Zimbabwe's economy is collapsing: why Mnangagwa doesn't have the answers

Posted on Tue 06 November 2018 in Africa • Tagged with Zimbabwe, President Emmerson Mnangagwa, RObert Mugabe, China, Zimbabwe economy

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A KFC in Harare, like many other shops, has shut down as a result of Zimbabwe’s financial crisis . EPA-EFE/AARON UFUMELI

Robert Rotberg, Harvard University

When President Emmerson Mnangagwa campaigned in July for Zimbabwe’s presidency, he promised to be a business friendly leader, and to return his country …

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Zimbabwe: victory for ZANU-PF but this election marks the end of the liberation era

Posted on Wed 15 August 2018 in Africa • Tagged with Zimbabwe, ZANU-PF, MDC, Emmerson Mnangagwa

Stephen Chan, SOAS, University of London

The counting of the votes in the Zimbabwean elections lurched from tragedy to farce. The tragedy came when military over-reaction left three demonstrators dead. Soldiers had fired into the crowds that were gathering outside the Electoral Commission, accusing it of counting too slowly and …

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