how the zimdollar died

A Bit About The Inevitable Death of The Zimbabwean Dollar

By Frank Isaac 1997 – War veterans hold a series of protests against President Robert Mugabe, pressing for gratuities and pensions. The protests include a march on State House and...

So, Your Quick Guide To The Zimbabwean Black Market Is ZimBollar

In only two months an anonymous Twitter account has grown to over 21,000 followers. As Zimbabwe suffers severe money shortages, businesses are closing, food shelves in Harare are emptying and...
Mthuli Ncube must grow thick skin

Will Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube Develop A Thick Skin To Resist Executive Pressure?

Mthuli Ncube's appointment came with a mix of outright optimism, cautious optimism, and some just think the same old may prevail. His appointment gave Zimbabwe the chance to have...
Investing zimbabwe 2018 ahead of democracy

Should Zimbabwe Prioritise Investment Ahead of Democracy?

The question of investment over democracy is an important one that we should ask ourselves in line with the recent developments in the country. Choosing investment ahead of peace...
zim parastatals owe zimra half a billion

Zim Parastatals Owe The Country Half A Billion In Unpaid Taxes – Time For...

It's pretty much saddening when someone tells you Zimbabwe state-owned companies, known as parastatals, owe the country half a billion in unpaid taxes. I mean, look, does this even...
Expired goods flood harare streets

Cause For Concern – Why Expired Goods Are Flooding Harare

Harare is now flooded with expired goods on its streets, especially food items, and it is a cause for concern really. The possibility of serious health hazards is ominous. The...

Ukuu Designs – Celebrating The Authenticity of Zimbabwean Colors Through Fashion

Apart from the famous ED Mnangagwa scarf there is another lit clothing that is making us do the excited Mukadota dance.Famous musician Oliver Mtukudzi came on stage during his...
Is Zimbabwe open for business, for investment in Zimbabwe

After All, Is Zimbabwe Really Open For Business, Both For Locals And Foreigners?

There were some who had genuinely believed that Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa was a changed man, that he was willing to embrace reform and dissociate himself from Robert Mugabe. But...
EcoCash Zimbabwe crashed for two days and shows vulnerabilities of mobile money in Zimbabwe

After The EcoCash Crash, Is Going Cashless The Most Secure Route?

Zimbabwe's economic woes led to a surge in the use of mobile money, and for EcoCash, the mobile money service provided by Econet, a huge avenue was found. But...
Emmerson Mnangagwa wants to revive Zimbabwe's economy

President Mnangagwa Says That Economy Remains Top Priority, But Does He Really Mean It?

Ever since President Emmerson Mnangagwa came to power in November 2017, he presented himself as a reforming man, a man to revive Zimbabwe's ailing economy. He has spent a...

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