economic growth

 
​Africa needs innovative debt to grow, and is turning to international markets
​Africa needs innovative debt to grow, and is turning to international markets
Africa needs to borrow to grow its economy, but it must seek innovative alternative sources of finance.
Africa's economic slowdown an opportunity for reform
Africa's economic slowdown an opportunity for reform
First the bad news. After 15 years in the global economic growth fast lane, sub-Saharan Africa is reeling from the effects of falling commodity...
Empower 'subsistence farmers' to become profitable businesses
Empower 'subsistence farmers' to become profitable businesses
I recently joined more than a dozen of the world’s sharpest minds on African agriculture in an unprecedented effort to devote an entire issue of...
Refugees to boost economic growth in Europe
Refugees to boost economic growth in Europe
European economic growth will see an immediate boost from the unpreced­ented influx of refugees, an International Monet­ary Fund (IMF) study...
'Basket cases' could be the way for the world to go
'Basket cases' could be the way for the world to go
Heads of state recently gathered in New York to sign the United Nations’ new sustainable development goals. The main objective is to eradicate...
Cash-flush companies negative over future growth
Cash-flush companies negative over future growth
Corporates in Africa's most industrialised economy are so negative about future growth prospects that they're sitting with record amounts of cash...
Editorial: SA's sun will come out – tomorrow
Editorial: SA's sun will come out – tomorrow
South Africa has always been a land of contradictions, or what some portray as a kind of self-designed exceptionalism. Its history, by default, has...
SA can grow out of its problems
SA can grow out of its problems
Amid power shortages, job losses and flagging economic growth, there hasn't been much good news for South Africans of late.
Obama says 'Africa is on the move'
Obama says 'Africa is on the move'
US President Barack Obama said Saturday "Africa is on the move", as he praised the spirit of entrepreneurship at a business summit in the Kenyan...
Metal sector strike cost SA economic growth rate
Metal sector strike cost SA economic growth rate
The month-long strike in the metal sector knocked back the third-quarter growth rate of the South African economy by more than half, the...

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