Tag: China

Zimbabwe, China seal new $213 million deal

Zimbabwe, China seal new $213 million deal

The People’s Republic of China yesterday extended a $153 million loan facility to Zimbabwe for the upgrade of the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport, as the two countries continue to deepen their bilateral relationship. The Asian giant also announced two grants for the construction of the New Parliament Building in […]

Few tears in China as old friend Mugabe ousted in Zimbabwe

Few tears in China as old friend Mugabe ousted in Zimbabwe

China is shedding few tears over the ousting of its old friend Robert Mugabe as president of Zimbabwe, fed up with the ruinous state of its economy and confident a new government will not antagonize China or change course on policies towards it. China pointedly failed to offer any open […]

Outcry as Mugabe govt chooses Chinese firm for voter registration

Outcry as Mugabe govt chooses Chinese firm for voter registration

Zimbabwe’s main opposition MDC party has criticised the selection of a Chinese firm to supply equipment for the registration of voters ahead of the 2018 polls. The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) chose Laxton Group over German firm, Demalog Identification Systems. Comfortable with China “When you look at the historical links […]