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Cyclone Idai: After the floods, the famine. And then more of the same
Cyclone Idai: After the floods, the famine. And then more of the same
Overnight, Mozambique’s second-largest city disappeared. All the lights in Beira went off. Its buildings vanished under six metres of water. Its...
Botswana extends credit line to Zimbabwe
Botswana extends credit line to Zimbabwe
The $95-million credit line to Zimbabwe is earmarked for the private sector and revival of struggling industries. Although this is a drop in the...
US and China seek deal to prevent trade-war escalation
US and China seek deal to prevent trade-war escalation
United States and Chinese negotiators on Thursday kicked off two days of high-level talks that President Donald Trump says could decide whether he...
Africa’s identity begins at home
Africa’s identity begins at home
After all we have been through, we still don’t get to define our own continent. This holds us back
Election fever grips Tunisia months ahead of polls
Election fever grips Tunisia months ahead of polls
Election fever is sweeping Tunisia well ahead of parliamentary and presidential polls set for late 2019.
Tensions rising in Venezuela ahead of rival protests
Tensions rising in Venezuela ahead of rival protests
Opposition supporters and regime loyalists in Venezuela are set to hold competing mass street rallies on Wednesday, two days after a failed mutiny...
SA denies Zim loan request
SA denies Zim loan request
South Africa turned down a $1.2-billion loan request from Zimbabwe for in December, Jabulani Sikhakhane, spokesman for the finance ministry said on...
Angola: President Lourenço’s grace period is over
Angola: President Lourenço’s grace period is over
Miguel Sanz in Maputo — João Lourenço has been president of Angola since September 26 2017. About a year later,...
Youth is Africa’s prime challenge – but it could be an asset
Youth is Africa’s prime challenge – but it could be an asset
Merely reducing the chronic poverty that African countries face today is a challenge that places high demands on government and necessitates very...
Your guide to surviving 2019
Your guide to surviving 2019
Chances are 2019 will be better than 2018, during which the economy contracted for at least two quarters. It is projected to grow, although not...
Is Tito preparing an IMF financial parachute, now a $171bn foreign debt cliff looms?
Is Tito preparing an IMF financial parachute, now a $171bn foreign debt cliff looms?
The reason for the International Monetary Fund’s Christine Lagarde's visit to South Africa is unknown. South Africa desperately needs a...
IMF backs state-issued digital currency
IMF backs state-issued digital currency
Cryptocurrencies have been collapsing. Market leader Bitcoin this week fell below $5 000 for the first time in more than a year. It traded on...

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