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COVID-19 pandemic escalates in hyper-inflation economy, but political dialogue prospects greatly improved

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Sat, 02/13/2021 - 06:25

With inflation measured at over 470 per cent in 2020, the people of Zimbabwe are really struggling to survive as 2021 gets into full swing. Several high profile political, business and church people have died from COVID-19 in recent weeks, sharply focussing the government on more effective action.

Zimbabwe’s economic agony continues as political strife more muted

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Mon, 10/19/2020 - 06:22

When schools returned in mid-September, most teachers did not, shifting the focus of industrial strife from the health to the education sector. It underlines the galloping inflation impacting the wages of public servants and other workers, and the huge pressures for change in Zimbabwean society.