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Will street vendors back down?

‘Operation Murambatsvina’ campaign that started last week in the city of Harare has barely improved sanitation in streets and pavements but the question still remains, Will this campaign last with thousands of people unemployed and cash shortages in the country? Last week President Robert Mugabe demanded all illegal settlements be demolished, all vendors be removed from the CBD  and all ...

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Mugabe’s cabinet reshuffle:Complete disaster

President Mugabe’s undisputed authority in re-assigning government ministers yesterday has clearly shown that  he has rejected democratic values  like reason, progress, tolerance, democratic argument and the drive for social development which are the cornerstone of Zimbabwe. The reshuffle cannot be questioned or declined but given the breadth of “incompetency and corruption” among his  ministers, one wonders if this is a ...

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Zim-passport delays heats up

The temporary suspension of emergency passport by the Registrar General Mr Tobaiwa Mudede last week has left many foreign based Zimbabweans stuck in the country with no immigration alternative. Today the Registrar General Office started issuing out passports for three days only at $ 318 top up to a selected few. The political and economic turmoil in the country forced ...

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Bond Notes: Complete collapse in confidence!

In an attempt to solve the cash crisis  in Zimbabwe a group of Zim-students at University of Pretoria held a discussion with Dr John Mangudya, the governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe. Interestingly, Zimbabweans are diplomatically keen and determined in seeing Zimbabwe pass through this economic phase and the government need to acknowledge  the flaws in its  policies and ...

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ZANU PF flexes muscle in Harare

Once again Harare was brought to a near stand-still on Wednesday as ZANU PF supporters from across the country marched through the streets of the city at a short notice call by the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association. Thousands of men and women dressed in their party regalia gathered at several points on the outskirts of Harare and the ...

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Zimbabwe’s dramas must change to survive!

Zimbabwe drama industry is in a crisis and is failing to attract the market locally and internationally. The industry is facing a lots of problems like a more selective audience, competition from Hollywood, the internet, low quality DVD’s, low resolution downloads and financial concerns. What has Zimbabwe done to solve these challenges? It is quite interesting that the government has ...

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Zimbabweans in fear of a repeat of 2008 economy

The year 2008 will go down in history as the worst year for Zimbabwe ‘s economy as it climaxed the spiraling inflation rates whose magnitudes were probably unmatched anywhere else in the world . The Zimbabwe Dollar had lost its bearings and made no monetary sense as it incessantly lost value by the hour against major currencies. This culminated in ...

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National People’s Party (NPP) National Inauguration Convention

  National People’s Party held their awaited National Inaugural Convention yesterday where hundreds of NPP partisans gathered to petition Dr Joice Mujuru declaring that she is standing in the race for President in the upcoming 2018 elections  and officially launching the party constitution into full effect. Youth Chairperson Lyod Masiya said,”the presence of all the ten provinces  give credence to ...

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Gospel Diva,Rumbie Kachembere’s new Dawn

Rumbie’s first eight track effort , Zvoda Ishe  is anything but your typical worship album and the songs lyrics were  not just written out of personal  emotives  but in truth they represent  the move of God on the people he serve and love . I had a chance to interview the artiste and she gladly gave an insight on the ...

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Zim-Cash crisis: People spend nights in the cold

Zimbabwe’s never ending financial problem appears to have worsened again as banks further restrict availability of money every day forcing  poor innocent citizens to sleep outside banks waiting to withdraw their hard earned money. The failure of so many banks combined with a general loss of confidence in the economy has led to a thriving black market where cash in ...

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