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Can Imran Khan bring Pakistan in from the diplomatic cold?
Can Imran Khan bring Pakistan in from the diplomatic cold?
Tensions with Afghanistan, faltering relations with the US, and chronically poor ties with India. Pakistan today stands isolated, observers say,...
Ramaphosa’s Erdogan problem
Ramaphosa’s Erdogan problem
If you had to look at South Africa’s total trade —imports and exports — as an indicator of how important Turkey is in the economic...
Editorial: Kick the credit habit, Africa
Editorial: Kick the credit habit, Africa
In 2011, the Zambian state owed $2-billion to external creditors. By the end of 2017, that figure had more than quadrupled, to $8.7-billion —...
Foster fair markets and tighten competition laws to achieve transformation
Foster fair markets and tighten competition laws to achieve transformation
South Africa has been mulling over the need for structural economic reforms to promote growth and employment, and social and economic transformation, but progress is lagging....
The Mozambiguous debt
The Mozambiguous debt
Mozambique went from being emblematic of a war-torn African country to a poster child for possibility with trillions of cubic feet of natural...
Ex-IMF chief Strauss-Kahn to work with Serbian government
Ex-IMF chief Strauss-Kahn to work with Serbian government
Ex-International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn began work on Tuesday as economic adviser to the Serbian government, his latest...
Egypt to send formal invite to IMF to negotiate $4.8bn loan
Egypt to send formal invite to IMF to negotiate $4.8bn loan
Newspaper al-Ahram's website on Thursday quoted Planning and International Cooperation Minister Ashraf al-Araby as saying he expected...
Greece wins more time but no immediate aid
Greece wins more time but no immediate aid
Greece's international lenders agreed on Monday to give the country two more years to make the cuts demanded of it but the eurozone and...
IMF drops SA growth forecast amid growing labour unrest, joblessness
IMF drops SA growth forecast amid growing labour unrest, joblessness
But attempts to address unemployment were being hampered by "policies, product market structure, and labour market arrangements that end up...
Minister defends South Africa's $2-billion IMF loan
Minister defends South Africa's $2-billion IMF loan
"This pledge by Brics countries is in line with the provision to transform institutions of global governance," she told the ANC Progressive...
Cosatu criticise South Africa's IMF donation
Cosatu criticise South Africa's IMF donation
"South Africa is one of the most distressed economies in the world, with massive levels of unemployment, poverty and inequality ... and should...
IMF to visit Malawi on new loan mission
IMF to visit Malawi on new loan mission
The mission had been in "regular contact" with Malawian authorities and would get donors to contribute funds for political reforms, International...

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