Economy

Oct 14, 2019
Ghana has a serious flood problem. Over about 50 years, 4 million people have been affected by floods, resulting in economic damage exceeding USD$780 million. At least one major flood…
Oct 08, 2019
Striking Zimbabwean doctors defied a government ultimatum to return to work on Monday, after rejecting a 60% pay rise offer they say is not enough to keep up with soaring…
Oct 07, 2019
Ex-South African President Jacob Zuma’s son Duduzane denied wrongdoing at a graft inquiry on Monday, rejecting testimony by an official who said he was offered a bribe and a ministerial…
Oct 02, 2019
A former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Prof. Charles Soludo, on Tuesday urged Nigeria to invest more in technological innovations for the country to compete favourably in…
Sep 28, 2019
The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) analysts project Angola’s economy will return to growth only in 2021, expecting a rate of 2.5% after consecutive years of economic contraction, including in 2019,…
Sep 27, 2019
During a recent Media Engagement meeting held in Abuja, Nigerian Content Development & Monitoring Board (NCDMB) Executive Secretary, Engr. Simbi Wabote expressed his opposition towards the creation of multiple Local…
Sep 27, 2019
Ambassador of China to Nigeria, Zhou Pingjian, has said that the Chinese government would strengthen its support and collaboration with Nigeria in order to achieve its development and economic growth.…
Sep 24, 2019
Sudan’s prime minister will ask the World Bank for $2 billion in support during his current visit to New York, the country’s finance minister said on Monday. Finance Minister Ibrahim…
Sep 23, 2019
Former South African President Thabo Mbeki has said former President Robert Mugabe delayed embarking on the land reform programme to allow successful negotiations between the African National Congress (ANC) and…
Sep 22, 2019
Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) has said it has arrested about eight top Government officials over misuse of public funds. Jérôme Gasana, the former Director-General of the Workforce Development Agency (WDA)…
Sep 13, 2019
South Africa's economic growth is unlikely to reach the treasury's target of 1.5% in 2019 because conditions have changed and the country is facing increasing headwinds, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni…
Sep 08, 2019
It started with a scary WhatsApp message. “Somalis are kidnapping children in schools,” the message said. Worried parents rushed to schools to save their children from what was thought to…
Sep 06, 2019
Robert Mugabe, the African revolutionary hero who liberated his country from white rule but then turned the new, independent nation of Zimbabwe into his personal fiefdom and a virtual one-party…
Sep 05, 2019
Zimbabwean public sector doctors went on strike on Tuesday for the second time in less than a year to demand a further salary increase amid soaring living costs, as President…
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