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Afrobarometer Survey Highlights Economic Concerns Among Zimbabweans

According to the latest Afrobarometer survey, 44% of Zimbabwe’s population ranks economic management as a top priority, signaling significant apprehension among citizens about the state of their country’s economy. Conducted across 39 African countries between late 2021 and mid-2023, the survey reveals a surge in public concerns regarding economic management, …

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SA Opposition Leader Opposes Expulsion Of Zimbabweans, Calls For Regularization

In a staunch stance against the expulsion of Zimbabweans holding Zimbabwe Exemption Permits (ZEP), Democratic Alliance (DA) chairperson Helen Zille has called for their regularization in South Africa. Highlighting their significant contributions to the nation’s economy, Zille asserts that their presence should not be dismissed but rather formalized. She advocates …

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Mnangagwa Sparks Controversy With Remarks On King Lobengula

President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s recent remarks about the legendary Ndebele king, Lobengula, have ignited a tribal debate. During a speech at Makumimavi Primary School in Chivhu while inaugurating 17 schools, Mnangagwa made comments that stirred controversy. Addressing the audience, Mnangagwa recounted a historical anecdote about King Lobengula’s encounter with a mirror, …

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ZERA Announces Diesel & Petrol Prices For June 2024

The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) has announced fuel prices effective 04 June to 04 July 2024. In a notice, ZERA said diesel now costs US$1.61 per litre, down from US$1.66 per litre that was set on 05 May 2024. However, the price of petrol has been raised slightly, from …

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Govt Begins Urban Cash Transfer Registration

The registration process for urban residents eligible to receive monthly government cash allowances for purchasing mealie meal has commenced, announced Public Service, Labour, and Social Welfare Minister July Moyo. The initiative is guided by the findings of the Zimbabwe Livelihood Assessment Committee (ZimLAC). Urban households facing food shortages due to …

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Govt Initiates Food Aid Distribution Due To El Nino-induced Drought

In response to the dire effects of the El Nino-induced drought, the government has launched the distribution of food aid to severely affected regions, as announced by a Cabinet minister. The decision to commence distribution came after the completion of comprehensive assessments, including the Household-based Village-co-ordinated Rapid Vulnerability Assessment and …

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Change Is Coming: Nelson Chamisa Workers Day Message

By Judith Matanire In a stirring address commemorating Workers Day, opposition leader Nelson Chamisa took to social media to send a message of appreciation and solidarity to the working men and women of the country. In a post on his official account on X formerly Twitter, Chamisa saluted the dedication …

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RBZ Starts Circulating ZiG Notes, Coins Today

THE new Zimbabwe Gold (ZiG) bank notes and coins go into circulation today, bringing relief to the transacting public, with confidence in the gold-backed money growing across all economic sectors. Informal traders, commuters and other interest groups had been anxiously awaiting an alternative to the electronic payment methods which, apart …

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