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A long way from home

A long way from home

The ruling ZANU-PF is unlikely to use its majority in parliament to push for a diaspora vote anytime soon According to the United Nations, at least one in three – an estimated 258 million – people...

C-19: Zimbabwe and the rule of law

C-19: Zimbabwe and the rule of law

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a humanitarian crisis of gigantic proportions, which the UN has warned may escalate global suffering and jeopardise lives and livelihoods “for years to come”.

Trust or bust

Trust or bust

Diaspora bonds: alternative financing Poor African countries can tap into their rich expatriates’ savings By Nontobeko Mtshali They are dollars wrapped with care—money that is homebound to villages...

Forwards, backwards

A law aimed at forcing local majority ownership of firms in Zimbabwe runs into economic reality and hardline nationalism at the same time The Zimbabwean government has bowed to pressure by effecting...