President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his Vice Presidents, Constantino Chiwenga (left) and Kembo Mohadi (right) EIGHT months into his presidency, Emmerson Mnangagwa has done precious little to convince the majority of local businesses and citizens that the so-called new dispensation, ushered in by his takeover of power from Robert Mugabe, has brought new hope for a better economy. Four local companies that endured the worst of this economy during the crisis decade that ended with dollarisation in 2009, finally went into voluntary liquidation last week. This, in our view, is a serious indictment on Mnangagwa’s administration and his glorified mantra: Zimbabwe is open for business. Chegutu Canners (Pvt) Ltd, Oil Seed Processing (Pvt) Ltd, Willowvale Properties (Pvt)…