AS anti-riot police fought back a tide of angry opposition supporters at the gates of the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission's temporary base, a relaxed ZEC chairperson Chigumba was fielding questions from journalists, seemingly impervious to the storm of discontentment over...
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...
In 2019, Zimbabwe was caught up in quite a spin, from the January riots, Mthuli Ncube’s policy upheavals, to the death of a dictator. Did any analyst, journalist or commentator at any one...
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...
Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor John Mangudya served up his first monetary policy speech of the year on Monday in typical fashion; over-optimistic bluster topped with a pious sermon explaining away his policies.
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...
The first thing John Mangudya thought he needed to say, standing up to speak on Wednesday, was that Mthuli Ncube was well within his rights as Finance Minister to tell central bank what to do with the...
It’s been five years since five people died in Chitungwiza after a goblin exploded as it was being beheaded. That, at least, is how many still remember the events of January 2013, when a blast powerful enough to blow the...
Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor John Mangudya says he has been praying for Zimbabweans to understand economics. Zimbabweans, in turn, have been making the same prayers – for him. Testifying on Wednesday before Parliament’s...
Dear Mr President, Let’s start by talking about what’s important to Zimbabweans. The things Zimbabweans demand are not complicated. They are not anything out of the ordinary. They...
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