Paralysis in Zimbabwe

Submitted by admin on Thu, 01/03/2019 - 05:40

Underlying the sense of doom in Zimbabwe is the ongoing conflict between ousted President Mugabe and current President Mnangagwa. The economy and therefore the basic living conditions of the people can only go backwards while the struggle between these two forces works itself out.

New effort to destabilise Mnangagwa government as new year opens

Submitted by admin on Thu, 01/03/2019 - 05:39

The MDC Alliance and the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions late last week called for a “stay-away” of two, three and five days this week to peacefully demonstrate to the ZANU-PF Mnangagwa government that its economic policies had to change – mainly relating to fuel shortages, the use of Bond Notes and the need to pay workers in US dollars.

Budget holds the line on economy, Chamisa vows to tear it up

Submitted by admin on Sat, 11/03/2018 - 05:38

Finance Secretary Mthuli Ncube presented the new state Budget on November 22, which can only be described as a harsh austerity budget, tempered only by the promise to pay the 13th month pay within the financial year, a big improvement on past years. Some of the austerity is good – cutting wages to ghost state employees.

Anniversary of Mugabe departure – no counter-coup

Submitted by admin on Sat, 11/03/2018 - 05:37

Last week marked the first anniversary of the deposing of former President Robert Mugabe by the military putting him and his wife Grace under house arrest, and then the ZANU-PF MPs resolving to impeach him. There was no celebration as the country struggled with economic collapse, disappointment and ongoing political paralysis.

Chamisa demands GNU to end economic chaos

Submitted by admin on Wed, 10/03/2018 - 05:36

The new government of President Mnangagwa has not only run into a panic buying crisis, but also an alleged scandal of corrupt management of the US dollars everyone needs so desperately. It is alleged that the whole state has been captured by Sakunda Holdings owner Kuda Tagwirei. Sakunda Holdings has a private monopoly over fuel imports.