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Madagascar president seeks Afreximbank support in country’s industrialisation

President Andry Rajoelina of Madagascar has urged the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) to partner with the government in its effort to make the country...

South Africa, Egypt bid to host 2019 Afcon

Cameroon was stripped of their right to hold the Afcon 2019 at the end of November. The announcement came after a Caf Executive Committee...

South Africa investigates $80 million bitcoin scam

South African authorities are investigating an alleged cryptocurrency scam that defrauded investors of 1 billion rand ($80 million) with promises of huge returns that...

South Africa agrees modest wage deal with state workers

South Africa’s public sector workers will see their pay rise by slightly more than inflation after the government — which is struggling to curb...

Barcelona announce South Africa friendly to mark Mandela centenary

Liga champions Barcelona will play a friendly against South African champions Mamelodi Sundowns in Johannesburg on May 16 as part of celebrations to mark...

South Africa’s March manufacturing output down 1.3 percent yr/yr

South Africa’s manufacturing output contracted by 1.3 percent year-on-year in March following a revised 0.5 percent expansion in February, the statistics agency said on...

Mobile money drives strong MTN Q1 growth …accounts for 15% of...

The largest mobile telecoms operator in the country, MTN, has attributed its 29.4 percent year-on-year revenue growth in the first quarter of 2018 to...

Africa’s economic growth rebounds at a slow pace – World Bank

The World Bank is projecting Sub-Saharan Africa’s economic growth to reach 3.1% in 2018 compared to 2017 decline. Projected growth forecasts according to the World...

Your strength is in agric, invest in it – RMB Analyst

Ghana’s strength lies in agriculture, and therefore structures must be developed to support and fund the sector to grow the economy and create employment...

Big sub-Saharan African economies to get potent lift in 2018

Sub-Saharan Africa’s biggest economies will benefit from a global upswing this year - as long as the U.S.-China tariff dispute does not disturb improving...

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