By Douglas Mutepaire Rushinga, a rural district in Zimbabwe, embodies the heartbreaking paradox of a community yearning for progress yet perpetually stuck in the mire. Rushinga stands as a testament to untapped potential...
By Washington Samukange and Chancelar Kafere The current global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has resulted in over 80 000 deaths worldwide. There is no specific treatment, outside of supportive care, that has...
By Tapiwa Chagonda The Zimbabwean economy has continued to experience turbulence, despite having managed to weather a devastating spell of hyperinflation which peaked in 2008. One economic area which has remained...
A Dutch investor is in talks to buy 50% of Ariston’s Claremont Orchards, as the listed agriculture company looks to expand output for exports. Ariston announced on Thursday that it had started discussions with...
After Thomas Gumede’s father died in April, the Zimbabwean bus driver could not afford an expensive funeral. So, he applied for a burial plot through the local municipality. He never expected he would end up burying...
Metallon Corporation, the country’s biggest gold producer, is to sue the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe for what it says is US$132 million worth of lost profits due to central bank’s alleged failure to pay for gold.
The Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI), which represents the country's biggest manufacturers, says many of its members are days away from collapse to due to deepening forex shortages. We publish here in full CZI's letter to the...
By Farai Shawn Matiashe For more than a year, Lionda Mhonda searched for a plot of land to buy in northeastern Zimbabwe, but struggled to find anything that was both affordable and came with a legitimate title deed. Then the 33-year-old...
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced a 6PM-6AM curfew as part of a raft of lockdown measures that he says are necessary to halt the spike in local transmissions of COVID-19. Below are some of the highlights of the measures announced...
On Monday, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) started distributing Special Drawing Rights (SDRs), worth approximately US$650 billion, to all its members. This issuance of SDRs is aimed at helping countries recover from the impact of COVID-19. 
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