Politics of ethnicity: Jumping from the pan into the fire

“This was the Zezuru position after all the Zanu infighting in Zambia, which led to Herbert Chitepo’s death on March 18 1975.
By Arthur Mutambara Sep. 22, 2023
BNC turns to high-volume, low-grade mining strategy
BNC turns to high-volume, low-grade mining strategy
The decrease in turnover to US$49,5 million was a direct result of reduced nickel concentrate sales volume, despite the increase in nickel prices.
By Rufaro Hozheri Sep. 22, 2023
Muckracker: First Lady of all first ladies
Speaking of delusional people, Muckraker never fails to be entertained by our people who like protesting against our owners abroad
By Muckracker Sep. 22, 2023
How climate change is disrupting food, nutritional security in Zim
This week also provides a platform for advocating for the adoption of policies and interventions that promote nutrition security at the national and global levels.
By Cliff Chiduku Sep. 22, 2023
Editor’s Memo: Bloated cabinet must deliver
Public service reforms are essential for efficient governance and he must also introduce social safety net programmes to protect vulnerable groups.
By Faith Zaba Sep. 15, 2023
Candid Comment: Zim-Zambia standoff: An unnecessary tiff
These are crucial to the country’s very survival and Zimbabwe cannot afford to go to any kind of war with them, verbal or otherwise.
By Alfonce Mbizwo Sep. 15, 2023
World View: Armenia: Last round?
They held their own against the neighbours for a while, but now they are making a bad mistake.
By Gwynne Dyer Sep. 15, 2023
Adoption of the 2013 Constitution of Zim
The fourth phase is completed by the agreement of January 17 2013, discussed above.
By Arthur Mutambara Sep. 15, 2023
Motoring: Ford Everest becomes more exclusive
Choose from eco, normal, tow/haul, slippery, mud and ruts, and sand as your driving mode.
By Andrew Muzamhindo Sep. 15, 2023
MPs, councillors’ call of duty to develop Zim
It is time to challenge the belief that development is reserved only for those aligned with certain political ideologies.
By William Ngezi Sep. 15, 2023
Ceteris Paribus: Exchange rate vs political volatility
This is alarming in an economy that is more than 80% informal.
By Tinashe Duma Sep. 15, 2023
MUCKRAKER: Zim now a family business
Some people are, of course, making noise that our current owner has appointed his own son into the government.
By Muckracker Sep. 15, 2023
New wave of mergers in the banking sector
Econet Wireless and Cassava Smartech, now Ecocash Holdings, is another classical example of the divide and create value rule.
By Rufaro Hozheri Sep. 15, 2023
Time to contain Zim’s election crisis decisively.
While Mnangagwa’s government might have played politics within the UN countries, which publicised their congratulatory messages, the UN message is clear:
By Sharon Hofisi Sep. 15, 2023
Casino apps that pay real money in Zim
While in the early and mid-2010s, dedicated software was more or less necessary for smooth mobile gaming.
By The Zimbabwe Independent Sep. 14, 2023
Candid Comment: The next five years cannot be more of the same
That should give him enough freedom to focus on his stated wish to develop and modernise the country.
By Alfonce Mbizwo Sep. 8, 2023
Editor’s Memo: What legacy will Mnangagwa leave?
This is a critical moment in Zimbabwe’s contemporary political and governance era.
By Faith Zaba Sep. 8, 2023
Why properties in Zim are overpriced
This explains why South Africa is our biggest trading partner and we import billions worth of finished goods from them.
By Rufaro Hozheri Sep. 8, 2023
Zim’s crossroads, self-reliance or international collaboration?
Mnangagwa's proposal for a national currency, anchored in the nationalism belief that is undeniably ambitious.
By William Ngezi Sep. 8, 2023
Ceteris Paribus: Foreign portfolio investments surge
The VFEX continues to be affected by the unwavering challenge of liquidity while ZSE remains a prisoner of volatility.
By Tinashe Duma Sep. 8, 2023
Is the church playing its role in Zim politics?
I will not go into great length on the forecasts for the 2023 elections, but I will discuss the role of the church in a nation's efforts to develop a good government.
By Enos Denhere Sep. 8, 2023
MUCKRAKER: Inauguration: What a show!
The likes of Java and other such jesters are now the recognised owners of the party, and not those ‘unwashed’ war vets and cotton farmers.
By Muckraker Sep. 8, 2023
‘Disputed’ polls dent re-engagement plan
 Logistical gridlocks in opposition urban strongholds were also cited by the Mumba-led mission for spoiling Zimbabwe’s polls.
By Vincent Mungofa and Tinashe Kairiza Sep. 8, 2023
Sober view: Zim needs a capable govt and competent opposition
The ceremony seals into the official annals of history the notion that Mnangagwa garnered 52,6% of the vote, defeating Nelson Chamisa, who got 44%.
By Ntando Dumani Sep. 8, 2023
MOTORING: VW Golf GTI Mk8: A tech marvel
They stand for high-performance Volkswagen automobiles, notably the Golf, the company's perennially popular hatchback.
By Andrew Muzamhindo Sep. 8, 2023
World View: Pope Francis: Some confusion, perhaps
A fortnight ago he called the United States branch of the church “backward”, accusing right-wing American Catholics of replacing faith with ideology.
By Gwynne Dyer Sep. 8, 2023
Wagner group’s African contracts must be cancelled
Virtually everywhere that Wagner has operated human rights organisations, and the United Nations have uncovered evidence of mass rapes, murders and tortures.
By Radhika Ranchod Sep. 8, 2023
The hara-kiri of a proxy inauguration?
For the first time Chamisa got huge political capital without having to speak up or make a stand for anything.
By Sharon Hofisi Sep. 8, 2023