Cash crisis and bank power politics

Cash crisis and bank power politics

By Own Correspondent By Francis Harawa MONEY shortages in Zimbabwe have changed power politics at banks, once again, bringing back the nation’s old pastime — queuing. The customer, who normally should be king, is now subservient to the security guard....
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Wheels come off; the bond note myth is exposed

Wheels come off; the bond note myth is exposed

The wheels have come off Chinamasa’s mystic wagon, the unorthodox attempt to get around fundamental rules and principles of economics have failed, his cosmetic fiscal tactics are finally exposed as we have always argued. In Chinamasa and Mangudya we have...
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Zimbabwe’s surreal month

Zimbabwe’s surreal month

By Stephen Chan, Before she landed herself in hot diplomatic water by allegedly attacking a South African model with a power cord, Zimbabwe’s notoriously ill-tempered first lady, Grace Mugabe, joined the clamour for her aged husband Robert to name a...
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Unity surpasses all things

Unity surpasses all things

Mutsa Murenje I have said it before and I will say it again, here and now, that politics was never my specialisation though it cannot be denied that I am a political zealot. Despite this zealotry, I happen to be...
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Four things we learnt from Mugabe’s Youth Interface rally

Four things we learnt from Mugabe’s Youth Interface rally

  Robert Mugabe travelled to Gweru, the provincial capital of the Midlands province. He addressed party supporters, members and party leadership. The build up to the rally was tense. No one could quite predict what would happen, but everyone knew...
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Malawi: Can charismatic cleric Bushiri make a good President?

Malawi: Can charismatic cleric Bushiri make a good President?

Nophi Phumisa These are not rumours. Weeks ago, a local chief in Malawi, Paramount Chief Lundu, made a strong case, publicly, connecting Prophet Shepherd Bushiri to mainstream politics. At a ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) political rally in his area...
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Grandiose sinister schemers and their wild-card billion-dollar university

Grandiose sinister schemers and their wild-card billion-dollar university

by Ken Yamamoto Mr. Jonathan Moyo has no record of achieving anything in government – or successfully executing anything significant. You don’t have to go far to see that Mr. Moyo’s ideas are all hat and no cowboy; all froth...
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The MDC-T needs to harvest talent, needs the likes of Mawarire and Mahere

The MDC-T needs to harvest talent, needs the likes of Mawarire and Mahere

by Patson Dzamara I ALMOST jumped out of my skin after reading a rather uncharacteristic and bold assertion by Dr. Pedzisai Ruhanya. “90% of the current MDC-T leadership is not fit for purpose. Since the splits of 2005 and 2014,...
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Charamba deserved Grace’s comeuppance

Charamba deserved Grace’s comeuppance

First Lady Grace Mugabe on Saturday tore into President Robert Mugabe’s spokesperson, George Charamba, accusing him of undermining ministers and there are very few tears for the government bureaucrat. NewsDay Editorial Charamba has seen himself acting like a...
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Willowgate-tainted Mudenda must shut-up

Willowgate-tainted Mudenda must shut-up

Speaker of Parliament Jacob Mudenda displayed the utmost contempt for Zimbabweans when he suggested that the used vehicle import duty be increased to 150% from the already extortionate 96%. Comment: NewsDay Editor Either Mudenda is totally ignorant of the live...
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