Nkomo clamps down on wages

The collective bargaining process which was introduced last year is rapidly turning into a sham as Labour Minister John Nkomo is rejecting most of the wage increases suggested by companies.…

Zvobgo spills the beans

According to residents of Masvingo, one of the reasons why Public Service Minister Eddison Zvobgo, has remained popular in both the town and the province is that he does not…

Mugabe a prisoner!

A senior government minister recently boasted that were it not for people like him and other politicians the President would be in the dark. President Mugabe, he said, did not…

Knocking some sense in

Getting a new vehicle has become such a pain in the a… that a Bulawayo businessman is reported to have travelled all the way to Harare to knock some sense…

Cooperative makes it but ……..

An idea mooted by former detainees while they were in detention before independence has turned into a multi-million dollar cooperative running supermarkets, shops and a small-scale farming plot. In the…

Zimbabwe guards its “secrets”

Zimbabwe is developing an animal vaccine against ticks and Australian scientists are doing the same thing "but Zimbabwe is unlikely to release its tick genes to the Australians for fear…

Journey to Namibia

A visit to Namibia, the second last colonial bastion of Africa can be both exciting and frustrating, even nerve wrecking. Exciting by the degree of welcome from the ordinary people…

Companies keep their secrets too

A former director of a Bulawayo-based company who allegedly misappropriated more than $1 million and now runs his own business in the same city is apparently running around scot-free because…