Tag: nathan hayes

This is what’s at stake as Mozambicans head to the polls

On the 15th of October Mozambique will be holding their general elections. However, the run up to the elections has been chaotic with dozens of attacks and killings on political campaigners, leaving analyst with the fear of elections not being free and fair. Joining CNBC Africa for more is Nathan Hayes, Mozambique Analyst at The Economist Intelligence Unit.

Zimbabwe battles to curb runaway inflation

Although Zimbabwean finance Minister Mthuli Ncube has taken on the task to turn around the Zimbabwean economy, the inflation rate is still on the rise. In June, inflation in Zimbabwe hit a high of 176 per cent .This was due to currency issues and the ongoing drought which threatened the countries food security. So is there hope for the crippling Zimbabwean economy? Nathan Hayes, Analyst at The Economist Intelligence Unit joins CNBC Africa for more.