Zimbabwe Bans Foreign Currencies – country risk plunging to 2008 era

The Zimbabwe government has made yet another catastrophic decision banning the use of foreign currencies (US Dollar, South African Rand, Botswana Pula and all other foreign currencies) from being used as legal tender alongside the Zimbabwean Dollar in any transaction in Zimbabwe with effect from 24 June 2019. The government decision will not only hurt... Continue Reading →


Africa is failing to protect and promote its tribal, ethnic, linguistic, religious and indigenous minorities as evidenced by the recent Minority Rights Group International (MRG) 2019 People Under Threat (PUT) where African countries are topping the top 50 list of worst violators of tribal, ethnic, linguistic, religious and indigenous minorities’ rights. An analysis of the... Continue Reading →

Lupane East By-Election Dates Set

President Mnangagwa has by proclamation ordered the holding of a  by-election to the fill the vacant Lupane East constituency seat in the National Assembly.  The vacancy resulted from the death of the former MP, Mrs Sithembile Gumbo [ZANU-PF], on 5th April 2019.  The President’s proclamation was gazetted on 31st May in Statutory Instrument 123/2019. Nomination... Continue Reading →

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