Opinion

February 19, 2020
By Crosby T. Pamberi The story so far: This column seeks to make sense of seemingly senseless observations. If you have missed previous instalments, please email the author directly. The Zimbabwe Business Networking survey which aims to match up the opportunities in Zimbabwe with the capabilities of the Zimbabwean...
Radio Gains in Diversity in Most of Africa
February 16, 2020
By John Masuku Ensuring diversity in radio broadcasting is crucial for democracy in...
Little Has Changed In Post-Mugabe Zimbabwe
February 16, 2020
Council on Foreign Relations AFTER thirty-seven years in power, President Robert Mugabe of...
Govt’s Response To Machete Gangs Pathetic
February 12, 2020
By Lawrence Paganga, Deputy Editor ON Saturday 28 December 2019, Wonder Hokoyo, a...
ZIMSEC Grade Inflation Controversy: Mutambara’s prognosis will hurt the poor
February 10, 2020
By Munya Gwisai Renowned and leading African scientist and scholar, Professor AGO Mutambara,...
Dear UN…Please don’t be fooled by ED’s food aid distribution promises
February 9, 2020
Dear United Nations “Our immediate priority as government is to guarantee food security...

February 8, 2020
By Crosby T. Pamberi Like most people, as 2019 drew to a close, I was thinking about what 2020 held for me. How could I make sure I achieved more this year than I did last year? What could I do differently? How I could I grow and improve?...
Amendments of Shame, an attempt to mutilate democracy
January 31, 2020
Gift ‘Ostallos’ Siziba A National Constitution is about power, the use of power,...
Chamisa’s signal: Mystery, illusion and hope
January 30, 2020
Tichaona Zindoga In 2018, South Africa’s firebrand opposition leader, Julius Malema made headlines...
Open letter to Obert Gutu
January 30, 2020
Dear Advocate Obert Gutu, “POLAD has to be brought to the people” is...
Constitutional changes could be ED’s Hobbesian moment …but Justice Minister says effect is to enhance democracy
January 24, 2020
Tichaona Zindoga Twenty seven. That’s the number of places that President Mnangagwa’s administration...
3 things keeping Zim’s finance minister awake at night
January 18, 2020
Fin24 Food, power and currency stability are the three things most likely keeping...

January 12, 2020
Tichaona Zindoga On Friday, President Mnangagwa broke his annual leave, only two days into the scheduled three-week rest, and met members of his Presidential Advisory Committee (PAC). PAC is a panel of about 30 eminent personalities drawn from different fields that Mnangagwa conscripted last year to aid him in...
Can Zimbabwe Move Beyond the Sanctions Rhetoric?
January 11, 2020
By Hoitsimolimo Mutlokwa 2020 marks 19 years of the Zimbabwean government declaring that...
A rough guide to Mbeki Mediation 2.0
January 7, 2020
By Tichaona Zindoga Former South African president Thabo Mbeki was in an unexplained...
Five things ED can do right in 2020
January 2, 2020
Tichaona Zindoga The year 2020 opens with increasing foreboding for Zimbabweans: a looming...
I’m home for Christmas, but hardship has sucked the spirit out of Zimbabwe – Wilf Mbanga
December 29, 2019
By Wilf Mbanga My brothers and I leapt out of bed at the...
Battle for the RBZ and the “Judas Iscariot” within?
December 26, 2019
By Anthony Matutu One of Zimbabwe’s financial publications had a very interesting, though...

December 23, 2019
By Jameson Dapi PUBLIC Accounts Committee (PAC) chairperson, Honourable Tendai Biti is not only an accomplished lawyer but has also authored a book with Greg Mills and former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo. Their book shows that a functional democracy is an outcome of the interaction of systems and institutions...
Zimbabwe: High-profile prosecution reveals a toxic cocktail of corruption, misogyny and abuse of office
December 20, 2019
Daily Maverick In a country where pensioners spend four nights sleeping outside banks...
Women; deliberately shut out or are part of the problem: Celebrating 16 Days of Activism
November 29, 2019
By Margaret Chinowaita SINCE the time I started working as a journalist, I...
From Zimbabwe to Bolivia: what makes a military coup?
November 22, 2019
By Blessing-Miles Tendi When the military intervened against Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe in...
This is how Zimbabwe has changed since I became president: Emmerson Mnangagwa
November 18, 2019
By Emmerson Mnangagwa, President of Zimbabwe Two years ago, on November 18th, 2017,...
Buccaneering usurper Auxillia Mnangagwa must step back
November 15, 2019
Edmund Kudzai Barely two years into her husband’s tenure as president, first lady...

November 9, 2019
By Alex Magaisa This month, the month of November, marks two years since Zimbabwe’s former leader, Robert Mugabe lost power to his long-time ally and lieutenant Emmerson Mnangagwa in a coup which was orchestrated by military commanders. We shall be doing a series of papers based on thematic areas...
It’s time to engage Zimbabwe with a view to lifting sanctions
November 6, 2019
By David Monyae Why is Zimbabwe’s economic crisis persisting and the economic sanctions...
Sorry, but the West isn’t responsible for Zim’s continuing economic collapse
October 25, 2019
By Jon Temin, Alexander Noyes and Mark Bellamy  The countries of southern Africa have declared Oct. 25...
Can Zimbabwe’s tainted elite be trusted with windfall from ivory trade?
October 23, 2019
TRTworld While Zimbabweans would want CITES to lift ban on ivory trade, they...
Zimbabwe’s future is in new thinking, new blood and new faces
October 21, 2019
By Noah Manyika IT is not possible to spend a couple of hours...
Cost of data in Zimbabwe remains lowest in the region
October 18, 2019
TechnoMag Zimbabwe’s RTGS currency is crushing! Crushing so fast that if there is...

October 14, 2019
Daily Maverick Despite eulogies by Cyril Ramaphosa and Thabo Mbeki after his death, the historical records show Robert Mugabe and Zanu-PF even collaborated with the old apartheid government to keep the ANC’s military wing Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK) out of Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe’s Zanu-PF and South Africa’s old National Party...
Common issues faced by contact lens users and how to tackle them
October 8, 2019
By Special Correspondent THE brand of contact lens that one uses is extremely important. Wearing...
Mnangagwa a President with no Audience
October 7, 2019
By Takudzwanashe Mundenga President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s 74th United Nations General Assembly address in...
Furore over burial of National Heroes divides funeral industry
October 7, 2019
By Nathan Chikara THE conferment of the National Hero Status has more often...
Big Saturday Read: The question of political reforms
October 6, 2019
By Alex Magaisa THERE are very few critiques of the troubles afflicting Zimbabwe...
Part 2 – Zimbabweans – What The Heck Is Going On?
September 26, 2019
By Crosby T. Pamberi Quit wakin’ up thinking that you ain’t got no...

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