Zimbabwe’s external debt is now $14.4 billion – Bulawayo24 News | Vette Leader

DEBT Zimbabwe’s total public and state-guaranteed (PPG) debt is estimated at ZW$2.2 trillion for domestic debt and US$14 billion for external debt (including US$3.1 billion in blocked funds) as of the end of September 2022 as the country plans to convene a high-level meeting with its creditors in the first quarter of 2023. Lacking fiscal … Read more

The New Normal: Why More Countries Are Developing National Music Strategies – Forbes | Vette Leader

A few weeks ago, Thailand’s Creative Economy Agency launched a strategy aimed at rivaling Korea’s K-pop as a global cultural phenomenon and overtaking it over time. The strategy, according to Chakrit Pichyangkul, director of the agency, aims to globalize Thai popular culture by promoting three pillars – people, business and locations. Interestingly, one of the … Read more