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Situation in Zimbabwe still ‘very difficult’, says senior IMF official

JOHANNESBURG, November 23 – International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission Chief for Zimbabwe, Gene Leon, said on Thursday that the economic situation in Zimbabwe remains “very difficult”.     In a statement, Leon said: “While growth in 2017 will be boosted by the bumper harvest due to the exceptional rainfall, the challenge is to sustain growth going forward in […]

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ANALYSIS – What next for Zimbabwe?

JOHANNESBURG, November 21 – Embattled Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe resigned on Tuesday, finally ending days of speculation about his future — the big question that arises is “what now?”. Speaker of the Zimbabwe Parliament Jacob Mudenda made the announcement when the two Houses of Parliament — Upper and Lower — were seated at the Harare […]