People should not call for democracy and at the same time expect the government to put some controls as this seems contradictory .
Reports that a Harare businessman, Claud Danha, is being paid as much as $20 000 a month from state coffers to mobilise funds for the drought relief programme must have come as a shock to many, especially the taxpayers who are contributing 10 percent of their wages for the same purpose.
Reports that the French government is to finance an $8 million feasibility study of the Bulawayo-Zambezi water pipeline seem to be just another indication of how inefficient and undecided our government is, or how much donors can dictate to the State what it should do.
Plans to privatise the Posts and Telecommunications Corporation still seem to be on the cards but a number of questions remain unanswered.
South Africa is now trying to flex its financial muscle in Zimbabwe as it seeks to increase both its political and economic influence in the region.