What a Country this is!

The cyclone that hit south eastern Africa last weekend was unprecedented. It came across the coast with winds gusting up to 250 kilometres an hour and...

The Christian Challenge in Zimbabwe

The Christian Church prior to 1980 was a divided house.  Those churches with predominately white congregations...

Of Cyclones and Uncertainty

In Zimbabwe cyclones off the Mozambique coast are almost always bad news. Typically, our rainfall starts...

Turning Agriculture around in Zimbabwe

We have just come through a really tough wet season. Rainfall has generally been inadequate but...

The Mighty US Dollar

When we were discussing changes to the multicurrency system we introduced in February 2009 I argued...

Corruption and Incompetence

Zimbabweans are incredibly patient and have put up with many failures of the State for many...

The Monetary Policy Statement

Yesterday the Reserve Bank Governor gave a long-awaited monetary policy statement.  This had been expected in...

How not to win hearts and minds

In a country that is used to turmoil, the month of January will go down as...

Trying to Explain the Unfathomable

Always something new out of Africa. I have always accepted this adage but right now I...

The Crisis in World Leadership

We all have very short memories. Looking back over the 20th Century we can see how a...

Getting Our Priorities Right – Health

Quality of life indices for humanity take many variables into account – access to education, water,...

How long oh Lord, how Long?

We seem to have been putting up with lousy Government, corruption, nonsensical monetary and macroeconomic policies...

The Outlook for 2019 is Dismal – unless?

I was called by a major local newspaper this past week and asked what my view...

Exchange Control is the Central Problem facing Zimbabwe at Present

By introducing Exchange Control via the Reserve Bank the State has done the following:...

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