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Zimbabwe’s main opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party is planning street demonstrations next week. Here's why
Zimbabwe celebrated 39th Independence Day today, amid economic crises with President Emmerson Mnangagwa delivering the key note speech at the main celebrations at the national sports stadium. Joining CNBC Africa for a conversation is Tafadzwa Muguti,
Zimbabwe's Ambassador in South Africa David Hamadziripi has applauded the diaspora business community for their role in contributing to the development of South Africa’s economy, and also urged them to consider investing back in their home country. For more CNBC Africa’s Daniel Sango caught up with the Ambassador at the Zimbabwe Achievers Awards ceremony held in Johannesburg.
The Southern African nation’s economy is experiencing a severe dollar crunch and faces more headwinds from a drought this year that has wilted crops and left up to 5.3 million people in need of food aid, according to a U.N. humanitarian agency.
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.
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.
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.