Zimbabwe's ex-finance boss Tendai Biti sees potential $100bn economy

Apr 20 2018 11:22

Zimbabwe’s opposition could expand the size of the economy more than fivefold to $100bn within eight years if it wins this year’s elections, says a former finance minister.


Zimbabwe elections critical for economic growth, says Biti

Apr 19 2018 12:19

Zimbabwe’s elections scheduled to take place this year will be the most important in a generation and critical to restoring democracy and economic growth, says opposition politician Tendai Biti.


Nzimande touts the idea of a Sanral for SADC region

Apr 17 2018 12:22

A Sanral for the Southern African Development Community could help support development and economic integration in the region, says Transport Minister Blade Nzimande.


Zambia's 'unknown' debts face scrutiny after Moz scandal

Apr 06 2018 18:21

Zambia is facing tough questions over its foreign-debt levels from investors who think the real number may be more than double what the government says it is.


Zimbabwe announces privatisation of ailing state firms

Apr 14 2018 13:10

Zimbabwe has announced plans to privatise and merge its ailing state-owned enterprises, many of which have been performing poorly in recent years while struggling to service their debt.


How SA, other Africa central banks could move on rates

Mar 19 2018 15:14

Central banks in five major sub-Saharan African economies are scheduled to announce their interest-rate decisions in the next three weeks, possibly Nigeria too.


Moti doubles Zim investments as economy seen opening up

Mar 20 2018 22:00

Moti Group is preparing to double its investments in Zimbabwe to $500m after the removal of Robert Mugabe as president saw the government adopt a more open approach to foreign companies.


Zim changes empowerment laws, opens up economic participation

Mar 19 2018 13:56

Zimbabwe has sought to open up participation to the country’s economic sectors by legally making changes to the country’s controversial empowerment laws.


IMF extends Kenya's $1.5bn standby loan for six months

Mar 14 2018 14:41

The International Monetary Fund has approved Kenya’s request for a six-month extension to a $1.5bn standby facility to allow the nation time to complete reviews of the lender-supported program.


Nigerian inflation slows for 13th consecutive month in Feb

Mar 14 2018 12:00

Nigeria’s inflation has slowed for a 13th consecutive month in February, but may still be too high for the central bank to start cutting rates from a record.

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Ghana to shake up tax collections as IMF warns over revenue

Mar 09 2018 11:00

Ghana wants to shake up the way it collects tax with the International Monetary Fund telling the government that it’s not raising sufficient income.

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