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The Chaotic Arbitrary Evictions: A Case of Misinterpretation and Incompetence by Local Authorities

By Owen Dhliwayo In pursuit of his Vision 2030, President Emmerson Mnangagwa recently unveiled the Local Authorities Blue Print on Service Delivery. However, the aftermath of the launch of the blueprint witnessed a surge in chaotic arbitrary evictions and arrests…

Church Statement On Mass Evictions Is A Call for Mediation and Social Justice

By Owen Dhliwayo On February 22, 2024, the Zimbabwe Council of Churches (ZCC) released a statement addressing the alarming surge of arbitrary evictions occurring throughout the country. Over January and February, the government initiated widespread evictions in peri-urban and rural…

Nyika Inovakwa Nevene Vayo. Is This Practically Real In Zimbabwe?

By Abigail VT Munyoro A few days after the 21st February movement holiday, may I take this opportunity to share with you what I feel is now of serious concern to the people of Zimbabwe. The biggest question is, as…

Blogs Opinion

Europe after the Second World War

Development does not occur in a vacuum. Development planning, evaluation and monitoring   at   macro   and   micro   levels   are   usually   associated with dominant development thinking at the time. Over a period of time, such thinking crystallize into theoretical or policy traditions…

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The other side of Covid 19 the master pandemic of the era as the drive force of the new international trade and worlds diplomacy?

Covid 19 has been seen as an evil one of the most devastating pandemics of all time claiming lives as well as disturbing economies and also the normal functioning of societies around the world. However, this misery brought about changes…

Blogs Community Focus Opinion

Media Centre changing lives in Hurungwe

By Matthew Jamu Media Center in partnership with Hurungwe Community Radio held several interface and trainings with a deliberate bias towards equipping citizen journalists with basic journalistic skills. Citizen journalists were drawn from 26 rural wards in Hurungwe District and…

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Economic Evaluation of Zimbabwe: How is it different now from the first two years of Independence.

Just as Zimbabwe is a land of political contradictions, so it is a land of economic paradox, for the nation is simultaneously both developed and underdeveloped. A developed economy can be seen through its industrial sectors, in the commercial farm…

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Are the new investment policies under the new dispensation enough to lure the mystical investor?

Investor optimism following the 2017 fall of former President Robert Mugabe has dissipated as the new dispensation has been slow to follow through on its promises to reform and improve the business environment. The economy has suffered hyperinflation and contracted…

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ZIMBABWE IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS: A MANTRA FACED WITH A NUMBER OF CHALLENGES

Since the coming in of the second republic in 2017, the mantra Zimbabwe is open for business has become part of the country’s foreign policy. Due to the volatile currency, lack of clear institutional governance frameworks, slow pace in domesticating…

Analysis Economy Opinion

The 1 trillion dollar 2022 National Budget:

  By Dr Tapiwa G. Mashakada, PhD There can be no doubt, that the 2022 budget is juxtaposed against so many odds which include but are not limited to price and Exchange rate stability, new COVID-19 variant shocks and possible…