• Fascism and brutality

    We should prevent opportunists from using legacies of the past to further their own interests, says Solly Moeng.

  • Terry Bell's Inside Labour

    Despite little cheer for today's youth, their predecessors showed political will can be awakened.

  • Ian Mann's book review

    Bragging about skipping sleep is as absurd as bragging about driving drunk, says Ian Mann.


Zim gives up on Mugabe summons to explain missing diamond billions - for now

Jun 13 2018 10:21

The Zimbabwean Parliament has given up on bringing former president Robert Mugabe before a committee to explain the alleged disappearance of diamonds worth $15bn under his administration.

Travel & Leisure

Southern Sun gets interdict against Namibian 'copycat' hotel

May 30 2018 13:07

The Namibian High Court ruled in favour of SA hotel group Southern Sun in a case involving so-called "passing-off" and copyright infringement.


Zim parly talks tough after second Mugabe no-show amid missing diamond billions

May 29 2018 21:21

Zimbabwe's parliament says it will write ex-president Robert Mugabe a final letter to give evidence about the diamond sector in which $15bn went missing, after he ignored a summons for the second time.


Consumers queue for fridges amid price hikes as Zim economy falters

May 28 2018 20:46

Despite the pledge of Emmerson Mnangagwa's administration to end cash shortages and right the economy, the desperation shown by companies and consumers in Zimbabwe point to a different reality.


Senegal's economy almost a third bigger after data overhaul

May 24 2018 13:06

Senegal’s economy is almost a third bigger than previously estimated, after the West African nation’s statistical agency changed its base for measuring GDP.


Mugabe under scrutiny in bid to trace Zim's missing diamond billions

May 23 2018 22:00

Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe was scheduled to appear before parliament, after the country's diamond mining industry reportedly lost more than $15bn through illegal activities.


Botswana president eyes jobs in new 'marriage' with De Beers

May 16 2018 13:09

Botswana’s president, Mokgweetsi Masisi, wants a new long-term diamond-sales pact with De Beers when the current 10-year deal expires in 2020.


Why nuclear power for African countries doesn't make sense

May 16 2018 07:55

Many countries, including Egypt and Kenya, enjoy ample sunshine, making them ideal for solar power generation. With the right incentives, these could drive an African energy generation boom, says Prof Hartmut Winkler.


IMF urges Nigeria to expand tax base, streamline currency policy

May 08 2018 14:27

Nigeria should widen its tax revenue base to finance growth-enhancing upgrades to infrastructure and social programmes, says an IMF official.

Inside Fin24.com


Brighter outlook for anglophone West Africa - Ecobank

May 07 2018 14:59

The economic forecast for Anglophone West Africa is looking brighter according to analysis by Ecobank’s research team.


Egypt population surge must be met with job growth: IMF

May 06 2018 15:50

Egypt needs to embrace policies that strengthen the private sector and promote job growth in order to cement the gains realized from sweeping economic revival efforts, the International Monetary Fund said.

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