Shangani Rural District Hospital in shambles

The hospital is situated in Matabeleland South’s Insiza district. This publication was informed that bodies of the deceased are taken to as far as Bulawayo and Gweru because there is no mortuary.
By Sharon Sibindi Feb. 18, 2024

So much for a growing economy!

Each time Ncube opens his mouth to speak about Zimbabwe’s economic performance, he boasts of robust growth which, however, has no supporting evidence on the ground.
By Newsday Feb. 17, 2024

Minister grilled over late payment of farmers

Ncube said Treasury had plans to cover late payment for grain deliveries and acknowledged that inflation was eroding their dues.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Feb. 16, 2024

Zim burns US$8,4 billion on imports

This year, the current account surplus is projected to narrow to US$204,5 million, reflecting a wider trade deficit as imports accelerate at a faster pace than exports.
By Mthandazo Nyoni Jan. 12, 2024

MPs: Whose interests are they serving?

MPs are already demonstrating an appetite of an ocean by asking for Toyota Land Cruiser vehicles in an economy that is highly informalised and unbanked.
By Nicholas Aribino Dec. 27, 2023

House negroes

Pensioners, too, were saved from the tax and local authorities were made tax agents on behalf of the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra).
By Paidamoyo Muzulu Dec. 23, 2023

Zim must take no pride in GDP growth under excruciating pain

But each time living standards have plummeted in the midst of overdrives of propaganda, officials have not been held to account.
By The Zimbabwe Independent Dec. 21, 2023

MPs’ dereliction of duty

It is apparent that MPs will debate the budget on the basis of the views of their friends or organised groups that bring suggestions during post-budget portfolio committee meetings.
By Paidamoyo Muzulu Dec. 9, 2023

‘We are already overtaxed’: Mthuli Ncube’s ‘mansion tax’ sparks outrage

Muchemwa said it was not clear how the properties would be evaluated for the purposes of the proposed tax.
By Julia Ndlela and Tafadzwa Mhlanga Dec. 3, 2023