Articles tagged 'nkc'

Inflation returns to hound Zim 16 June 2017 HARARE – Inflation is anticipated to continue firming on account of the general increase in the prices of goods and services, thus sending shivers down the spines of ordinary Zimbabweans who are still hounded by memories from the 2008 hyperinflationary era, which wiped out their hard-earned savin...
Defiant Zanu PF deepen 2018 poll row 26 March 2017 HARARE - The prospects for free and fair elections in Zimbabwe next year are remote without some concrete actions now to make that possible, including significant international involvement, a leading think-tank has said. Cape Town-based NKC African Economics said it is not just the potential f...
National Tyre Services warns of inflation 27 December 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe's largest tyre retailer has warned the government of rising inflation in the coming few months due to lack of foreign currency. National Tyre Services (NTS) chairman James Moyo last week said it was critical for the country to come up with strategies to inject fresh capital i...
'Opposition coalition needs Mujuru, Tsvangirai' 3 June 2016 HARARE - A respected South Africa-based think tank has said the recently-signed Coalition of Democrats (Code) by five “fringe” opposition political parties, must include political heavyweights such as Morgan Tsvangirai and ex-vice president Joice Mujuru,  if the pact is to win against President R...
Govt debt balloons 3 March 2016 HARARE - The government's debt has ballooned to $1,4 billion at the end of 2015 in a clear sign of the President Robert Mugabe administration's failure to curb excessive spending. In its first quarter 2016 analysis of the Zimbabwean economy, South Africa-based NKC African Economics (NKC) said ...
Rand rejection sounds death knell 26 November 2015 HARARE - The continuing rejection of the South African rand by some of the country's largest retail operators will have a negative impact on the Zimbabwean economy, an Oxford think-tank has warned. Businesses are rejecting the use of rand coins over weakening value. [GoogleAd] The Oxford...
'Zimbabwe on the brink' 20 November 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe is on the brink of total collapse and the infighting in Zanu PF could trigger unprecedented chaos in the country - with the death of two political activists from the ruling party - a sign of a "rotten regime" that is on its "wits end", the Oxford linked NKC African Economics (NK...