Zimbabwe Economy

Zimbabwe’s civic services on the edge

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

Before re-engagement, Zimbabwe needs to regain lost trust

Initial enthusiasm for President Mnangagwa’s ‘new dispensation’ is waning - and Zimbabwe has lots of work to do to win back the trust of its citizens

Zim entrepreneurs believe in their country

From an investment perspective, is Zimbabwe truly open for business?

The macro tightrope

Balancing Zim's macro-economic environment to stimulate long-term growth

Cresta upgrades hotels to accommodate Zim tourist increase

In response to questions from the Mail & Guardian, the country director in Zimbabwe of Cresta Hotels, Chipo Mandela, said:

Transforming Zimbabwe to a Private Sector-Led Economy

The policy and institutional reforms proposed will shift perceptions - and the economy

Unity required for Zimbabwe to blossom

Being open for business means we have to be open with one another first

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

$290m shortfall in Zimbabwe drought aid

Drought in Southern Africa now affects approximately half of Zimbabwe's population in rural areas.

Zim economy: Mugabe asks the West for help

For first time in over 15 years, Mugabe openly asked for Western re-engagement in the ailing Zimbabwe economy in his State of the Nation address.

China puts screws on Zim

It wants the reform of key Zimbabwean parastatals to ensure its loans don't 'leak' because of graft.

Zimbabwe’s economy doing no better

According to the International Monetary Fund the government of President Robert Mugabe is deep in arrears and out of sorts.

Latest

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it