Zimbabwe’s economy will shrink by 10.4% in 2020, worse than the 7.4% estimated just two months ago, the IMF has said in a revised forecast that paints a dire picture for African economies this year. It is the second time...
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has today spoken on new measures to ease the lockdown. Highlights: People in the informal sector are allowed to operate, but only after they formally register. Once registered, they can resume...
Zimbabwe’s government lashed out at its critics on Wednesday, accusing foreign diplomats of acting like “card carrying members” of the opposition and charging that the currency was under attack. The Joint Operations Command (JOC),...
RioZim, the country’s largest gold producer, has been licensed to install solar power with an initial combined capacity of 75MW at its four mines. In a notice on Monday, the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority...
The first tobacco to go on sale at the start of Zimbabwe’s annual auctions on Wednesday sold at a lower price than last year, as sales finally opened after delays due to COVID-19 restrictions.
The capital’s main COVID-19 treatment centre does not have intensive care unit (ICU) personnel to manage critically ill patients, a City of Harare epidemiology report has revealed. Harare’s 12 active coronavirus cases are the...
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By Washington Samukange and Chancelar Kafere The current global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has resulted in over 80 000 deaths worldwide. There is no specific treatment, outside of supportive care, that has...
Zimbabwe may have to wait a little bit longer to see development of its newest lithium mine, all due to the impact of coronavirus on raising capital on the world markets. Prospect Resources,...
By Everjoice Win and Joy Mabenge In the development and humanitarian world, we often say that emergencies present opportunities for change; policy change, redress of injustices or inequalities, behavior, culture, and values change. The...
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