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There’s no big brother in SADC

By Jonathan MoyoPolitics
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IF THERE are some people who are in for a rude awakening this week, it’s the mindless regime change scribes and their handlers whose wishful thinking is that President Jacob Zuma will use the extraordinary summit on Zimbabwe scheduled for … Read more

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Zim dollar cannot wait for elections

By Gilbert MupondaEconomics, Money, Politics
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THE debate about the proposed gold-backed Zimbabwe dollar has turned out to be a very interesting battle of ideas. My old university motto taught us its always wise to “think in other terms”. After a decade of economic decline, Zimbabwe … Read more

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Zimbabwe: battle lost in confused diagnosis of tragedy

By Mthulisi MathuthuPolitics
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PEOPLE often ask: what is the magic behind the loyalty of Robert Mugabe’s security services? At face value, this question makes sense for it surely must surprise anybody why they have stood foursquare behind Mugabe for this long, and at … Read more

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Time to break Europe’s strangehold on IMF top job

By Alex MagaisaEconomics, Money, Politics
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IT WAS not even possible to imagine, at the start of last week, that events in a luxury suite in a New York hotel would have profound ramifications on the politics of global finance and regulation. Yet the arrest of … Read more

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Elections now, or not before 2016

By Jonathan MoyoPolitics
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IF THERE is one good outcome of the unusual media and diplomatic excitement engineered by British and American mischief makers for illegal regime change in Zimbabwe since the March 31 Livingstone summit of SADC’s organ troika on politics, defence and … Read more

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Bloch: champion of the privileged

By Psychology MaziwisaBusiness, Companies, Politics

ZIMBABWEANS should not be tricked into believing Eric Bloch’s flagrant lie that he is committed to the empowerment of indigenous Zimbabweans. Of course he is merely paying lip-service. Crocodiles cannot fly. By most accounts, he remains a champion of the … Read more

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Indigenisation: robbing Peter to pay Chamunorwa

By Lenox MhlangaBusiness, Companies, Politics

I COULD have written a syrupy piece about our Independence until I reasoned that I could be dancing out of tune. Surely, after 31 years of self-destruction, what is there to celebrate? So I decided to be more realistic and … Read more

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Defending Republic not preserve of government

By Jonathan MoyoPolitics

THE fake hullabaloo over my views on the March 31 controversial summit of the SADC troika on politics, defence and security cooperation held in Livingstone, Zambia, to review the situation in Zimbabwe has been very useful in so far as … Read more

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Indigenisation: looking at the bigger picture

By Psychology MaziwisaBusiness, Companies, Mining, Politics

ZIMBABWE’S indigenisation and empowerment law, whose present focus is on the mining sector, has been called many things: ‘destructive’, inimical to ‘property rights, devoid of justice, unconstitutional, tantamount to theft’ and certain to bring about ‘the imminent and total demise … Read more

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Wake the dead, it’s election time!

By Gilbert NyambabvuPolitics

  THE words ‘functional’ and ‘normal’ came to mind as I contemplated my impressions of Zimbabwe after spending time in Harare during a recent visit to the country. But Harare is typically dissembling, and my initial sense of marvel soon … Read more

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