Zimbabwe: Latest News
Dana Sanchez, 3:16 pm
A third of African countries have economies growing by more than 6 percent and almost half of them – 26 out of 54 – are now considered middle income countries, according to a new report by African Development Bank. This growth was driven by the private sector. Looking ahead, growth will rely on regional economic co-operation […]
rphilp, 12:23 pm
In this first installment for a regular column, ROWAN PHILP – U.S. correspondent for South Africa’s Sunday Times, and Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT/Harvard – invites readers to enjoy a welcome culture shock: the discovery that Africans are, in fact, at the leading edge of U.S. high-tech innovation. In the west, talk of “African […]
Barbara Bean-Mellinger, 11:38 am
From All Africa. Women’s economic empowerment is increasingly viewed in Zimbabwe as the most important contributing factor to achieving equality between women and men. Zimbabwe women have the potential to change their own economic status as well as that of the communities in which they live, says Zimbabwe Vice President Joice Mujuru. An expo will be […]
Dana Sanchez, 11:22 am
The contest invites entries that include online safari guides, urban directories, game spotting and recording apps, online booking and shopping tools, or apps interpreting local cultures.
Dana Sanchez, 5:04 pm
Old Mutual, which started in South Africa more than 100 years ago, is building its operations on the continent as emerging markets contribute the bulk of the insurer’s earnings.
Staff, 2:00 pm
Referred to by some as the smartest bird in the world, African gray parrot can learn hundreds of words and sounds, eats seeds, berries, nuts and fruit, and lives in the central and western parts of Africa.
Dana Sanchez, 1:26 pm
Sanctions will encourage Zimbabwe to hold credible elections, said Johannesburg-based researcher James Stent. If Zimbabwe sticks to the rule of law and the democratic process, it’s likely sanctions will be lifted just as divestment in apartheid South Africa helped move the country towards democracy.
Dana Sanchez, 11:05 am
The O3b satellites could take a country like the Democratic Republic of Congo from being one of the most poorly-connected on Earth to one of the best, a report said.
Makula Dunbar, 2:01 pm
Economic experts have predicted a further decline in Zimbabwe’s inflation rate as the country’s economy slows down and local prices track the declining value of the South African rand, resulting in generally decreasing local prices.
Dana Sanchez, 5:43 pm
Established coffee shops in corporate buildings can become meeting points for those looking for a relaxed environment to discuss business, and this has become part of vida e caffé’s business strategy.
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