‘Budget entrenches inequalities’

Finance minister Mthuli Ncube last week presented a ZWL$58,2 trillion 2024 national budget, projecting a domestic economic growth of 3,5% next year.

A sad Christmas present from clueless Mthuli Ncube

According to economics, there is no country which has developed through heavily taxing its people.
By Amh Voices 3h ago

Biti rips into Ncube’s ‘disastrous’ budget

Biti who was Finance minister at the height of Zimbabwe’s first dollarisation phase between 2009 and 2013, said it was time to abandon the local currency for the second time.
By Tafadzwa Mhlanga Dec. 3, 2023

ICT budget allocation: A plea for more gigabytes

Imagine trying to achieve the 2030 vision with an ICT backbone resembling a wobbly chair with a leg missing — not the most promising sight.
By Robert Ndlovu Dec. 3, 2023

Editorial Comment: Ncube’s budget an attack on the poor

As already noted by several critics, the tax regimes that Ncube is proposing in the budget are not pro-poor.
By The Standard Dec. 3, 2023

Letters: A sad Christmas present from a clueless Mthuli Ncube

This is the worst budget ever produced by a Finance minister since independence and the colonial era.
By Amh Voices Dec. 3, 2023

‘We are already overtaxed’: Mthuli Ncube’s ‘mansion tax’ sparks outrage

Muchemwa said it was not clear how the properties would be evaluated for the purposes of the proposed tax.
By Julia Ndlela and Tafadzwa Mhlanga Dec. 3, 2023

Reject budget, MPs urged

Biti said the proposed government takeover of third party insurance was clearly unconstitutional.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Dec. 2, 2023

2024 National Budget anti-poor

The controversial tax has been widely condemned as an extra burden on industry, and citizens already struggling to make ends meet.
By The Zimbabwe Independent Dec. 1, 2023