Harare News

Wheat a minute: Zimbabwe faces bread shortage

Earlier this week, the Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe's (GMAZ) general manager Lynette Veremu wrote a letter to the National Bakers Association of Zimbabwe (NBAZ) instructing it not to pay for 55 000 tons of wheat in warehouses in Mozambique and Harare, according to NewsDay.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 21, 2019

Robert Mugabe: Gone but not forgotten, as he turns 95

Two streets in the capital city of Harare and the second-largest city, Bulawayo, are named after him.

Times Live , South Africa Feb 21, 2019

Zimbabwe scraps bond-note dollar peg, paves way for exchange rate slide

Harare (Reuters) - Zimbabwe scrapped the peg between its quasi-currency bond note and the U.S dollar on Wednesday, its central bank governor said, potentially paving the way for its official currency exchange rate to slide sharply to match its value on the streets.

Reuters , Africa Feb 21, 2019

Robert Mugabe turns 95 today and he’s missed by some

Harare - He was pushed out of power 15 months ago but on Thursday Zimbabwe marks Robert Mugabe’s 95th birthday with a public holiday and some questions.

EWN , South Africa Feb 20, 2019

New currency for Zimbabwe as foreign currency crisis deepens

Ashok Chakravati, an economist in Harare, said the monetary policy was a “courageous move” by the central bank.

Times Live , South Africa Feb 20, 2019

Zimbabwe launches new currency measure in bid to ease economic crisis

A man counts bond notes at a vegetable market in Harare.

IOL , South Africa Feb 20, 2019

Zimbabwe scraps bond note, U.S. dollar peg - central bank

A petrol attendant counts bond notes at a filling station in Harare, Zimbabwe, January 28, 2019, REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Zimbabwe on Wednesday abandoned a peg that was supposed to ensure its quasi-currency bond note would trade at parity with the U.S. dollar, Central Bank Governor John Mangudya said.

Reuters , Africa Feb 20, 2019

Is Zimbabwe nostalgic for Mugabe?

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | While it’s unlikely that many Zimbabweans yearn for former ruler Robert Mugabe’s return, the occasion of his 95th birthday on Thursday has led some to see him in a softer light.

The Independent , Uganda Feb 20, 2019

Is Zimbabwe nostalgic for Robert Mugabe?

If he didn't care, at least he pretended to," Harare resident Anita Mugombedzi told AFP.

The East African , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

Is Zimbabwe nostalgic for Mugabe?

Harare While it's unlikely that many Zimbabweans yearn for former ruler Robert Mugabe's return, the occasion of his 95th birthday on Thursday has led some to see him in a softer light.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 20, 2019