Zimbabwe’s Economy on Recovery Path, Says World Bank

In a report this month, the World Bank predicts Zimbabwe’s economy will grow 3.9% this year even as the country sees an alarming spike in poverty levels, especially in urban areas. The report says a record 7.9 million Zimbabweans are “extremely” poor, earning less than 30 U.S. dollars a month. But as Columbus Mavhunga reports from Harare, the government says good rains are expected to help lift the agro-based economy with a bumper harvest. Camera: Blessing Chigwenhembe

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