Category: Zimbabwe


The Path to Zollarisation

And the heady events of December 2015.

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Zimbabwe: A New Week, A New Cabinet

And some context.

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Zimbabwe’s Black Friday

Black Friday 14 November 1997 - Black Friday 24 November 2017

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Zimbabwe and her new (Mnangagwa) direction

Firstly, what Mnangagwa has been saying. But also: why even the cynics can feel optimistic about Zimbabwe's future.

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The Zimbabwe Non-Coup: Is Exactly What We Needed.

As it turns out, what Zimbabwe desperately needed was a coup that was not a coup. And a resignation that was not a resignation.

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The Zimbabwean Economy: This “Difficult Patch”

A monetary tragedy: in multiple bank notes.

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Zimbabwe: can cryptocurrency help?

Bitcoin is unlikely to be a saving grace for this kind of economic situation.

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Zimbabwe’s New Hyperinflation: How Does It End?

And how long will it take to get there?

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Zimbabwe Hyperinflation 2.0: The US Dollar Version

It looks like it's returning for a second round. This time, with US dollars.

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Bond Notes, and other monetary madness

This morning, after months of delays, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe is finally embarking on its new ‘Bond Notes’ monetary experiment: the issuance of legal tender that is not currency (just a ‘pseudo-currency’ to prevent the externalisation of real currency). So you know, this is not the only monetary phenomenon that is unfolding itself in […]

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