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Zimbabwe

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

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Leak now, pay later

Attorney General Johannes Tomana has the unenviable job of investigating for possible prosecution all Zimbabweans identified as sources of information for United States’ diplomats ...


The kingmaker general dies at Alamein

Solomon Mujuru held no high office but was an important link between the military and the political opposition

The macabre mystery surrounding the death of General Solomon Mujuru on 16 August is perturbing the faction-ridden Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front. In the short term...


The police fail to protect

Amid the finger-pointing, conspiracy theories and angst at Solomon Mujuru’s death, what stands out with crystal clarity is the incompetence of the Zimbabwe Republic Police before, ...


It’s not cricket

On 4 August, Zimbabwe announced its return from the cricketing wilderness, playing – and winning – its first international for over five years, a test match against Bangladesh. Zi...


Hard winter in Harare

ZANU-PF outpoint their opponents by taking over the diamond revenue and latching on to a popular national cause

As senior allies of President Robert Gabriel Mugabe concede through gritted teeth that there can be no national elections this year, they have moved the battleground to economic po...


Spinning out of control

Four spin doctors vie for coverage on behalf of President Mugabe and his party as the battle over the next elections heats up

The official line from President Robert Gabriel Mugabe and the highest policy-making body of his Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front, the Politburo, is that elections m...


Unreliable economic barometer

The launch of the US$9.2 billion Medium Term Plan at Harare’s International Conference Centre on 7 July did not go according to plan. Although President Robert Mugabe and Prime Min...


Durbar without elephants

The swelling procession of senior figures from the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) snaking through the Harare divorce courts alongside wronged spouses clu...


Regional leaders take on the President

President Mugabe’s men misjudged the mood of the summit in South Africa: they lost yet more political ground in the negotiations

The performance of President Robert Mugabe’s team at the 11-12 June Southern African Development Community (SADC) summit in Sandton, Johannesburg, was little short of disastrous. T...


Reports of Mugabe’s demise

Opposition politicians insist that President Robert Mugabe will retire before the end of 2011, which may be one reason why they want to delay the polls. The 87-year-old Mugabe had ...


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