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Vol 52 No 15

Published 22nd July 2011


Zimbabwe

Unreliable economic barometer

The launch of the US$9.2 billion Medium Term Plan at Harare’s International Conference Centre on 7 July did not go according to plan. Although President Robert Mugabe and Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai were billed to preside over the launch, that honour was left to Planning Minister Tapiwa Mashakada (AC Vol 41 No 19).Some ministers in the power-sharing government talk of fresh elections in a matter of months, others say elections will be next year (see Feature).

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