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Not yet Uhuru – Celebrating Virtual Independence

STEMBILE  MPOFU The fight for the Independence of African countries has been ongoing from the time the territorial flags of European countries began flying over...

Comment: Zim Uhuru: So little done, so much more to do

Today, Zimbabwe celebrates 39 years of independence. For those who were old enough to witness the new national flag being hoisted amid euphoria and...

Why does Bloomberg keep asking Ncube about corruption?

Chris Chenga It is very rare for a business platform anchor to outright ask an esteemed entity such as a Finance Minister directly about corruption....

The African Continental Free Trade Area – More Hills to Climb

Francis Mangeni The African Continental Free Trade Area (AFTA) has garnered the required 22 ratifications for it to enter force, the latest ratification coming in...

Was Cyclone Idai a HAARP event gone awry?

Baffour Ankomah What is in a name? Even those of us who are not proficient in Shona know that Idai means love. So where was...

It can be counter intuitive to have SEZs

Chris Chenga The topic of special economic zones has gained traction over the last decade in an increasingly globalised economy. With the realisation that it...

Understanding Zim’s economic puzzles: Reconfiguring industrial policy

SAMUEL MAPURANGA Centuries ago, a Chinese King was sitting in his cabinet meeting discussing about the poor economy of his country. One economist said, “Sir,...

Good employees are found, not changed

BATANAI KAMUNYARU “DON’T SEND YOUR DUCKS TO EAGLE SCHOOL! Why? Because it won’t work. All you will get are unhappy ducks. They would not soar...

A golden-leaf effect on the eight consumer names  

Batanai Matsika Tobacco is Zimbabwe’s second biggest export-earning commodity after gold and the 2019 selling season has just kicked off.  Of course, agriculture remains a...

Zim’s high cancer and HIV-Aids rates should be treated as a national security issue

I AM AFRICAN  Baffour Ankomah ================ For readers who may be joining this column for the first time, we have been discussing over the past three weeks...