Cut? What cut? New data tariffs won’t benefit majority users

LAST week, the Post and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) and the Ministry of ICT and Cyber Security announced an almost 60 percent reduction in out-of-bundle mobile data. This...

How Mnangagwa squandered his goodwill

IN the euphoria of Robert Mugabe’s fall, Zimbabweans would have done anything Emmerson Mnangagwa would have asked. At his inauguration, over 60 000 people in the National Sports Stadium lapped...

‘Mugabe party’ flatters to deceive

AS much a keen student of history as he is one of its notable figures, Robert Mugabe is certainly familiar with Napoleon’s exile to Elba and his ill-fated attempt...

Budget deficit widens in Q1

GOVERNMENT spending outpaced revenue by $225 million in the first quarter of 2018, up from $183 million last year, latest official data shows. The data shows government overshot its travel...

A million jobs lost in bloodbath

ZIMBABWE lost over 1 million jobs over the last four years, according to official statistics which contradict the ruling ZANU-PF party’s employment creation claims. The Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency’s (Zimstat)...

Ministers frisked at Mnangagwa event

MINISTERS and top government officials are now being subjected to physical security checks at President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s events, following an explosion at his Bulawayo rally last week. Security around the...