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News Day: Zim needs new thinking

News Day: Zim needs new thinking

FINANCE minister Patrick Chinamasa last Thursday presented the 2016 National Budget where he indicated he had set aside $4 billion for the coming year. It would, however, appear that next year’s budget is somehow more or less the same as the previous three or so years. For the year 2013, former […]

British envoy urges 2018 C/Wealth return

British envoy urges 2018 C/Wealth return

BRITISH ambassador to Zimbabwe Catriona Laing has urged Harare to reconsider inviting back election observers from Commonwealth countries in efforts to ensure more transparency in the conduct of local elections. Laing was joined by EU ambassador Philippe Van Damme and Australian ambassador Suzanne McCourt during a panel discussion at Dr. […]

MDC-T Cross Over Rally which happened at an open space between Rainbow Towers Hotel and Portraz which is named by the MDC as the Freedom Square, 29 July 2013

Germany envoy fears violent 2018 polls

GERMANY ambassador to Zimbabwe Ulrich Klockner says the resurgence of political violence and the on-going infighting within Zanu PF derail hopes of a free and fair 2018 election. Political violence erupted last month in Harare South after scores of Zanu PF supporters invaded an MDC-T rally. Zanu PF supporters who […]

‘Zim should be registering higher economic growth’

‘Zim should be registering higher economic growth’

ZIMBABWE should register annual growth rates of between 7 percent and 8 percent over the next ten years to make up for the two decades of lost economic growth and lift the country above its regional counterparts. Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa believes the progress registered by Zimbabwe’s regional […]