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Mbeki: Leaders in Africa don't deliver

Oct 23 2014 17:30

African leaders do not deliver and the dialogue between business and government needs to be more open, political analyst Moeletsi Mbeki says.


Zim's trade deficit with SA stands at $681m

Oct 22 2014 12:19

Zimbabwe’s trade deficit with South Africa amounted to $681m on September 30, according to figures from the Zimbabwe Statistical Office.


Nigeria sees 2015 GDP growth at 6.75%

Oct 21 2014 18:00

Nigeria's finance minister expects economic growth for 2015 to be around 6.75%, an improvement on the government's forecast of 6.2% this year.


Egypt to get natural gas from Israeli firm

Oct 20 2014 15:00

An Israeli firm will supply Egypt with natural gas, more than two years after sabotage halted the flow of Egyptian gas to Israel.


China slated for not doing enough for Ebola

Oct 20 2014 11:16

China has lagged behind in contributions to fighting West Africa's Ebola epidemic despite being the largest investor in the region, says the World Food Programme.


Morocco plans first solar mega-project

Oct 20 2014 11:06

Morocco's first solar energy plant will begin operating in 2015 as it aims to become a world class renewable energy producer and eyes exporting to nearby Europe.


The high price of fear

Oct 20 2014 07:16

SA's culture of fear, violence and anger costs too much, says Mandi Smallhorne.


Food prices up sharply in Ebola-hit countries

Oct 17 2014 18:15

Food prices have risen across the three countries worst hit by the Ebola outbreak, forcing some families to reduce their intake to one meal a day.


Africa set to switch on gas-to-power potential

Oct 16 2014 14:45

Africa's under used gas reserves are set to play a big role in stemming the continent's crippling electricity void, a shift that should boost economies.

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Tourist arrivals to Kenya tumble

Oct 16 2014 14:00

International tourist arrivals to Kenya fell 13.6% in the first half of this year, following a string of attacks blamed on Somali Islamist insurgents, official figures showed.

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Foreign banks bow down to Zim empowerment

Oct 16 2014 08:55

Indigenisation Minister Francis Nhema says all foreign banks operating in Zimbabwe, with one exception, have complied with the country’s indigenisation laws.


Eskom powers Botswana amid breakdown

Oct 16 2014 07:00

Botswana's only power station has broken down, leaving the world's biggest diamond producer entirely dependent on power imports from Eskom.

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