by Nobleman Runyanga

Since arriving in New York for this year’s United Nations General Assembly summit on Thursday President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his delegation have been busy with meetings and interviews as various media houses, countries and companies are dying to hear from them on how the country intends to move forward since the founding leader of the nation, Robert Mugabe resigned in November last year and President Mnangagwa took over.

by Ashely Kondo

President Emmerson Mnangagwa, on Wednesday, departed Harare for New York, United States (US), where he is scheduled to attend and address the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) 73rd session for the first time since he took over the reins from Zimbabwe’s longest serving former President, Robert Mugabe.

by Nobleman Runyanga

Despite the challenges at home which include the cholera outbreak and economic challenges, President Emmerson Mnangagwa is set to travel to New York for his maiden United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) summit next week. Given the weight of the affairs at home, ordinarily, the President would have foregone this auspicious occasion but this would also mean leaving potential investments, networking opportunities crucial meetings on the table at a time that the country badly needs them to facilitate economic recovery and improve the people’s livelihoods.

by Elijah Chihota

President Emmerson Mnangagwa will make his maiden appearance at the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) which opened on 18 September 2018.

by Peacemaker Zano                                     

Zimbabwe has been living in isolation from other international countries and giant multinational corporations for a long time. This has had a negative effect on the country’s social and economic growth, thereby denying it the means to positively transform itself due to lack of trading partners. 

by Claver Nyuki

There is a large number of individuals who have argued that the MDC Alliance leader, Nelson Chamisa, for all his popularity still lacks that political maturity to be a good leader, and at 40, one wonders if he will ever attain the required maturity or if that ship has long since sailed without him.

by Bevan Musoko

Contrary to repeated claims by the US and other Western Governments that provisions of the Zimbabwe Democracy and Economic Recovery Act (ZIDERA) and other punitive measures against Zimbabwe do not amount to economic sanctions on the country, a recent study by the University of Zimbabwe (UZ) on the effects of ZIDERA found that the country’s manufacturing sector lost around US$5 billion revenue in 2010. In 2015, the study found that the same sector lost US$2.1 billion in lost revenue.

by Anesu Pedzisayi

“However, in every cloud there is a silver line, Minister Coventry has been the first one to produce positive news in Mnangagwa’s cabinet. It is indeed great news, that she will soon become a parent,” Nkululeko Sibanda.

by Elijah Chihota                                                         

The ongoing cholera outbreak started on 1 September in Glen View 3, Harare and has since spread, killing 30 people with 5 463 cases having been reported to date.