Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.  —Leaders from government, business, international organisations, civil society and the humanitarian community have called for greater multi-stakeholder cooperation on digital identity. The UNHCR, World Bank, World Food Programme, Consumers International, Omidyar Network, the Linux Foundation, FIDO Alliance, GSMA, Hyperledger, ID2020, Open Identity Exchange, Sovrin Foundation, World Identity...
Arts Correspondent Galleries and Museums have numerous roles which are visible and invisible, among which include setting up exhibitions and promoting artists by exposing and selling their artworks as a way of empowering artists with a focus on their careers. Annually galleries and museums exhibit different artworks and for each exhibition...
Mugove Chigada President Mnangangwa’s example of Americans’ love for golf was a light moment for the audience at the World Economic Forum. He suggested that he could ask President Trump to come and build more golf courses in Zimbabwe, lightening the moment on the contentious “sh*thole” utterances. The Zimbabwean President was partly...
Chipo Sabeta Participating In a sport can be a helpful way of reducing stress. In business circles, darts present a good opportunity for stress detox after hectic working days. Why? Well, basically, the most important reason for playing darts is to have fun! It is not just for people who want to...
Africa Moyo Makomo Resources’ bid to construct a 600MW power plant is in limbo amid indications that purse holders are unwilling to release the funds citing “country risk”. Country risk generally refers to the risk that a foreign government will default on its loans or other financial commitments. The term is...
Harare. — The African Development Bank is projecting a 1 percent GDP growth rate for Zimbabwe in 2018 from an estimated 2,6 percent in 2017. This is within range of the forecast released by the World Bank last week of 0,9 percent. The outlook for the economy comes as Finance...
Beijing. — China’s economy grew faster than expected in the fourth quarter of 2017, as an export recovery helped the country post its first annual acceleration in growth in seven years, defying concerns that intensifying curbs on industry and credit would hurt expansion. The official growth figures released on Thursday...
Business Writer The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) Commissioner General’s post — which was expected to have been filled by November last year — has turned into a massive contest amid speculation that a former revenue commissioner, with international experience, is among the front runners for the top post. Ex-Zimra staffer Faith...
Johannesburg.— Nine months after taking the reins as president and CEO of MTN, Rob Shuter remains confident of the future of the company and its opportunities across its 22 markets in the Middle East and Africa. Addressing delegates at Deloitte’s yearly Africa Outlook conference, Shuter said there were more opportunities...
Arts Correspondent Corporations have been associating themselves with the arts industry as they can achieve one or more of their corporate social responsibility objectives by investing in the arts. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is an initiative by an organisation used to take responsibility of the company’s effects on environmental and social...