Zimbabwe’s collapsing economy trumps coronavirus concerns

For now, residents of Harare have more immediate worries

Zimbabweans’ survival strategies

Even the better off have had to find ways to manage in the shattered economy

Zimbabwe’s civic services on the edge

Doctors warn of  ‘silent genocide’ as strike enters tenth week

Zimbabwe ‘has never been this bad’

A brutal crackdown has left critics of the government fearing for their lives and afraid to speak out

Police want to poison me, former Zimbabwean VP claims

Former Zimbabwean Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko says he is afraid of being abducted and poisoned by state agents

Zimbabwe’s new currency: the ‘RTGS dollar’

Decision is meant to stabilise the economy — but analysts are not convinced

Zimbabwe crackdown amounts to ‘crimes against humanity’, says rights group

Further turmoil in store as the economic crisis worsens and unions contemplate strike action

Systematic torture, killings, abductions, assaults — Zim rights commission speaks out

The brutal campaign, spearheaded by soldiers, is part of a vicious response by the state to last week’s protests that rocked the country

Vicious crackdown in Zimbabwe

Experts say the harsh reaction is a symptom of a bankrupt and desperate government

​Five dead, dozens injured as protests prompt brutal crackdown in Zimbabwe

The protests began on Monday after President Emmerson Mnangagwa had announced a hike in fuel prices by up to 150%

Security forces to blame for Zim post-election fatalities

Motlanthe commission of inquiry into the post-election violence in Zimbabwe blames ‘overwhelmed’ army and police

Reform on the cards as Zanu-PF shifts hardline stance

Mnangagwa says Zanu-PF in particular and Zimbabwe in general must embrace the rule of law and constitutionalism

Press Releases

Road to recovery for the tourism sector: The South African perspective

The best-case scenario is that South Africa's tourism sector’s recovery will only begin in earnest towards the end of this year

What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future

Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India

A staggered exit from the lockdown accompanied by stepped-up testing to cover every district is necessary for India right now

Covid-19: Eased lockdown and rule of law Webinar

If you are arrested and fined in lockdown, you do get a criminal record if you pay the admission of guilt fine

Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

Who is caring for the healthcare workers? 'Working together is how we are going to get through this. It’s not just a marathon, it’s a relay'.

PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

DriveRisk stays safe with high-tech thermal camera solution

Itec Evolve installed the screening device within a few days to help the driver behaviour company become compliant with health and safety regulations

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