'Best and Brightest' Leave Africa
[SciDev.Net] Social networking sites are a treasure trove of data on professional migration, says Carlos Vargas Silva.
Behind the Dehumanization of African Asylum Seekers
[Fahamu] Asylum quests have become toxic issues in just about every affluent country. Even saving lives along the Mediterranean worries some as a lure that will encourage and facilitate more migrant arrivals.
Use the Power in Tourism to Drive the Integration Agenda
[Namibia Economist] If there is one common thing that Cecil the Lion has demonstrated clearly, it is the power of tourism to be a catalyst for economic growth. Although largely ignored in Zimbabwe, killing Cecil shone a powerful light on hunting, and on tourism's almost unlimited potential to drive the envisaged integration of the Southern African Development Community, and eventually the newly launched Tripartite Free Trade Area.
Guinea Arrive for Crunch Tie
[The Herald] GUINEA arrived in Harare yesterday, setting the stage for an explosive Nations Cup qualifier against Zimbabwe at Rufaro tomorrow. Guinea arrived with a 54-member delegation, including officials from their ministry of sport, and representatives from the football federation.
U.S. Approves $95 Million Dollar Fund to Combat HIV and Aids in Zimbabwe
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Warriors to Throw Everything At Guinea
[Zimbabwe Independent] Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa is prepared to throw his usual defence-first philosophy away in favour of an attack-minded approach that he hopes will suffocate Guinea when Zimbabwe hosts the West African nation at the hard-surfaced Rufaro Stadium on Sunday.
Investors Demand Policy Reforms
[Zimbabwe Independent] Perth -The Zimbabwe government, in desperate need of investment to halt economic collapse, must put its house in order and stop shifting goal posts through toxic policies like indigenisation as it risks losing out more on limited foreign direct investment (FDI), Australian mining executives have said.
Visa Reforms Badly Needed
[Zimbabwe Independent] Africa's richest man, Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote, drew the country's attention to its hostile business environment this week when he pointed out during his visit to finalise huge investment deals that Zimbabwe has a rigid visa regime.
Mugabe an Investors' Bogeyman
[Zimbabwe Independent] President Robert Mugabe this week proved to all and sundry he is Zimbabwe's main stumbling block to foreign investment -- an investors' bogeyman when he met Africa's richest man, Nigerian billionaire tycoon Aliko Dangote, to clear the way for him to pour possibly billions into the country.
Utility Bills - Zanu-PF's Populist Policies Backfire
[Zimbabwe Independent] It's dÃ©jÃ vu as the futility and short-termism of Zanu PF's populist decision to slash or write off residents' rate debts to local authorities and Zesa on the eve of the 2013 general elections is fully exposed.
SA-Zim Trade Fair Underway
[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -A two-day joint Trade Fair and exhibition between South Africa and Zimbabwe is expected to create a new market for women entrepreneurs of the two neighbouring countries.
Joint SA, Zim Trade Fair Held
[CAJ News] Johannesburg -A just-ended trade fair exhibition in South Africa and Zimbabwe is expected to create new market for women entrepreneurs of the two neighbouring countries.
Communities and Families Neglected in HIV Programmes
[Key Correspondents] In Zimbabwe, many orphans living with HIV are cared for by extended families, particularly grandparents, yet very little of HIV programme funding goes direct to these carers.
Zimbabwe Tax Deters South African Tourists
[News24Wire] South African visitors to Zimbabwe have been hard hit by the country's 15% value added tax for the tourism and hospitality industry.
Zim, Get That Western-Bred Monkey Off Your Back!
[The Herald] Yesterday we carried a revealing story and two statements from high-ranking MDC-T officials who exposed the tragedy of opposition politics in Zimbabwe, namely paucity of vision and scant understanding of the role of the opposition in a democracy.
Cabinet Okays Dangote Deal
[The Herald] Lloyd Gumbo -Cabinet has unanimously endorsed Nigerian billionaire Mr Aliko Dangote's decision to invest in Zimbabwe's critical economic sectors, with his high-powered technical team expected in Harare on Monday to conclude the deals. Mr Dangote, who is Africa's richest man with a net worth of about $21,1 billion according to Forbes Magazine -2014, was here on Monday to seal investment deals.
Windfall for Ousted Mahachi
[The Herald] Harare town clerk Dr Tendai Mahachi is set to get a windfall from his employer following the termination of his contract of employment on three months' notice was technically superseded by the amendments to the Labour Act, it has been learnt.
Tricky Rainfall Season Beckons
[The Herald] Zimbabwe is likely to receive normal to below normal rainfall during the 2015-16 farming season, with farmers being advised to plant small grains, short-season varieties and stagger planting to spread the risk, the Meteorological Services Department (MSD) has warned.
Romario Rallies Fellow Fans
[The Herald] Warriors cheerleader Chris "Romario" Musekiwa is leading a social media drive to get fans to pack Rufaro and cheer the national team when they take on Guinea in a crucial 2017 Nations Cup qualifier on Sunday.
Ready to Rumble
[The Herald] After a five-year absence from the Warriors, on-fire Zimbabwe international forward Nyasha Mushekwi says he feels honoured to be back in the colours of his country and hopes to play a big part in the 2017 Nations Cup campaign.