Tag: Economic Downturn

Opinion: Bleak, but peaceful Easter

Opinion: Bleak, but peaceful Easter

While we welcome a relatively peaceful and less bloody Easter holiday, it is important to note that Zimbabweans continue to groan under the weight of a debilitating economic crisis that our government seems as clueless as ever to contain. By Zimbabwe’s standards, the Easter holiday, as was last year’s, has been […]

Zimbabwe’s economy weighed down by policies

Zimbabwe’s economy weighed down by policies

Zimbabwe’s economic growth will continue to be weighed down by lack of policy clarity despite government’s recent moves to tone down its empowerment laws, the World Bank has warned. President Robert Mugabe’s government has been on a charm offensive as it tries to lure foreign investors and kick-start an economy […]

Isolated Zimbabwe close to striking landmark deal with west

Isolated Zimbabwe close to striking landmark deal with west

Zimbabwe is close to striking a landmark deal with western multilateral institutions that would see it clear billions in arrears of unpaid debt, access new funds for its troubled economy and end more than 15 years of international isolation. Talks have intensified between Zimbabwe and its creditors in recent weeks […]