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Zimbabwe

Population: 16.15 mn.
GDP: $16.62 bn.
Debt: $8.89 bn.

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In the mood for change

Big doubts remain about the credibility of the elections as economic discontent boosts the opposition’s standing

In spite of the huge power of incumbency across Zimbabwe, as well as the generals' refusal to countenance an opposition victory, President Emmerson Mnangagwa's campaign for the 30 ...


Bombs, smoke and mirrors

With five weeks to polling day, an explosion at a rally in Bulawayo and arguments at the electoral commission threaten the vote

The blast that rocked the Zimbabwe African National Union – Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) election rally in White City Stadium, in Bulawayo, on 23 June has refocused attention on...


How to fix a coalition

With an independent opinion poll forecasting a surprisingly close result, talk of a power-sharing deal gains ground

Many questions that could determine the credibility of the national elections, now due on 30 July, remain unresolved in what is set to be the most important vote in a generation. C...

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Behind the curtains

There is no let-up in the headlong rush for mining concessions but little information about who benefits from the deals and how

The good news is relentless. Each week another wide-eyed foreign investor pitches up in Harare meets President Emmerson 'Open for Business' Mnangagwa, then pledges to pour tens of ...


UK leans to Mnangagwa

Britain may be breaking ranks with donors and creditors over conditions for restoring Harare's access to finance. The International Monetary Fund continues to take a firm line, ins...


After Tsvangirai

Leadership rivalries within the opposition could leave ZANU-PF with a clear run at this year's elections

The death of veteran opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, announced on 14 February, has prompted a massive show of grief and support for one of the doughtiest campaigners against t...


Lease to appeal

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has begun to tackle the tough task of balancing his inauguration promise to compensate white farmers for expropriation of their properties with his sup...


Roll with the punches

President Emmerson Mnangagwa's 18 January pledge to deliver 'free, credible, fair and indisputable elections' within five months faces several challenges. One is the legal challeng...


Old ZANU-PF in new bottles

Post-Mugabe optimism faces a reality check. Bolstered by fresh funds, Emmerson Mnangagwa is set for electoral victory

As the first new leader that Zimbabwe has had in 37 years, President Emmerson Mnangagwa begins the year riding a wave of goodwill, having removed the apparently eternally-entrenche...

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