Desperate Zimbabwe out of financial options amid Covid-19
The country is largely being ignored by international funders due to its past bad record of repayment and governance failures
On April 2, Zimbabwean finance minister Mthuli Ncube wrote to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other leading multilateral lenders pleading for help.
More than half the population needs food aid; the economy collapsed even before the impact of the global coronavirus pandemic; and the country’s health service is in tatters, he said. To date, he’s had no response...