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Economy

Ivory Coast to privatise power, water monopolies

May 02 2016 15:24

Ivory Coast will break up its long-standing electricity and water monopolies to reduce prices amid growing public concern over price hikes, says President Alassane Ouattara.

Economy

Zanzibar's seaweed farmers in hot water

May 01 2016 14:00

Seaweed is one of Zanzibar's key exports, but now the vital industry is struggling with warmer waters killing the crops.

Economy

Senegal, Mauritania bet on oil and gas

May 01 2016 12:30

Two west African nations are forging ahead with potentially massive extraction projects others might fear to touch.

Economy

Kenya aims to complete $2.1bn pipeline by 2021

Apr 29 2016 19:23

Kenya will start a search for companies to design a crude oil export pipeline costing some $2.1bn and which should be completed by 2021.

Economy

Malawi leaves benchmark lending rate unchanged

Apr 29 2016 19:19

Malawi's central bank hs kept its benchmark lending rate unchanged at 27% in the midst of a severe drought that has ravaged its key agriculture sector.

Economy

Zimbabweans find comfort in shares as funds remain locked in banks

Apr 30 2016 07:58

Zimbabweans seem to have found comfort in listed shares amid challenges to withdraw cash from banks as well as sending money out as free funds.

Economy

Private equity exits in Africa reach 9-year high

Apr 28 2016 16:49

Private equity exits in Africa have reached a nine-year high in 2015, according to data from EY and the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association.

Economy

SA growth likely worst in sub-Sahara Africa - report

Apr 27 2016 14:22

South Africa's GDP growth this year is likely to be the worst performer in sub-Sahara Africa, according to a panel of experts.

Economy

Ivory Coast wants to cut child labour in cocoa sector

Apr 27 2016 14:45

"At five years old, I went to work in the fields with my dad. Today, my children go to school," said Peter, a cocoa farmer in Bonikro in the centre of Ivory Coast.

Economy

More than R1.16trn leaves Africa illicitly - Mbeki

Apr 25 2016 19:11

The African continent is losing more than R1.16trn a year through illicit outflows, former president Thabo Mbeki says.

Economy

Top African producer bans GM cotton

Apr 24 2016 12:01

Burkina Faso, Africa's top cotton producer and the sole West African nation to venture into biotech farming, is dropping genetically-modified cotton on quality grounds.

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Economy

Kenya seeks higher deposit guarantee after bank closure

Apr 22 2016 19:24

Kenya's parliament is considering a proposal to raise the amount of bank deposits guaranteed in case of a collapse by 20 times to $19 800 per customer.

Economy

Zim to present new IMF financing programme

Apr 22 2016 17:28

Zimbabwe will present a financing plan to the IMF by November after clearing its arrears, opening the door to receiving its first loan from the fund in nearly two decades.

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