Earlier this month I attended the SADC Industrialisation Week in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and had the opportunity to learn new things. One of them was the term ‘manel’. I am a veteran of many conferences, summits and workshops...
Catherine Grant Makokera & Faith Tigere Pittet et al The British exit of the European Union (EU) is still ongoing, or rather still undecided. It is nearly three years since the referendum was held that resulted in the decision of...
Catherine Grant Makokera and Sanusha Naidu With the election date set for 8 May, the focus for many South Africans preparing to vote is understandably on domestic priorities. South African citizens are grappling with the challenges of economic development, malfeasance,...
This week has seen South African political parties heading north to engage with various actors in Zimbabwe. It would be easy to simply discount this as extended campaigning in the run-up to the South African elections, but there is a more...
Catherine Grant Makokera Director At the end of the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davis, President Cyril Ramaphosa will be undertaking a state visit to India where he will be accompanied by high-level ministers and a hefty business delegation. Economic...
The MDC's bold plan to join Southern African customs and currency blocs has implications beyond Zimbabwe's borders, write Catherine Grant Makokera and Brian Mureverwi. If it came off, a proposal by Zimbabwe’s official opposition to join the oldest customs union...