Articles tagged 'davos'

ED cuts short trip to Europe 21 January 2019 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has cancelled his planned trip to the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (Wef) in Davos, Switzerland — which starts tomorrow — and will return back to the country this morning to deal with Zimbabwe's growing political and economic crisis, the Daily Ne...
ED faces uphill task to re-engage world 20 January 2019 HARARE - Zimbabwe's chances of re-engaging with some of the world's biggest economies are fast fading away after the latest wave of human rights abuses by government security organs which according to civil society organisations has left at least 12 people dead and dozens others injured. Follo...
Zim to host investment conference 14 February 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe will next month host an investment conference aimed at providing a platform for potential investors, business and government to come up with ways to increase the flow of investment into the country. The programme also includes discussions on various issues affecting the count...
Zim human rights record under spotlight 13 February 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe's human rights record will once again go under the spotlight, as activist Evan Mawarire, pictured, is set to make a presentation on the situation in the country at the 10th Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy in Switzerland on February 20, 2018. According to the Gene...
ED refuses to apologise for Gukurahundi 27 January 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has refused to apologise for the Gukurahundi massacres saying the measures he has put in place to deal with the emotive issue must be allowed to run their course. Mnangagwa was taken to task during an interview at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Thurs...
No immunity for Grace Mugabe: ED 25 January 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said former first lady Grace Mugabe will not be spared from the corruption dragnet and will stand trial if she is found on the wrong side of the law. He said this in a globally-televised interview at the on-going World Economic Forum (Wef) in Davos ye...
I was engaged only to help ED at Davos: Gappah 23 January 2018 HARARE - Petina Gappah, the Zimbabwean international law expert who has courted controversy after being hired to organise President Emmerson Mnangagwa's participation at the on-going World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, has denied swirling social media claims that she has joined the ...
Davos: CEOs 'more pessimistic' about growth 20 January 2016 DAVOS - Global chief executives are more pessimistic about growth than this time last year, according to a survey. Only 27% of interviewees thought growth would improve, against 37% in 2015, the report by consultants PwC showed. Business leaders are increasingly worried about geopolitical r...