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Govt lashes out as protests spread

Staff writers ARBITRARY arrests, assaults, torture, and general intimidation of the public have characterised government’s response to this week’s mass action, reports yesterday revealed (more…)

Black empowerment hijacked by Zim’s elite

Iden Wetherell Iden Wetherell, then assistant editor and now group projects editor, contributed the paper’s first opinion piece, on the subject of indigenisation, in its inaugural edition of May 10 […]

Chengetai honoured

CHENGETAI Mutseyekwa-Gurupira, who is the personal assistant to the chairman, Trevor Ncube, and secretary to group chief executive Raphael Khumalo, is one of the recipients of the Independent’s long service […]

He’s seen company grow

HAVING worked for the Zimind Publishers for seven years as a driver/handyman, Ernest Nyamukondiwa says his stay at the company has been worthwhile and fruitful. Nyamukondiwa joined Zimind Publishers in […]

Thanks I was fired

Trevor Ncube, Chairman THE Zimbabwe Independent is in part a result of my being fired as the editor-in-chief of the Financial Gazette in February 1996. While losing my job was […]

A short, but hectic, decade

Joram Nyathi, Deputy Editor IT’S been a very short 10 years, and very hectic too. The Zimbabwe Independent was launched 10 years ago on May 10 1996 after a brief […]

Independent started with $700 000 capital

Mike Curling, Finance Director IN early 1996 Clive Murphy approached me. He said he and Clive Wilson meant to start a new weekly business newspaper and wanted to know if […]

Message from Clive Wilson

IT seems only yesterday Clive Murphy, Trevor Ncube, Sarah Thompson and I sat down in my house in Harare and decided to launch the Zimbabwe Independent. That 10 years has […]

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