Antonio Cascais

I am a free man, working as a freelance author covering world affairs freely and independently

Will elections in Guinea-Bissau end years of political crisis?

Guineans hope the poll will mark the end of a long period of political crisis in the West African country

Angola: The fall of the Dos Santos clan

One year ago, the Dos Santos family handed the Angolan presidency over to João Lourenço. Now the ex-president's son has been arrested

Mozambique’s debt crisis: Who will pay the bill?

As Mozambique's hidden debt scandal continues, groups are pushing for the secret loans that triggered the financial crisis to be declared illegal

Who is Angola’s next president João Lourenço?

Angola's João Lourenço will be sworn in on Tuesday as the president but who is the man who ran on the ticket of the MPLA?

Press Releases

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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