Zimbabwe's government to introduce bond notes equivalent to the US dollar in attempt to tackle a cash shortage in the country. But many Zimbabweans are opposed to the government's plans. DW's Christine Mhundwa went out to find out why.
When a disgruntled Pastor Mawarire took to social media and urged people to rise up against their government, the overwhelming reaction to his call shook the nation. Now he has formed a coalition with other activists.
After years of relying on food handouts, Zimbabwe expects this year to have a substantial maize harvest. But the government must make the crop more attractive to farmers to further ease the perennial hunger problem.
Thousands of supporters praised the leadership of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe at a celebration to mark his 93rd birthday. The party is estimated to have cost the cash-strapped country up to $2 million.
Zimbabwe has begun issuing a surrogate currency - $2 and $5 denomination 'bond notes' - in a bid to ease a cash shortage. The move has prompted fears of a return to hyperinflation.
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