Economic Analysis

‘MDC economic vision overambitious’

June 15, 2018 Staff Reporter 0

ALTHOUGH Zimbabwe desperately needs an economic turnaround, the MDC Alliance manifesto ahead of next month’s general elections projecting the country’s US$15 billion economy can rapidly grow at a sustained rate of 10% annually to US$100 […]

Economic Analysis

Mnangagwa catches eye of UK cash

June 12, 2018 Staff Reporter 0

In the nearly seven months that Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been in charge, he has battled to turn around a battered economy and match the high expectations of ordinary citizens at home. Abroad, however, […]

Economic Analysis

72 percent Zimbabweans living in poverty

June 11, 2018 Staff Reporter 0

HARARE,– Zimbabwe has been in economic decline since the late 1990s. In this economy, how many Zimbabweans live under the poverty datum line? A claim was made by opposition political party Build Zimbabwe Alliance, which […]

Economic Analysis

Trade deficit destabilises economy

June 8, 2018 Staff Reporter 0

THE widening trade deficit which reached almost US$1 billion in the first four months of 2018 continues to wreak havoc on the deepening economic crisis despite government’s repeated claim that the country is on the […]

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