Zim debt overhang predicament

While debt sometimes provides the ability to build other income-earning assets, it is important that countries move away from financing consumptive expenditure using debt.
By Batanai Matsika Nov. 10, 2023

Candid Comment: Political ambience matters in the grand scheme of things

Mnangagwa’s lament is because the country is having to fund key infrastructure projects from the fiscus, resulting in persistently high inflation.
By Alfonce Mbizwo Nov. 10, 2023

Patriot Bill: an enemy, barrier to democracy

Granted, Tuesday last week was a sad day for citizenry as your threat to cut short lives of the opposition was given teeth through legislation.
By Cyprian M Ndawana Jun. 7, 2023

AfDB’s ‘elitist’ Zim debt plan slammed

It said while AfDB had made headway in its initial engagements, the lender failed to line up a plan that tackles underlying causes behind the debt crisis.
By Shame Makoshori Jun. 2, 2023

CSOs warn against resource-backed loans

According to Zimcodd, as at the end of September, Zimbabwe’s total public debt, including the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe debt was estimated at $10,97 trillion.
By Miriam Mangwaya May. 24, 2023

Perspectives: Closing the gender gap through effective pro- poor debt policies

The country currently lacks a comprehensive debt policy, which ensures maintenance of sound financial position and protected credit quality.
By Vanessa Jaravaza May. 21, 2023

Zim Debt Conference draws closer

The national debt is currently estimated to be close to US$20 billion which includes resource-backed loans with China and the African Import Export Bank, multilateral partners and domestic lenders.
By Business Reporter May. 1, 2023

Government frets over dwindling correspondent banking relationships

Deputy Finance minister  Clemence Chiduwa blamed the sanctions imposed by the United States through the Zimbabwe Democracy and Economic Recovery Act (Zidera) of 2001
By Melody Chikono Oct. 16, 2022