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China demands minerals as security for ZimAsset bailout

By Nomalanga Moyo SW Radio Africa 07 May 2014 The Zim and Chinese governments are reported to be working on a rescue package that could see ZANU PF receiving billions of dollars to fund its economic blueprint. The blueprint, dubbed Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation (ZimAsset), was...

China donates to Zimbabwe Defence Forces

By Mthulisi Mathuthu SW Radio Africa 29 April 2014 The Chinese People’s Liberation Army has donated $4.2 million to the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF), the state media reported this week. The donation, which will ‘fund various army projects’ was received by commander of the ZDF Constantine Chiwenga, on...

ZANU PF seeks Chinese help in media control

By Mthulisi Mathuthu SW Radio Africa 28 November 2013 In a move seen as part of a strategy to entrench its hold on the public mind ZANU PF this week dispatched a media delegation to China, which is has one of the poorest records of media freedom in the world. The Chinese government censors all methods of...

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