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Re-engagement: Ball now in West’s court

By Golden Guvamatanga  THE accelerated forays into Zimbabwe’s sound foreign policy by the EU, Britain and, to an extent, the US entails the resolution of myriad issues in order to fully consummate the ongoing mending of ties between the parties involved. Western countries have in recent...

Trouble in paradise… ZCTU dumps Chamisa?

By Elizabeth Sitotombe LAST week, Zimbabwe commemorated International Workers’ Day on May 1 along with the rest of the world.The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) organised their commemorations at Gwanzura Stadium in Highfield, but the event was, predictably, poorly attended.However, what made the event...

Engagement and re-engagement…Zim’s road to prosperity

THE innumerable successes that Zimba-bwe has scored on the international arena since November 2017 not only confirm the country’s status as a key global polit-ical economic player, as has previously been acknowledged by those of a progres-sive disposition, but finally paves the way for...

UK in dramatic U-turn

By Golden Guvamatanga and Evans Mushawevato ‘INEVITABLE’ encapsulates the essence of Britain and the West’s failed attempt to subdue Zimbabwe, as global sentiment progressively warms towards Harare.  The West’s longstanding hostility towards Zimbabwe was bound to reach a point of reckoning. It was also inevitable that the illegal...

Why Zimbabwe will continue to conquer 

THEY came in droves from across the country, danced to Alick Macheso’s sungura beat, watched Dynamos and Highlanders battle it out in the Uhuru Cup and duly returned to their homes, satisfied that their beloved motherland is in safe hands.  This is the enduring story...

Scramble for Zimbabwe 

By Golden Guvamatanga  THERE are many lessons to be drawn from the ongoing stampede by Western countries to invest in Zimbabwe, but the one that stands out like a beacon is that Harare’s tenacity is largely responsible for that scramble.  In the past few weeks, investors...

Plot to derail debt restructuring talks

THE US has been caught in yet another embarrassing plot to grab the limelight from the country’s 44th Independence celebrations by derailing Harare’s ongoing Zimbabwe Structured Dialogue Platform on Debt Clearance by tasking its officials to bring into the fray issues to do with governance...

US onslaught on Zim continues

By Elizabeth Sitotombe THERE was nothing surprising about Tendai Biti’s decision to abandon the opposition's turbulent  politics by taking a ‘sabbatical’. The CCC has become nothing more than a playground for clueless political nonentities. Indeed, the CCC has not only been drowning in a sea of confusion,...

Let the Uhuru celebrations begin

By Kundai Marunya The Independence Flame has departed Harare’s Kopje area for a tour of Manicaland Province, where this year’s Independence celebrations are being held this week. The Independence Flame, which was first lit on April 17 1980 to signify the rebirth of Zimbabwe after colonial...

Money, value and values…futility of ‘storing’ value without values 

This is an abridged version of an article that was first published in The Patriot on May 29 2020 By Dr Tafataona Mahoso DOMINANT elites in Zimbabwe’s economic history have always relied on pushing self-fulfilling prophecies. They start with a position which favours their minority interests.  They then...

Unpacking Zim’s monetary policy, ZiG

THE latest Monetary Policy Statement and structured currency that was presented to the nation by the new RBZ Governor, Dr John Mushayavanhu, on Friday last week presents both challenges and opportunities for the country’s quest for a fresh trajectory. The vultures that destroyed our currency...

Time to level the ICT playing field

By Elizabeth Sitotombe THE future of the world — and Zimbabwe — lies in ICT, thus it is imperative to bridge the gender divide currently plaguing the industry.  Women have often described the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector as ‘unreceptive and tough’ largely because they...

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