Economists defend their right to comment

Mugano highlighted that the Zanu PF-led government is bent on silencing independent voices on the economic discourse.
By Belinda Chiroodza and Tafadzwa Mhlanga Jan. 19, 2024

Editor's Memo: When the mirror shows the monster we are

This was after the ruling party’s (Zanu PF) spokesperson Chris Mutsvangwa allegedly made several inferences about Mugano’s character, according to the economist.
By Tatira Zwinoira Jan. 19, 2024

Candid Comment: Leave economists to do their job!

Although Mutsvangwa and his Zanu PF allies may be relieved that they have finally silenced one of their critics, the country has actually lost a valuable asset.
By Mthandazo Nyoni Jan. 19, 2024

Dark underbelly of pickpocketing in Harare CBD

Limited economic opportunities and high unemployment are some of the reasons which were cited as drivers of such criminal activity as pickpocketing.
By Evans Mathanda Jan. 3, 2024

Ministers lying to ED: Economist

Mugano, who was booted out of the Zimtrade board last week, said the figures presented by Mnangagwa were contrary to the reality on the ground.
By Lorraine Muromo Oct. 9, 2023

Formal traders have a genuine cry

Guvamatanga said at the Zimbabwe Economic Development Conference held in Victoria Falls that: “I would fire you because you will be useless management.
By Gift Mugano Oct. 6, 2023

Govt critic axed from ZimTrade

In 2020, Mugano stepped down as Zisco acting board chairperson saying he was being accused of being too critical of the government.
By Sharon Buwerimwe and Sizalokuhle Ncube Oct. 5, 2023

Government fires Gift Mugano from ZimTrade board

Foreign Affairs ministry secretary James Manzou, however, did not say why the economist has been removed.
By Sizalokuhle Ncube Oct. 4, 2023

In Zimbabwe, a post-Mugabe economic revival remains elusive ahead of vote

Unemployment remains high, with only 30% of Zimbabweans holding formal jobs.
By Reuters Aug. 2, 2023