Zimbabwe economy

World Bank: Zimbabwe economy shrunk 7.5% in 2019, could rebound in 2020

Zimbabwe’s economy shrunk by 7.5% in 2019 but could rebound by 2.7% in 2020, according to a new World Bank report.  This was the...
Blanket Mine Caledonia Zimbabwe

Caledonia Mining ups dividend, bucks industry sentiment with bullish 2020 outlook

While sentiment across much of Zimbabwe's mining industry is down, Caledonia Mining says it has "increased confidence in the outlook of our business".
Zimbabwe drought

Zimbabwe faces another poor harvest, UN warns

The United Nations warned on Tuesday that Zimbabwe faced another poor harvest in 2020 because of patchy rains, compounding problems for millions of people already grappling with...

ESSAY: Welcome to the decade of venture capital

By Chris Chenga You may not have heard of him before, but depending on your lifestyle, he defined how you and your loved ones...

Russia’s Alrosa finalises JV with ZCDC, to control 70% of diamond venture

The world’s largest diamond producer by output, Russia’s Alrosa, has finalised a joint venture with the Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) for the exploration of diamonds in the country....

REVIEW | Your top newZWire articles of 2019

In 2019, Zimbabwe was caught up in quite a spin, from the January riots, Mthuli Ncube’s policy upheavals, to the death of a dictator.