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Which direction is Zimbabwe headed? The economy, poverty and trust in leaders

3 May 2017 Zimbabwe
Findings from Afrobarometer Round 7 survey in Zimbabwe.

At a glance

Overall direction of the country: A majority of Zimbabweans think the country is heading in the wrong direction.

Trust in leaders: Zimbabweans generally trust their leaders and key institutions except for opposition and government’s revenue collection agency (ZIMRA).

Incidence of lived poverty: Shortage of cash continues to be a major challenge for Zimbabweans across all walks of life.

Public views on bond notes: A plurality of the adult Zimbabwean population do not think that bond notes will help ease Zimbabwe’s economic problems.

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