Chris Muronzi

Chris Muronzi

Chris Muronzi is a Zimbabwean financial journalist who served as business editor of the country's largest business weekly, the Zimbabwe Independent, for a decade. In addition to Al Jazeera Digital, his work has been published in the Financial Mail, Finweek and Quartz.

Zimbabwe

'Life's so tough': Never-ending misery for crisis-hit Zimbabweans

Hit by runaway hyperinflation and a rapidly devaluing currency, Zimbabweans are watching their earnings evaporate.

'Life's so tough': Never-ending misery for crisis-hit Zimbabweans

Coronavirus pandemic

Calls grow to reopen parts of Zimbabwe's crisis-ridden economy

Despite health risks from coronavirus, economists say Zimbabwe cannot afford to idle crucial industries.

Calls grow to reopen parts of Zimbabwe's crisis-ridden economy

Coronavirus pandemic

In Zimbabwe, lack of tests sparks fear COVID-19 goes undetected

Medics, opposition politicians and activists sound alarm over shortage of test kits and infrastructure challenges.

In Zimbabwe, lack of tests sparks fear COVID-19 goes undetected

Coronavirus pandemic

'We'll die of hunger first': Despair as Zimbabwe lockdown begins

In a country dealing with a severe economic crisis, many fear steps to curb coronavirus will hit vulnerable people hard.

'We'll die of hunger first': Despair as Zimbabwe lockdown begins

Coronavirus pandemic

Virus fears prompt Zimbabwe to let citizens pay in US dollars

Zimbabwe is poorly equipped to deal with a major COVID-19 outbreak because it is in the throes of an economic crisis.

Virus fears prompt Zimbabwe to let citizens pay in US dollars

Coronavirus pandemic

'How will we survive?': Health woes deepen Zimbabwe COVID-19 fear

As government ramps up coronavirus response, residents and health professionals raise alarm over a major outbreak.

'How will we survive?': Health woes deepen Zimbabwe COVID-19 fear

Africa

Zimbabwe unfazed by South Africa plan to erect border fence

As Zimbabwe reports first coronavirus case, fears are rising over the country's capacity to cope with a major outbreak.

Zimbabwe unfazed by South Africa plan to erect border fence

Zimbabwe

Beyond thirst: Inside Zimbabwe's water crisis

Shortages of clean, affordable water threaten individual and public health in the troubled Southern African nation.

Beyond thirst: Inside Zimbabwe's water crisis

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's farmers lament: 'The taxes are just too much'

Despite food crisis, Zimbabwe fields lie fallow as farmers grapple with drought, hyperinflation and onerous taxes.

Zimbabwe's farmers lament: 'The taxes are just too much'

Zimbabwe

As Zimbabwe's doctors strike, pregnant women search for care

Doctors' wages have been decimated by hyperinflation, and as they strike for better pay, hospitals turn away patients.

As Zimbabwe's doctors strike, pregnant women search for care

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's food crisis: 'Food security is national security'

According to recent data, about 5.5 million people, 38 percent of the rural population, currently faces food insecurity.

Zimbabwe's food crisis: 'Food security is national security'

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe security forces attack opposition supporters

Dozens of riot police charged MDC supporters who gathered at party headquarters in the capital for a rally.

Zimbabwe security forces attack opposition supporters