Latest articles on Godfrey Marawanyika

Zim’s new central bank governor faces currency constraint

The incoming Zimbabwean central bank governor will focus on regulation rather than money controls in a country which has abandoned its own currency.

Industry wobbles in Zimbabwe’s second city

Ravens squawk from the rooftop of a building, once a top producer of animal feed that employed hundreds in Zimbabwe's second city of Bulawayo.

Politics clouds mass grave in Zimbabwe

Hundreds of bodies exhumed from a disused mine in Zimbabwe have turned into fodder for President Robert Mugabe's propaganda.

Zimbabwe energy minister arrested again

Zimbabwe's energy minister has been arrested again, drawing accusations of a plot to whittle away at Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's majority.

Zimbabweans feel pinch of strengthening rand

Luke Nyoni thought dollarising Zimbabwe's economy meant an end to inflation, but the weaker greenback is causing headaches.

Zimbabwe cellphone boom still on hold

Zimbabwe cellphone subscribers have increased four-fold since a unity government took office, but firms say they battle to attract investors.

Two years after unity accord, Zim mulls new polls

Two years after agreeing to form a unity government, Zimbabwe's squabbling political leaders are hinting at new elections for next year.

Zimbabwe’s ‘new’ farmers finally start to blossom

Douglas Mhembere had only a plastic bag in hand when he took over a farm eight years ago under Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's land reforms.

Zim opens sale of controversial diamonds

Zimbabwe on Wednesday opened the first sale of diamonds from its Marange fields since international regulators partially lifted a ban.

Zimbabwe allowed limited diamond sales

A special monitor found that Zimbabwe had complied with minimum standards for human rights.

Zim rivals under fresh pressure in mediation talks

Zimbabwe's rival leaders faced fresh pressure on Thursday to mend their differences and push toward new elections.

Zuma meets Zim leaders amid pressure for polls

South African President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday opened talks with Zimbabwe's feuding leaders.

Burden of Aids for Zimbabwe’s women

Since testing positive for HIV six years ago, Cecilia Chinhamo has endured a torrent of verbal abuse from her husband.

Glimmers of hope for gold as Zim deregulates

Zimbabwe's gold mines are dusting themselves off after the unity government deregulated the industry, ending a two-decade state monopoly.

Africa’s biggest trade bloc to launch customs union

Africa's main trading bloc opens a summit on Sunday to launch a customs union that will stretch across the continent in a bid to boost regional trade.

vital information

The Mail & Guardian’s essential coverage of the ongoing coronavirus crisis is free to read for everyone.

If you would like to support us, please consider taking out a subscription.


Concourt to hear Zondo commission’s application for contempt order against Zuma on March 25

The former president has been one week to file answering papers in the application that also seeks a prison sentence imposed on him

Koko maintains he had no idea he was exchanging emails with a man likely to be Salim Essa

In his four turn on the witness stand, the former Eskom CEO maintains he was tricked into sharing company information with a third party

Zuma foundation claims ex-president was prepared to testify, but Zondo played politics

Zuma’s namesake organisation twists facts and the law – he told Zondo he would answer questions but only in private to the deputy chief justice

Press Releases