Anti-coup plan needed before elections – Dr Mandaza

SAPES TRUST executive director Dr Ibbo Mandaza has called for a post-election national and international contingency plan on Zimbabwe if the military-backed Emmerson Mnangagwa government refuses to hand over power in the event of a defeat to the opposition in July. He

Policy dialogue moves to Bulawayo

By Nkosana Dlamini THE SAPES Dialogue Forum moves to Bulawayo this Friday with a strong panel of eminent speakers lined up for a discussion which takes a binocular view of the forthcoming harmonised elections under the heading “Towards credible, free, fair and

Fiscal policy: Reforms key

Chinamasa, positioning himself as a reformer through re-engagement with Western governments and international financial institutions (IFIs), has an uphill task. Zimbabwe’s deteriorating economic conditions underline the urgency with which government must move forward and implement comprehensive reforms to rescue the economy, while

RBZ unveils measures to boost investment

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) yesterday unveiled a raft of interventions, including enhancing nostro stabilisation facilities to support foreign payments, backed by a $1,5 billion kitty to be availed by the Afreximbank, as part of measures to accelerate economic turnaround. Zimbabwe

Focus For 2016: Zimbabwe In Transition

In consultation with members of both the team and nucleus of academics, policy makers, government and non-governmental actors, diplomats, and international experts associated with Sapes Trust and its Policy Dialogue Forum, it has been decided to focus on Zimbabwe in Transition in