Economic Analysis

IMF revises Zim’s growth forecasts upwards

October 11, 2017 Staff Reporter 0

Harare – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised Zimbabwe’s growth forecasts upwards, saying the new growth projections are anchored by the agricultural and mining sectors. In its October 2017 World Economic Outlook, entitled Seeking […]

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Zanu PF fights overshadow economic ruin

October 8, 2017 Staff Reporter 0

HARARE – Dust was still settling from Grace Mugabe and Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko’s grenade attack on Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, when a neat trio of grim economic indicators slipped out. By Gift Phiri Grace’s outlandish […]

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Zimbabwe Faces Fresh Economic Meltdown

October 6, 2017 Staff Reporter 0

Zimbabwe risks lurching into a fresh meltdown amid rising inflation, shortages of some basic commodities in supermarkets and fuel. This comes as bond notes have lost nearly 50% of their value on the informal market […]

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Makoni speak on economic rot

October 1, 2017 Staff Reporter 0

HARARE – Two of Zimbabwe’s former Finance ministers who served at critical junctures in the history of the country’s economy are seeing the nation’s economic prospects worsening if President Robert Mugabe gets re-elected in 2018. The […]

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Economic decay ruins marriages

October 1, 2017 Staff Reporter 0

HARARE – The meltdown gripping Zimbabwe’s once-prosperous economy has conspired with stress, and domestic violence to cause a spike in marriage breakups with the High Court in Harare alone registering 42 divorce cases in one week. […]

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