Zim courts German investors

GERMAN investors are welcome to take advantage of the multiple incentives designed to ensure easy entry of foreign capital into Zimbabwe, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister Ambassador Frederick Shava has said. Speaking to prospective investors at a luncheon in Berlin, Germany, on Friday, Ambassador Shava said reforms being instituted by the Second Republic have […]

German firm eyes Zim market

German road construction, mining and agriculture machinery manufacturer – Poema.de, is looking to enter the domestic market, after the firm expressed interest to explore the vast opportunities available in Zimbabwe. This will also benefit mining and agriculture through provision of affordable implements needed in the two sectors that are expected to anchor economic growth and […]

Kumbirai Chipadza nominated the Best African Business/Entrepreneur in Germany at AFRONEWS – Ortel Mobile African Community in Germany Awards (2022)

Kumbirai Chipadza has been nominated for the Best African Business/Entrepreneur in Germany Award at the AFRONEWS – Ortel Mobile African Community in Germany Awards (2022). Organised by the AFRONEWS (afronews.de), the newspaper for Africans in Germany, the African Community in Germany Awards celebrate and recognise outstanding achievements of Africans in different fields in Germany. They […]

Deutsch Connect partners Rydings College

Germany-based Afrocentric Startup Deutsch Connect has partnered with Zimbabwean school, Rydings College to provide German language courses to students at the institution. According to Deutsch Connect Head of Languages, Mr Malven Mambo said Deutsch Connect is looking to partner with more schools and institutions in Zimbabwe and Africa. Mr Mambo said they would also provide […]

Fruit Logistica Berlin 2022

WATCH: ZIMTRADE anticipates business worth over US$10 mln from Berlin Fruit Logistica fair

ZIMTRADE is expecting to generate business worth more than US$10 million from participating at this year’s Berlin Fruit Logistica in Germany.ZimTrade Export Promotion Officer Mr Alex Mutandi highlights areas that attracted much attention. @ZimTradeAlerts is expecting to generate business worth more than US$10 million from participating at this year’s Berlin Fruit Logistica in Germany.Export Promotion […]

Zimbabwean Ambassador to Germany, Ambassador Mashingaidze receiving her Deutsch Connect tshirt

Zim envoy rallies German investors

Zimbabwe’s Ambassador to Germany, Alice Mashingaidze, has urged German investors interested in Zimbabwe to reach out to the embassy as there are huge opportunities in many sectors including agriculture, mining, manufacturing, infrastructure development and tourism. Ambassador Mashingaidze said this in Berlin last week after meeting leaders of Afrocentric start-up, Deutsch Connect, which has partnered with […]

Chipadza Connects Zim, German Businesses

Perception matters. Germany-based Kumbirai Chipadza realised both Zimbabweans and Germans had a biased perception of each other and came up with an idea to change that.This drove him to start Deutsch Connect, a German-based Afrocentric consultancy that links African and German business people through business-to-business (B2B) matchmaking, market linkages, talent acquisition, and investment. The organisation […]


By Dumisani Sigogo – Southern Africa Editor, The African Gazette            As a refugee, he often lamented why there are less African businesses in Germany and also why there are few Germans involved in doing business in Africa. Armed with the knowledge and faith in the belief that ‘Your Network is […]

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