PESA Power987 Interview

Political Economy Review: Zimbabwe’s Economic Crisis


Power98.7: Power Business

Monday, 12 August 2019

Interview reflecting on the impact of sanctions on the Zimbabwean economy and whether the projected growth rate of 3.1% in 2019 is likely to be achieved. The interview examines the impact of the ban on the multi-currency and the reintroduction of the Zimbabwean Dollar, and how this has affected the Government of Zimbabwe’s ability to repay its large Eskom bill. The discussion evaluates whether current policy actions taken by Zimbabwean authorities is sufficient to resolve the economic crisis and what is needed to recover the economy in the medium-term.

Siya Biniza

Role: Executive Director
Siya is a Political Economist specialising in Development Finance, Industrial Development, and Regional Integration...


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