Analysis

11 months ago | May 11, 2018

Preconditions for Blockchain use. . . as regulators are reluctant ...

Kudzai M. Mubaiwa Most people at the “bottom of the pyramid” in the Global South (or developing nations), for example ...

With love from Ethiopia: Lessons for Zimbabwe

Kudzanai Sharara Taking Stock The latest IMF World Economic Outlook report released this week predicts Ethiopia’s Gross ...

How this election could affect ZSE

Enacy Mapakame Zimbabweans choose a new President this July, and the inherent volatility of financial markets means ...

Can Zimbabwe be a middle income by 2030?

Arthur G . O. Mutambara Despite the critique we have offered in the past, Zanu-PF in its recently launched manifesto, ...

Preparing for an inevitable fourth industrial revolution . . . ...

Chris Chenga There seems to be general consensus between academia and policymakers in regard to the long term structural ...

Middle income status by 2030 achievable . . . Let’s change our ...

Clive Mphambela Two months ago, President Emmerson Mnangagwa, stated his desire to lead Zimbabwe to middle income ...

11 months ago | May 4, 2018

Local links across Africa provide key clues to fighting the ...

By Kristof Titeca The population of African elephants is estimated to have declined by 111 000 over the past ten years. ...

11 months ago | May 3, 2018

Trump’s $60 billion in China tariffs will create more problems ...

By William Hauk After spending seven months investigating whether China is engaged in unfair trade practices, the Trump ...

11 months ago | May 2, 2018

South Africa joins the club that regulates financial markets ...

By Andrew Schmulow South Africa is preparing the ground to migrate to a new way of regulating its banks and financial ...

11 months ago | April 30, 2018

Shadow profiles – Facebook knows about you, even if you’re ...

By Andrew Quodling Facebook’s founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg faced two days of grilling before US ...

11 months ago | April 25, 2018

The uneasy relationship between online betting and mobile money ...

By Victor Odundo Owuor The growth in mobile money services has created new opportunities for merchants to sell their ...

11 months ago | April 24, 2018

Why the business model of social media giants like Facebook is ...

By Sarah Joseph Facebook has had a bad few weeks. The social media giant had to apologise for failing to protect the ...

11 months ago | April 23, 2018

Small-scale farmers should be at the centre of land reform in ...

By Ben Cousins Smallholder farming has been neglected over the past 23 years of South Africa’s attempt to redistribute ...

11 months ago | April 20, 2018

Vital Signs: the calm before the storm in US-China trade

Richard Holden It’s not all that often that the semi-annual report titled “US Treasury Macroeconomic and Foreign ...

11 months ago | April 19, 2018

Russia fears light fire under nickel price

By Frik Els Nickel surged to a more than three-year high amid growing fears that Russia’s Norilsk Nickel, top ...

11 months ago | April 17, 2018

Post-Brexit trade deals will expose the myth of ‘taking back control’

By Steve French The recent kerfuffle over Britain’s post-Brexit passports being made by a Franco-Dutch company ...

11 months ago | April 16, 2018

Vital Signs: the world economy can benefit from a vindicated Trump

Richard Holden I am in Beijing this week, so I will start with important Chinese data. The producer price index (PPI) ...

11 months ago | April 13, 2018

How China opened its economy but kept its revolution

Joseph Mverecha President Mnangagwa has just come back from a week-long official State visit to China; the first such ...

How Zimbabwe can benefit from AfCFTA

Victor Bhoroma The Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) was launched on 21 March 2018 in Kigali, the capital of ...

12 months ago | April 11, 2018

What China’s President Xi’s extended tenure means for Africa

By Cobus van Staden China’s decision to suspend presidential term limits is still reverberating around the world. The ...