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Has Zimbabwe turned a corner? Businessmen think so

That’s after the political instability, economic stagnation and two bouts of spiraling prices over the past two decades. Now inflation is slowing rapidly — albeit it’s still 322% — and the government expects the economy to expand 7.4% this year, rebounding from a 4.1% contraction. The country also got a step up on its African peers by starting […]

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Race to replace Mohadi as VP heats up

ZANU PF stalwarts from Matabeleland region are angling to take up the Vice-Presidency left vacant after the disgraceful fall of Kembo Mohadi, who was entangled in an embarrassing sex scandal. President Emmerson Mnangagwa is expected to announce a new Vice-President, in line with the dictates of the 1987 Unity Accord, […]

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Zimbabwe’s randy Vice-President quits in sex shame

Mohadi romped with married lovers in his vice-presidential office Disgraced Vice President Kembo Mohadi resigned on Monday in the wake of a damaging sex scandal exposed by ZimLive. The 71-year-old had stepped out to blame political enemies for the salacious revelations last week, vowing not to resign and placing his […]

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Chamisa’s allies accused of plot to hound out old guard

A shock defection by a senior official has triggered soul searching in the MDC Alliance amid claims that some of the party’s problems are self-inflicted. MDC Alliance deputy treasurer general Lillian Timveos was last week paraded by President Emmerson Mnangagwa at State House after she defected to the ruling Zanu […]

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Mnangagwa in bid to destory Chamisa ahead of 2023 elections

President Emmerson Mnangagwa will entice MDC Alliance senior officials into joining Zanu PF using various persuasive and even coercive instruments as he seeks to weaken his main rival Nelson Chamisa ahead of the 2023 elections, observers say. Nearly three years ago, Mnangagwa got a major fright after Chamisa nearly beat […]

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Time to end farm invasions for good

‘Henceforth, no more land invasions in whatever form, place or by whomsoever! Be warned!” This was a chilling warning by the Deputy Chief Secretary in charge of Presidential Communications George Charamba via his social media handle on Twitter on Tuesday morning. Interestingly, the warning shots were fired a few days […]

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Zimbabwe’s central bank sees inflation falling

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has forecast annual inflation to plummet to less than 10% this year, driven by a good agricultural season, fiscal and financial sector stability. Zimbabwe has received goods rains this year, which are expected to fire up exports and foreign currency earnings. In December 2020, […]