Mthuli Ncube: How to make public service work

Mthuli Ncube, the newly appointed Minister of Finance, writes on his views on building capacity in the civil service to improve service delivery. ___ Public financial resources ought to be managed...

High five: ED’s 5 new Cabinet picks

At a press conference to announce his new Cabinet, President Emmerson Mnangagwa was in a rush to show he had done something new. Why did you appoint Kirsty Coventry, one...

Mnangagwa thrusts Mthuli Ncube into hot seat, drops Cabinet veterans

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday named respected banker and academic Mthuli Ncube as Finance Minister and dropped several veterans from a 20-member Cabinet that bore more pleasant surprises than...

Nestlé announces new coffee investment in Zim

Nespresso, a unit of Nestlé, has announced a long-term investment plan to revive Zimbabwe’s coffee industry. The company will provide training and technical assistance to 400 smallholder coffee farmers over...
Zimbabwe mining investment

Vast Resources raises £860k for Marange diamonds due diligence

AIM-listed miner Vast Resources PLC has raised £863,750 through a subscription, part of which will be used for due diligence at the Marange Diamond Fields. The company announced recently that...

Zim and China: Not my best friend’s best friend

ZIMBABWEAN government officials routinely talk up the country’s “special relationship with all-weather friend” China. Beijing has, indeed, provided some refuge to Zimbabwe, which was frozen out by its traditional western...