Alfonce Mbizwo

Alfonce Mbizwo

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Candid Comment: The tragi-comedy of Zimbabwe politics

Chamisa narrowly lost to Zanu PF’s Emmerson Mnangagwa in the 2018 elections, a loss he refused to accept.
By Alfonce Mbizwo Oct. 13, 2023

Candid Comment: What would Mnangagwa’s legacy look like?

What would constitute legacy achievements for President Emmerson Mnangagwa as he embarks on what he said would be his final term in office?
By Alfonce Mbizwo Oct. 20, 2023

Candid Comment: We are finally seeing the logic behind Mutapa fund

The response failed to note that the minister in question, Felix Mhona, has not responded or authorized the scandalous expenditure by the board.
By Alfonce Mbizwo Oct. 27, 2023

Candid Comment: Mnangagwa knows what to do, he needs to get on with it

The business leaders were preaching to the converted, because Mnangagwa understands what is required to turn the economy and country around.
By Alfonce Mbizwo Nov. 3, 2023

Candid Comment: Political ambience matters in the grand scheme of things

Mnangagwa’s lament is because the country is having to fund key infrastructure projects from the fiscus, resulting in persistently high inflation.
By Alfonce Mbizwo Nov. 10, 2023

Editor’s Memo: Polarisation leaves Zim more divided

The history of animosity and the distrust between the political leaders supposedly ended with the signing of the accord.
By Alfonce Mbizwo Dec. 15, 2023

Editor's Memo: Dos Santos case a cautionary tale for looters

Her story should offer a cautionary tale on the dangers of dynastic politics in resource rich countries such as Zimbabwe.
By Alfonce Mbizwo Dec. 21, 2023

Editor’s Memo: Govt sacrificing lives at the altar of gold

Seriously! Anything to avoid pointing fingers at the real culprit?
By Alfonce Mbizwo Jan. 5, 2024

Editors memo: No one is coming to our rescue

In the context of recent developments in Zimbabwe’s politics, it brings home the messiah complex that has gripped a country that is seemingly in need of a political saviour.
By Alfonce Mbizwo Feb. 2, 2024

Mnangagwa can rescue legacy by simply following the constitution

If Mnangagwa is serious about respecting the constitution, he needs to stop his lieutenants from pursuing the discredited agenda.
By Alfonce Mbizwo Feb. 23, 2024

Zim needs clarity, action on food situation

Zimbabwe’s industry is agro-based, which means a shortage of inputs will force company closures and job losses because lay-offs would be inevitable.
By Alfonce Mbizwo Mar. 1, 2024

Editor's Memo: No one is coming to save us

Pointedly, Manyika noted that his country had a way of embarrassing its own.
By Alfonce Mbizwo Mar. 8, 2024