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The destructive force of corruption
The scale of such corruption is staggering when you view it against our economy and the general quality of life that our people enjoy.
By Eddie Cross Sep. 7, 2022
The importance of parastatals
Our State-owned power utility is generating half of the power we consumed 20 years ago
By Eddie Cross Sep. 27, 2022
Critical moments in history
We rehabilitated the railway line, replaced the old wooden sleepers with steel ones.
By Eddie Cross Oct. 21, 2022
Implications of Zim’s exchange rate policy
An undervalued currency made labour cheaper than it might have been, it also inhibited the cost of basic supplies and services that had a domestic origin.
By Eddie Cross Oct. 28, 2022
Urgent need to rebuild Zim agric
We need to rebuild agriculture from the ground upwards. First, farmers have to have bankable security of tenure.
By Eddie Cross Nov. 8, 2022
Challenges of a new world order
Its nationalism remains a problem which is currently expressed in the war with Ukraine which can only end badly for Russia.
By Eddie Cross Nov. 22, 2022
Southern African power crisis stems from post-liberation history
Power demand is now growing faster than at any other time in our history.
By Eddie Cross Dec. 8, 2022
Meeting essential human needs
The digitalisation of the global economy has just made things worse, we live in a divided world where the “haves” get richer and the rest continuously slide into poverty.
By Eddie Cross Dec. 11, 2022
A subdued Christmas this year
If we gave away our cloaks to those who did not have. If we shared, there would be no hunger in the world. War would have no place in human history.
By Eddie Cross Dec. 22, 2022
Key issues facing Zim in 2023
Today, Zimbabwe is virtually the only African State that does not have a functioning national market for hard currency.
By Eddie Cross Jan. 20, 2023
Zim’s gold mining ecosystem needs thorough clean-up
When Zimbabwe became independent in 1980, we were a significant but small gold producer with several hundreds of mines located across the country.
By Eddie Cross Feb. 21, 2023
Authorities must wise up to new realities
Communication is now instantaneous and almost universal. Not long ago, governments could control what their populations read and watched or listened to on the radio, but not anymore.
By Eddie Cross Feb. 28, 2023
Understanding the collapse of Zim
The national infrastructure, built up over 100 years back was ageing and not getting the attention it needed.
By Eddie Cross Mar. 10, 2023
The gold story
I have no real gripe with the content except that it underestimated the size of the problem.
By Eddie Cross Mar. 31, 2023
Africa needs magic formula that works
The point he was making is that there is a whole lot more to building a better and more equal society than simply giving people the right to vote.
By Eddie Cross Apr. 6, 2023
Africa’s prosperity lies in ownership
The suburb became a hive of activity as people repaired their homes, painted walls and put in additions and improvements.
By Eddie Cross Apr. 18, 2023
Family crisis in the West
It’s more than a contract, it’s a binding lifelong covenant. It is in every way the foundation of a stable and progressive society.
By Eddie Cross May. 2, 2023
The Zulu kingdoms and their impact on the smaller tribal groups in southern Africa.
By Eddie Cross May. 13, 2023
Can Afrikaners save South Africa?
The disparity in living standards between the haves and have-nots is shocking, despite the social grant system.
By Eddie Cross May. 24, 2023
ED in fire-fighting mission
Jun. 4, 2023
Chiwenga’s ex-wife suffers setback
Jun. 4, 2023
News in depth: ‘It won’t pass constitutional test’: Zanu PF’s chilling law gets thumbs down
Jun. 4, 2023
Hwange coking coal production commences
Jun. 4, 2023