Tag: Politics

Zimbabwe has relied on 'bond notes' since economic mismanagement rendered its own currency worthless

Alarm as government mulls Z$ return

There is widespread panic among both businesses and ordinary Zimbabweans alike, after President Robert Mugabe’s ever-floundering government ill-advisedly announced last Tuesday that it was working on “a plan” to use gold reserves to anchor the reintroduction of the much-derided Zim dollar. The poorly-conceived announcement came as the country is battling […]

Mnangagwa, military elections role exposed

Mnangagwa, military elections role exposed

Visiting Namibian President Hage Geingob has unwittingly exposed Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa and the army’s underhand roles in micro-managing general elections and engineering President Robert Mugabe’s successive, but contentious, electoral victories. Geingob let the cat out of the bag during a State dinner hosted in his honour by Mugabe on Wednesday […]

Opinion: Zimbabwe’s make or break moment

Opinion: Zimbabwe’s make or break moment

Since its formation, in 1980, Zimbabwe has never seen such low moments. It is remarkable, given that we have hogged the bottom of the barrel from inception. Chiefly because of ZANU PF’s mismanagement, Zimbabwe is hobbling on its feeble knees while rapidly drifting towards a total collapse. Everything in Zimbabwe […]

There is hope for Zimbabwe

There is hope for Zimbabwe

FOR some strange reason, I hardly get stopped at a road block. Today I was stopped and I was indeed on the wrong side of the law. Something remarkable happened. As the police officer was taking my details his countenance changed. He stopped writing and looked at me intently. The conversation […]