Increased imports, reduced exports, a weaker rand and closing firms conspire against Zimbabwe's recovery.
Unicef estimates that 13% of Zimbabwean children are engaged in child labour, a problem spurred by the demise of the country's manufacturing sector.
An internal report from Zanu-PF’s central committee says that pilfering has reached alarming levels.
Zimbabwe has a good plan for reviving the economy but how it will finance the massive spending is raising questions.
Robert Mugabe's apparent landslide election victory has prompted fears that Zimbabwe's economy is in for another bumpy ride.
A moratorium on spending by any government department is in place until after the polls.
Zimbabwe's business sector is hoping for peaceful and credible elections and a clarification on policy in order to foster economic growth.
For foreign investors from around the world who are watching Zimbabwe, it is not a question of if but when to jump into the market.
The Parliamentary Legal Committee is set to reverse mining fee regulations enacted by Minister Obert Mpofu that it says are unconstitutional.
Blue chip companies are moving out of Harare's central business district into outlying suburbs as retailers dominate office space.
Zimbabwe's trade unions are dead. The Mail & Guardian looks at what went wrong.
There is need to rethink the imperatives and meaning of a successful Zimbabwean economy, says the country's Deputy Prime Minister Arthur Mutambara.
The multinational's local unit is uneasy after the Zimbabwean government targeted it to raise money for elections.
As liquidity problems and bad loans begin to bite, institutions take a cautious approach to lending.
Foreign companies have tempted Zimbabwe with money for elections in return for lucrative mining deals.
Chinese embassy representatives met with Zim officials after the Mail & Guardian revealed that engineers from a Chinese company evicted inspectors.
Zim's finance ministry and central bank have threatened to withdraw support for foreign banks for their aversion to cash-raising treasury bills.
New data from the World Bank has revealed African migrants pay more to send money home to their families than any other migrant group in the world.
The Zimbabwean government is pushing to revive Interfin Banking Corporation because it owes it millions.
Sound businesses, relatively cheap stocks and good news on the political front provide a solid counter to negative news reports on Zimbabwe.