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Sunbird welcomes 2018 with renovations

Zim is experiencing a wave of optimism at the moment. Despite the ongoing challenges, Zimbos are upbeat that some of the root causes of our economic malaise are at least being acknowledged. No doubt, challenges lie ahead but we continue to maintain our belief that the future is largely in the hands of ordinary people [...]

By | January 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is it safe to visit Zimbabwe at the moment?

Nothing happens in decades, then decades happen in a few days! The recent toppling of Robert Mugabe hasĀ  impressed the world for the restraint displayed by the armed forces as well as ordinary citizens. The new president is making all the right noises and the mood here in Harare is optimistic with many diasporans home [...]

By | December 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is the fuel & cash situation in Zimbabwe at the moment?

Theoretically Zimbabwe is currently operating on a multi-currency system whereby USD, Rand, Euro, Pound, Pula and Renminbi are all accepted as legal tender along side locally issue bond-notes that are supposedly par with the USD. In practice, prices are quoted in USD and all other currencies and card payments are traded at very unfavorable rates [...]

By | October 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments