Economy

Feb 22, 2019
The Advisory Power Team (APT) at the office of the Vice President of Nigeria has said the nation’s power sector lost N69.1bn between January 1 and February 19 this year…
Feb 22, 2019
South Africa is still considering whether to extradite Mozambique’s former finance minister, Manuel Chang, to his home country or the U.S., a Department of International Relations and Cooperation official said.…
Feb 21, 2019
Nigeria has postponed its 2019 presidential elections. The presidential and parliamentary votes have been rescheduled for February 23rd and the gubernatorial, state assembly and federal area council elections have been…
Feb 18, 2019
The son of Mozambique's former President Armando Guebuza has been arrested in a legal crackdown on suspects linked to a $2-billion government debt scandal, AFP reports. AFP is quoting local…
Feb 16, 2019
South Africa has provisionally withdrawn an arrest warrant for Ajay Gupta, a businessman and friend of former president Jacob Zuma, in a corruption case, police said. The case against Gupta…
Feb 16, 2019
A US$3 billion platinum deal between Zimbabwe and Russia is now mired in controversy after it emerged this week that the funding for the project will come from African Export-Import…
Feb 15, 2019
Zimbabwe's government continues to explore avenues of attracting lines of credit from neighbouring South Africa after the continent's most prosperous nation rebuffed an earlier request by Harare for a R16…
Feb 08, 2019
The new law aims to protect children and the youth from being seduced by the commercials of liquor and become addicted and unproductive. It also plans to address the consequences…
Feb 06, 2019
Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa invited opposition leaders to a meeting on Wednesday to draw up terms for a national dialogue, they said, following a brutal crackdown on anti-government protests. More…
Feb 05, 2019
In 1973 Liberia introduced its Aliens and Nationality Law. This, and the country’s 1986 Constitution, allow only people of “Negro descent” – those who are black – to obtain Liberian…
Feb 01, 2019
The Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Commerce and Industry has disclosed that testing conducted on pig meats brought in the country by Cheaitou Brothers Incorporated showed signs of…
Feb 01, 2019
The Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Commerce and Industry has disclosed that testing conducted on pig meats brought in the country by Cheaitou Brothers Incorporated showed signs of…
Jan 30, 2019
Sub-Saharan Africa is among regions in the world projected to record accelerated economic growth in 2019, amid a slowdown in global growth precipitated by heightened trade tensions and rising interest…
Jan 28, 2019
The South African economy’s dismal performance in 2018 – and the risk-off sentiment towards emerging markets in general - resulted in poor M&A deal values in 2018, but 2019 looks…
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