Zimbabwe on a knife-edge over crucial election
"Waiting for after the elections" has become a common refrain in Harare's streets, boardrooms and business circles.
At an upmarket car dealership in Harare's high-end shopping mall, brand new Mercedes-Benz GL models line the showroom floor. The price tag on these vehicles is €130000 (about R2-million). The salesman explains that the euro price tag "is for the simple reason that our cars are imported straight from Germany".