Police were deployed across Harare after protesters blocked a number of roads following the government's decision to more than double the price of fuel.
Fuel Price Hike Sparks Protests Amid Economic Crisis
Deutsche Welle, 14 January 2019
Zimbabweans continue to express their anger at new government austerity measures which aim to boost the country's struggling economy. But a solution may be a long way off. Read more »
Police, Protesters Clash As Fuel Price Stayaway Spreads
New Zimbabwe, 14 January 2019
Angry mobs barricaded roads in Harare's residential areas while many failed to go to work and school as Zimbabweans reacted bitterly to worsening hardship triggered by a weekend… Read more »
Angry Citizens in Zimbabwe shutdown protests.
Unions Issue 7-Day Ultimatum for Govt to Solve Economic Mess
New Zimbabwe, 13 January 2019
THE Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has written to government demanding the resolution to the country's worsening economic crisis within the next seven days or face a… Read more »
Stiff Penalties for Errant Fuel Firms
The Herald, 14 January 2019
Owners of oil companies and service stations that cheat in buying or selling fuel face heavy penalties under new regulations gazetted at the weekend which also show that almost all… Read more »
Tax Relief for Business
Registered and tax-compliant businesses in the four productive sectors that do not increase prices beyond those prevailing before Saturday will be eligible for tax relief on the… Read more »
President's Interventions Take Effect
Government and technocrats in the energy sector yesterday finalised a framework to operationalise rebates for transport operators and industry to cushion the public from price… Read more »
Zimbabwe Faces Fresh Protests Amid Collapsing Economy
CAJ News, 13 January 2019
Zimbabwe is set for a new wave of public protests following a deepening economic crisis marked by closure of companies and skyrocketing prices of basic commodities, among them… Read more »
Govt Clears Air On Fuel Prices
The Herald, 12 January 2019
Government has not authorised service stations to sell fuel in US dollars only, so dealers should consider all currencies in the basket, including the bond note which is pegged at… Read more »
Panicking Govt Reconvenes TNF As Economy Faces Implosion
Government has called for a Tripartite Negotiation Forum (TNF) with its key partners Monday after over a year since such meeting was convened. Read more »
Fuel Price Shock! Petrol Price to More Than Double
New Zimbabwe, 12 January 2019
Fuel prices in Zimbabwe will more than double on Sunday, President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced late on Saturday evening. Read more »
Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube is under fire for torching the current economic tumult through his recent policy measures that have been unpopular with both business and locals. ... Read more »
Zimbabweans are spending long hours in queues at filling stations as the country's fuel supply crisis drags on. Asked about the crisis during a media briefing, Finance Minister ... Read more »
The government has reportedly urged citizens not to resort to panic buying after long fuel queues resurfaced in the capital Harare and other parts of the country. Fuel queues ... Read more »
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