Tag: Africa

“The problem in Africa is corruption”

The fact that corruption in Africa is both endemic and horrendous cannot be denied. Some highly reputable sources believe ten times more illegal money leaves Africa than the official foreign aid it receives. Whether that is true or not, it is irrelevant because everyone knows that the mass of African […]

Zim commemorates Africa Day

Zim commemorates Africa Day

Zim commemorates Africa Day: ZIMBABWE commemorated Africa Day, with human rights organisations calling for observance of people’s fundamental rights to free speech, access to food, and protection from human trafficking. The Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) said Africa had suffered a long history of slavery, terrorism, civil war and undemocratic governance. […]

Mugabe Worst AU Chair Ever, Says Biti’s PDP Party

Mugabe Worst AU Chair Ever, Says Biti’s PDP Party

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has been the weakest and worst chairperson of the African Union (AU), the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has said. In a statement this week, party secretary for international relations, Willas Madzimure, said Mugabe whose term of office comes to a conclusion later this month has “folded his […]

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 […]