Economy

Apr 19, 2019
Economic disruption from uneven currency trading in Nigeria and continued electricity shortages in South Africa are set to hold back overall growth across sub-Saharan Africa this year, a Reuters poll…
Apr 19, 2019
Zimbabwe's government has reacted swiftly and ordered bread-makers to reverse a 50% bread price hike that had been effected. Information, Minister Monica Mutsvangwa told journalists at a post-Cabinet press briefing…
Apr 19, 2019
It is in South Africa's interest to see a thriving and stable Zimbabwe. A collapse of its neighbour's economy would probably see an influx of legal and illegal migrants into…
Apr 14, 2019
Zimbabwe's intelligence agency reportedly stopped former Botswana President Ian Khama and Pelonomi Moitoi, a key rival to incumbent Masisi, along with a South African tycoon, from holding a secret meeting at…
Apr 10, 2019
Nigeria and United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Tuesday reaffirmed the need to work together to further consolidate on the strong relationship and mutual respect between the countries. Mr Femi Adesina,…
Apr 08, 2019
The London Court of International Arbitration proceeding rules against the government of Djibouti to pay Dubai-based DP World, which owns 33.3 percent of Doraleh Container Terminal (DCT), a Djibouti port.…
Apr 08, 2019
Ghana obtained a provisional Effective Implementation (EI) rate of 89.89 per cent, the highest by an African country, after the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) concluded its Coordinated Validation Mission…
Apr 07, 2019
A group of unemployed men attacked Malawian migrants living in the South African city of Durban at the end of March. It followed a recent spate of other incidents in…
Apr 05, 2019
Algeria’s long-time leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika has agreed to step down following a series of mass protests against his original plan to bid for a fifth term. After weeks of uncertainty,…
Apr 02, 2019
Political figures in South African have condemned the latest attacks on foreigners in Durban. At the same time, their anti-migrant rhetoric ahead of elections on May 8 is fueling the…
Apr 01, 2019
The US has announced it is ready to support Ghana to deal with the issue of political vigilantism – a growing threat to peace and security in the country. The…
Apr 01, 2019
Xenophobic South Africans, mostly in Durban, have been attacking and displacing black immigrants, mostly from Malawi, Nigeria, Somalia and Zimbabwe, away from their homes. As a result of the attacks,…
Mar 31, 2019
In the early hours of Saturday, South Africa again avoided a massive blow: its government bonds were not downgraded to junk. In a surprising move, Moody’s did not release any…
Mar 29, 2019
Nigerian Government has revealed plans to borrow N1.6 trillion to finance its 2019 budget. The Director-General, Debt Management Office (DMO), Ms Patience Oniha disclosed this in Lagos on Thursday at…
  1. Opinions and Analysis

Calender

« April 2019 »
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30