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Zimbabwe’s new budget is a waste of time: Biti

In this abridged version of his statement to Parliament last week, former Finance minister Tendai Biti responds to the 2019 budget presented by Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube. By Tendai Biti IT is a great pleasure to debate the 2019 national budget. This budget, Honourable Speaker Sir, could not have come […]


Bleak outlook for Zim in 2019

By Eddie Cross I was called by a major local newspaper this past week and asked what my view of 2019 was? I laughed at the question because right now I do not think anyone could tell you what is going on, let alone predict 2019. Then I had coffee […]


Opposition leaders slam Congo election delay

The leaders of the biggest opposition party in the Democratic Republic of Congo condemned the electoral commission’s decision to postpone long-awaited elections for a week and warned that their supporters would not tolerate any further delays, as tensions in the capital reached boiling point. The presidential vote, which should mean […]