• Broke NRZ seeks US$650m

    NATIONAL Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) employed more than 20 000 employees in the 1990s. However, following extended years of mismanagement and corruption, the company, saddled with a US$144 million debt, has […]

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  • Time up for Mugabe, there’s no going back

    That Mugabe needs to be endorsed almost monthly like payments for DSTV subscription speaks volumes of his insecurity. “WE, therefore, abhor instances where instruments of state power have been used […]

    President R.G.Mugabe
  • Diaspora remittances reach US$830 million

    DIASPORA remittances are now the second largest source of liquidity in the country after exports, reaching US$830 million in the first half of 2016. ‘

    Reserve of Zimbabwe governor John Mangudya
  • Mugabe, war vets combat escalates

    …as Mnangagwa, Mutsvangwa fight back THE vicious political warfare between President Robert Mugabe and his lieutenants on one side and the war veterans, backed by Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa and the […]

    President Robert Mugabe arrives at the Zanu PF headquarters in Harare on Wednesday to address supporters.
  • Cash withdrawals decline massively

    CASH withdrawals from Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) dramatically plunged to US$41 000 in June from US$5,7 million in April, while point of sale (POS) transactions shot up by 92% as […]

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  • Broke NRZ seeks US$650m
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    NATIONAL Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) employed more than 20 000 employees in the 1990s. However, following extended years of mismanagement and corruption, the company, saddled with a US$144 million debt, has […]

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    US$3bn Beitbridge-Chirundu highway project stinks graft

    THE long-awaited dualisation of the Beitbridge-Harare-Chirundu highway now estimated to cost US$3 billion — a dramatic price escalation from the initial US$2 billion — has moved a step closer after […]

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    Govt blocks shady SA tycoon from upgrading border posts

    CABINET has rejected a proposal to give convicted fraudster and South African businessman Niko Shefer, the task of refurbishing, upgrading and computerising the country’s border posts amid reports that government […]

  • First Lady Dr. Amai Grace Mugabe
    Grace Mugabe: Putting lipstick on a pig

    FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe celebrated her 51st birthday last Saturday, an event that prompted a deluge of epithets from cabinet ministers and heads of state entities who took the art […]

  • Energy minister Samuel Undenge
    Minister Undenge blocks EcoCash, PowerTel deal

    ENERGY minister Samuel Undenge reportedly blocked Econet Wireless Zimbabwe’s mobile money platform, EcoCash, from being one of the sub-vendors for power utility Zesa for unclear reasons despite the company being […]

  • Why life coaching is a growing phenomenon
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    WITH increasing competition, pressure for performance and result-based management, today’s business leaders need to keep abreast and remain focused on the goals of their organisations. The world has also become […]

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    Why the Buy Zimbabwe campaign is not taking off

    RECENTLY there have been growing calls by the Buy Zimbabwe campaign encouraging Zimbabweans to buy products made and grown in Zimbabwe. Today as unemployment hits record high, the merits of […]

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    Turkey’s attempted coup at a glance

    Turkey’s democracy is dead. It was dying anyway, as President Recep Tayyib Erdogan took over media outlets, arrested political opponents and journalists, and even re-started a war with the Kurds […]

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    Politics and patriarchy: Undermining of Khupe

    On July 15, MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai announced the appointment of Nelson Chamisa and Elias Mudzuri as vice-presidents of the party in addition to Thokozane Khupe who has held the […]

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    Political economy: Brief overview of current Zim

    As always, describing the likely scenarios in Zimbabwe is a dubious process, given that some factors, such as the position of the security sector, are wholly opaque. ‘

  • ‘I think Zimbabwe will end up like Kenya’
    When Brendan Taylor (right) told me, ‘Dav, I’m sorry but I’m leaving’, I felt so dejected.

    Dav Whatmore talks about how things went downhill fast during his curtailed stint as Zimbabwe’s coach Whatmore is not a happy man. More than seven weeks after he was fired […]

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  • Black Caps coach Mike Hesson
    Black Caps wary of Zim

    New Zealand national cricket team coach Mike Hesson has admitted that the Black Caps don’t have enough information about some of the Zimbabwe players they are likely to face in […]

  • Young Sables prop Justin Mendelsohn (left) in action against Namibia during the Junior Africa Cup in Harare last year. Pic: Rugby Africa.
    Depleted Sables upbeat

    ZIMBABWE national 15s rugby team coach Cyprian Mandenge said his charges will throw everything at their opponents in search of a winning start to their Africa Cup Division 1A Championship […]

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    Chiyangwa tells SRC off

    The National Football Association of Zimbabwe (Nafaz) and the Sports and Recreation Commission (SCR) are set for an intriguing battle over the dissolution of Zifa with the former refusing to […]

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    Vitori boost for Zim

    The Zimbabwe national cricket team’s bowling options have been boosted with the lifting of a ban on left arm seamer Brian Vitori ahead of a forthcoming series with New Zealand. […]

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