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BREAKING NEWS: riot police fire teargas in Harare to disperse crowd

BREAKING NEWS: riot police fire teargas in Harare to disperse crowd

On the morning of the SADC troika’s meeting with the three men of Harare riot police have fired teargas at a crowd near the venue of the talks.  It could not be ascertained at...

tales of desperation? not in Zimbabwe

tales of desperation? not in Zimbabwe

One big problem after another it happens to be in Zimbabwe. Walk into a Zimbabwean shop nowadays and just about every product is priced in US Dollars. That facility that was supposed to be...

State of Emergency in Zimbabwe

State of Emergency in Zimbabwe

There is no food for the masses Most things are charged in United States Dollars even though the masses do not get that much There are numerous rates for currency that keep squeezing as...

pizza and coke, the trends that never change

pizza and coke, the trends that never change

In fact to that headline you could easily add a pair of jeans because some things never change. Give me jeans and t-shirt in the back of beyond in time and now, and unless...

stock market rallies, old mutual rate goes ballirtics

stock market rallies, old mutual rate goes ballirtics

So today thanks to my trusted somebody I got the news from the stock market. Old Mutual was up again and TA was up as well And while the trading rate for the US...

We are fed up, Mr Tsvangirai

We are fed up, Mr Tsvangirai

We’re in hell right now. Life is kicking the shit out of us. And yet you are the one moaning like a bitch! The glorious hope that was so promised by you to the...

damned if he didnt, screwed if he did

damned if he didnt, screwed if he did

So Colin Powell endorses Barack Obama on Meet the Press this weekend and well it’s huge. Well look at it this way.. Barack Obama, one of the most liberal Democrats on the market has...

when pleasure hits the wall

when pleasure hits the wall

The sadistic nature of the markets and life at the moment is making us wonder where the humanity in all of this went to. I mean what happend to the tenets that we subscribed...

Deal very close; Tsvangirai could be PM by tomorrow

Deal very close; Tsvangirai could be PM by tomorrow

3mob has learnt from often very reliable sources that MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai could be sworn in as Prime Minister of Zimbabwe by Friday. This comes in the wake of major concesssions made by...

the word is recession baby

the word is recession baby

The Dow fell over 700 points yesterday and its cronies followed suit. Yes the brokers all screamed and asked why the proverbial Lord had forsaken them.  Recession is here and with it the end...

inside KMAL’s boardroom war

inside KMAL’s boardroom war

So when Kingdom was in a bit of a fix in 2004 John Moxon came in with a fistfull of dollars and bailed them out.  Then when he was not too fancied by Old...

the dollar catches fire as the Reserve Bank flip flops over transfers

the dollar catches fire as the Reserve Bank flip flops over transfers

So there was another change in the way money moves this morning.  – Cheques will clear in twenty-four hours – RTGS will be permissible between: – banks – accounts held by the same individual...

there is no door to knock on as ANC is on the brink

there is no door to knock on as ANC is on the brink

We saw this coming after Polokwane. The hacks didn’t. They simply accepted it and moved on which was a departure from the business they usually get up to. Lekota reckons that a split is...

Interesting doors for Zimbabwe

Interesting doors for Zimbabwe

So things are changing and people just don’t see it. Yes the dealers are seeing their fortunes fading and screaming blue murder and cursing the heavens and everything else in between. But in some...

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe move little but not too late

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe move little but not too late

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe moved last week to get a hold on the spiraling RTGS forex rate with a suspension of all RTGS transactions and then followed that up yesterday with a suspension...

the psychology of Mugabe, Mbeki and Tsvangirai politics

the psychology of Mugabe, Mbeki and Tsvangirai politics

So the old man says that there will be a cabinet by end of the week and the young man’s puppy says fat chance, let’s bring in good old thabo. Does good old Thabo...