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What a sustainable Covid-19 recovery could look like

Bioeconomy — using renewable biological resources — will allow Africa to transform its systems and create a viable economic future, global warming

Rwanda’s gingerbread house

Kigali is flashing its sweetest smile to foreign firms, but there may be cracks in the image it’s presenting

Moving your money offshore: Is it time?

Investing offshore is a long-term game

Zimbabwe’s economic crisis deepens

Zimbabwe’s economy is in dire straits. President Emmerson Mnangagwa has promised to stabilise the economy 'soon' but not everyone is optimistic

How much is China’s $60-billion really worth?

Xi Jinping opened his wallet again, but it’s hard to track where the money for Africa really goes

Investment barriers are problem No 1

Foreign direct investment is vital for economic growth

We’re complicit in our own exploitation

"We are failing to put the blame squarely where it belongs: on our political leaders, our business leaders and ourselves".

SA takes foreign direct investment hit

South Africa saw a dramatic slow-down in foreign direct investment flows in 2014, mirroring the experience of the rest of the globe.

IMF revises growth rates for South Africa

IMF revised its growth forecast for sub-Saharan Africa down to 4.9% from 5.8% in 2015, and SA's growth has been reduced to 2.1% from a previous 2.3%.

Zelda, don’t be a victim and let others dictate who you are

What we cannot do in South Africa, and where Zelda la Grange made a mistake, is to allow others to define who we are and where we belong.

Foreigners ‘lucky’ to get 49% business shares in Zim

Zimbabwe's new Indigenisation minister says foreigners should feel lucky that they are getting such a large amount of shares in local businesses.

Zim Cabinet orders changes in indigenisation law

Zimbabwe's Cabinet has ordered that an equity law which forces foreign companies to cede majority shareholding to local investors be amended.

Zim to introduce ban on foreign owners

From New Year's Day, Zimbabwe wll ban foreigners from owning a majority stake in a host of businesses.

Freighting South Africa’s future

Logistics play a vital role in the economy of a country and South Africa has to invest to ensure growth and future prosperity, analysts say.

Manuel pushes to reinvigorate foreign investment in SA

Minister in the Presidency Trevor Manuel has urged mining investors to see South Africa as an attractive place for foreign investment.

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