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

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

Zimbabwe

Two years after coup, Zimbabweans still long for economic change

As the country grapples with another economic crisis, some wonder what has changed since Mugabe was ousted from power.

Two years after coup, Zimbabweans still long for economic change

Zimbabwe

Can the new Zimbabwean dollar relieve a chronic cash crunch?

On Tuesday, the long-awaited, next-generation Zimbabwean dollar finally hit the streets.

Can the new Zimbabwean dollar relieve a chronic cash crunch?

Inflation

Burned by last crisis, Zimbabweans seek to shelter savings

Hyperinflation wiped out pensions a decade ago, but this time around, savers and fund managers are getting savvier.

Burned by last crisis, Zimbabweans seek to shelter savings

Africa

Zimbabwe's government workers want wages pegged to US dollars

Unions say salaries tied to United States currency is the way to cushion public-sector employees against hyperinflation.

Zimbabwe's government workers want wages pegged to US dollars

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is getting another 'new' currency

The new currency will have denominations with a maximum value of $0.25, says Zimbabwe's central bank chief.

 Zimbabwe is getting another 'new' currency

Zimbabwe

Thousands in Zimbabwe denounce 'evil' Western sanctions

People march in Harare calling on US, EU to lift sanctions on President Emmerson Mnangagwa and other top officials.

Thousands in Zimbabwe denounce 'evil' Western sanctions

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