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Economy

Zim growth forecast slashed by half

Jul 30 2015 21:30

Zimbabwe's finance minister has slashed the 2015 growth forecast from 3.2% to 1.5% after a slump in farm produce due to drought.

Economy

Zim misses revenue target as economy stutters

Jul 29 2015 15:35

Zimbabwe has missed its revenue target for the half-year to June 2014, with the revenue authority blaming the poor performance on a “myriad of challenges”.

Economy

Obama tells Kenya to end corruption, gender inequality

Jul 26 2015 16:01

US President Barack Obama has urged Kenyans to help end endemic corruption in a speech to the nation that also focused on the need for gender equality and national unity.

Economy

We can end power shortages by 2019, says SADC

Jul 26 2015 10:16

The Southern African Development Community says there are enough power generation projects underway to end electricity shortages by 2019.

Economy

Zim firm inks $1.1bn power deal with China

Jul 24 2015 13:30

A Zimbabwean company has signed a $1.1bn agreement with the China State Construction Engineering Corporation to build a 600-megawatt thermal power plant.

Economy

Manage or magnify? China's corporate debt threat

Jul 24 2015 12:54

Beijing may have averted a crisis in its stock markets with heavy-handed intervention, but the world's biggest corporate debt pile is a much greater threat.

Economy

Eni discovers 15bn cubic metres of gas in Egypt

Jul 20 2015 12:13

Italy's Eni has discovered gas reserves of up to 15 billion cubic metres in Egypt's Nile Delta region, with production set to start in two months.

Economy

Libya's $67bn frozen funds 'must remain on ice'

Jul 19 2015 19:30

A would-be leader of Libya's $67bn sovereign wealth fund has warned that conditions are not right to start unfreezing and managing the funds' assets.

Lifestyle

Luxury is big business in Africa

Jul 19 2015 12:38

As Africa emerges as the next big market, luxury brands are taking an interest worth an estimated $4bn in the African luxury market - certainly nothing to smirk at.

Economy

DRC looks to insect farming in fight against hunger

Jul 15 2015 20:00

Experts hope that the love of edible insects in the DRC may hold the key to tackling widespread hunger among its roughly 65 million people by scaling up the consumption habit.

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Economy

Angolans resentful as China tightens its grip

Jul 12 2015 14:36

A mulit-billion dollar loan Angolan president Jose Eduardo dos Santos signed with China has angered citizens who say they are being left behind as the country becomes reliant on Beijing.

Economy

Zimbabwe's decrepit roads, a heavy toll to pay

Jul 10 2015 19:16

Zimbabwe's roads are in a pathetic state of disrepair, yet road user are having to fork out on hefty toll charges, amid reports of corruption in the road authority.

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