Zimbabwe appealing to its diaspora population, foreigners for investments

VOA Faced with an inability to access offshore credit lines — due to defaulting on previous loans — the government of Zimbabwe is appealing to its diaspora population and foreigners to invest in the Southern African nation. Some citizens in the diaspora are skeptical that their investments would pay off. The government says the Zimbabwe

Diaspora Insurance executive director Dr Sibert Mandega with Kenya's new ambassador to Germany H.E. Stella Makoya Orina

Diaspora Insurance meets Kenyan Ambassador to Germany

By UK Correspondent The newly appointed Kenyan Ambassador to Germany H.E. Stella Makoya Orina recently held a meeting with Diaspora Insurance officials in Berlin. Ambassador Orina met with Diaspora Insurance executive director, Dr Sibert Mandega, who was accompanied by African Women in Europe founder Joy Zenz. The purpose of the meeting, held on April 11

Seeff Zimbabwe to host UK diaspora property showcase

By Alois Vinga SEEFF Zimbabwe is set to host the premier Zimbabwean property showcase in the United Kingdom in the next four months. The event which is being organised by Zim Inspired Limited on behalf of Seeff Zimbabwe is scheduled to take place on July 13 at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel. The Zim Diaspora

Theresa Daniel: Leading a thriving health and social care business in the UK

By Anna Chibamu BIRMINGHAM: Ten years ago, a Zimbabwean mother dared to live her dreams and launched – from her daughter’s bedroom – a health and social care business to take care of vulnerable people and the elderly in the United Kingdom (UK). Today and thanks to hard work, perseverance and ingenuity, Wolverhampton-based Lime Healthcare

James Manyika: Google’s AI ambassador walks a fine line between hype and doom

James Manyika signed a statement warning that artificial intelligence could pose an existential threat to humanity. Like much of Silicon Valley, he’s forging ahead anyhow. By The Washington Post Amid the excited hype about artificial intelligence at Google’s annual developer conference in May, it fell to James Manyika, the company’s new head of “tech and society,”

Zim-UK Business Chamber hosts health and social care Indaba with Diaspora Insurance backing

By UK Correspondent THE Zimbabwe UK Business Chamber will this Saturday host a Health and Social Care conference, providing a much-needed engagement and networking opportunity against the backdrop of key regulatory and policy changes being introduced in the sector by the government. Supported by Diaspora Insurance, among others, the Indaba will be held at the

Diaspora Insurance backs inaugural East Africa women’s business and investment summit

By UK Correspondent THE inaugural East African women’s business and investment summit was recently held in London backed by leading insurance and risk solutions company, Diaspora Insurance, which operations now span Europe, the Americas and some 13 African countries. Jointly convened by the High Commissioners of Kenya and Uganda to London, the summit sought to

BELGIUM: Diaspora Insurance wins best company award at Brussels summit

By UK Correspondent UK-BASED Diaspora Insurance clinched the Best Company Award at the African Women in Europe (AWE) annual summit which was held in the Belgian capital Brussels last weekend and attended by delegates from across Europe. AWE was established by Germany-based Kenyan entrepreneur Joy Machugu-Zenz in 2008 and has, over the years, grown to

UK: Zim health and social care Indaba set for Northampton 

By Staff Reporter ZIMBABWEAN professionals and businesses in the UK’s growing health and social care sector will have an opportunity to network with other players in the industry and learn new trends when they take part in the Health and Social Care Meet and Greet in Northampton on June 17. The event organised by WS

 ‘You have to travel from Byo to Hre and camp there for a week just to get a permit’ – Diaspora group on Zim business frustration

By UK Correspondent LONDON: The Harare government’s oft-repeated mantra is that ‘Zimbabwe is Open for Business’ and treasury chief, Professor Mthuli Ncube, last week led a delegation to the UK on a charm offensive aimed at attracting investment. However, while Zimbabwe is supposedly ‘Open for Business’, not enough is being done to improve the ‘ease

LONDON: Mthuli headlines Zim capital markets indaba

By Alois Vinga & UK Correspondent FINANCE Minister Professor Mthuli Ncube is expected to headline the two-day Zimbabwe Capital Markets Indaba scheduled for London this week which will be attended by more 300 public and private sector executives. Co-hosted by the Financial Markets Indaba (FMI) alongside the Zimbabwe Embassy in the United Kingdom dubbed the “Zimbabwe

Fikile Ryder

Zimbabwean Fikile Ryder named Catholic Social Services’ new director of community in Pennsylvania

By SCRANTON, Pennsylvania – After working for the last seven years as a Department of Justice Immigration Counselor & Immigration Program Coordinator for Catholic Charities of Southern Colorado, Fikile Ryder, is bringing her knowledge and expertise to Catholic Social Services of the Diocese of Scranton. Ryder, who has a Master of Science in Criminal

Zim diaspora group to host health and social care event in Kent

By Staff Reporter AN enterprising group of Zimbabweans living in the United Kingdom will be hosting a health and social care meet and greet in Kent early next month. The networking event in Kent will be one of a series of meet and greet after holding similar events last year. The meet and greet will bring

US: Nyasha Tunduwani on forming non-profit that helps Black-owned tech companies grow

By Nyasha Tunduwani, founder of Seattle-based solution provider Real Impact Technology Consulting, was born and raised in Zimbabwe. Both of his parents were first-generation business owners. He remembers his father always had an element of technology no matter what industry his father’s business was in. “My first exposure was playing games and programming on