Tag: Grace Mugabe

MDC’s Nelson Chamisa speaks out on Zimbabwe sanctions, dialogue and elective congress

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has again called for the lifting of sanctions against Zimbabwe. This is after United States extended sanctions by one year saying they will only be lifted, if Harare has implemented certain reforms. Joining CNBC Africa’s Karabo Letlhatlha to speak on the sanctions, legitimacy issue, elective congress and the current economic challenges facing Zimbabwe is MDC Leader Nelson Chamisa.

Zimbabwe needs bold reforms, productivity not a new currency – Arthur Mutambara

There has been a huge call for Zimbabwe to engage in a national dialogue to resolve the country’s economic crisis. The country’s reserve bank governor recently introduced a new currency known as Real Time Gross Transfer dollars or ‘RTGS dollars’ as a measure to address its currency problem. For more on the dialogue issue, the newly introduced currency, and role South Africa and SADC should play in resolving Zim crisis; CNBC Africa spoke to Former Zimbabwe Deputy Prime Minister Professor Arthur Mutambara.

How Zimbabweans are surviving exorbitant food prices

Zimbabwe has been struggling with a knock to the price of food and other goods as inflation has increased massively. For more on the impact of the dire situation In Zimbabwe CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters spoke to people on the ground who have been affected the most by the economic crisis.

Ex-Zimbabwe Deputy PM Mutambara lambasts Mnangangwa dialogue, calls for genuine talks to resolve crisis

Former Zimbabwe Deputy Prime Minister Professor Arthur Mutambara says Zimbabweans need to put their differences aside, and engage in a genuine national dialogue to resolve the country's worsening economic crisis. For more on the dialogue process and the newly introduced local currency Professor Mutambara spoke to CNBC Africa’s Daniel Sango.

Former President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe turns 95 today

Former President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe is 95th today. With his homeland in economic and social turmoil they may be little to celebrate.

Why South Africa’s NPA issued an arrest warrant for Zimbabwe’s Grace Mugabe

Afriforum have announced that the NPA has issued an arrest warrant for former Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe.

Why Mugabe’s political legacy is highly contested

Mugabe has often been viewed, in the words of one of his biographers Martin Meredith, as “secretive and solitary”, an “aloof and austere figure”.

Zimbabwe ruling party fires 11 Mugabe allies from parliament

Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party has fired from parliament 11 allies of former leader Robert Mugabe, as President Emmerson Mnangagwa continues a purge of officials that publicly supported his old boss and wife...