Category: Global Development

The Zimbabwean Progressive’s in-depth, evidence-based and opinionated reporting on global development issues, with a special focus on Africa-focused international charities and non-profits, corruption and the extractions of African resources by multinational corporations.

The inconvenient truth about foreign aidThe inconvenient truth about foreign aid

Like political campaign contributions, today's self-interested foreign aid often supports badly-designed development projects, imposes foreign investor-friendly policies on recipient countries, facilitates access to intended beneficiaries' resources, helps aid-giving countries to look good on the world stage, all the while making unquestioning taxpayers in aid giving countries feel good about their

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Mugabe surrendered Zimbabweans’ US$2.76 billion to multinational corporations through “illicit financial flows”Mugabe surrendered Zimbabweans’ US$2.76 billion to multinational corporations through “illicit financial flows”

An eye-opening report released by the Washington, D.C.-based Global Financial Integrity in December 2015 reveals an inconvenient truth: Between 2004 and 2013, Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe lost a staggering US$2.76 billion to multinational corporations through "illicit financial flows".

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