Category: Development

Kofi Annan, the late former United nations Secretary-General

Kofi Annan was the United Nations

by António Guterres   Since the shock of former United Nations’ Secretary-General Kofi Annan’s death, I have been reflecting on what made him so special. To my...

Climate change adaptation

Africa Adaptation Initiative: A Response to Africa Biggest Challenge

This will be an opportunity to consider the most effective measures to help close the Adaptation Gap in Africa, which experts estimate to be between USD 7 billion and 15...

Mthuli Ncube, Zimbabwe's newly appointed Minister of Finance

Local currency: Are our efforts not in vain?

Yes, Zimbabwe deserves immediate attention on currency adoption before worsening economic deterioration. But, is the adoption of the foreign currency a sustainable...

Dr Eldrette Shereni (L) presenting computers to NBSZ winners in Chirumanzu

NetOne presents computers to National Blood Services Zimbabwe winners

NetOne, one of the leading telephony companies, has presented computers to National Blood Services Zimbabwe winners at a colourful ceremolny at Mutenderende High School...

Treating cholera patients

Stop Cholera in Zimbabwe and what can be done to prevent it

It is unfortunate that in this 21st century we still witness the death of so many people as a result of Cholera. We are witnessing history repeat itself. In 2008...

Understanding and managing urban tourism growth beyond perceptions

New UNWTO Report Helps Cities Manage Impact of Tourism

A new World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) report aims to help manage growing urban tourism flows and their impact on cities and residents. ‘Overtourism’?...

African Development Bank

“The status quo must change”: Adesina tells FinDev Canada conference in Montreal

Launched six months ago, FinDev’s mandate is to support the growth and sustainability of businesses in developing markets “No country can possibly move forward in...

Joseph Busha (L) with the Headmaster of Henry Low Primary (in pink dress) and other officials at the handover of $5000 donation

Joseph Busha pledges $5 000 for construction of school laboratory

FreeZim Congress leader and prominent businessman Joseph Makamba Busha has pledged five thousand dollars ($5 000) towards the construction of a science laboratory at...

ZESN discussion on electoral reforms

Prioritise electoral reforms: ZESN urges 9th Parliament

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZESN) has urged the 9th Parliament of Zimbabwe to work hard so as to implement electoral reforms which are a cornerstone for...

Kanayo Awani, Managing Director of the Intra- African Trade Initiative at Afreximbank

IATF Session Recommends Path to Increased Cote d’Ivoire-Africa Trade

Afreximbank will be holding a stakeholder engagement event to promote the Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) scheduled to take place in Cairo from 11 to 17 December Cote...