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

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?

Zimbabwe

Soaring fuel prices and stagnant wages squeeze Zimbabweans

Wages are falling further behind fuel prices, heaping pain on professional drivers and motorists in Zimbabwe.

Soaring fuel prices and stagnant wages squeeze Zimbabweans

Zimbabwe

Could new figures forecast hyperinflation for Zimbabwe?

Annualized inflation in Zimbabwe surged to 175.66 percent in June, up from 97.85 percent in May.

Could new figures forecast hyperinflation for Zimbabwe?

Inflation

Hyperinflation trauma: Zimbabweans' uneasy new dollar

People in Zimbabwe are worried about what could happen if their livelihoods are tied to the country's new currency.

Hyperinflation trauma: Zimbabweans' uneasy new dollar

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe outlaws use of US dollar and other foreign currencies

Move seen as bid to support fledgling new currency that's been roiled by black market speculation.

Zimbabwe outlaws use of US dollar and other foreign currencies