By Angels Sibindi CDFA, HARARE, December 12 (The Source) – “Those who defy the markets will eventually lose. They may lose slowly, or lose in a spectacular collapse, but they will lose.” Mark S. Lawson opined in 2011.
HARARE, December 8 (The Source) – Patrick Chinamasa virtually sang and danced through his budget speech like a newly freed slave on Thursday.
By Professor Anthony Hawkins, HARARE, December 8 (The Source) – If all goes according to plan, finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa’s 2018 budget will be remembered chiefly for its promised repeal of the Indigenisation Act, except for the diamond and platinum industries.
HARARE, December 1 (The Source) – That President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s first Cabinet was going to have some cronyism was expected. Loyalty points were always going to be handed out to the military and to party allies.
Comment by Alfonce Mbizwo, HARARE, November 21 (The Source) – That it had come to such an ignominious end for Robert Mugabe should not be a surprise to anyone. He was a man used to getting his way.
By Kuda Chideme, HARARE, November 16 (The Source)- World over, the idea of the military usurping power from a democratically elected government has been frowned upon. But in Zimbabwe, where one man has ruled the country for 37 years, the world might have just witnessed… Read More
By Matt E.T Matigari, HARARE, October 19 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s foreign exchange situation is getting worse in spite of extensive touting of a ‘nostro-stabilisation’ loan the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe says it got from Afreximbank. How do we know this? Watch the indicators from… Read More
By Respect Gwenzi, HARARE, October 13 (The Source) – Predictions by renowned world economic bodies and the government point towards economic recovery in Zimbabwe at least over the next 3 years. Underlying this foreseen recovery is a projected sustained favourable rainfall pattern which is expected… Read More
By Mukasiri Sibanda, HARARE, October 3 (The Source) – “A wealth of information and poverty of attention” is often used against civil society organisations (CSOs) and their inability to understand data. To dispel this notion CSOs, especially the Publish What You Pay (PWYP) campaign in… Read More
By Matt E.T Matigari, September 21 (The Source) – Fool me once, shame on you, fool me twice, shame on me. So, what’s my point here? The point is we can’t be conned twice the same way in 10 years and blame the conmen. It… Read More
By Matt E.T. Matigari, HARARE, July 26 (The Source) – The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ), and its principals, are solely responsible for the most extensive and sustained drain of wealth and destruction of people’s welfare in Zimbabwe’s colonial and post-colonial history.
By Hannah Ryder, BEIJING – A few months ago, a New York Times magazine cover was emblazoned with the question “Is China the World’s New Colonial Power?” The notion that China is a twenty-first-century colonizer is not new: commentators have been batting it around for… Read More
By Kuda Chideme, HARARE, July 14 (The Source) – Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) Governor John Mangudya on Wednesday told a business symposium organized by the University of Zimbabwe that the country had received $2,8 billion in foreign currency receipts between January and June. By… Read More
HARARE, July 13 (The Source) – Anyone who has worked in the tobacco industry will testify that buying and selling the golden leaf is a notoriously painstaking exercise where every bit of leaf that goes through the auction system is checked and re-checked, mostly for… Read More