Tag: Emmerson Mnangagwa
Mugabe's gone – if you are in business so what?
Zimbabwe police have given public sector workers permission to march for better pay on Wednesday in what is widely seen as a test of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's willingness to tolerate dissent.
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa addressed the nation at this year’s 2019 State of the Nation Address which he acknowledged deepening poverty in a country that has seen record inflation, rolling blackouts and cash shortages. Joseph Busha, Managing Director, JM BUSHA Investment Group and Batanai Matsika, Head Of Research At Morgan & Co joins CNBC Africa to unpack some the key issues that the president looks to tackle.
It was a World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa like no another as thousands of delegates from around the world descended on Cape Town, South Africa from the 4th-6th September.
Hopes that the end of President Robert Mugabe’s ruinous rule in November 2017 would help put the country on a new path of peace and prosperity have long dissipated. Efforts by his successor President Emmerson Mnangagwa to attract foreign investors, who are critical in reviving Zimbabwe’s ailing economy, have also largely failed.
Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa was at WEF Africa to send the message that the Southern African nation is open for business. He spoke to CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters on this and dealing with its currency crisis.
Mugabe's deputy lost his vice presidential post when a military coup forced the former president to resign in 2017 after 37 years in power and led to presidential elections won by longtime Mugabe associate Emmerson Mnangagwa.
Zimbabwe’s main opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party is planning street demonstrations next week. Here's why