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Zimbabwe returns from the cold

29 April 2009 Press Release Tourism News

Zimbabwe is slowly yet surely returning from international exile, with travel warnings by the United States, Japanese and German governments lifted this month, and other countries expected to follow suit. Germany’s ambassador to Zimbabwe, Albrecht Cronze, said the prevailing situation in Zimbabwe no longer justified the travel warnings. The US has scrapped its advisory warning but says this does not signal a shift in US policy toward the unity government.

Zimbabwe suspends domestic currency for at least year

14 April 2009 Press Release Tourism News

Zimbabwe’s national currency will remain suspended for at least a year as the country turns to foreign currency to combat hyper-inflation. “There was nothing to support the value of the Zimbabwean dollar,” Economic Planning Minister Elton Mangoma said.