Christine Lethokuhle Mabhena

The latest move by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) Governor, Dr John Mangudya to liberalise the fuel procurement market and let the purchasing of fuel by the Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) to be done through the interbank foreign exchange market on a willing seller and willing buyer basis is a major boost to the economy as it will go a long way in addressing rampant incidences of arbitrage associated with the 1:1 exchange rate previously offered by the central bank.

By Derick Tsimba

Government through the Ministry of Environment, Tourism and Hospitality Industry has successfully partnered China in promoting tourism between the two countries in a move which is expected to ensure arrival of thousands of tourists in the country.


They are striking similarities between the rise of Nelson Chamisa to the helm of the MDC-T and the current on-going attempts by Felix Ndiweni to grab the Ndiweni Chieftainship of Ntabazinduna in Matabeleland North. Interestingly, both cases are before the courts of law.

Elijah Chihota

The MDC is a party that has been dogged by controversy since its formation. First was the split led by the then Secretary General, Professor Welshman Ncube over the issue of participating in the 2005 Senate elections or not. When the party was drubbed by ZANU PF during the 2013 harmonised elections internal cracks started to emerge with Acting Treasure General, Elton Steers Mangoma calling for leadership renewal which did not go down well with the late MDC leader, Morgan Tsvangirai.

By Mapozho Saruchera

The local media was recently awash with reports of emergence labour unrest by civil servants who are demanding either a cost of living adjustment or that their salaries be paid in United States (US) dollar in order to cushion them from the prevailing unjustified price hikes. In as much as it is necessary to appreciate that strikes might be the most effective tool at the employees’ disposal to force the employer to look into their welfare, it is also essential to look at the effects of same on the  economy, businesses and employees alike.

Anesu Pedzisayi

Chamisa’s utterances that Zimbabwe is headed for early elections are not only atrocious but irresponsible too, especially from someone whose MDC party leadership is so highly contested.

By Gift Mashoko

Chiefs are traditional leaders who are expected to spearhead development in their communities and not embracing poverty. As community leaders they are expected to be exemplary and strive for the betterment of their subjects.