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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...

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....