African Business

Zimbabwe politicians make a play for control
Zimbabwe politicians make a play for control
Both faction leaders — party secretary for legal affairs and former defence minister Emmerson Mnangagwa and party first secretary and...
End of the political line for Moyo
End of the political line for Moyo
Political turncoat and Zanu-PF strategist Jonathan Moyo (56) faces an uncertain political future after losing his parliamentary seat in Tsholotsho...
Women defy pariah status to find work in Nigeria’s north
Women defy pariah status to find work in Nigeria’s north
Car washes are a common sight throughout Nigeria, but Aliyu’s roadside business is unique in the North.
Intellectual property: Bids for traditional knowledge
Intellectual property: Bids for traditional knowledge
Pursuant to this, the department of trade and industry formulated a policy document.
Vodacom, MTN may be interested in Madagascar acquisition
Vodacom, MTN may be interested in Madagascar acquisition
Vodacom Group and MTN Group, South Africa’s largest wireless companies, have expressed interest in expanding into Madagascar by buying...
Sierra Leone needs $3.5bn investment to restore power sector
Sierra Leone needs $3.5bn investment to restore power sector
According to Deputy Energy Minister Martin Bash-Kamara on Saturday, Sierra Leone is seeking $3.5-billion of investment from the private sector...
Rio Tinto suspends exports from Moz after sabotage threats
Rio Tinto suspends exports from Moz after sabotage threats
The mining giant has suspended coal exports from Tete province due to security concerns after threats by the opposition Renamo party to...
Annan: Tax havens to blame for Africa's economic crisis
Annan: Tax havens to blame for Africa's economic crisis
UN secretary general Kofi Annan told a United Nations Security Council meeting on natural resources and conflict on Wednesday, that tax...
Gordhan warns of Africa's 'vulnerability' despite economic growth
Gordhan warns of Africa's 'vulnerability' despite economic growth
He was speaking alongside key African and European finance minsters and central bankers, in a discussion on Africa's economic outlook at the...
Report: Corruption, weak governance costing Africa billions
Report: Corruption, weak governance costing Africa billions
Combating international tax avoidance and evasion, corruption and weak governance are crucial if Africa's people are to benefit from the...
Interpol quits Henry Banda case
Interpol quits Henry Banda case
Lawyers acting for Henry Banda, the son of Zambia's former president Rupiah Banda, are celebrating after Interpol confirmed that their client...
Zimbabwe to seize Zimplats mining land
Zimbabwe to seize Zimplats mining land
"President [Robert Mugabe] intends to acquire ... part of the land held by Zimplats Holdings Limited," read part of the notice seen...
Motsepe eyes Guinea's iron ore industry
Motsepe eyes Guinea's iron ore industry
Motsepe, the executive chairperson of African Rainbow Minerals, told reporters after meeting Guinea's President Alpha Condé on Friday....
Africa's poor still not riding the wave
Africa's poor still not riding the wave
Sub-Saharan Africa is set to grow by 5.6% this year, according to latest figures from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), with 18...
Zim: Minister loses patience with 'defiant' Tongaat Hulett
Zim: Minister loses patience with 'defiant' Tongaat Hulett
Tongaat Hulett  is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange.

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