Zimbabwe: A country divided by currency confusion

Harare and Mashonaland provinces primarily use US dollars while Bulawayo and Matabeleland provinces rely heavily on the rand.
By Evans Mathanda May. 19, 2024

Whither our dearest ZiG?

Many are even wondering: Does this ZiG currency actually exist?
By Newsday May. 11, 2024

ZiG brought more misery for consumers: CCZ

ZiG was introduced last month to replace the Zimbabwe dollar, but the new currency has faced public resistance, especially from commuter transport operators, making life difficult for consumers
By Tafadzwa Mhlanga May. 10, 2024

Consumer markets in turmoil, stocks battered as ZiG settles… now, retailers warn delayed notes increasing US dollar addiction

ZSE’s All Share Index has plummeted by 99,95% since April 5, when the gold-backed currency was announced.
By Julia Ndlela Apr. 26, 2024

Price of mealie-meal has dropped, says CCZ

Prices of mealie-meal shot through the roof in the past few weeks as retailers and suppliers sought to capitalise on the drought-induced shortages in the country.
By Brent Shamu Apr. 3, 2024

Maize, mealie meal prices skyrocket

There are no indications when the Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare ministry will undertake food aid relief programmes as the budget has not been announced.
By Miriam Mangwaya Mar. 31, 2024

‘Zim inflation rate at 747%’

It is the reason why most of the country’s leading corporations have been relying on internally generated inflation data to make decisions.
By Shame Makoshori and Julia Ndlela Feb. 16, 2024

Interview: Zim consumers on edge as Zimdollar drubbing worsens...Price of cabbage leads big shakers at 98% rise as demand shoots

New taxes announced in the 2024 National Budget proposals have since been reviewed downwards.
By Tafadzwa Mhlanga Feb. 9, 2024

Ordinary citizens under siege from new taxes

Compared to January 2023, the cost of living has surged by about 595%, primarily driven by the devaluation of the local currency.
By Tafadzwa Mhlanga Feb. 9, 2024