Category: Development

Mthuli Ncube, Minister of Finance and Economic Development

National Development Strategy to Substitute Transitional Stabilisation Programme

By Joyce Mukucha In line with the Vision 2030 of attaining an upper-middle economy by 2030, Government is working on a five-year National Development Strategy (NDS) to...

Amina J. Mohammed, the United Nations (UN) Deputy Secretary-General chatting with President Emmerson Mnangagwa at the Sixth African Regional Forum on Sustainable Development in Victoria Falls yesterday

UN bemoans slow pace of poverty reduction in Africa

Noting that Africa has made considerable progress in education, health and other social outcomes, Amina J. Mohammed, the United Nations (UN) Deputy Secretary-General has...

Heavy rains among inescapable effects of climate change in East Africa

Inescapable Effects of Climate Change Jeopardize Livelihoods Across East Africa

By Rael Ombuor As the Earth heats up, weather and climate patterns are changing dramatically around the globe. Africa felt the effects of those changes in 2019,...

Maximilian Jarrett appointed first IEA Africa Programme Manager

The International Energy Agency (IEA) appoints first Africa Programme Manager

The International Energy Agency (IEA) (https://www.IEA.org/) hired Maximilian Jarrett as its first Africa Programme Manager to help expand the Agency’s reach and...

Smallholder farmers have knowledge on crops conducive for their areas

Building pathways for commercialising research findings and knowledge

By Charles Dhewa Days of doing research for its own sake are numbered in developing countries. The same applies to an enduring tendency by researchers to be satisfied...

Prof Paul Mavima (C) in Victoria Falls

Conference on SDGs kicks off in Victoria Falls

By Anyway Yotamu. The Sixth African Regional Forum on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) kicked off today in the resort town of Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe,  with at...

Strive Masiyiwa

South Sudan now connected to undersea fibre link through Liquid

Liquid Telecom has begun extending its services to Juba South Sudan, telecoms guru Strive Masiyiwa has revealed. South Sudan was one of only two countries in Africa with...

Participants at the Argus Africa Fertilizer Conference

African Development Bank issues call to strengthen fertilizer value chains at Argus Africa Fertilizer Conference

he African Development Bank (https://www.AfDB.org) urged development finance institutions, NGOs, farmer cooperatives, and the private sector to develop more effective...

Zimra Commissioner General Faith Mazani

Government policies haunting Zimra’s taxation system

By Anyway Yotamu and Joyce Mukucha The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) is experiencing  challenges in its tax levying systems as a result of government policies...

Ecobank is inviting African fintech entrepreneurs to enter the 3rd edition of  the Ecobank Fintech Challenge.

Ecobank Group announces 2020 Edition of Fintech Challenge

Ecobank Group (https://www.Ecobank.com), the pan-African banking group, is inviting African fintech entrepreneurs to enter the 3rd edition of  the Ecobank Fintech...