Norton member of parliament Themba Mliswa has bemoaned the abusive nature of some Chinese Investors on locals, citing that while investment is necessary human rights of locals remain central.
Abuse by the chinese has been widely publicised – https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://amp.theguardian.com/world/2012/jan/02/china-zimbabwe-workers-abuse&ved=2ahUKEwi6ZvLnoj5AhXNhqQKHSzNDHMQFnoECCMQAQ&usg=AOvVaw0VO2P0yzQhpe8bqMB9-nwH
With the country’s look east policy having been widely criti
Speaking to Parliament, the Norton legislator acknowledged the investigation that the Ministry of Public Service Labour and Social Welfare had carried out in his constituency and called for similar efforts many other emanating case’s.
Responding to the Norton legislator’s question, Deputy Minister of Public Service Labour and Social Welfare Lovemore Matuke said they will investigate the matter and come up with a solution rather than singling out Chinese as the county’s enemies.
The Chinese took up most of the Zimbabwean investment opportunities following Zimbabwe’s fallout with the West after the land reform of 2000 with the second republic’s quest for an ‘open for business mantra’ not having generated much investment from the alleged country’s detractors despite their major contribution as development partners.
The remarks come at a time China faired badly in the in the 10 year old Aid Transparency Index for 2022 and citizen socioeconomic discontent hightens