Policy

‘Govts not doing enough to fight corruption’

‘Govts not doing enough to fight corruption’

MOST Africans say corruption has risen in the past 12 months and most governments are seen as failing to stop the abuse of power by senior officials engaged in corrupt activities, according to a new opinion poll by Transparency International. In the report entitled “People and Corruption: Africa Survey 2015, part […]

Xi’s African tour highlights China’s expanding security role

Xi’s African tour highlights China’s expanding security role

TO see China’s evolving foreign policy, look to Africa, where a desire to protect economic investment is leading to a revision of the country’s hands-off approach to the internal affairs of other nations. Chinese President Xi Jinping begins a five-day African visit on Tuesday that he’ll use to showcase China’s […]

China to place Zim on investment ‘priority list’

China to place Zim on investment ‘priority list’

ZIMBABWE’S economic fortunes are set to change dramatically once it is admitted into an exclusive group of countries being targeted by China for investment. International Co-operation Centre-National Development Reform Commission of China director-general Dr Cao Wenlian told a China-Zimbabwe Business Forum yesterday that China was looking at admitting Zimbabwe into the […]

‘Zim should be registering higher economic growth’

‘Zim should be registering higher economic growth’

ZIMBABWE should register annual growth rates of between 7 percent and 8 percent over the next ten years to make up for the two decades of lost economic growth and lift the country above its regional counterparts. Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa believes the progress registered by Zimbabwe’s regional […]