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Mugabe seeks $4bn China bailout

Aug 22 2014 10:19

President Robert Mugabe is set to depart for Beijing for a $4bn cash bailout, confirming Zimbabwe’s quest for Chinese aid to ease the country's economic meltdown.


Nampak to invest $10m in Zim business

Aug 21 2014 20:08

Nampak says it will invest $10m in the next 12 months to expand its Zimbabwean business after consolidating the operations under one company.


Cabinet nod for huge hydro power treaty

Aug 21 2014 13:21

Cabinet has approved a treaty which would see SA buy over half of the power generated on the Congo River by the world's biggest hydroelectric project.


Libya restarts oil exports from biggest port

Aug 20 2014 18:38

Libya has restarted oil exports from its biggest port for the first time since the end of a year-long blockade, a boost to the government struggling with clashes.


Ebola fears slowing tourist flow to Africa

Aug 20 2014 17:15

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is putting off thousands of tourists who have planned trips to Africa this year, including to destinations such as Kenya.


Zimbabwe economy takes another dive

Aug 20 2014 18:39

A year after the re-election of leader Robert Mugabe, the country is facing new financial hardships.


Implats closes Zimplats mine

Aug 20 2014 10:32

The Bimha mine in Zimbabwe, operated by Impala Platinum's subsidiary Zimplats, has been closed, says Implats.


Sub-Saharan Africa middle class growing

Aug 19 2014 19:45

Sub-Saharan Africa has experienced substantial growth in its middle class over the past 14 years, according to a Standard Bank report.


Economic benefits of liberal African aviation

Aug 19 2014 05:00

Many air markets between Africa and countries outside the continent have been liberalised significantly, yet intra-African aviation remains largely closed.


Zimbabwe inflation quickens in July

Aug 15 2014 13:30

Zimbabwe's inflation quickened year-on-year in July, says the official statistics agency Zimstats.

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Botswana leaves interest rate unchanged at 7.5%

Aug 15 2014 12:30

Botswana's central bank has left its benchmark lending rate unchanged at 7.5%, saying the stance was in line with its inflation objectives.


Ebola lockdown takes economic toll

Aug 15 2014 05:00

The Ebola outbreak in west Africa threatens to exact a severe economic toll as stricken countries remain in lockdown, analysts say.

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