Zimbabwe crisis at tipping point

Zimbabwe crisis at tipping point
Published: 19 June 2019 (292 Views)
With Zimbabwe's official inflation now at nearly 100 percent, and the plummeting RTGS dollar hitting a staggering 10 to the United States dollar on the black market yesterday, there are fears that the country is fast reaching a tipping point from which there is no return.

This comes as calls for dialogue between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and opposition leader Nelson Chamisa – who have been brawling since last year's hotly-disputed elections –are growing louder by the day.

It also comes as government has warned that it won't hesitate to deploy soldiers onto the streets to crush planned protests by opposition parties and labour unions, as the country's deepening economic rot threatens to return the horror show of 2008 – when hyperinflation decimated lives, jobs, savings and businesses.

- Daily News

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