What now for Zimbabwe?


Will the impending regime change in Zimbabwe benefit the country’s energy and water sectors or will its impact worsen the challenges currently facing the impoverished nation?

The plight of Zimbabwe’s economy under Robert Mugabe’s corrupt regime is well documented but the 97 year old’s political relationships with South Africa’s Jacob Zuma and Mozambique’s Filipe Nyusi have managed to keep the lights on (sort of).

The exact makeup of the future government is still unclear but recently fired vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa is the most likely heir to the presidency. Continue reading…