Mnangagwa risks capture by corporate leaders

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa's idea that the industrialists and bankers he met on October 29, 2018 should constitute and second some advisers from within their ranks to his office stinks of inviting c...

By Brian Sedze | Published: 16 November 2018


Zimbabweans' lives are not bargaining chips

TRUE to the base instinct of human nature - that subconscious urge or behaviour directed by primeval, animalistic, self-serving, and/or ignoble motivations - some people have quickly rushed to complet...

By Conway Tutani | Published: 16 November 2018


How Mugabe pillaged the DRC and destroyed Zimbabwe

ZIMBABWE'S former President, Robert Mugabe, in the August of 1998 sent about 11,000 troops, armoured vehicles and combat aircraft to the Democratic Republic of Congo.There was much discontent back hom...

By africanexponent.com | Published: 30 September 2018


Time to give technocratic management of economy a chance

THE experiences of the hyperinflation still linger in the minds of many citizens. Since the end of the GNU tenure, the management of the economy of the country has been struggling to regain full confi...

By Dr Bongani Ngwenya | Published: 30 September 2018


Chamisa about to sell out to Mnangagwa?

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa's new charm offensive to woo his rival by creating a formal "office of the leader of the opposition" leaves MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa navigating potentially the m...

By Editorial - newsday | Published: 27 September 2018


Mthuli Ncube's '0% political skills' certainly working

While cholera is highly infectious, positivity can be as contagious too as a counter-measure along with medicinally treating the actual disease.Posted Finance minister Mthuli Ncube, who has a positive...

By Conway Nkumbuzo Tutani | Published: 21 September 2018


Currency reform answer to economic woes

THE success of the new Government's effort to transform the country's economy, both in the immediate and future term hinges on addressing the currency reform problem. The vision of the Government is t...

By Bongani Ngwenya | Published: 21 September 2018


Mthuli Ncube faces tough choices

Professor Mthuli Ncube, the new Finance and Economic Development Minister, is a nice man who would not want to ruffle any feathers. But he must be prepared to be branded an enemy by certain individual...

By Lovemore Chikova | Published: 21 September 2018


'Zanu-PF committed to human rights'

JUSTICE minister Ziyambi Ziyambi, who served as President Emmerson Mnangagwa's chief elections agent in the July 30 poll, last week met with NewsDay reporter Blessed Mhlanga for an interview where he ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 17 September 2018


Letter to Nelson 'Mischief' Chamisa

Dear Mr Chamisa First, greetings from the cotton tuft-haired elders in the land of milk, honey and dust or Guruve. Admittedly, this is the first time that the council of Karitundundu, the ageless vill...

By Villager | Published: 17 September 2018


Judges should not run elections

On 11 September 2018, a video circulated on social media showing some opposition politicians in Parliament chanting: "mbavha! mbavha!" as Justice Chigumba entered the Parliament chamber to conduct the...

By Tererai Mafukidze | Published: 14 September 2018


Challenges facing Mnangagwa's govt

THE general elections have come and gone, so has the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) process of dealing with the disputed outcome. What is imperative now is how the nation moves forward.The key player...

By Dumisani Nkomo | Published: 14 September 2018


Chamisa copies the Kenyan playbook

When Nelson Chamisa this week announced his intention to inaugurate himself as "People's President" of Zimbabwe, he was following in the footsteps of other African opposition leaders — specifically ...

By Simon Allison I M&G | Published: 13 September 2018


Chamisa, MDC Alliance's options

THE results of the elections and the outcome of the Constitutional Court did not go in favour of the youthful MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa and his party, but there remains numerous avenues and o...

By Dumisani Nkomo | Published: 13 September 2018


Mnangagwa must chart clear agenda to unite nation

Zimbabwe, like many other countries, has gone through different phases in its development, as people seek to chart a path that brings prosperity. Each epoch in the country's history has been character...

By Lovemore Chikova | Published: 13 September 2018


Financial illiteracy is our biggest enemy in Zimbabwe

I found a very interesting letter in one of my old books that I last read in 2004. It is a letter that I received from Barclays Bank (Zimbabwe), offering me a Z$1 million overdraft facility. Three yea...

By Hopewell Chin'ono | Published: 12 September 2018


Zimbabwe's new Cabinet: A patronage, merit alchemy?

ZIMBABWEAN President Emmerson Mnangagwa, following a disputed narrow victory in July which had to be validated by the Constitutional Court in August, appointed a new Cabinet on Friday, September 7.Thi...

By Washington Katema | Published: 11 September 2018


Mugabe has to rejoin Zanu-PF from cell level, says War vets

War veterans recently held a Press conference and chided former President Robert Mugabe after the latter turned his back on President Emmerson Mnangagwa on election eve, saying he would not vote for p...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 September 2018


Why the party is always supreme

Political parties are constructed in order to conquer and exercise political power. The political party does the conquering but the Government does the exercising of the power. Therefore, the question...

By Nick Mangwana | Published: 11 September 2018


Jonathan Moyo's messy fallout with Grace Mugabe

Media enquiries have drawn my attention to a front-page story in today's (9 September) Standard newspaper in which the former first lady, Mrs Grace Mugabe, is said to have called on her alleged follow...

By Jonathan Moyo | Published: 11 September 2018


Cabinet was tight balance between economy, politics

I WATCHED the Cabinet announcement with a colleague from East Africa, who opined that Zimbabweans are too easy to please and that they move on faster than expected.From the dusty campaign trail, the d...

By Tapiwa Gomo | Published: 10 September 2018


Chamisa to unveil his alternative cabinet

OPPOSITION MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa says he would soon use the occasion of the party's upcoming 19th anniversary celebrations to be installed as 'People's President' and unveil his alternati...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 September 2018


Mthuli Ncube gets whole of Zimbabwe talking

AT last, the long-awaited Cabinet is here. And it's full of shocks and surprises, with heavyweights falling by the wayside and lightweights making it to the much leaner list of President Emmerson Mnan...

By Editorial - newsday | Published: 10 September 2018


Chamisa lived up to his word

Leader of the Movement for Democratic Change Alliance (MDC A), Nelson Chamisa, huffed and puffed during his rallies, threatening to make Zimbabwe ungovernable, if the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Ze...

By Prosperity Mzila | Published: 10 September 2018


Mnangagwa's power of silence and love

President Mnangagwa suffered much humiliation at the hands of the G40 cabal, led by former First Lady Grace Mugabe with the tacit endorsement of then President, Mr Robert Mugabe. Around 10 months lead...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 September 2018

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