Tag: Economic Downturn

Cash Crisis: Mugabe at his weakest ever?

Cash Crisis: Mugabe at his weakest ever?

Cash Crisis: Mugabe at his weakest ever? ECONOMIC crises are not unique to Zimbabwe, and the international community has plenty of practice in dealing with them. Usually, some combination of the World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and western donor governments steps in to provide the necessary loans and financial […]

Zim likely to miss development goals

Zim likely to miss development goals

Zim likely to miss development goals: A TOP United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) official has warned that Zimbabwe is likely to miss its sustainable development goals (SDGs) if the economy does not improve. UNDP national economist Ethel Bangwayo told students at Chinhoyi University of Technology (CUT) last week that Zimbabwe should […]

Missed National targets haunting Zimbabwe

Missed National targets haunting Zimbabwe

As the nation commemorates the country’s 36th independence anniversary, perhaps the most preoccupying issue on the minds of many ordinary Zimbabweans is how their beloved motherland has regressed from being the bread basket of the sub region, to a basket case in which many are finding it difficult to put […]

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 […]