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ANC calls for end to sanctions against Zimbabwe

Jan 22 2019 20:52

The African National Congress has called for the lifting of sanctions against Zimbabwe, where clashes between security forces and anti-government protesters claimed at least 12 lives.


Zimbabwe finance minister sees fiscal order taming inflation, budget gap

Jan 22 2019 10:31

Zimbabwe is in the midst of its worst economic crisis since a hyper-inflationary spiral a decade ago as it faces shortages of food, fuel and foreign currency.


Ramaphosa could use Davos to apply pressure on Zim govt - Cosatu

Jan 21 2019 14:08

The labour federation says South Africa is being too tepid in its response to recent events in Zimbabwe, and may have to use the upcoming World Economic Forum meeting in Davos as a platform to apply pressure on Mnangagwa's government.


Internet in Zimbabwe: Now you have it, now you don't

Jan 18 2019 17:56

Attempts by Zimbabweans to circumvent a government-imposed social media ban suffered a blow on Friday morning after the state ordered service providers to cut off internet access for the second time this week.


Zim inflation shoots up again - before massive fuel hike

Jan 18 2019 10:53

The year-on-year inflation rate for the month of December 2018, as measured by the all items Consumer Price Index, stood at 42.09%, according to Zimbabwe National Statistics.


SA, Nigerian growth challenges could be unlocked post-elections - Deloitte

Jan 17 2019 13:48

Structural impediments to economic growth in South Africa and Nigeria could be unlocked after the two largest economies in Africa go to the polls in the first half of 2019, says Deloitte's Dr Martyn Davies.


By killing the internet, Zimbabwe kills commerce and the lights

Jan 15 2019 19:05

As the Zimbabwean government ordered internet service providers to shutter parts of the web in an effort to curb anti-government protests, people stopped being able to buy utilities too.


Zimbabwe businesses losing millions as shutdown continues

Jan 15 2019 14:41

Businesses in Zimbabwe are losing millions of dollars per day as a shutdown protest called for by the country's biggest labour union body continues over the doubling of fuel prices over the weekend.



No currency, just a currency crisis: Zimbabwe's woes deepen

Jan 15 2019 10:25

Not having a currency of its own hasn’t stopped Zimbabwe from sliding into a currency crisis, as a scarcity of foreign exchange has led to long queues for petrol, bread and medicines.

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