Are retailers dumping goods on the streets?
There are reports that some big retail shops are refusing to transact in the local currency citing various excuses, including malfunctioning point-of-sale machines.
By Miriam Mangwaya and Problem Masau May. 23, 2023
Hello 2008, it’s no fun to see you again!
The RTGS prices one sees displayed on supermarket shelves will have been “adjusted” upwards by the time one gets to the teller to pay.
By Newsday May. 19, 2023
Anger mounts in Zim as prices rocket
Rocketing prices, reminiscent of market mayhems that rocked Zimbabwe between 2000 and 2008, have been mostly underpinned by prolonged turbulences on Zimbabwe’s currency.
By RUGARE MUBIKA and ELMA ZHOYA and Freeman Makopa May. 19, 2023
Bread price jumps 109%
This represents a 109% hike on the $860 that was being charged mid-last month for the same loaf.
By Miriam Mangwaya May. 3, 2023
Zim records world’s highest food inflation
In the latest WB report, Venezuela is ranked second at 158% followed by Lebanon at 143%.
By Sharon Buwerimwe Feb. 16, 2023
Inflation falls for 5th straight month…as CCZ claims consumers are still in for a rough ride
The January figure represented a 14-percentage point slowdown compared to December 2022.
By Tatira Zwinoira Feb. 2, 2023
Power outages vex Potraz
Magadzire told NewsDay that as a result of the power challenges, consumers were buying services from mobile network operators, which they were not fully utilising.
By Evans Mathanda Jan. 30, 2023
Milk shortage fears grip Byo
A survey at retail outlets in Bulawayo yesterday revealed that some shops had run out of the product.
By ZANELE NDLOVU Jan. 26, 2023
Cost of living skyrockets…as retailers violate consumer rights
The rise in living expenses, which will drive more people into extreme poverty, comes as the majority of workers — particularly in the private sector — earn low earnings.
By Mthandazo Nyoni Jan. 9, 2023
US revokes visas after Museveni signs tough anti-gay Bill into law