Policy

Zimbabwe: Chinamasa’s Tough Budget Balancing Act

Zimbabwe: Chinamasa’s Tough Budget Balancing Act

FINANCE and Economic Development minister Patrick Chinamasa presents the 2016 National Budget on Thursday amid very little inflows to Treasury due to the prevailing economic downturn. Latest statistics from the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority show that revenue collected in the third quarter ended September 30 was $878,22 million against a target of […]

Drought will devastate economy

Drought will devastate economy

CLIMATOLOGISTS have warned that the El Nino weather phenomenon, caused by the warming Pacific Ocean, is expected to devastate eastern and southern African nations, including Zimbabwe, this year and in 2016. Unicef already says about 11 million children in eastern and Southern Africa are facing hunger due to one of […]

International rights groups petition Mugabe over Dzamara

International rights groups petition Mugabe over Dzamara

AMNESTY International (AI) and Human Rights Watch (HRW) have called on other civic groups in Africa to join them in a plea to President Robert Mugabe to investigate and resolve the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of journalist-cum-human rights activist Itai Dzamara. In a joint petition expected to be handed over to […]