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

Economy edges towards full dollarisation

The Zimdollar has been depreciating sharply against major currencies on low confidence. The depreciation has pushed up the prices of basic commodities.

Editorial comment: Economic wheels coming off

The civil servants have already indicated that they want the least paid to get US$800 monthly. Government will obviously say it has no resources. 
By Newsday Feb. 8, 2024

Family basket doubles to ZWL$6,2m

The development comes at a time when most retailers have pegged prices in United States dollars with some demanding payment for some goods exclusively in foreign currency.
By Mirriam Mangwaya Feb. 7, 2024

Brace for more price hikes: CCZ

The affected commodities include maize meal, milk, sugar, rice, flour, salt, bath soap, laundry soap, washing powder and toothpaste with effect from February 1, 2024.
By Miriam Mangwaya Feb. 5, 2024