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Travel & Leisure

Tunisia seeks to save tourist season

Apr 19 2015 13:02

Still smarting from a jihadist attack that killed 21 foreign tourists last month, Tunisia is hoping to save the summer season with new security measures.


IMF cuts Africa’s GDP growth to 4.5% on oil drop

Apr 14 2015 16:06

The International Monetary Fund has cut its economic growth forecast for sub-Saharan Africa this year as plunging oil prices force exporters to curb spending plans.


Zambia to review mining royalty hike

Apr 14 2015 09:26

Zambia has bowed to pressure from miners to review a punishing hike in mineral royalties that led investors to threaten to pull out of the copper-rich country.


Zim shelves bonus payments for civil servants

Apr 14 2015 06:48

Zimbabwe will no longer be making bonus payments for its civil servants as the economy, hard hit by liquidity challenges, declines further.


Angola fund allocates $1.4bn to Africa projects

Apr 13 2015 18:00

Angola's sovereign wealth fund says it is allocating $1.4bn to five new vehicles that will invest in sectors such as mining, timber, agriculture and healthcare within the country and in Africa.


Sub-Saharan Africa growth to slow in 2015

Apr 13 2015 17:00

The World Bank cut its forecast for gross domestic product growth for sub-Saharan Africa to 4% in 2015 from 4.5% in 2014 due to fall in oil and other commodity prices.


Zim's bond coins benefiting from slipping rand

Apr 12 2015 19:00

SA's slipping rand has proved positive for Zimbabwe's "bond coins", with more Zimbabweans agreeing to use the previously-unpopular new currency.


UAE bank targets Africa, Asia for wealth management growth

Apr 12 2015 16:33

National Bank of Abu Dhabi is seeking to expand its wealth management business in Africa and Asia, as it looks to maintain strong growth at a time when its home region faces uncertainty.


Zim gets own governance code as corruption spikes

Apr 10 2015 12:49

Zimbabwe has launched its own corporate governance code as its acting president says there are near-daily reports of abuse of both public and private office.


Mugabe won't budge on mining compliance

Apr 09 2015 09:45

Zimbabwe’s indigenisation policy is open to negotiation, but there will be no compromise on the 51/49 percentage threshold for mining, says President Robert Mugabe.

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Chinamasa: SA banks taking advantage of Zim

Apr 08 2015 17:06

Zimbabwe's finance minister Patrick Chinamasa has criticised South African banks for wanting to charge more when its neighbour approaches them for loans.


Mugabe not here to beg, says Moyo

Apr 08 2015 10:37

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is not on a "begging visit" to South Africa, his information minister Jonathan Moyo claims.

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Johannesburg has been selected to host the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in 2017. "[The congress] will ensure that small business development remains firmly on the national agenda and the radar screen of all stakeholders, the Small Business Development minister said.

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