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Safeguarding national currency’s integrity

RECENT headlines announcing a blitz on illegal forex dealers, resulting in the apprehension of 244 individuals and the freezing of 90 bank accounts, are indicative of a concerted effort to preserve the stability and integrity of our nation’s currency.  These proactive measures are not merely...

US piecemeal measures not enough

THERE are widespread reports that the Biden administration has stopped funding local NGOs and civil society. If this is, indeed true, then it portrays a major shift in US foreign policy towards Zimbabwe. Over the years, the US has been pouring millions of US dollars...

Zim headed in the right direction

AFTER the curtains closed on the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) 2024, what remains for Zimbabweans is a crucial imperative: to believe in themselves and their capabilities while steadfastly focusing on the future. ZITF (2024) was a catalyst, igniting a renewed sense of optimism and...

End of the road for clueless opposition

LAST weekend’s landslide victory by ZANU PF in the formerly opposition- dominated Harare constituencies not only solidified the revolutionary party’s two-thirds majority in the National Assembly, but also sounded the death knell for the clueless opposition. ZANU PF now has an unassailable 192 seats out...

Reflections on Zim’s early post-independence years

By Memory Chirere ON reflection, Zimbabwe, at 44, opens floodgates of memories of the early 1980s. For some of us interested in literature, the joy is also in picking, sometimes at random, on any book or story based on the feelings, thoughts, promises and revelations...

ZiG poses threat to US dollar dominance 

By Kundai Marunya  ZIMBABWE’S new gold-backed structured currency by a country that sits on one of the world’s biggest gold deposits poses an unprecedented threat to the global dominance of the US dollar.  The greenback, also called ‘the Obama’ (after America’s first black president), has always...

Remembering our freedom fighters

Zimbabwe has attained 44 years of independence. The milestone comes amid notable successes as well as challenges. The major challenge continues to be that of the illegal sanctions that continue to hamper our operations and aspirations. The sanctions, by any other name, still remain sanctions. Ours was not...

Happy 44th birthday!

TODAY, April 18 2024, Zimbabweans from Plumtree to Mutare and from the Limpopo to the Zambezi rivers are celebrating our 44th Independence Anniversary. This is a special birthday occasion to reflect, not only on our epic liberation struggle, but also on our achievements since April...

Unity over division

IN the year 2024, in the time of the celebrations of our nation’s independence and progress, it is disheartening to witness elements of tribalism and divisive sentiments. As a nation that has overcome numerous challenges and united in the struggle for liberation, these controversies of...

A fresh start

THE appointment of Dr John Mushayavanhu as the new Governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has ushered in a new era for the country’s economic landscape. The new Governor’s recent Monetary Policy Statement (MPS) reflects a strategic and comprehensive approach towards achieving stability,...

Import of US illegal sanctions: Part 3

. . . every action begets a reaction By Prof Jonathan Moyo THROUGH the US Treasury Department, and in the hope of improving the effec­tiveness of and the impact of its ‘Mag­nitsky Global Sanctions Programme’ to further its foreign policy objectives, the US wants to use...

Battle of Pupu reloaded

THE commissioning of the reconstructed Pupu Battlefield Memorial Site by President Mnangagwa last week was one concrete way of immortalising a significant event in the history of our struggle for independence. At the Battle of Pupu, 131 years ago, the white settlers, led by Major...

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