Policy

China set to pledge more aid to Africa ahead of Xi’s trip

China set to pledge more aid to Africa ahead of Xi’s trip

CHINA is set to announce new aid to African nations when President Xi Jinping visits Zimbabwe and South Africa next month, a senior Chinese official said on Wednesday. The trip is likely to boost China’s relations with Africa, which supplies oil and raw materials such as copper and uranium to the […]

Mnangagwa gives Tomana unbridled power

Mnangagwa gives Tomana unbridled power

VICE President Emmerson Mnangagwa (pictured) has asked Parliament to approve a controversial change to the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act, giving the Prosecutor-General (PG) Johannes Tomana wide discretionary powers to withhold private prosecution certificates in a vast range of circumstances. The law previously allowed private parties to personally lodge  criminal  charges […]

Team finalises Sino-Zim deals as President XI Jinping’s visit nears

Team finalises Sino-Zim deals as President XI Jinping’s visit nears

AN inter-ministerial committee chaired by Foreign Affairs Minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi met in Harare yesterday to finalise several agreements to be presented to Chinese President Xi Jinping who is expected in Harare next Tuesday. The meeting also sought to put financial value to the agreements, which are being discussed within the context […]