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Zimbabweans gave Mugabe freedom to destroy ‘bread basket of Africa’

Zimbabweans gave Mugabe freedom to destroy ‘bread basket of Africa’

A LEADING figure in neighbouring South Africa’s growing anti-President Jacob Zuma social movement has warned the country’s citizens not to allow their nation to be destroyed “Zimbabwean style”. Freedom Movement’s Prince Mashele told journalists this week that Zimbabwe represents a perfect example of a citizenry that allowed its leadership a free rein at destroying the […]

Zimbabwe cabinet approves NRZ recapitalisation programme

Zimbabwe cabinet approves NRZ recapitalisation programme

CABINET has approved the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ)’s recapitalisation programme which will see the ailing parastatal going into the market to source funding through technical partners and institutional investors. Addressing journalists in Bulawayo on Saturday, NRZ board chairperson Larry Mavhima said the framework for the recapitalisation of the company was made by cabinet on […]

National Railways of Zimbabwe to seek private partnerships

National Railways of Zimbabwe to seek private partnerships

The cabinet has given the nod for the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) to look for private partnership in its recapitalisation drive in a move that could see the ailing parastatal turning around its fortunes for better. The move has given the ailing NRZ a fresh impetus. Addressing journalists in Bulawayo, NRZ board chairman Mr […]

Tanzania Among Top Best Countries for Investment in Africa

Tanzania Among Top Best Countries for Investment in Africa

Tanzania has featured in a list of top ten most attractive for investment flowing destination into African continent, emerging the only state from East Africa bloc. According to Africa Investment Index 2016, Tanzania was slotted on position eight ahead of Namibia and Burkina Faso, but below Algeria (on position 7), Cote d’Ivoire (6) and Zambia (5). […]

New World Bank Report Names Rwanda Among Most Resilient Economies

New World Bank Report Names Rwanda Among Most Resilient Economies

Rwanda and six other African countries have exhibited economic resilience in recent past that saw them post annual growth rate above 5.4 per cent in 2015-2017, according to a new World Bank report released yesterday. The six others include Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Senegal and Tanzania, said the latest Africa’s Pulse, a bi-annual analysis […]

Casablanca and Nairobi rank as leading destinations for Fortune 500 companies establishing international headquarters

Casablanca and Nairobi rank as leading destinations for Fortune 500 companies establishing international headquarters

The Middle East Africa (MEA) region has become increasingly important for the majority of global Fortune 500 companies, according to a new report released by Infomineo, a global business research company specialising in Africa and the Middle East. The report focuses on multinationals looking at entering, or already present, in the Middle East and Africa […]

Contradictions of Africa’s Development Agenda

Contradictions of Africa’s Development Agenda

This story starts at a golf club in Nigeria. My former schoolmate and sometimes golf buddy started it. He sent a message to our chat group remarking how a well-to-do golfer’s arrival at the clubhouse had turned heads. Now when golfers turn heads at your arrival it means you must have turned up in serious […]

Contradictions of Africa’s Development Agenda

Contradictions of Africa’s Development Agenda

This story starts at a golf club in Nigeria. My former schoolmate and sometimes golf buddy started it. He sent a message to our chat group remarking how a well-to-do golfer’s arrival at the clubhouse had turned heads. Now when golfers turn heads at your arrival it means you must have turned up in serious […]

Africa Finance Corporation Partners with Hogan Lovells for an Investment Summit in Nigeria

Africa Finance Corporation Partners with Hogan Lovells for an Investment Summit in Nigeria

Leading global law firm, Hogan Lovells, will be the headline legal sponsor at AFC Live, the key industry infrastructure investment summit hosted by the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), that will take place in Abuja on the 15th and 16th May. A number of high level participants from both government and the private sector are expected […]

International Islamic Trade Financing Corporation’s first African-Asian Cotton B2B Meeting

International Islamic Trade Financing Corporation’s first African-Asian Cotton B2B Meeting

In its continuous efforts to promote and foster intra-trade development, the International Islamic Trade Financing Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org), member of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group, organized its first African-Asian Cotton B2B Meeting event as part of its Cotton Development and Partnership Program. The Meeting took place in the Westin Hotel, Dhaka, Peoples’ Republic of […]

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