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Population: 15.99m
GDP: $28.37bn
Debt: 64.9% of GDP (2023 forecast)

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How to spin an economic catastrophe

Dismissing the data, the ruling party tells voters it is steering the country to prosperity

Treasury and Reserve Bank officials have been releasing a succession of positive economic reports for the past three months. Consumer prices are reckoned to have fallen 15% and the...

Finance chief Ncube bets on resolving debt impasse

The ruling party could end the financial isolation if it allows free and credible elections next month steering the country to prosperity

Next month's national elections are the most conseqential since the independence vote in 1980. They will decide both the country's next president and whether it breaks out of two d...

Chamisa wrestles with the crocodile, again

President Mnangagwa and ZANU-PF insist they are serious about reform – next month's election will test their claims

The opposition Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC), led by Nelson Chamisa, may have marked some sort of record – since its foundation last year, over 100 of its rallies have ...

ZANU-PF takes a cut of the green economy

We publish exclusive details about Vice-President Chiwenga's 'bagman' and the tortuous flow of cash from mining contracts to military pockets

Lishon Chipango is sometimes called 'de facto investment manager' for Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga – critics of the regime would call him the former army chief's front...



Mnangagwa returns to (his) gold standard

After an investigation into widespread gold smuggling by officials, the government launches a bullion-backed digital currency

Several key sources in Al Jazeera's lengthy investigation into gold smuggling by officials in Zimbabwe claimed business links to President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his wife Auxilia. ...


ZANU-PF fires its electoral blunderbuss

At every level and in every institution, the ruling party is sidelining and attacking the opposition

With less than three months before national elections are due, there are multiple signs of abuses of state power by the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU...

After the gold rush

For a government so quick to accuse its opponents of malfeasance and detain them, President Emmerson Mnangagwa's team has been curiously reticent about the investigation into gold ...

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