Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe

Population: 14.3 mn.
GDP: 10.9 bn.
Debt: 6.2 bn.
Overview:

President Robert Mugabe celebrates his 90th birthday in February, giving rise to more calls for the governing Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front to prepare for the succession. Investors continue to worry about the indigenisation programme and the weakening of the banking sector. 

 

 


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  • Vol 55 No 15
  •  25th July 2014

Put a faction in your tank

The intensifying fight for the ZANU-PF succession is affecting the retail fuel market as both factions promote rival businesses

  • Vol 55 No 14
  •  11th July 2014

Arms-for-platinum deal

The governing ZANU-PF has found a way to trade platinum rights for Russian weapons to replace those it lost in Congo

  • Vol 55 No 14
  •  11th July 2014

Baba Jukwa arrest rocks regime

Police have arrested a top editor suspected of being the mystery blogger who so seriously embarrassed ZANU-PF during the elections – but he denies all charges

  • Vol 55 No 14
  •  11th July 2014

Bail for Baba

The case against Edmund and Phillip Kudzayi – accused of being the anonymous blogger Baba Jukwa – is teetering on the brink of farce (AC Web Feature, Baba Jukwa arrest rocks regime). The controversy has become a battleground for the two major ...

  • Vol 55 No 12
  •  13th June 2014

The lesser weevils

The accelerating signs of a lame-duck presidency are visible and rivals in the ruling party are pursuing their own agendas

  • Vol 55 No 10
  •  16th May 2014

Reversing the rot

The government makes U-turns as it tries to halt a slide into even deeper economic crisis

  • Vol 55 No 10
  •  16th May 2014

Mugabe moves on Marange

The government is consolidating diamond-mining companies. This could put the President’s family in overall control

  • Vol 55 No 10
  •  16th May 2014

Trafigura takes over Sakunda

The global oil trader is taking over the ZANU-PF-connected fuels distributor as part of a regional expansion campaign

  • Vol 55 No 9
  •  1st May 2014

Scramble for the top

President Mugabe’s refusal to favour anyone for the party succession is leading not only to uncertainty but to a free-for-all for the top job

  • Vol 55 No 8
  •  18th April 2014

Another Diamond raises cash for Harare

Promises of a bond issue and a revival in investment from a fund run by the former head of Barclays Bank offer a glimmer of hope for the government

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