• Corrupt councillors

    We need to expose defaulters and take back our municipalities now, says Mandi Smallhorne.

  • Davos 2017 fail

    The WEF has provided little in the way of responsive and responsible leadership, says Terry Bell.

  • Inside Labour

    No South African, with or without a job, should be condemned to poverty, says Patrick Craven.

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SA accounts for 79% of Zim's import bill

Jan 20 2017 15:36

Zimbabwe exported goods worth $2.8bn in 2016 against an import bill of $5.2bn, with at least $2.2bn worth of goods exported to South Africa, latest figures show.


Zim's inflation closes year in the negative

Jan 17 2017 16:28

Zimbabwe’s annual inflation rate for the month of December 2016, as measured by the all items consumer price index, gained 0.16% to -0.93%, from November’s rate of -1.09%.


World Bank projects modest growth for sub-Saharan Africa in 2017

Jan 12 2017 17:25

The World Bank expects South Africa’s GDP to grow at 1.1% this year, but cautions inflationary pressures and unemployment will continue to weigh on consumer spending.


Zimbabwean manufacturers bemoan cash crunch

Jan 11 2017 18:13

Zimbabwean manufacturers want a speedy resolution to the payment backlogs and the costing structure of the business environment that has crippled companies and businesses.


Low growth, politics pose risk to sub-Saharan countries - Moody's

Jan 10 2017 10:00

Rating agency Moody’s says liquidity stress, low growth and political risk are contributing to the negative outlook placed on sub-Saharan African countries.


Recession flatlines Lagos swank property projects

Jan 09 2017 12:46

Lagos is suffering a hangover from a construction binge as Nigeria wrestles to overcome a damaging recession.


Zim bourse shines despite economic turmoil

Dec 30 2016 15:22

The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange has ended 2016 25.84% stronger, a year that most analysts had predicted a double digit negative close.


Zambia drafts in air force to combat pests

Dec 30 2016 11:26

Zambia has ordered the national air force into action to fight a plague of pests that has invaded maize crops and threatens vital food supplies.

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Barry Wood: Is 2017 meltdown year for Zimbabwe, as it blunders towards disaster?

Dec 20 2016 17:00

From afar, it’s hard to imagine Zimbabwe getting much worse before it gets better. But speak to Zimbabweans and they will tell you that the picture is grim on the ground.


Mozambique cuts power supplies to Eskom

Dec 20 2016 14:38

Eskom is receiving 900 megawatts of power from a hydropower dam in Mozambique out of a possible 1 300 megawatts because of a fault at one of the turbines.

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