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Zimbabwe

Population: 16.48m
GDP: $34.41bn
Debt: 98.5% of GDP (2024)

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Essar takes control of Zisco

India’s Essar Group has at last won control of Zimbabwe’s iron and steel works, after months of infighting in the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front threatened to dera...


Harare in the sky with diamonds

The government is working on a diamond-backed deal to buy new aeroplanes as the Kimberley Process allows the country to export gems again

The Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) government has tried to disguise its plan for China Sonangol to finance new airplanes for Air Zimbabwe. The joint vent...


Protection makes a racket

South Korean companies had worried that they would not receive the same advantages as Chinese companies (AAC Vol 4 No 12, Faith, Grace and intervention). However, Indigenisation Mi...


Pachyderms in the parlour

The threat to the economy from the indigenisation policy is becoming a big issue but for Mugabe’s party it’s non-negotiable

The Minister of Economic Planning and Investment Promotion laid it on the line: 'As long as the Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Act remains in its current form,' warned Tap...


ZANU's honey trap

The Zimbabwe African National Union–Patriotic Front’s tacticians once more showed their talent for wrong-footing Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai when he decided to cancel his wedd...


Polls, leaks and expropriations

The coalition parties have agreed on holding elections next year and campaigning is already in full swing

Rather than endure another year of the same political combat, both leaders of the main parties jointly announced on 10 November that they would press for early elections next year....


Cyber attack

Even Harare’s shell-shocked business community was rocked by the arrest, charging and weekend incarceration of Farai Rwodzi, nascent billionaire and one of its youngest and brighte...


Devil take the hindermost

After Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams met President Robert Mugabe on 10 October in Harare, he told journalists Mugabe had appeared shocked by the dossier of property seizur...


US sources run for cover

The unredacted WikiLeaks release of US cables from Harare exposes senior politicians and soldiers to witch-hunts

The Zimbabwean media gave blanket coverage to the WikiLeaks cables from the United States Embassy in Harare, released last month. Nearly 3,000 dispatches cover the last decade and ...


General alarm

Two of those most exposed to any possible Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front retribution for sharing their opinions and information with United States diplomats are ar...


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