Economic Analysis

Clearing World Bank arrears irresponsible: Biti

1st May 2017 Staff Reporter 0

HARARE – Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa’s planned move to pay $1,1 billion towards settling Zimbabwe’s World Bank dues is “criminally irresponsible and treasonous”, former Finance minister Tendai Biti has said. He said the intended payment […]

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Zimbabwe’s debt clearance strategy questioned

30th April 2017 Staff Reporter 0

Zimbabwe’s inability to undertake structural reforms will scupper access to cheap lines of credit from multilateral financial institutions, analysts have warned. BY BUSINESS REPORTER On Friday, Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa said the terms and conditions […]

Economic Analysis

Dying Zimbabwe economy a ‘ticking bomb’

30th April 2017 Staff Reporter 0

HARARE – Long-suffering Zimbabweans have laid into President Robert Mugabe’s misfiring government, warning that the country’s dying economy, worsening cash shortages and rising poverty levels are “a ticking time bomb” that now requires emergency measures. […]

Economic Analysis

MDC plan ‘will create $100bn economy’

30th April 2017 Staff Reporter 0

HARARE – The opposition MDC shadow Finance minister Tapiwa Mashakada. Below are excerpts of the interview speaks to Blessings Mashaya of the Daily News. Q: Do you think Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa has done enough to […]

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The economy and the 2018 elections

27th April 2017 Staff Reporter 0

ZIMBABWEAN politics has been contentious since the formation of the MDC in 1999, giving the ruling ZANU PF the most effective challenge since independence. By Tinashe Nyamunda Nowhere, however, did the opposition come any closer […]

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SA is making a ‘historic mistake

26th April 2017 Staff Reporter 0

Proponents of the mantra of “radical economic empowerment” have found a new argument to the question whether it would destroy the South African economy as has happened in Venezuela and Zimbabwe: black South Africans might […]

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Reform or perish, experts tell government

25th April 2017 Staff Reporter 0

HARARE – Amid the embarrassing news that Zimbabwe has now been officially ranked as the poorest country in Africa, economic experts say the government has no choice but to introduce much-needed policy reforms to resuscitate […]

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