Civil servants salary dispute spills to ILO

State workers are at loggerheads with their employer over salary which they argue is way below what they were earning in October 2018 in United States dollars.
By Priviledge Gumbodete May. 15, 2024

GhettoDances: An unexpected visit to the bar

The clean-up campaign by council was affecting small businesses which in most cases were not registered anyway.
By Onie Ndoro May. 12, 2024

Mines minister’s job on the line over ZiG

The ZiG currency was adopted due to the massive depreciation of the Zimdollar that depreciated by over 700% last year, and more than 250% in the first quarter.
By Tatira Zwinoira May. 6, 2024

Mushayavanhu’s last chance saloon

RBZ had three weeks to put its house in order and the failure to smoothly roll out the ZiG notes and coins will have disastrous consequences.
By Newsday Apr. 30, 2024

Interest rates seen tumbling below 20%

RBZ deputy governor Innocent Matshe said several measures taken by the central bank early this month, including the launch of the new currency, would stabilise the economy.
By Mthandazo Nyoni Apr. 25, 2024

Zim Independence Day: 44 years of embarrassment

The 1990s brought economic challenges that worsened in the new millennium.
By Amh Voices Apr. 20, 2024

‘Bond notes, Zimdollar had no backing’

The Bond notes and coins were then dropped to allow for the re-introduction of the ZWL$ in June 2019.
By Tatira Zwinoira Apr. 12, 2024

After the Bell: Decoding Zimbabwe’s decision to Zigzag

This is Zimbabwe’s sixth attempt to create a functional local currency since 2008, when inflation crossed 500 billion percent, making it worthless.
By Tim Cohen Apr. 11, 2024

Govt must not undermine new currency

At the same time, the market has basically refused to continue transacting in the Zimdollar, leaving mostly the United States dollar and the South African rand to fill the void.
By Newsday Apr. 10, 2024