OPINION

Zimbabwe could be China's economic gateway to Sub-Saharan Africa

Anti-Chinese rhetoric in Africa can only be mitigated by the pursuit of stronger economic ties between the Asian giant and countries on the continent, including Zimbabwe. The Southern African country ...

By Carter Chapwanya | Published: 14 hours ago

POLITICS

Mnangagwa is a vendor in China, says Chamisa

MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has condemned the current police operation to remove illegal vendors from the Harare CBD as he also dismissed claims the blitz was triggered by the need to get rid of anythin...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 September 2018

POLITICS

12 Zimbabweans face the gallows in China

Twelve Zimbabweans, one man and 11 women face the death sentence in China unless President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government moves with speed to operationalise a prisoners' exchange programme with the A...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 September 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Confusion over $2bn loan from China to Zimbabwe

AFTER its desperate quest for a critical US$2,5 billion bailout package from China hit a snag last week, government has somersaulted and now claims it did not request any such money.Ministry of Financ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 September 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

China pledges $60m for financing projects in Africa

CHINESE President Xi Jinping announced while officially opening the Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Co-operation (FOCAC) that his country was pledging $60 billion for financing various pro...

By Staff reporter | Published: 09 September 2018

POLITICS

Mnangagwa signs 3 more 'mega' deals with China

President Mnangagwa on Wednesday met with his Chinese counterpart President Xi Jinping after the conclusion of the 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) and the two lead...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 September 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Zimbabwe pins hope on China for forex

Zimbabwe is pinning hopes on Chinese banks to extending significant lines of credit to ease a serious shortage of foreign currency following a sharp rise in demand by businesses resulting from improve...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 September 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

China Railways officials jet in

China Railways Limited top officials arrived in Zimbabwe on Thursday to finalise a $2,5 billion railway deal with Zimbabwe. The delegation is led by VP and senior government engineer Shao Gang.More to...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 July 2018

POLITICS

'We're tired of Zanu-PF machinations'

Thousands of Zimbabwean opposition supporters took to the streets of Harare on Wednesday demanding fair elections following alleged irregularities in the electoral roll ahead of the July 30 vote.The e...

By AFP | Published: 11 July 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Red tape closing Zimbabwe for business

Finance and Economic Development minister Patrick Chinamasa says bureaucracy in local authorities and State agencies was frustrating President Emmerson Mnangagwa's efforts to attract foreign direct in...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 July 2018

POLITICS

Chinamasa pay rise headache

The Zimbabwean government says it is worried about treasury's widening budget deficit after it raised civil servants salaries but is hoping improvement in economic performance will help the country ge...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 July 2018

POLITICS

Moyo, Chinamasa on reengagement crusade

Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister Retired Lieutenant General Dr Sibusiso Moyo embarks on another re-engagement crusade to the Netherlands this Monday night following the first leg tour ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 July 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

New economic chapter beckons for Zimbabwe

CHINA is confident that Zimbabwe will register positive economic transformation under the new political dispensation, Chinese Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Mr Huang Ping, has said.Speaking at the groundbrea...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 June 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Zimbabwe told to prioritise domestic capital

ZIMBABWE should seriously consider boosting its economy by placing more emphasis on domestic capital over foreign investment through attractive investment packages and other incentives, analysts say.T...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 June 2018

AMERICAS

China dumps dollars

SOME Chinese banks today sold off large amounts of dollars to devalue the yuan, further rattling investors.The move by Chinese banks was likely at the behest of the Chinese government, analysts said, ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 27 June 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Infrastructure stock rising due to Treasury Bills

Treasury Bills (TBs) have mostly been channelled towards infrastructure development and Government had managed to keep its borrowing under manageable levels, Finance and Economic Planning Minister Pat...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 June 2018

AMERICAS

Trump puts 25% tariff on $50bn Chinese goods

US President Donald Trump has imposed 25% tariffs on $50bn worth of Chinese goods, accusing Beijing of intellectual copyright theft.Tariffs that affect more than 800 products worth $34bn in annual tra...

By BBC | Published: 15 June 2018

MINING & RETAIL

China's Tsingshan mulls $1bn steel plant in Zim

China's unlisted Tsingshan Holding Group on Monday signed a $1 billion outline agreement with Zimbabwe to build a steelmaking plant there after completing a feasibility study.President Emmerson Mnanga...

By Reuters | Published: 12 June 2018

POLITICS

Zim, China cooperation excites Chiwenga

The visiting Chinese business delegation yesterday met Vice President Constantino Chiwenga and held discussions on business prospects under the new administration. China is positioning itself for mass...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 June 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Mnangagwa opens China-Zim Business Forum

President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa says the new political dispensation in Zimbabwe has put in place appropriate policy and legislative frameworks to improve the country's investment climate and low...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 June 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Govt headache over moneychangers

Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa has blamed the police for failing to arrest unlicensed foreign currency traders saying there was a legal framework in place to curb the vice.This comes as the countr...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 June 2018

INDUSTRIALS & ENERGY

Zim gets $1bn Chinese loan

Zimbabwe has concluded a $1.4bn agreement with the Export-Import Bank of China (Exim Bank) to expand power generation and help alleviate the country's perennial electricity shortages.According to a s...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018

POLITICS

MDC-T now blaming China for rigging 2013 elections

The opposition MDC-T has made a sensational claim that an unnamed Chinese company was involved in the alleged rigging of the 2013 harmonised elections, a U-turn from previous claims that an Israeli fi...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 May 2018

POLITICS

No bad blood between Chinamasa and Mukupe

Under-fire deputy Finance minister Terrence Mukupe has claimed he enjoys a good working relationship with his boss Patrick Chinamasa.This comes amid reports of fierce run-ins between the two at their ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Zim moves to establish correspondent banks

FINANCE minister Patrick Chinamasa says the country is making frantic efforts to re-establish international correspondent banks through the enactment of morden financial laws that are aligned to lates...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 May 2018
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