[HARARE] Zimbabwe was on Saturday due to begin a period of national mourning following the death of Mr Robert Mugabe, the former guerrilla hero turned despot who ruled Zimbabwe for 37 years.

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ZIMBABWE'S government has a trust problem as it introduces a discounted currency in a bid to reverse chronic cash shortages that left people struggling to get hold of basic goods....

NOT having a currency of its own hasn't stopped Zimbabwe from sliding into a currency crisis....

ZIMBABWE will introduce a new currency in the next 12 months, its finance minister said, as a shortage of US dollars has plunged the financial system into disarray and forced businesses to close...

AT SOLOMON Chakauya's grocery store in Zimbabwe's Chinamhora district outside Harare, there's no sign of the seasonal Christmas rush that he needs to keep his business afloat....