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IMF warns global outlook is bad
IMF warns global outlook is bad
The world economy is slowing to its weakest pace since the global financial crisis, as the United States-China trade war and other factors like...
The African Continental Free Trade Area enters into force
The African Continental Free Trade Area enters into force
On May 30 2019 Africa made history as the agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) officially entered into force....
Economy rebounds but hold the champagne for now
Economy rebounds but hold the champagne for now
South Africa’s economy rebounded in the second quarter with Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) recording an increase of 3.1% in gross domestic...
South African Special Economic Zones Programme
South African Special Economic Zones Programme
One of the critical tools for accelerating the country’s industrial development agenda is the new Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Programme, which...
Trump’s Africa strategy should have cast China as a partner, not a global adversary
Trump’s Africa strategy should have cast China as a partner, not a global adversary
United States President Donald Trump has finally approved a “New Africa Strategy”. His national security adviser, John Bolton,
US renews accusations of unfair trade practices against China
US renews accusations of unfair trade practices against China
The United States has accused China of failing to change its "unfair" trade practices, highlighting persistent tensions between the economic giants...
​British Airways launches direct flights between Durban and London
​British Airways launches direct flights between Durban and London
The much-anticipated inaugural non-stop flight between London and Durban by British Airways landed early this morning at King Shaka International...
EU begins tricky negotiations with developing countries
EU begins tricky negotiations with developing countries
At first glance, everything seems very simple. The European Union (EU) and the 79 African, Caribbean and Pacific countries which make up the...
The art of the flea market deal
The art of the flea market deal
We were both surprised and mildly shamed by what happened. Bargaining had never been in my nature (I’m sure it wasn’t in his) but I’d decided...
US-China trade needs a strategic rethink
US-China trade needs a strategic rethink
Every year since 2000, when then-presidential candidate George W Bush described China as a strategic “competitor” of the United States, I have...
China accuses Trump of 'blackmail' after new tariffs threat
China accuses Trump of 'blackmail' after new tariffs threat
Beijing on Tuesday accused Donald Trump of "blackmail" and warned it would retaliate in kind after the US president threatened to impose fresh...
Travel and tourism boosts Africa's economy
Travel and tourism boosts Africa's economy
The travel and tourism sector is playing a major role in boosting employment and economic growth in Africa.

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