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.
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.
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 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
By Akinwumi Adesina – Water is essential for life, and yet it is scarce in many parts of the world. Owing to the effects of climate change, Africa is experiencing its worst drought since 1945, especially in Southern Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia, and Northern Nigeria.
By Dambisa Moyo, NEW YORK – According to an unpublished “kitchen table survey,” conducted before last November’s presidential election in the United States, approximately 95% of the predominantly Hispanic members of one of America’s largest domestic unions preferred the Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton to her… Read More
By Brahima Coulibaly , Washington D.C. – By some estimates, automation threatens over half of all jobs in OECD countries. And now that the employment challenge is coming into focus, the scramble for solutions has begun. For example, Bill Gates has called for a tax… Read More
HARARE, June 16 (The Source) – Tendai Biti, opposition doyen, top lawyer and former Finance Minister, and Kudzai Chipanga, a Zanu PF rabble rouser who believes his leader is an angel of God, have more in common than they would ever admit. Last week, it… Read More
By Carlos Lopes, OXFORD – As Britain focuses on what its relationship with the European Union might look like once it leaves the bloc, sometime during 2019, the rest of the world is already girding for the post-Brexit era. For many African countries in particular,… Read More