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Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe

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

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State corruption complicates succession battles

Each of the factions vying to succeed Mugabe is accusing the other of cover-up and grand corruption as reports emerge of multimillion dollar pay-offs

President Robert Mugabe's frequent trips to Singapore are for nothing more serious than treatment for cataracts, according Rugare Gumbo, the Spokesman for the ruling Zimbabwe Afric...


Falling out with the Mugabes

One of the presidential family’s business partners loses his mining rights after they fall out over a flat in Hong Kong

Zimbabwe has confiscated the platinum and copper interests of Hsieh Ping-sung without compensation after he fell out with President Robert Mugabe and his family, Africa Confidentia...


Wasting assets

Recent forays in search of investment have failed but there is a lack of urgency in government efforts to revive the economy

January has been more depressing than usual for the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF). President Robert Mugabe had to cut short his annual leave and return ...


Gems may unpick European sanctions

Zimbabwe's business leaders, championed by Belgium's diamond barons, are trying to draw in new money

In what may be Zimbabwe’s best hope of reversing economic decline, a high-level delegation of top executives led by Charles Msipa, the President of the Confederation of Zimba...


Success needs succession

Mugabe may be approaching his 90th birthday but that does not make the naming of a successor more likely

The only certainty for Zimbabwe in 2014 is that the succession issue will not be resolved so long as President Robert Mugabe is still in control. It is widely agreed that no econom...


Ruling party conference ignores crisis

ZANU-PF ducked the succession issue at its conference but the drift is damaging the confidence of businesses and people alike

The Mashonaland West provincial capital, Chinoyi, got all dressed up for the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front conference on 13-14 December but the deliberations prod...


Dilemmas over power cuts and shortages

With regular power outages and Harare in the grips of a water crisis, the government needs money fast

The inability of the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front government to maintain sufficient levels of food production, energy and water supplies is a major problem for l...


Essar on hold

Negotiations drag on but the relaunch of ZISCO will take place before year's end, according to the Commerce and Industry Minister


Arms-for-minerals trades exposed

Zimbabwe has parcelled out choice mining concessions to Russia and China in exchange for arms – but they may have sold them too cheaply

Deals to trade mining concessions for arms from Russia and China were arranged privately during the period of the coalition government by Zimbabwe African National Union–Patr...


Mugabe's farm in sanctions row

The President and his wife run a dairy business. A German firm has been supplying them for four years, even though the couple are under EU sanctions

The German firm Wilhelm Guth Ventiltechnik has been supplying components to Robert and Grace Mugabe's dairy in defiance of international sanctions. Its wholly-owned subsidiary, Gut...


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