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What 10 years post-2008 tell us
What 10 years post-2008 tell us
In the decade since the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the start of the global financial crisis, the world economy has registered stronger growth...
How much is China’s $60-billion really worth?
How much is China’s $60-billion really worth?
Forty-eight African heads of state gathered in Beijing on September 3 and 4 for the seventh Forum for China-Africa Co-operation (Focac), a...
Bitter pills: Erdogan's possible remedies for Turkey crisis
Bitter pills: Erdogan's possible remedies for Turkey crisis
The crash in the Turkish lira sparked by US sanctions has left President Recep Tayyip Erdogan facing the biggest economic challenge of his...
Ghana backpedalling out of banking crisis
Ghana backpedalling out of banking crisis
Ghana is backpedalling out of a banking crisis as the government takes on debt to save a troubled sector and vows to punish the executives...
Central Africa can benefit from BRICS partnership
Central Africa can benefit from BRICS partnership
This year’s BRICS summit has a uniquely African flavour, with representatives of the African Union (AU), African Development Bank, New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) and the continent’s regional economic communities (RECs) all in attendance. Commitments to establish a...
Ethiopian Airlines to operate daily flights to Eritrea
Ethiopian Airlines to operate daily flights to Eritrea
The first passenger flight between Ethiopia and Eritrea since the start of a 20-year conflict will take place a week from Tuesday, Ethiopian...
Kenya bothered by a perfect storm
Kenya bothered by a perfect storm
It’s the end of the rainy season in Kenya, and this year’s storms have been almost biblical, washing away people’s sunny dispositions and...
Success of Ramaphosa’s investment drive out of his hands
Success of Ramaphosa’s investment drive out of his hands
While “Ramaphoria” has started to wane, there remains a prevalent narrative in the public domain that former president Jacob Zuma was the cause...
Why the Pan-African Parliament must clean up its act if it wants to survive
Why the Pan-African Parliament must clean up its act if it wants to survive
The Pan-African Parliament (PAP) has recently been in the news for the wrong reasons. There have been allegations of abuse of power by its...
IMF to Africa: Put away the credit cards
IMF to Africa: Put away the credit cards
First, the good news: there has been a modest increase in economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa, according to the International Monetary Fund’s...
South Africa's strike rate isn't as bad as it's made out to be
South Africa's strike rate isn't as bad as it's made out to be
South Africa’s parliament is currently debating amendments to the Labour Relations Act that will change...

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