Perspective

Perspective

Seeing things in perspective has never been more important in Zimbabwe. If we fail to do so, our view of the current problems we are encountering will be distorted and we may all make decisions we later regret. When people went out and paid 6 or 7 to 1 for USD and then bought groceries at astronomic prices, they both regret that now as open market prices and conversion rates have fallen back to 2,5 or 3 to 1.

Reprieve for Biti

Reprieve for Biti

As court vetoes travel prohibition and faults biased

Loveland has America’s largest collection of Zimbabwe stone sculptures

Loveland has America’s largest collection of Zimbabwe stone sculptures

LOVELAND — The city of Loveland is home to the largest collection of Zimbabwe stone sculptures in America.

Zim protesters’ killings: Army generals’ denials ‘not surprising’

Zim protesters’ killings: Army generals’ denials ‘not surprising’

The Institute for Security Studies (ISS) has described as “unsurprising” the testimony by two Zimbabwean army generals who denied that troops killed six people on August 1 when the military was called in to crush protests following the country’s disputed elections.

Irrigation Still Rare in Zimbabwe as UN Predicts Drought

Irrigation Still Rare in Zimbabwe as UN Predicts Drought

The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization says the effects of a possible drought predicted in the southern Africa region can be reduced if countries invest in irrigation. The prediction comes at a time when Zimbabwe’s farmers are appealing for assistance so they can move away from depending on rain-fed agriculture. Columbus Mavhunga reports from Harare for VOA.

RBZ borrows Z$160 billion

HARARE - The Reserve Bank has not yet established the much-awaited Exchange Rate Impact Assessment Board (ERIAB), six months after central bank governor Gideon Gono announced...

Foreign debt soars

HARARE - Zimbabwe closed the year saddled with a current account deficit of US$548,8 million as...

Freight industry suffers

HARARE - Zimbabwe's freight industry is operating at about 40% capacity as a result of continued...

Exporters call for devaluation

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HARARE - Business in Zimbabwe is urging a devaluation of the local currency against the...

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HARARE - The Zimbabwe dollar has plunged yet further as a result of high importer demand...

Key witness dies

HARARE - The key witness in the forex trial of Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions secretary-general,...

UK committed to travel ban

LONDON - The British government expects that the travel ban on Zimbabwe's ruling elite and the...

Strike cripples public health sector

HARARE - The two-week strike by doctors has crippled the public health system, forcing state hospitals...

IMF warns of

HARARE - The cash-strapped Zimbabwe government has moved to restore its fiscal credibility and patch up...

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