Zimbabwe budget forecasts 2.7% growth in 2016; 92% of budget still spent on govt wages

Zimbabwe’s Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa said on Thursday the country’s economy would grow by 2.7 percent in 2016, after he rolled out measures aimed at addressing a deepening economic crisis. Zimbabwe’s economy is expected to grow by 1.5 percent this year, after initially being projected to grow by 3.5 percent. Announcing the US$4 billion […]