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Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe

Population: 16.53 mn.
GDP: $17.85 bn.
Debt: $9.33 bn.

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Turbulent beginnings

As protests against austerity grow, factions within the military and ruling party are vying for power and bludgeoning dissent

Everything hangs on the economy in 2019, but the outlook is dire. There are two semi-functional currencies apart from real US dollar notes: electronic 'US dollars' in local bank ac...


Mnangagwa wants his pipeline

A new oil supply route from Beira could relieve the country from dependence on Trafigura and ease shortages, the President believes

Angry at Dutch-based commodities trader Trafigura's control of the country's only oil products pipeline from the Mozambican port of Beira, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has told loc...


Mnangagwa's resolution

A seemingly downbeat Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front annual conference this month lacked the overt factional fireworks many had expected. Yet it laid down a major p...


Finding for the government

An inquiry into this year’s post-election violence is having unintended consequences for both the President and his chief rival

When President Emmerson Mnangagwa appointed a commission of inquiry to investigate the 1 August 2018 post-election violence, it looked like a further bid by the government for legi...


The house of hunger revisited

Power struggles behind the scenes are going to shape national politics as the two main party leaders try to consolidate

Both of them fought the 30 July election for the first time as party leader. Both lost personal authority in the process: Emmerson Mnangagwa, because his party did so much better i...


Open for negotiations

The President’s new cabinet includes some younger loyalists and a core of economic technocrats to bring in capital

After his inauguration on 26 August, President Emmerson Mnangagwa made it clear there would be no power-sharing and few outsiders in his cabinet. True to his word, the vast majorit...


The judges join in

The court may have confirmed him in office, but Mnangagwa emerges from the controversial election a weakened President

In what President Emmerson Mnangagwa must reckon is the final piece of theatre after the disputed elections, the Constitutional Court's judgement on the opposition's petition was b...

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The great observer gamble

After an eight-month charm offensive wooing bankers and diplomats, the government is failing the legitimacy test

Politicians and activists share scepticism about international election observers, suspected of naïveté and bias but lacking political knowledge. For once, international observers ...

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