Blog entries from: Economic Views from Zimbabwe

I admire John Robertson the economist from Zimbabwe for his straight talking. This blog will publish some of his thoughts on the Zimbabwe economy and some of my comments from a lay perspective.

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November 8 2014

From Economic Views from Zimbabwe Sat Nov 8 2014, 03:42:00

Policymakers and business leaders in Zimbabwe seem to share the opinion that past policies are still appropriate for the New Normal economy of the post-Global Financial Crisis world.

 

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From Economic Views from Zimbabwe Sat Nov 8 2014, 03:42:00

Policymakers and business leaders in Zimbabwe seem to share the opinion that past policies are still appropriate for the New Normal economy of the post-Global Financial Crisis world.

 

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August 9 2014

From Economic Views from Zimbabwe Sat Aug 9 2014, 07:19:00

 Zimbabwe will soon run out of money: Baz - DailyNews Live

 

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From Economic Views from Zimbabwe Sat Aug 9 2014, 07:19:00

 Zimbabwe will soon run out of money: Baz - DailyNews Live

 

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From Economic Views from Zimbabwe Sat Aug 9 2014, 06:07:00

In a rare one-on-one stage interview he held with US president Barack Obama, Zimbabwean technology entrepreneur, Takunda Chingonzo, told Obama that the supposedly targeted sanctions against some political leaders in Zimbabwe were actually hurting ordinary people.Chingonzo said technology entrepreneurs looking to get technology or funding from US-based companies often hit a brick wall because of the sanctions."In our work, we got to a point where we needed to import a bit of technology from the United States. And so we were engaging in conversation with these US based businesses, and the response we got time and time again was that unfortunately we cannot do business with you because you are from Zimbabwe. I was shocked. This doesn't make sense," explained Chingonzo to Obama.In response, ...

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From Economic Views from Zimbabwe Sat Aug 9 2014, 06:07:00

In a rare one-on-one stage interview he held with US president Barack Obama, Zimbabwean technology entrepreneur, Takunda Chingonzo, told Obama that the supposedly targeted sanctions against some political leaders in Zimbabwe were actually hurting ordinary people.Chingonzo said technology entrepreneurs looking to get technology or funding from US-based companies often hit a brick wall because of the sanctions."In our work, we got to a point where we needed to import a bit of technology from the United States. And so we were engaging in conversation with these US based businesses, and the response we got time and time again was that unfortunately we cannot do business with you because you are from Zimbabwe. I was shocked. This doesn't make sense," explained Chingonzo to Obama.In response, ...

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From Economic Views from Zimbabwe Sat Aug 9 2014, 06:01:00

THE Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) industrial index declined by 6,9% to 188,08 points in July from the December figures as the bourse took a battering from the slow performance of the economy, latest statistics have shown.

VICTORIA MTOMBA

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From Economic Views from Zimbabwe Sat Aug 9 2014, 06:01:00

THE Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) industrial index declined by 6,9% to 188,08 points in July from the December figures as the bourse took a battering from the slow performance of the economy, latest statistics have shown.

VICTORIA MTOMBA

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