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.

Poverty & Development

IMF: Zimbabwe has the highest inflation rate in the world

Zimbabwe's statistics office will not release inflation data, but the IMF puts the figure at 300 percent

IMF: Zimbabwe has the highest inflation rate in the world

Zimbabwe

As Zimbabwe's economy founders, millennials eke out a living

A chronic shortage of professional opportunities drives country's youth to informal work and feeds social unrest.

As Zimbabwe's economy founders, millennials eke out a living

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's currency is collapsing

The Zimdollar started melting down two weeks ago, and it's getting worse.

Zimbabwe's currency is collapsing

Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe: Zimbabwe feud over late leader's burial site

Relative says damaged relationship with President Mnangagwa led him to request a burial at home in Zvimba, not Harare.

Robert Mugabe: Zimbabwe feud over late leader's burial site

Robert Mugabe

Robert Mugabe leaves a legacy of economic mismanagement

Mugabe presided over a total economic collapse, and Zimbabweans are still grappling with the fallout.

Robert Mugabe leaves a legacy of economic mismanagement

Africa

Zimbabwe doctors strike over poor wages and working conditions

A junior doctor earns a little above $100 a month but rising inflation has further eroded their savings.

Zimbabwe doctors strike over poor wages and working conditions

Zimbabwe

Discontent swells in Zimbabwe amid crackdown, economic woes

Less than two years after Mugabe was removed from power, President Mnangagwa accused of repressing human rights.

Discontent swells in Zimbabwe amid crackdown, economic woes

Zimbabwe

Protesters defy police ban to decry state of Zimbabwe's economy

Hundreds of demonstrators gathering in central Harare are met with batons and tear gas.

Protesters defy police ban to decry state of Zimbabwe's economy

Africa

A cash crunch heaps even more pain on Zimbabweans

Supplies of Zimdollar notes and coins have dried up, forcing Zimbabweans to pay premium for hard cash.

A cash crunch heaps even more pain on Zimbabweans

Zimbabwe

Powerless: Rolling blackouts in Zimbabwe hit businesses and jobs

Low water levels in the Zambezi River have led to power cuts that are now hitting Zimbabwe's industrial hubs.

Powerless: Rolling blackouts in Zimbabwe hit businesses and jobs

Africa

Conceal the burn: Zimbabwe is withholding official inflation data

Amid massive spikes in prices and budget austerity measures, Harare delays publication of official numbers until 2020.

Conceal the burn: Zimbabwe is withholding official inflation data

Zimbabwe

One year on: What has changed for Zimbabwe post Mugabe?

Zimbabweans rue unfulfilled promises, a struggling economy and clampdown on dissent under President Mnangagwa.

One year on: What has changed for Zimbabwe post Mugabe?