Opinion

July 16, 2019
By Toneo Rutsito Zimbabwe’s telecoms sector has hit the May Day button yet it seems all normal for the average users and those in authority. Ironically, ICTs are a key component of the social fabric, and we are yet to see the government subsidising the telecoms sector the same...
Governments have an obligation to deliver public goods to citizens in return for the exercise of political power
July 14, 2019
By Alex Magaisa Public goods are sometimes referred to as political goods. The...
Here is how you can stop HIV this season
July 9, 2019
By Takudzwa Mukiwa Takudzwa Mukiwa is the Head of Social Marketing for Britain’s...
Are Banks Racist and is Prayer alone enough?
July 6, 2019
I get asked this question so many times. My answer is always the...
Return of the Zimbabwe dollar
June 30, 2019
By Alex Magaisa The most significant news from Zimbabwe today is the dramatic...
The United States Dollar as a Deity in Zimbabwe
June 30, 2019
By Takura Zhangazha THE Zimbabwean government recently did the unfathomable, at least according...

June 16, 2019
By Alex Magaisa THE purpose of this BSR is to examine and demonstrate how extractive political and economic institutions are standing in the way of economic recovery. If Zimbabwe is to make a good recovery, there is a need for a completely new approach to political and economic institutions....
MOPA is a bad law borrowed from Apartheid South Africa’s statutes
June 12, 2019
By Douglas Togaraseyi Mwonzora Recently, the government of Zimbabwe, through the Minister of...
Big Saturday Read: MDC – The challenge beyond Congress
June 1, 2019
By Alex Magaisa POLITICS questions are best solved in the court of politics....
Dumiso Dabengwa: Zimbabwe’s intelligence Czar
May 30, 2019
By Blessing Miles-Tendi On the night of August 15, 2011, I attended the...
Big Saturday Read: Dumiso Dabengwa – Tribute to a liberation icon
May 25, 2019
By Dr Alex Magaisa  Following the death of Dumiso Dabengwa, Zimbabwe has lost...
Dr Dumiso Dabengwa: 6 December 1939 to 23 May 2019, A Tribute by Lloyd Msipa
May 25, 2019
By Lloyd Msipa A giant has fallen. Zimbabwe mourns. Dr Dumiso Dabengwa personified...

May 19, 2019
By Victor Bhoroma It has become apparent that the Zimbabwean government is failing to sustain its fuel subsidy in the economy due to foreign currency shortages. The rationale for such a subsidy has been to bring price stability to the market thereby managing inflation, to prevent the local economy...
The Death Penalty in Zimbabwe: is the country ready for abolition?
May 16, 2019
By Parvais Jabbar and Val Ingham-Thorpe May 2019 marks the anniversary of the...
High Court ruling against Nelson Chamisa: The battle of populism vs Constitutionalism
May 11, 2019
By David Tinashe Hofisi THE High Court sitting at Harare dealt a body-blow...
Judgment: An Existential Threat to the Opposition
May 10, 2019
By Alex Magaisa A judgment delivered by a High Court judge, Justice Mushore...
Zim Workers Day 2019: Re-Linking the Idea of State with Working People
May 5, 2019
By Takura Zhangazha Zimbabwe’s biggest labour federation the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions...
Big Saturday Read: How to overcome polarisation in Zimbabwe
April 27, 2019
By Alex T Magaisa I have been reading: How Democracies Die, a fascinating...

April 23, 2019
By Vongai Chikwanda As Zimbabwe celebrates 39 years of independence, its citizens still await evidence that the country truly has broken away from its repressive past. “I am your listening President, a servant leader. No one is above the law. This is a new Zimbabwe, the Zimbabwe we all...
Not yet Uhuru – Celebrating Virtual Independence
April 18, 2019
By Stembile Mpofu The fight for the Independence of African countries has been...
Sudan coup: A history lesson for Zimbabwe, not yet Uhuru
April 15, 2019
By Albie Mataruse 1969 Sudanese coup d’état 1971 Sudanese coup d’état 1977 Sudan...
Sunday Digest: Zimbabwe, the quest for new kind of politics
April 7, 2019
By Conrad Mwanza I have always been fascinated by the impact carried by...
Big Saturday Read: Confronting Institutional Biases and Prejudices
April 6, 2019
Alex T. Magaisa Glorious Convergence The response to Cyclone Idai, which devastated the...
Knocked down by adversity? Get back up and continue with the fight
April 2, 2019
By Joseph Chivayo Sometimes life happens in such a way that no matter...

March 31, 2019
By Conrad Mwanza The year 2010 holds some special memories for me as a Zimbabwean and African. It was the year that the continent known as the cradle of mankind opened its arms to welcome the rest of the world as South Africa hosted the biggest global soccer showpiece,...
Amending the Constitution again: The necessity of 100% proportional representation
March 25, 2019
By Takura Zhangazha ZIMBABWE’s government recently announced that it is preparing to amend...
SUNDAY DIGEST: Building the Zimbabwe we all want
March 24, 2019
By Conrad Mwanza No man is an island and we all need one...
Big Saturday Read: Pillars of Success
March 16, 2019
Alex T. Magaisa It has often been said that criticism without propositions is...
Our Country, Our Continent, Our Pride
March 10, 2019
By Conrad Mwanza ZIMBABWE was named among the best must-visit destinations by Lonely...
Are you just busy or you are productive?
March 4, 2019
By Joseph Chivayo How many times do we speak to friends, colleagues and...

February 25, 2019
By David Mutori THE fortunes of countries are dependent on events that take place geopolitically and domestically. Often it is the interaction between global issues and domestic challenges that shape a country’s destiny. My previous post considered geopolitical events that might affect Zimbabwe’s economy. This post looks at domestic...
ZIM DIASPORA: A case for reverse brain drain
February 24, 2019
By Conrad Mwanza ZIMBABWE is a beautiful country with a colourful story and...
Zimbabwe’s toxic culture of leadership in an entanglement of politics, military and state
February 20, 2019
By Cormac Smith There was much jubilation in the streets as former President Robert...
Zimbabwe: How not to win hearts and minds
February 4, 2019
By Eddie Cross IN a country that is used to turmoil, the month...
South Africa again mesmerised by a Zimbabwe crisis
February 1, 2019
By Peter Fabricius Almost two decades after the start of the Zimbabwe crisis,...
With no saviour in sight, Zimbabwe needs help to save itself
January 31, 2019
By David Monyae Eighteen years ago, the so-called Mbeki-Mugabe Papers, purportedly penned by...

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