Nastasya Tay

Nastasya Tay works from Doha, Qatar. Anchor / correspondent @AJEnglish, former @iwmf fellow. Roamed the world for @SBSNews; Africa for @npr, @AP, @independent. Still roaming. [email protected] Nastasya Tay has over 5608 followers on Twitter.

Somalia: African Union secures strategic port

They might have been driven out of Somalia's second city, but Islamist militant group al-Shebab have a plan B. Nastasya Tay reports.

Stoic Somalis give peace a chance

In new President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud's in-tray: a war, a government bereft of functioning institutions or a budget, and a looming food crisis.

Somalia’s flawed attempts at change

The country is gearing up for its elections amid allegations of corruption and intimidation.

Somalia is ‘another Afghanistan’

The country will never be able to prevail unless the war ends. Nastasya Tay reports.

Somalia: Life returns in aftermath of al-Shabab

Painted signs, even of a policeman on a busy road, attest to growing trade and returning exiles in Somalia.

Somalia: A shot at stability

This election is a crucial turning point that could 'seal the deal' or see Somalia slide back into chaos.

Charcoal a burning issue in Zambia

Zambia's hardwood forests are falling prey to poor villagers who are chopping down trees and surviving off the proceeds from selling charcoal.

Kenya walks election tightrope

Two presidential candidates face prosecution and ethnic lines have divided the country, writes Nastasya Tay.

Europeans fly south to Maputo

Portuguese immigrants flock to Mozambique, but most of them remain only briefly.

Tide turns against Malawi’s Mutharika

Malawians overwhelmingly re-elected their president two years ago. Now Bingu wa Mutharika's forces are blamed for killing at least 19 demonstrators.

Malawi anti-govt protest deaths on the rise

Two days of protests have left at least 10 people dead in unprecedented levels of unrest in Malawi.

Maputo mayhem not just about food

Troops fire on citizens protesting against the cost of essentials and a lack of accountability.

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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