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ED writes on reforms: ‘The medicine is harsh, but the patient requires it’

On the eve of the military coup that led to his rise to power, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has written this article on reforms in The Financial Times. __ When Margaret Thatcher...

Inflation in massive leap to 20.85%, new record high

The price hikes in early October drove annual inflation to 20.85%, the highest recorded since Zimbabwe adopted the US dollar in 2009, according to new official data just released. The...

Currency crisis: What would the MDC Alliance do?

EACH time Tendai Biti gets up to address an MDC Alliance rally, he is greeted with ‘USA! USA!’ chants. This adulation is not for America, but its coveted currency....

On a wing and a prayer: Overloaded by debt and a bad rep, grounded...

The Government has floated a tender for a new investor in Air Zimbabwe, which is $377 million in debt and recently placed under administration.  A notice published on Monday invited...

Zimbabwe platinum miners plan base-metal refinery

Platinum miners in Zimbabwe plan to jointly develop a base-metal refinery in the country, Mines Minister Winston Chitando said. The processing plant has been under consideration since at least 2014....

‘Take the bitter medicine in one swallow’: Business gives Mthuli its budget prescription

Ahead of Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube’s 2019 national budget presentation on November 22, the country’s largest business groups have handed him proposals that would have a far reaching impact...