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UPDATE | SA negotiator appointed secretary of Africa Continental Free Trade Area

Feb 10 2020 19:43

Senior South African trade diplomate Wamkele Mene was appointed as the secretary of the African Continental Free Trade Area in at the 2020 African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Monday afternoon.


Zim energy crisis forces miners off grid as production slumps

Feb 01 2020 14:59

Zimbabwe’s mine houses are considering going off grid to avoid crippling breaks in production, as the country continues to battle unstable power supply.


Shunned by the West and China, Zimbabwe turns to UAE

Jan 27 2020 09:52

Zimbabwe's government has approached the United Arab Emirates in hopes of selling a stake in its national oil company, according to three company and government officials familiar with the plan.


Zim food crisis worsens - but UN officials say there's no sign of the promised food aid

Jan 25 2020 13:03

Zimbabwe insists it’s prepared to deal with a deepening food crisis, but the United Nations says that so far there’s little evidence that enough corn is coming in to feed the drought-stricken nation’s 8.5 million people, nearly half the population, who are going hungry.


Ease African borders to drive growth, Pityana tells WEF

Jan 22 2020 18:19

African countries need to share their infrastructure, strategic advantages and resources in order to attract investment and drive growth more effectively, Business Unity SA President Sipho Pityana told the audience at a World Economic Forum panel discussion.


More energy woes for Zim after floods at key power plant

Jan 20 2020 20:33

Heavy rains have battered Zimbabwe's Hwange district, flooding coal mines and the country's biggest thermal power station raising fears that the country might experience increased power cuts this coming week.



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