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Economy

Boost for SA, Benin maritime project

Feb 11 2016 15:41

Transnet Port Terminals is extending its footprint beyond the borders of SA with a team that has taken occupation at the Port of Cotonou in Benin, West Africa.

Africa

Zambia's economy expected to grow by 3.7%

Feb 10 2016 19:30

Zambian deputy finance minister Christopher Mvunga says Zambia's economy is expected to grow by 3.7% this year, largely stable from last year.

Economy

Obama signs Africa electricity initiative into law

Feb 09 2016 07:09

President Barack Obama has signed into law a measure aimed at expanding electricity to millions of households in sub-Saharan Africa, a move that will boost growth.

Mining

Right time for mining companies to bounce back

Feb 08 2016 06:13

The crisis facing African mining companies due to declining productivity and return on invested capital can be turned around, McKinsey proposes in a report.

Industrial

National Oil warns about ‘illicit’ sales

Feb 07 2016 18:08

National Oil Corp in western Libya has warned traders against loading “illicit” cargoes of oil at Hariga port in the eastern part of the country.

Economy

Mugabe declares state of disaster as 2.4m face hunger

Feb 05 2016 11:04

Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has declared the El Niño induced drought a state of national disaster as millions of people face hunger.

Economy

Expat Zimbabweans remit $1bn back home

Feb 04 2016 13:42

Expat Zimbabweans living and working in other countries such as SA, the UK and the US have remitted nearly $1bn back home in 2015.

Economy

Zim to tax imported food commodities

Feb 04 2016 12:49

Zimbabwe's government has widened its tax bracket to include VAT on nearly 40 imported basic food commodities as the country’s revenue performance disappoints.

Economy

Zimbabwe's growth will remain flat - World Bank

Feb 03 2016 20:00

The World Bank says Zimbabwe's economy will grow at 1.5% this year, which is slower than the government's estimate of 2.7%.

Economy

Africa growth stays strong even as China slumps - AfDB head

Feb 03 2016 20:00

Strong investment flows to Africa will sustain high economic growth on the continent even amid low oil prices and a slowdown in China, the African Development Bank head says.

Economy

Nigeria's Flour Mills shares jump most in 14 months

Feb 03 2016 20:00

Shares of Flour Mills of Nigeria have shown a marked increase as they increased the most in 14 months as a stake sale to Lafarge Africa buoyed profit.

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Economy

IMF ready to lend to African oil producers

Feb 03 2016 09:58

The International Monetary Fund stands ready to help sub-Saharan Africa's oil exporters cope with plunging crude prices and growing fiscal pressures.

World

Senegal hails huge gas reserves

Jan 29 2016 17:00

Senegal has hailed the discovery of offshore gas reserves estimated at 450 billion cubic metres as a game changer for the west African nation.

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