Browsing All posts tagged under »African Economy«

RBZ Monetary Policy Statement January 2014

January 29, 2014


Dr Charity Dhliwayo, co-acting as the Reserve Bank Governor, delivered the Monetary Policy Statement January 2014. Please download the document – RBZ Monetary Policy Statement Jan 2014

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 […]

Africa Straight Up – Official Film

October 15, 2012


I recommend that you 1) watch this video 2) share it and mostly importantly 3) share your African story using all the various tools available to you. We desperately need to create our own narrative. Let us tell the African story instead of waiting for others to do it for us.

Improved macroeconomic policies across Africa

December 7, 2010


This is an interesting perspective on Africa as an investment destination and the interviewee suggests a few reasons why Africa is experiencing higher capital inflows.     Improved macroeconomic policies across Africa , posted with vodpod   

Why Africa needs to attract investors

October 24, 2010


   Why Africa needs to attract investors, posted with vodpod    Interesting 

Can Africa trade with Africa? – by Obiageli Ezekwesili

October 17, 2010


I chaired a very lively seminar on Friday afternoon that focused on the question, “Can Africa Trade with Africa?”  The answer was a resounding yes.  Today, there is strong consensus among African leaders that regional integration is indispensable to unlock economies of scale and sharpen competitiveness. And promoting intra-African trade has emerged as a top […]

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 […]

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

Africa is the Future

July 11, 2010


Continuing to read my book – Africa Rising. My current mind set (i.e. Africa is the future) is being confirmed steadily. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone interested in Africa and Her progress. Interestingly though, I do put the book down at times and go online to research a bit. I found this interesting link. This […]


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