Zimbabwe Moves Toward De-dollarisation With ZiG Currency Introduction

President Mnangagwa declared Zimbabwe’s commitment to a phased de-dollarisation strategy, emphasizing the necessity of transitioning away from foreign currencies amid geopolitical tensions. Speaking at the commissioning of a fruit juice and water processing plant, he underscored the introduction of the Zimbabwe Gold (ZiG) currency earlier this year as pivotal to …

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Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa Says He Will Not Seek a 3rd Term

President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who many believe to be planning an unconstitutional third term in office – has once more clarified the issue. His spokesperson George Charamba, using one of his many X handles, Dhonzamisoro007, wrote: “THE PRESIDENT CLARIFIES THE ISSUE OF TERM LIMITS: Speaking in Shona, the President, Dr ED …

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Stability Marks Basic Commodities Market With ZiG Currency Adoption

In a recent post-Cabinet briefing, Information Minister Jenfan Muswere revealed that Zimbabwe’s retail landscape remains stable with affordable prices for essential household goods, despite initial concerns surrounding the introduction of the ZiG currency. Industry and Commerce Minister Mangaliso Ndlovu presented the Second Quarter Update of 2024 to Cabinet, highlighting that …

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Shock as Raw Sewage Flows In Harare CBD

By Annette Mutaurwa In a clear sign that Harare’s infrastructure needs an overhaul, Harare’s central business district is flowing with raw effluent, putting millions of people who work and live in the capital at risk. Tens of thousands of people criss-cross Harare’s CBD daily going about their business and returning …

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IMF Highlights Zimbabwe’s Economic Resilience In Face Of Challenges

By Judith Matanire Following a recent visit to Harare, an International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Mr. Wojciech Maliszewski concluded the 2024 Article IV Consultation with Zimbabwe. Despite facing significant headwinds, Zimbabwe’s economy has exhibited resilience, according to Maliszewski’s statement. The IMF projects Zimbabwe’s economic growth to slow to …

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Govt Warns Against Political Unrest & Anarchy

In a stern warning issued in Harare, Acting Minister of Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage Dr Jenfan Muswere cautioned against orchestrated attempts by political entities and civil society organizations to incite anarchy and despair within the country. Dr Muswere highlighted that the government has identified efforts by certain opposition figures, …

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Football Legend & Forward Norman Maroto Dies

Norman Maroto, renowned as the last forward to achieve over 20 goals in a premiership season, passed away early Friday at a private hospital in Harare. He was 40 years old. Maroto’s death was confirmed by the Footballers Union of Zimbabwe (FUZ), where he served as Communications Officer alongside fellow …

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