Just In: Zim, EU Launch Formal Political Dialogue

The Zimbabwean government and the European Union today launched the formal  Political dialogue which is expected to improve the relations between the two countries. Speaking at the launch of the dialogue, Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary, James Manzou, said the dialogue followed three years of informal exchange between the two institutions. “I’m delighted that after three …

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[DOWNLOAD] Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe 2019 Monetary Policy Statement

The Bank has taken note of the excellent contributions from the business community, bankers, the academia, the media and members of the public on the need to establish an inter-bank foreign exchange market to formalise the selling and buying of USDs through banks and bureau de change. This is essential in order to bring sanity …

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How Zimbabweans Navigated Their Way Around An Internet Shutdown

By Kudzayi Zvinavashe It’s almost midnight in Zimbabwe’s capital Harare and a few colleagues casually joke how they spent their day in different parts of Europe over drinks. It’s a conversation that could be a perfect fit in a billionaire’s club except that these chaps are typical Zimbabweans; struggling to make ends meet against a …

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Zimbabwe Protests Are Over But Uncertainty Lingers

By Divine Dube A military crackdown compounded by a partial internet black-out has ended violent protests triggered by fuel price hikes announced by Zimbabwe President, Emmerson Mnangagwa, but “nothing has changed” after the country’s historic shutdown which stretched for close to a week, analysts say. Zimbabwe’s mass protests, dubbed “the shutdown,” began Monday this week …

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Zimbabwe Fuel Protests: Bulawayo Turns Into Ghost City

By Divine Dube  BULAWAYO: Although government authorities ordered civil servants and the generality of Zimbabweans to go back to work Thursday (today), the city remains largely quiet with no movement as the country’s crippling shut down reaches the fourth day. What further exacerbates uncertainty over the shutdown is that the internet remains jammed and most …

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Contribute To The Finance (No.2) Bill, 2018

On Friday, 19 October 2018, the Clerk of Parliament gazetted the Finance (No. 2) Bill, H.B. 9, 2018. Section 141 of the Constitution of Zimbabwe provides that Parliament must:         (a) Facilitate public involvement in its legislative and other processes of its Committees;        (b) Ensure that interested and affected parties are consulted about Bills being  considered  by Parliament, unless such consultation is inappropriate …

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