Tag: reform

Mugabe’s land threats could cost Zim millions

Zimbabwe stands to lose close to $150 million in revenue if President Robert Mugabe goes ahead with his threat to evict Zimbabwe’s remaining white farmers from their land. About 73 whites are still farming in Mashonaland East province. The farmers mostly grow tobacco – Zimbabwe’s second-highest foreign currency earner after […]

World Bank urges ‘bold’ public spending reform for Zimbabwe

Bold measures to reform Zimbabwe’s public spending are needed to lift the country out of financial crisis and sustain growth, the World Bank has said. The bank published its most recent economic update for the country today, alongside a five-volume review into the finances of its public sector. It found […]