The Arnold Farm Tragedy: The Deficiencies of Zimbabwe’s Fast-Track Land Reform.
Dewa Mavhinga* Within the Reconfigured Political Economy The ever-recurring Arnold Farm fiasco pitting the ‘new farmers’ and the ruling elites (including the First Family) points to the deficiencies of Zimbabwe’s Fast-Track Land reform. The evictions of the poor residents in favour of the ruling elites are not an isolated case but represents the many underreported […]
Tafadzwa Muropa* The month of March holds a special place in my heart as women from different backgrounds converge in order to share their successes, assess their shortfalls and collectively seek ways to strengthen their voices against retrogressive forces that hinder their realization of their basic rights. However, women in mining communities have little to […]
Taurai Chinyamakobvu* I will start by an anecdote. My friend’s acquaintance travelled from Zimbabwe to China to buy stuff for resale. After buying a certain product, he complained that its quality was poor. The Chinese seller angrily retorted, “Why you complain (sic)? In Africa, you can’t even make a toy.” A typical case of bad […]
HON. MARIDADI: I would like to ask the secretariat of Parliament to bring me some exhibits that I have. Can you kindly bring the exhibits that I want to show to the House – the dishes and all the other things so that when I debate, I put my debate in context.One small dish, one […]
Tamuka C. Chirimambowa & Tinashe L. Chimedza* Rejection of the South African Rand: The Specter Haunts Us. The official adoption of the use of the multi-currency regime in Zimbabwe helped to arrest burgeoning hyper-inflation. However, the policy of the usage of a basket of multi-currencies albeit a euphemism of dollarisation in reality, seems to have […]