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Zimbabwe ends foreign currency use as inflation spirals

The crisis-hit country is facing another bout of sharply rising prices, with official inflation now at nearly 100 per cent

Editorial: New dollar may be too late for Zim

'In practice, bond notes have rarely traded at 1:1 with the US dollar. On the black market, the rate can be as high as 4:1'

Zimbabwe’s new currency: the ‘RTGS dollar’

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

A year later, Zimbabweans reflect: “I sort of miss Mugabe”

Zimbabweans reflect on the anniversary of Mugabe’s resignation

Zimbabwe’s economic crisis deepens

Zimbabwe’s economy is in dire straits. President Emmerson Mnangagwa has promised to stabilise the economy 'soon' but not everyone is optimistic

Zimbabwe’s financial system is living on borrowed time —and borrowed money

Years of political instability and economic mismanagement under the rule of ZANU-PF have left Zimbabwe’s financial system in chaos

Can Zanu-PF afford another currency crash?

'Bond notes were the government’s short-term answer to its long-term economic problems but now this is proving to be an expensive mistake'

Zim activists charged over election violence

Twenty-eight Zimbabwean activists were charged on Monday over post-election violence as Britain condemned a ballot recount as an attempt by President Robert Mugabe to "steal" the vote. The hearing at the Harare Magistrates' Court came as Mugabe's government rejected allegations that it was arming groups of vigilantes.

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Small towns not ready for level 3

Officials in Beaufort West, which is on a route that links the Cape with the rest of the country, are worried relaxed lockdown regulations mean residents are now at risk of contracting Covid-19

Nurses work and care in fear of Covid

Staff at Tygerberg hospital detail how, despite their fear of the coronavirus, they continue to help in the medical response to the pandemic

Eastern Cape fails tracing and testing

With the shift to lockdown level three on Monday, details are emerging of how the previous relaxation added pressure to the already poorly performing Eastern Cape Covid-19 response

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Obituary: Mohammed Tikly

His legacy will live on in the vision he shared for a brighter more socially just future, in which racism and discrimination are things of the past

Openview, now powered by two million homes

The future of free-to-air satellite TV is celebrating having two million viewers by giving away two homes worth R2-million

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

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