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zimbabwean supermarket economics

zimbabwean supermarket economics

So there is the new twebty thousand note and let’s not forget the ten thousand note printed on a 1000 note paper. But that is that…  So you see before the increase in the...

Of Chiyangwa and the Bentley

Of Chiyangwa and the Bentley

Saturday evening it was at Fife Ave shops. Big Phil drove up and stopped just in front of Spar in the car park. The lot selling milk, airtime recharge cards, meat, bread and whatever...

McCain’s dogs bollocks and Mugabe still hates the British and the Americans

McCain’s dogs bollocks and Mugabe still hates the British and the Americans

So this Thursday Sen John McCain came out saying that there was need for the parties to suspend presidential campaign and focus on the economy. This was pretty rich coming from someone who said...

Life After Cde Mbeki

Life After Cde Mbeki

The world or part of it watched as Cde Thabo spoke last night and bade farewell to the hot seat that is the presidency of the schizophrenic country called Zimbabwe. Just a few weeks...

But why Cde Thabo

But why Cde Thabo

So yesterday the bombshell was dropped. Our dear comrade Thabo Mbeki will be leaving office soon and he will give a press conference today or something.  I did rather like him so it is...

The odd Zimbabwe cellphone tariffs

The odd Zimbabwe cellphone tariffs

So if you tried to make a call from your phone today and you had less than 250 dollars then you would have found the nice lady would have told you that you did...

dodging bullets in a world with no guns

dodging bullets in a world with no guns

You see one of the biggest problems we have in the world right now(gosh I love that expression) is the unavailabilty of human beings in the realms of power. Well how does that work....

the hand of titus holding the Zimbabwean shovel

the hand of titus holding the Zimbabwean shovel

Now every so often I am going to put a random title up for people to get lost a bit. It’s like me writing this blog for real interest and less  about pastoral, populist...

Copy of Agreement Signed between Mugabe, Tsvangirai and Mutmabara

Copy of Agreement Signed between Mugabe, Tsvangirai and Mutmabara

It is available as a pdf from the link below The deal-full text.pdf It is an interesting document and to be frank I think a lot of people don’t know what they have. I...

History is made in Harare

History is made in Harare

Thousands were outside and trying to break in to watch history. Others had their radios on and TVs for reference and a collective sigh of relief was heaved across the continent. The day has...

Zimbabwe deal update 11 – Mbeki closing remarks

Zimbabwe deal update 11 – Mbeki closing remarks

Mbeki reads from the agreement outlining the commitment that comes from the parties Deal to be made available for download later on this site Pays tribute to the leaders of Zimbabwe for the deal...

Zimbabwe deal update 10 – Kikwete Remarks

Zimbabwe deal update 10 – Kikwete Remarks

In his capacity as the AU chairman Congratulates all on the signing of the document and says it is the beginning of a new era. Keeps saluting the parties. Saluites Mugabe – willingness to...

Zimbabwe deal update 9 – King Mswati closing remarks

Zimbabwe deal update 9 – King Mswati closing remarks

Calls the deal a victory for Africa Congratulates Africa on decision Says sanctions should be lifted and all financial assistance must be availed long live Zimbabwe and Africa is the end of his speeech...

Zimbabwe deal update 8 – Mugabe remarks

Zimbabwe deal update 8 – Mugabe remarks

Acknowledges Mbeki as the heroic facilitators Calls Tsvangirai and Mutambara partners Calls it a re-enactment of togetherness Makes reference to liberation struggle. Makes reference to frontline state movement. Says the problem of your brother...

Zimbabwe deal update 7 – Tsvangirai remarks

Zimbabwe deal update 7 – Tsvangirai remarks

receives applause after referring to Mugabe as his excellency President Robert Gabriel Mugabe. Thanks people who have worked to get this far. Salutes Mbeki. thanks late Levy Mwanawasa for work and says this will...

Zimbabwe deal update 6 – Mutambara remarks

Zimbabwe deal update 6 – Mutambara remarks

Ian Khama of Botswana receives huge applause after introduction Mutambara is introduced by Mbeki Calls the deal a compromise document Calls it the best short-term measure to get the country out of its situation...