Browsing All posts tagged under »African Economics«

@WorldBank’s latest Africa’s Pulse Report – April 2013

April 19, 2013


Summary The global economic recovery remains tepid, but it is expected to gradually strengthen going forward. Sub-Saharan African countries continue to grow at a strong pace, spurred by domestic demand and still high commodity prices. Economic prospects are tilted to the upside. Good progress has been made on a few MDGs, even though the region […]

2013 Zimbabwe National Budget Statement

November 19, 2012


According to some news reports prior to the announcement on the 15 November 2012, the 2013 National Budget was designed to be ‘demand focused’. For the 2013 Strategy Paper – please click 2013+Budget+Strategy+Paper For the 2013 2013 Zimbabwe National Budget Statement – please click 2013 Zimbabwe National Budget Final The major highlights: – Zimbabwe GDP in 2012 […]

Why Africa needs to attract investors

October 24, 2010


   Why Africa needs to attract investors, posted with vodpod    Interesting 

Reinventing the Wheel

October 10, 2010


Some of my good friends happen to be Kenyan. Naturally being Zimbabwean I have been observing the events in Kenya economically, politically and otherwise with great interest. I am completely fascinated by this country which was embroiled in massive killings only a few years ago (2007). This resulted in a coalition government which is currently […]

Ngozi Edozien: ‘Investing in Africa is not for the faint-hearted’

August 27, 2010


Interesting interview – another angle perhaps. Ngozi Edozien: ‘Investing in Africa is not for …, posted with vodpod   Source: – More info here

Dambisa Moyo’s book Dead Aid

August 1, 2010


I am currently reading Dambisa Moyo’s  Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not Working and How there is a Better Way for Africa. Every so often I share a quote or something from her book on Twitter.  Usually a debate ensues. I encourage this as I enjoy the debate itself and the various ideas that follow. I firmly […]

Africa in the Future – Lions on the move

July 12, 2010


The full McKinsey Report ‘Lions on the move: The progress and potential of African economies‘ – MGI_african_economies_full_report


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