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Malawi to miss 2015 economic growth forecast

Jan 28 2015 12:30

Malawi will likely miss this year's 5.8% economic growth forecast after weeks of heavy rain killed scores of people and washed away the country's staple crop.


Surge in dollar-debt leaves African nations bare

Jan 28 2015 11:21

A surge in foreign debt issuance by African nations has left some fragile economies exposed to the risk of billions of dollars in foreign exchange related losses.


Zim aims for 69% rise in FDI

Jan 28 2015 09:56

Zimbabwe is targeting a lift in much-needed foreign direct investment on the back of policy measures introduced in the 2015 budget.


IMF warns Africa of headwinds from China, US

Jan 27 2015 20:30

IMF head Christine Lagarde has warned that African economies could be hurt by a slowdown in China's economy and an imminent hike in US interest rates.


No mercy on Zim mining compliance

Jan 27 2015 14:09

ZImbabwe's insistence that the mining sector will not be exempt from the 49-51% compliance threshold is likely to create fresh uncertainty among foreign miners.


South Sudan finds hope in honey

Jan 26 2015 14:00

A harvest of honey from the equatorial forests of South Sudan will help its struggling poor and improve the nation's crop yields, say those involved.


Egypt growth to be 'easily north of 4%'

Jan 23 2015 14:30

Egypt can expect economic growth "easily north of 4%" in fiscal year 2014-15, which ends in June, boosted by rising confidence and a windfall from lower oil prices.


Mugabe back from leave as Zim woes deepen

Jan 23 2015 11:42

President Robert Mugabe has returned from his annual holiday abroad to face the hard reality of further slowdown in the already struggling economy he left behind.


Namibia denies China plans for naval base

Jan 23 2015 11:45

The Namibian government has dismissed as fabricated local media reports that China is planning to construct a naval base along Namibia's coast.


Businesses save Kalahari elephant

Jan 22 2015 15:31

Local business people in Namibia have stepped in to save an elephant bull roaming commercial farms and having been branded a "problem animal" to be killed.


Zimbabwe gold mines could collapse - chamber

Jan 21 2015 10:00

Zimbabwe's gold mining firms are making losses due to weak bullion prices and could collapse, warns the Chamber of Mines.

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Fixing Zimbabwe's ruins

Jan 21 2015 07:55

Potential investors need to be properly informed of change, says Malcom Sharara.


UN releases Zim unemployment figures

Jan 20 2015 20:00

The United Nations has released Zimbabwe's unemployment figures which show that formal employment is on the decline.

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