Business

Aug 05, 2020
Adopting a Restrictive Rule of Origin will not allow the Nigerian manufacturing industry enjoy the full benefits of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). This is according to Peter…
Most economists see structural transformation as one of the main routes to Africa’s sustainable development. What it means is changing the share of agriculture, manufacturing and services in an economy.…
Jul 28, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed the extent of Africa’s reliance on imports. As global supply chains and the flows of manufactured goods around the world have been disrupted by lockdown…
There is no shortage of technological innovations designed to boost animal agriculture in Africa. These range from GPS tracking systems which identify and trace pastoralists’ herds to livestock vaccine SMS…
Jul 21, 2020
The National Institute of Pharmaceutical Research and Development says the scientific evaluation of the drug sent to Nigeria by the government of Madagascar for the treatment of COVID-19 revealed that…
Jul 13, 2020
Zimbabwe’s ruling party said it will expel Old Mutual Ltd. from its financial system, sowing confusion over the status of the insurance giant in the country and what will happen…
Jul 10, 2020
Pakistan overtook Uganda to become the biggest buyer of Kenyan goods in the first five months of the year after supplies to Kampala were largely slowed by coronavirus-induced delays at…
Jul 06, 2020
Private hospitals in Zimbabwe are charging massive amounts of money - in foreign currency - for Covid-19 treatment. With government hospitals ill-equipped, and with doctors and nurses on strike, the…
Jul 02, 2020
Trade between Malawi and Mozambique using the ports of Beira and Nacala went down by 13 percent in the past two months, mainly due to travel restrictions in the wake…
Jul 01, 2020
Despite a statement from the the Botswana government that President Cyril Ramaphosa had sent Intelligence Minister Ayanda Dlodlo as his envoy to Gaborone, News24 has learnt that the trip has…
Jun 25, 2020
South African businesswoman Bridgette Motsepe-Radebe has resumed her eight-month-long fight to clear her name of allegations of money-laundering and fraud in Botswana. She issued a statement on Tuesday 23 June…
Jun 24, 2020
Angola is halfway through the construction of a $77 million diamond hub that it hopes will create revenue sources beyond the sale of rough diamonds. The hub is located in…
Jun 22, 2020
President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote has said that despite the challenging economic situation in 2019, Dangote Cement  was able to sustain 54,000 jobs in four African countries, where the company…
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