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Zimbabwe, Russia sign $3bn platinum deal

Sep 16 2014 20:19

Zimbabwe has signed a $3bn deal with Russia that will see production of nearly 600 000 ounces of platinum a year.


Alrosa prospecting for Zim diamonds

Sep 15 2014 19:45

Diamond mining company Alrosa is partnering a Zimbabwe-Russia joint venture company to prospect for diamonds, Russia's trade and industry minister says.


Russia to seal platinum deal with Zimbabwe

Sep 15 2014 18:53

Russia's Trade Minister Denis Manturov says his country is set to sign a major platinum mining deal with Zimbabwe as the two nations kicked off bilateral talks.


SA firms stop Zim exports after new tax laws

Sep 15 2014 19:36

New duty taxes implemented by the Zimbabwean government to protect local firms have already seen some South African firms cease exports to the country.

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Doing business in sub-Saharan Africa

Sep 15 2014 13:28

Those who are undeterred by the challenge of doing business in sub-Saharan Africa could reap high rewards, says an analyst.


Egypt tourism could fully recover by end 2015

Sep 15 2014 12:15

Egypt's tourism industry could fully recover by the end of 2015 if current levels of stability persist, says the tourism minister.


Tanzania receives finance to expand port

Sep 14 2014 16:30

Tanzania has signed a $565m deal with the World Bank and other development partners to expand its main port of Dar es Salaam.


Foreign investment in Mauritius jumps

Sep 14 2014 11:15

Foreign direct investment in Mauritius has jumped in the first six months of 2014 from a year earlier, helped by a flow of money into real estate.


Tanzania receives $565m to expand port

Sep 12 2014 19:49

Tanzania signed a $565m deal with the World Bank and other development partners to expand its main port of Dar es Salaam.


China offers $50m to Mali

Sep 12 2014 19:15

China has extended $51m in funding to Mali at a time when the West African country is negotiating a programme with the International Monetary Fund.

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Weak growth means rough ride for Zim consumers

Sep 12 2014 12:25

Zimbabwe's economy is set to notch up a paltry 1.7% growth this year as mining slows down, while new tax measures will drive up the cost of living.


IMF talks with Mali to revive aid package

Sep 12 2014 11:00

The International Monetary Fund has restarted talks on reviewing an aid programme for Mali and resuming aid payments to the West African country.

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