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Socio-Economic Rights Watch

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SURVEY OF ZIMBABWE’s MONETARY REGIME: A CASE OF THE CURRENCY CRISIS AND PROFERRING LASTING SOLUTIONS

Zimbabwe, which had enjoyed dollarisation-induced economic stabilisation spin-offs during the period 2009-2013, has since then shown signs of fragility, with GDP collapsing from peaks of 10.6% in 2010 to present levels of 1.1% in 2015, and 0.7% for 2016 as the country grapples with a tight liquidity situation.

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ANALYSIS OF THE ANNUAL BUDGET REVIEW FOR 2016, 2017 OUTLOOK AND 2017 MID-TERM MONETARY POLICY STATEMENT

The Minister of Finance and Economic Development presented the Annual Budget Review for 2016 and the 2017 Outlook to Parliament on 20 July 2017. This is in line with provisions of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA)1 which requires the Minister to ensure that full and transparent accounts are from time to time, and not less than annually, are submitted to Parliament indicating the current and projected state of the economy, the public resources of Zimbabwe and the fiscal policy of the Government.

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Socio-Economic Rights Watch - March Edition

THE Board of Trustees of the Southern African Parliamentary Support Trust (SAPST), at its inception in 2007, set its sights on a regional foothold for the organisation to ensure that its successes at home would cascade into the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region.

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SADC Public Finance Bulletin Vol. 1

The 2011 1st Quarterly meeting was held to enhance capacity of members through exposing them to thematic areas of the role of parliament in a developmental state, budget monitoring and tracking, social and economic impact of debt, as well as the interface of civil society and parliament in budget oversight. The meeting also approved and signed the Constitution of the Association.

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SADC Public Finance Bulletin Vol. 2

The main objective of the Association is to create a regional platform for sharing domestic, regional and international experience, as well as avail empirical information on regional and international best practice in the budget process to enhance Executive oversight.

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