Ray Ndlovu
Ray Ndlovu is a journalist based in Harare. He is the Zimbabwe correspondent for Business Day, Sunday Times, Business Times and Financial Mail and has an honours degree in journalism and media studies.
Blow, wind, blow

Blow, wind, blow

Southern Africa: economic nationalism ‘Empowerment’ benefits political elites while businesses are spooked and citizens are left with nothing but empty promises By Ray Ndlovu A wind of economic nationalism is blowing over southern Africa but curiously, the ordinary citizens who are supposed to be its main beneficiaries have largely been left to spectate from the […]

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Seeding the future

Seeding the future

African governments need to plan in advance, like Asian governments have, to ensure food security as climate change scours the continents’ farms  It’s been almost eight years since Irene Maphenduka, a subsistence farmer in Nyamandlovu in Matabeleland North province, some 40 km northwest of Bulawayo, had a bumper harvest. Good rains back then and assistance […]

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Ray Ndlovu
Ray Ndlovu is a journalist based in Harare. He is the Zimbabwe correspondent for Business Day, Sunday Times, Business Times and Financial Mail and has an honours degree in journalism and media studies.
A massive step backwards

A massive step backwards

Zimbabwe’s new president has vowed to entrench constitutionalism and uphold the rule of law, but recent events suggest otherwise The attempt to reverse decades of Zimbabwe’s economic ruin after Robert Mugabe’s fall in November 2017 was always going to be the most...

Blow, wind, blow

Blow, wind, blow

Southern Africa: economic nationalism ‘Empowerment’ benefits political elites while businesses are spooked and citizens are left with nothing but empty promises By Ray Ndlovu A wind of economic nationalism is blowing over southern Africa but curiously, the ordinary...

Seeding the future

Seeding the future

African governments need to plan in advance, like Asian governments have, to ensure food security as climate change scours the continents’ farms  It's been almost eight years since Irene Maphenduka, a subsistence farmer in Nyamandlovu in Matabeleland North province,...