How to understand why Zimbabwe is bringing back the Zim dollar and the limits of mobile money

"If we don’t address fundamentals especially around the cost of production then the new currency might not work."...

Zimbabwe is clamping down on social media use with a cyber crime bill set to become law

Zimbabwe has inched closer to clamping down on citizens’ use of social media platforms and will...

Zimbabwe’s central bank has shut down the use of mobile money for cash transactions

The disabling of cash-in and cash-out options on the mobile money menus of the Zimbabwean operators...

The Zimbabwean writer who was Robert Mugabe’s nemesis

In 1978 Robert Mugabe was heckled by writer and iconoclast Dambudzo Marechera when he came to...

A power outage and mobile money blackout expose the vulnerability of Zimbabwe’s economy

A power cut, a digital blackout and a drying lake join the currency crisis add to...

A sharp jump in mobile internet prices shows the true value of Zimbabwe’s troubled currency

While Zimbabwe’s central bank is trying to make the case for a respectable value for its three-month...

Zimbabwe’s plan to compensate white farmers is facing a backlash from party loyalists and the farmers

Zimbabwe’s latest plan to compensate white commercial farmers who lost land during the fast track Land...

This short “cows and goats” animation is the best explainer of Zimbabwe’s currency madness

Zimbabwe’s economic crisis is complex....

VPNs are now a part of life for Zimbabweans trying to get around a government internet shutdown

In the wake of nationwide internet shutdowns, ordinary Zimbabweans are circumventing censorship through VPNs....

What do African strongmen do after they get kicked out of office?

A long-serving president—or strongmen leaders, as they are also known—is still a common feature of African...

The 40-year-old “prophetic” novel that predicted the troubles of modern-day Zimbabwe

If Dambudzo Marechera had not existed, Zimbabwe would have invented him....

Zimbabwe is producing Chinese documentaries to help revive its tourism business

Zimbabwe’s beleaguered tourism sector is starting to re-engage its international markets, targeting tour operators who had...

ANALYSIS: Cyber attack on ZEC

Protests in Harare started on Tuesday, 31st of July after the parliamentary results were announced. During...

A two-day crash in Zimbabwe’s mobile money system shows the vulnerabilities of going cashless

Harare, Zimbabwe - Although mobile money has become the leading transaction platform in Zimbabwe, its weaknesses came...

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