Tag: China

Mugabe could give China its first colony

Mugabe could give China its first colony

Every time Robert Mugabe travels abroad he takes two well-guarded suitcases containing $4 million in cash. And for a 92-year-old he is on the road a great deal, reluctant perhaps to face the galloping breakdown of Zimbabwe. There are rarely any winners from such chaos: not Mugabe, despite his looting […]

Kick out all Chinese nationals: Biti’s PDP

Kick out all Chinese nationals: Biti’s PDP

Kick out all Chinese nationals: Biti’s PDP: ZIMBABWE must, immediately, kick out all Chinese nationals, the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) said Monday. The opposition party accused Beijing of blatantly pillaging the economically crippled country. Little of the mega-deals promised by Beijing have materialised but the Chinese have externalised billions […]

Chinese ambassador warns Zimbabwe

Chinese ambassador warns Zimbabwe

Chinese ambassador to Zimbabwe Huang Ping has urged Harare to respect a bilateral investment protection pact and safeguard Chinese investors’ lawful rights. The ambassador made the appeal as the Zimbabwean government took steps to consolidate foreign diamond mines and pressed ahead with an indigenisation policy requiring foreign companies to cede majority interests […]