Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe Scraps Multi-Currency System, Now Illegal to Use the U.S. Dollar, Rand & Pula

The Zimbabwean government has with immediate effect, scrapped the multi-currency system in place since 2009 and further criminalised its use alongside the local RTGS$ recently announced as a stand-alone currency.This is according to an E...

Joburg Post·over 4 years ago

Zimbabwean Government Revives Currency Debate

President Emmerson Mnangagwa's remarks over the weekend that Zimbabwe would have a fully-fledged local currency before the end of the year, ending the multi-currency regime enacted in 2009, effectively re-ignited the emotive issue. This ...

Joburg Post·over 4 years ago

No Passports for Zimbabweans as Crisis Deepens

Applicants for new or renewed passports face an indefinite wait as the government does not have the foreign currency to pay for special imported paper, ink and other raw materials. Officials at the Registrar General Office said that even...

Joburg Post·over 4 years ago

Mnangagwa-Ramaphosa in Energy Talks

President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday held successful bilateral talks here with his South African counterpart, President Cyril Ramaphosa, to find lasting solutions to Zimbabwe's power problems, clearing the way for officials from the tw...

Joburg Post·about 4 years ago

A Push to Overthrow Mnangagwa

A Zimbabwe opposition lawmaker was charged on Tuesday with subversion, his lawyer said, after a video surfaced where he purportedly said President Emmerson Mnangagwa would be overthrown before the next election in 2023.

Joburg Post·about 4 years ago

Zimbabwe: Govt Renews Bid to Mend Ties With Britain, Unlock Elusive FDI

President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government has renewed its bid to mend long lost relations with colonial master Britain with Foreign Affairs Minister Sibusiso Moyo set to engage officials in attempts to unlock foreign investment into Zimb...

Joburg Post·about 4 years ago

Zimbabwe on the Brink, Again?

The past few months for the landlocked country of Zimbabwe have been eventful, to say the least. Battered by a severe drought that has affected agriculture, a power utility unable to meet the minimum required demand, and a doubling in an...

Neo Sithole·about 4 years ago

Repression and Dialogue In Zimbabwe: Twin Strategies That Aren’t Working

Since the November 2017 coup that toppled Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe and the elections in 2018, the regime of President Emmerson Mnangagwa has forged two forms of rule. These have been based on coercion on the one hand, and on the other d...

Brian Raftopoulos·about 4 years ago