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Jose Eduardo dos Santos, Africa's second-longest-ruling leader, will hand power to the election winner, expected to be Joao Lourenco of MPLA.
Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa says the country could soon introduce a new currency.
Mugabe told a WEF panel Zimbabwe is most highly-developed African country after South Africa.
Ratings agency warns finance minister sacking and political upheaval 'endangering' economy.
About 98% of the currency circulating in Somalia is thought to be fake.
Akufo-Addo blames Ghana's poor state of the economy on the previous government.
'There is no task more urgent than defeating poverty,' the international development secretary said.
Militants in Niger Delta vowed to continue oil facilities' attacks until end of perceived disfranchisement.
'I am fearless and able to step into any arena as long as it is to serve my country,' Cooper tells IBTimes UK.
The crisis arose due to political and regional disturbances in the country since 2011.
Zimbabwe is distributing its 'bond notes' to help fight against cash shortages and food prices hikes.
Zimbabwe gets $91.2m for clearing its IMF debt, but 'meaningful' economic reforms still needed.
MDC MP says nation 'sick and tired' of presidential succession battles in ruling Zanu-PF party.
In June, Zimbabwe banned the import of goods including pizza base, baby formulae and shoe polish.
Black empowerment law seen as choking investment comes day after US takes Zimbabwe off sanctions list.