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Tendai Biti

Alarm as govt mulls Z$ return

There is widespread panic among both businesses and ordinary Zimbabweans alike, after President Robert Mugabe’s ever-floundering government ill-advisedly announced last Tuesday that it was working on “a plan” to use gold reserves to anchor…

‘Rands, dollars can’t save Zim’

As the national debate about the benefits of Zimbabwe adopting the South African rand as its anchor currency continues to rage, former Finance minister Tendai Biti says the discourse is “futile” — as the country’s deepening economic rot…

Coalition talks ongoing: MDC

The main opposition MDC reiterated yesterday that it would not be stampeded into signing electoral pacts with other prospective partners, in a development which could fuel anxiety among prominent politicians hoping to be part of the mooted…

Kuwaza death: Questions arise

By Tendai Kamhungira Family members and friends of former top civil servant and chairperson of the State Procurement Board (SPB), Charles Kuwaza — who died on Tuesday after falling nine floors from a high-rise Harare building — are raising…

Hakainde Hichilema arrest barbaric

By Willias Madzimure The PDP condemns the recent arrest of United Party for National Development Hakainde Hichilema who has charged with treason for allegedly obstructing the motorcade of President Edgar Lungu; we view the arrest as an act…

Tsvangirai, Biti set to reunite

By Blessings Mashaya After years of mudslinging, the MDC led by Morgan Tsvangirai and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) led by Tendai Biti, are now back on talking terms with the latter saying it has now realised that it was pandering to…

Nera threatens to defy demo ban

By  Mugove Tafirenyika Zimbabwean opposition parties and street protest movements yesterday vowed to demonstrate in Harare’s Central Business District (CBD) despite a police ban. Yesterday’s meeting of a coalition of opposition parties —…