The Importance of Institutions

When State managed institutions work well they are often not recognised or rewarded and are taken for granted. When they fail, everyone suffers the consequences....

The Destructive Force of Corruption – We Lost US$25 Billion in Marange Alone

In my business life I have handled several billion dollars of revenue and expenditure over a...

The Role of Leadership

When I was a much younger man, my wife and I used to take 60 boys...

Mnangagwa captured by advisers: Cross

In an interview with the state broadcaster, Cross says Zimbabwe generates US$34m per day, compared to...

Finding the Road into the Future

In the past few weeks, the debate has raged across this country as to what we...

It is time for Straight Talking

Yet again, Zimbabwe is on the edge of another crisis period. This is one such episode...

Zimbabwe at 42

I can recall the Independence ceremony on the 18th of April in 1980 as if it was...

The Causes and Consequences of Migration

Human migration is almost always a product of conflict in one form or another; ...

Seeking Solutions for Current Problems

We have just had a successful 2021 during which we sharply reduced inflation rates and increased...

It takes a Village to raise a Child

The above is an African proverb, but in my experience, it is true for virtually all...

Failed Privatisation

I never knew that the cotton plant was indigenous to Africa. Perhaps that explains why it...

The New Year Looms

In five days’, time we will transition from 2021 into 2022. The whole world is in...

Looking Back on 21

It's been a strange year. Watching the news, I see it is just 12 months since...

Is the Second Republic going to be any different from the First?

Last week I detailed would I regard as the major failures in the 37 years that...

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