HARARE, February 5 (The Source) – Foreign buyers are making a comeback on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE), buying shares worth $30 million over the past two months after nearly two years of selloffs, as investor confidence returns on the local bourse.
By Kaushik Basu, The African Development Bank (AfDB) has just published its African Economic Outlook for 2018. This year’s revamped publication – shorter than usual, analytically well-structured, and written in lucid prose, without hyperbole – in some ways mirrors Africa’s own transformation, as it raises… Read More
By Tafadzwa Mundida, JOHANNESBURG, January 22 (The Source) – I have recently come across many advocates of what they call the ‘China model’ or the ‘Beijing model’ of government.
By Adelaide Moyo, HARARE, January 19 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s economy is expected to grow by one percent this year, picking up to 1,2 percent in 2019, the African Development Bank has said in its latest African Economic Outlook report.
By Simplice A. Asongu, Africa’s policymakers understand that strong economic and political leadership is essential to growth and stability. For years, African economies have fared better than expected, owing to a commitment to improving governance. The question now is how to sustain the momentum.
HARARE, January 19 (The Source) – Zimre Holdings says it has secured regulatory approvals to consolidate its regional reinsurance assets into an entity that will list on the Botswana Stock Exchange.
By Charlotte Aubin, PARIS – For much of Africa, the transition from fossil fuels to cleaner forms of energy is seen as an environmental imperative. With fossil fuels comprising a majority – as high as 70% in some cases – of the energy mix, the… Read More
By Stephanie Hanson and Whitney McFerron, After falling for more than a decade, the number of hungry people in the world is rising once again.
HARARE, December 12 (The Source) – The African Export Import Bank (Afreximbank) said on Tuesday it will avail up to $1.5 billion in credit to Zimbabwe and provide guarantees to foreign investors looking to invest in the southern Africa country.
HARARE, November 22 (The Source) – November 21, three months before his 94th birthday, President Robert Mugabe finally quit after nearly four decades in power, just as his former allies and opposition were debating a motion to impeach him. Former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa, the… Read More
HARARE, November 21 (The Source) – On Tuesday, one week after the army staged a de facto coup, ousted vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa added is voice to calls for President Robert Mugabe to resign, saying: To me the voice of the people is the voice… Read More
By Meredith Lee, Across Africa, young people are on the move. This large-scale migration, which is putting economic and social pressure on host countries across the continent, is driven largely by factors like poverty, instability, and natural disasters. But the biggest cause of displacement is… Read More
HARARE, November 19 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe is facing twin challenges to his 37-year grip on power in the southern African country. The central committee of his ruling ZANU-PF party is currently meeting to dismiss him as its leader today while the… Read More
Zimbabweans are for this folks. The veterans of Zimbabwe’s liberation struggles have called for a mass march today to force President Robert Mugabe out of office and thousands have responded. Mugabe has largely been confined to his palatial ‘Blue Roof’ Borrowdale home after a military… Read More
HARARE, November 16 (The Source) – Zimbabweans on Thursday find themselves no wiser to what their future holds after a military takeover of the country on Tuesday. The situation, which escalated on Wednesday with army tanks parked around key government institutions and in main Harare… Read More