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Zimbabwe to stop using US Dollars and use Bond Notes

Zimbabwe to stop using US Dollars and use Bond Notes THE central bank’s decision to more than double the size of its bond-note programme to $500 million confirms the country is headed towards de jure de-dollarisation, which threatens to accelerate inflation, an international research body has said. BY TATIRA ZWINOIRA …

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Life as a gay in #Zimbabwe

By Kells LIFE AS A GAY MAN IN ZIMBABWE | President Robert Mugabe says people like Takunda Amina are “worse than dogs and pigs” – so daily life as a gay man in Zimbabwe was never going to be easy. At 24, Amina has already been chased from his family home, …

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Behind the scenes, Zimbabwe politicians plot post-Mugabe reforms

HARARE/JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – In January, a photograph appeared in Zimbabwe’s media showing Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa enjoying drinks with a friend. In his hand was a large novelty mug emblazoned with the words: “I‘M THE BOSS.” To supporters of President Robert Mugabe, the inscription bordered on treason. They suspected that …

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#Zimbabwe white farmers evicted by Robert Mugabe hope for return

Some of the thousands of white Zimbabwean farmers evicted from their land in the early 2000s by President Robert Mugabe’s supporters continue to hold out hopes of one day receiving compensation and returning to the country. “I know friends who have gone to Zambia, Britain, South Africa and Australia. They’d …

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Robert Mugabe: Nelson Mandela ‘forgot why he was in jail… that’s why everything in #SouthAfrica is in whites’ hands’

Gweru – President Robert Mugabe says Nelson Mandela cherished his personal freedom over the economic freedom of his people, which is why today in South Africa “everything is in the whites’ hands”, reports say. The 93-year-old president was speaking in Shona at a ruling party rally in the central town of Gweru on Friday. …

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