Zimbabwe Independent (Harare)

Independent newspaper published on Fridays

Website: http://www.theindependent.co.zw/

October 09

  • Zimbabwe: Opposition Slams Military Threats

    Firebrand former war veterans leader Jabulani Sibanda says unlawful threats against former vice-president Joice Mujuru by Zimbabwe Presidential Guard commander Brigadier-General... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Knives Out for Chinamasa

    Knives are out for Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa over his secretive arrears clearance strategy presented to three multilateral creditors in Lima, Peru, this week, as the... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Grace Takes War to Mnangagwa

    IN a high-risk and adventurous power-seeking manoeuvre, First Lady Grace Mugabe (pictured) yesterday intensified her blitz threatening a political tsunami against Vice-President... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Incoming U.S Ambassador Talks Tough

    United States ambassador-designate to Zimbabwe Harry Thomas Jr, who will replace Ambassador Bruce Wharton, whose term comes to an end before the end of the year, says he will... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Zhuwao Vows to Keep Ghost Workers in Govt

    Vocal Youth, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment minister Patrick Zhuwao has vowed to protect youth brigades the ruling Zanu PF's political shock troopers  under his... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Banking Reforms Provoke Quarrels

    There are serious concerns within the financial services sector that the proposed amendments to the Banking Act, designed to help improve monitoring and supervision of the banking... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: The Bastion of Misrule

    ZIMBABWE was this week ranked by the Ibrahim Index on African Governance (IIAG), done by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, the worst governed country in the region despite registering a... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Zhuwao Making a Terrible Situation Worse [opinion]

    SINCE Patrick Zhuwao's appointment to the ministry of Youth, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment, he has been all over the show saying a number of things that have not only... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Econet Lays Off 100 Workers

    THE repayment of a debt incurred after the renewal of an operating licence two years ago and new statutory obligations have forced Zimbabwe's largest mobile phone operator Econet... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Chiwenga Ruled Out

    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe's succession race has taken a drmatic twist following Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa's recent insinuation Zimbabwe Defence Forces commander General... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Long Summer of Power Cuts for Zim

    ZESA Chapter 15 verse 11 reads: "What does it profit a man to own 3D LED screens, a fridge, microwave, DStv decoder, steam iron, washing machine and not own a generator?" while... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Microsoft Wants to Invest in Zim

    Global technology giant Microsoft Corporation has pledged to invest millions in Zimbabwe's private and public sectors despite the problems dogging the economy. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Corporate Governance in SMEs [opinion]

    The concept of corporate culture is one that has come under significant scrutiny, more so with the rampant reports on corruption both in the private and public sectors. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Govt Hones Spying Tools

    Information communication services provider, Portnet Software owned by government through Zarnet  has been upgraded to a silver partner from bronze by a German multinational... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Conditions to Nurture One-Stop-Shop Concept [opinion]

    It has been widely reported that Zimbabwe is intensifying its engagement with global creditors to seek an accommodation on debt arrears and is targeting key international... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Mugabe's Posturing Devoid of Rationality [column]

    We enjoyed President Robert Mugabe's posturing at the general assembly in New York. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: It's Economy, Not Mujuru a Problem [opinion]

    "The commander of Zimbabwe's Presidential Guard, Brigadier-General Anselem Sanyatwe has threatened to use violent tactics to stop ousted vice-president Joice Mujuru, now People... Read more »

  • Africa: Economic Reforms Pay Off for Africa [opinion]

    Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)'s impressive growth over the past decade or so has been matched by its equally impressive showing on the World Bank Group's Doing Business Index. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Legal Battle Threatens Social Contract

    On September 3 employers from all over the country packed a Harare hotel after taking up an invitation by the Employers Confederation of Zimbabwe (Emcoz) to meet government... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Army Must Stay Away From Politics [opinion]

    Since Zimbabwe's Independence in 1980, the security sector, particularly the military, has waded into the country's political affairs, shredding their constitutional mandate to... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Starafrica Upbeat On New Sugar Import Tax

    Sugar producer Starafricacorporation expects to enjoy the positive impact of a new sugar import tax regime in the next quarter of its financial year as demand for the local product... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Diversification Critical to Long-Term Success [column]

    There are growing signs of a sharp slowdown in growth across most of Africa. From the oil wells of Nigeria to the copper belt of Zambia the slump in commodity prices, driven by a... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Budiriro House Demolitions - Victims Urgently Need Help [opinion]

    Civil society joint statement on arbitrary and unconstitutional house demolitions in Budiriro 4 by the city of Harare. On September 30 a group of over 100 council officials... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: 'Power Cuts Sign of Govt Ineptitude' [interview]

    Zimbabwe is currently facing acute power shortages with some parts of the country experiencing blackouts lasting more than 18 hours. Zimbabwe Independent reporter Herbert Moyo... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Market Maintains Downward Trend [column]

    The market maintained a downward trend month, falling yet again for the seventh month in a row; total market capitalisation closed 3,10% lower at US$3,63 billion. Read more »

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