GOVERNMENT spending outpaced revenue by $225 million in the first quarter of 2018, up from $183 million last year, latest official data shows. The data shows government overshot its travel budget, while committing more to capital expenditure than was initially...
ZIMBABWE lost over 1 million jobs over the last four years, according to official statistics which contradict the ruling ZANU-PF party’s employment creation claims. The Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency’s (Zimstat) 2017 inter-censal demographic survey shows that the country’s economically active...
Late in 2017, Harry Greaves, executive director of Prospect Resources, got a call from the Ministry of Mines. The Government wanted to know how Arcadia Mine, a lithium project that had up to that point been...
SUGAR exports from Zimbabwe to the United States and regional markets declined 62 percent in the year ended March 2018, due to decreased production and increased local demand, industry giant Tongaat Hulett has reported. South Africa’s Tongaat Hulett dominates Zimbabwe’s...
The MDC's bold plan to join Southern African customs and currency blocs has implications beyond Zimbabwe's borders, write Catherine Grant Makokera and Brian Mureverwi IF it came off, a proposal by Zimbabwe’s official opposition to join the oldest customs union...
By Neville Mandimika UNDERSTANDING market nuances is everything in Africa and Zimbabwe’s newest currency — the bollar — is the epitome of idiosyncrasy. The bollar is the street name given to bond notes, the non-convertible currency introduced in November 2016, of...
Ian Scoones THE Zimbabwe election has been set for July 30, and some of the manifestos have been published. What do they say about land and agriculture? There are many parties standing and plenty of independents, but only two parties...
ZIMBABWE'S economy requires commercial bridge loans, donor support, relief on its huge dollar-denominated debt and, ultimately, an IMF program. The first steps in this process began with the removal of Robert Mugabe (a long-standing obstacle to international re-engagement) and the...
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