But some are optimistic that the economy will rebound if all stakeholders focus on reviving industries and other sectors.
There was little to cheer for Zimbabweans as the country suffered humiliation in most sporting disciplines.
Econet Wireless said Thursday it has reduced tariffs to 15 cents per minute for inter-company calls and 16 cents per minute to local networks with effect from January 1st, 2015.
Party members in the alleged faction loyal to Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa that plotted the ouster of their fiercest rival, former Vice President Joice Mujuru, are said to have turned on each other.
Some informal traders are now concerned that the declining economy will negatively affect their small operations even though a few are recording good profits.
Nkala was probably the first person to be buried at the National Hero's Acre despite having crossed paths with President Mugabe.
South African home affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba said as of Tuesday 207,802 applications have been processed out of the expected 245,000 eligible permit holders.
As the refugees faced certain destitution Wednesday, Verryn vowed he will not allow forceful removals without alternative housing.
“The business in 2014 was very down, it was not the same like other years, because even my clients who used to call me to come and do their jobs ... were just few.”
Some civil servants say the government deposited bonuses into their bank accounts though they could not withdraw the money
It is ranked among countries like Chad, Afghanistan, Yemen, Haiti, Pakistan, Guniea, Iraq, Cote d’ivore, Syria and Guinea Bissau.
ZCTU's Young Workers Council member, Godfrey Mutimba, says his main worry in 2014 was the ruling party’s failure to live up to its promise of creating jobs.