his biggest election trump card, but also the biggest risk he faces in his re-election bid.
Sitting next to Vladimir Putin at the Russia-Africa Summit in St Petersburg, President Emmerson Mnangagwa pitched for business in areas such as energy, technology, mining and infrastructure. In Zimbabwe, Russian investment has not exactly...
In June 1983, from exile, Joshua Nkomo - struggle icon, ZAPU leader and later VP of Zimbabwe - wrote a 9,700-word letter to the then Prime Minister, Robert Mugabe. Nkomo died on July 1, 1999. On...
On Monday, President Emmerson Mnangagwa joined other regional leaders at the official opening of the new US$260 million Kazungula Bridge on the Botswana-Zambia border. Apart from the presidents of Botswana and Zambia, the event is also being...
What are the recent financial reports by companies in the consumer business are telling us about the state of people’s pockets? Under pressure, but surprisingly resilient. The past year saw inflation rise above 800%,...
It is the classic age-old battle of local communities versus a large agribusiness. A thousand families in Chilonga, one of the country's poorest areas, are about to lose their ancestral land to a project that officials say...
So ends 2020, a year we all wish could be deleted from the calendar. For Zimbabwe, there was so much to process this year; from all the currency rule changes, the politics, and the...
In a year in which hyperinflation raged, incomes were eroded, and the political crisis showed no sign of easing, it was hard to find anything resembling good news on the economy to sift from the bad. But there were, beneath...
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