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

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Ex-army officers fast-track power plant

Military connections may have helped China Africa Sunlight Energy overcome the opposition of bureaucrats and activists

In May 2012, when the Movement of Democratic Change’s Elton Mangoma was still Energy Minister, he worried that the China Africa Sunlight Energy deal could be a case of privat...

Small beer from Beijing

Vice-President Wang Yang’s visit sees scrabbling state media rerun an old warning to Chinese companies from Prime Minister Tsvangirai

Zimbabwe's new constitution finally passed into law on 22 May and the way is now clear for elections. The Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front is pushing for the polls t...

Elections and electioneering stall deals

The Essar deal, along with many others, is set to languish until after the polls

The early April visit of India's Steel Minister, Beni Prasad Verma, scarcely made headlines in Zimbabwe's media. With elections on the horizon, Zimbabwe is more obsessed than ever ...

Arthur Mutambara

Deputy Prime Minister, Zimbabwe

Speaking at a conference on China-Africa relations hosted by Frontier Advisory in South Africa, Zimbabwe’s Deputy Premier Arthur Mutambara urged greater African regulation of Ch...

Adapt or die

A delegation of Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front Provincial Chairmen was in Beijing ahead of the historic 8 November Chinese Communist Party (CCP) conference and sea...

Political diamonds

Harare has lost hundreds of millions of dollars in tax from diamond smuggling: some of it will end up financing next year’s election campaign

The row over Zimbabwe’s missing diamond revenues will be at the centre of political campaigning ahead of next year’s general elections. Anti-corruption activists are accusing India...

Asian ambassadors offer economic advice

Jettisoning their traditional reticence, Asian ambassadors to Zimbabwe are now advising the government on how to turn around the economy, build infrastructure and attract foreign i...

Imports and exports

Food is short across the country and the rains are late. Zimbabwe used to be the regional breadbasket but now relies on Zambia, formerly a maize importer, whose welcome to Zimbab...

ZANU-PF’s gem of a campaign

Everyone is asking where Mugabe’s party is finding the money for its fleet of new vehicles and its pre-election largesse

A spending splash by the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front is attracting increasing suspicion that the funds come from illegally diverted diamond sales. ZANU-PF will ...

Three men in a boat

The triumvirate of Mugabe, Tsvangirai and Mutambara officially holds the key to the constitutional referendum. It faces major challenges

President Robert Mugabe opened the final Stakeholders’ Conference on the draft constitution on 22 October. When the audience dispersed three days later, nobody seemed clear on what...

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