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."...

Bad Governance Creates Oligarchies, Monopolies, Lethal Distortions etc

The recent banning and unbanning of Ecocash cash-in and cash-out by the Reserve Bank has renewed...

Tesla Batteries Are Keeping Zimbabwe’s Economy Running

Zimbabweans are relying on Tesla Inc. to help them pay their bills....

Desperate Zimbabweans use cell phone transfers to get cash

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — After protests brought Zimbabwe’s capital to a standstill earlier this month, Harare...

Zimbabwe’s ‘Team up 2 Clean up Mbare’ now a thriving Start-up

A Clean-up campaign with origins in Mbare Township, a high-density, southern suburb of Harare in Zimbabwe...

Letter from Africa: Zimbabwe descends into darkness

Zimbabweans, already fearing a return to hyperinflation, are now also struggling with long power blackouts....

‘This is hell’: Zimbabweans say economy is worse than ever

Many Zimbabweans who cheered the downfall of longtime leader Robert Mugabe two years ago are aghast...

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...

Zimbabwean Tycoon Pushes for Prices in Rand as Bread Costs Soar

Zimbabwean businessman Strive Masiyiwa wants the country to start pricing its goods in rand instead of...

No end in sight for Zimbabwe’s economic woes

‘It’s a disaster. It’s as bad as any economy I’ve seen.’...

Zimbabwe police arrest 600 in harsh crackdown on protests

Zimbabwe police armed with AK-47 rifles arrested a prominent activist and pastor on Wednesday, along with...

Zimbabwe crisis: What you need to know

Zimbabwe's anti-government protest strike has entered day three with streets, particularly in Harare, said to be...

By Killing the Internet, Zimbabwe Kills Commerce and the Lights

When the Zimbabwean government ordered internet service providers to shutter parts of the web in an effort to...

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