Economy

Nov 04, 2018
Econet group founder and executive chairman Strive Masiyiwa has found himself at the centre of a social media storm after appearing to back President Emmerson Mnangagwa and calling for the…
Nov 03, 2018
Thirty years of German settler colonialism in South West Africa – from 1884 to 1914 – paved the way for continued apartheid under South Africa. The resistance of the local…
Nov 02, 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari said on Thursday in Abuja that his administration will continue to implement policies that will make Nigeria’s economy, which is already looking good, better. Speaking at an…
Nov 01, 2018
Resources group RioZim says it has closed its three gold mines after running out of imported inputs, as the shortage of dollars continues to bite the mining sector. RioZim is…
Oct 31, 2018
The Kenyan shilling yesterday weakened to an eight-month low against the US dollar in what market watchers attributed to excess liquidity in the money markets and demand for the dollar…
Oct 27, 2018
Public-sector workers in Chad ended a strike that began five months ago to protest austerity measures the government imposed as part of pledges to the International Monetary Fund to reduce…
Oct 26, 2018
The senior Energy Solutions Expert, Nigeria Enterprise Business Development, Mr. Samuel Orji, has revealed that the company has put up a 76 million dollars investment in Nigeria so far, with…
Oct 26, 2018
Harare City Council and its parking unit, City Parking, have embarked on a $2 million programme of installing surveillance cameras at traffic lights in the central business district (CBD) to…
Oct 24, 2018
The Zimbabwe government has with immediate effect partially suspended regulations banning imports to allow the general public to bring in goods without licenses in abid to address the shortages of…
Oct 23, 2018
As part of its economic diversification drive, the federal government of Nigeria on Monday said it has issued the first gold refining license in the country.   Speaking at the…
Oct 23, 2018
As elsewhere in the world, migration is increasingly at the centre of South Africa’s public and political debate. For the first time, the country’s official opposition party, the Democratic Alliance…
Oct 22, 2018
When President Emmerson Mnangagwa campaigned in July for Zimbabwe’s presidency, he promised to be a business friendly leader, and to return his country’s economy to twentieth century times of plenty…
Oct 21, 2018
The operations last week against migrants triggered clashes between Congolese, security forces and local Angolans. Life fell apart last week for mother of four Dorcas who was among 200,000 Congolese…
Oct 16, 2018
The Federal Government  of Nigeria on Tuesday said the solid minerals sector in the country is set to receive $3.3 billion foreign investment.   The Minister of State in the…

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