Articles tagged 'cost of living'

Cost of living goes up again 19 December 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe's cost of living has increased again due to the prevailing economic conditions, the Consumer Council of Zimbabwe (CCZ) has revealed. This comes after a tax increase on electronic transactions, cash and fuel shortages as well as price hikes, among other challenges, have caused...
Zim cost of living up 23 October 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe's cost of living marginally increased in September due to rising inflation, the consumer watchdog has said. This comes at a time when Cabinet has approved principles of the Consumer Protection Bill, which criminalises retailers and manufacturers who increase prices of goods a...
Zim's cost of living dips 20 June 2017 HARARE - The cost of living, as measured by the Consumer Council of Zimbabwe's low income urban earner monthly basket for a family of six decreased from the end-April figure of $ 579,15 to $577,77 by end-May 2017, showing a decrease of $1,38 or 0,24 percent. The CCZ survey is conducted twice d...
Soaring prices hit rural poor 12 November 2013 HARARE - Prices of basic commodities in rural areas have shot up beyond the reach of many. The National Incomes and Pricing Commission (NIPC) latest price monitoring report reveals that prices of basic commodities such as washing soap and mealie meal are selling for far much higher in poverty-...
Zimbabweans feel the pinch 21 October 2013 HARARE - As economic and social fortunes continue to dwindle, the cost of living has become too high for the ordinary Zimbabwean. A snap research carried out by the Daily News revealed that social infrastructure and other services are deteriorating while the liquidity crisis in the country has...
We are in for the long haul 21 October 2013 HARARE - The Zanu PF government's first 100 days in office are proving testing and hair-raising. This is driven by the grim picture that statistics are painting — hopes for an immediate economic turnaround are receding to the back burner. It is slowly but consistently becoming a tough journ...