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Vol 60 No 23

Published 21st November 2019


Cashing in on the crisis

As the country faces the worst drought for 30 years and inflation at over 440%, politically connected oligarchs see opportunities

Days after regional leaders called for dialogue across the political divide to resolve Zimbabwe's deepening crisis, police broke up a crowd outside the headquarters of the main opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) in Harare. Supporters had gathered there early on 20 November to hear party leader Nelson Chamisa. Police charged the crowd minutes after his arrival.

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