This deadly virus is forcing all of us to take a breath and to slow down, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
High level clouds. Mild.
No amount of policy change or cuts in taxes will truly make Africa competitive when the physical hinderances are ignored, warns the head of treasury at the Africa Finance Corporation.
The equipment donated includes 20 000 laboratory diagnostic test kits, 100 000 medical masks, and 1 000 protective suits and face shields.
A Ugandan military general who recently declared he would challenge President Yoweri Museveni in 2021 elections, has been arrested for suspected treason, police say.
A newly launched report identifies six African, and two South African, companies as market creating innovators.
Netflix sees the opening of new crime-drama series Queen Sono as the first of many original African TV series that will win the US giant a bigger slice of a market still dominated by satellite TV.
At least 22 "armed criminals" and two police officers were killed in clashes between Burundi security forces and an unnamed armed group at the weekend, police say.
Angola's ex-president has defended his son and a former central bank governor who are accused of embezzling $500 million from the country's sovereign wealth fund, court documents show.
Africa and its link to the global community must feature prominently in President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address, International Relations Minister Naledi Pandor has said.
The rapidly spreading coronavirus has wreaked havoc across much of the developed world and Africa is the least equipped to deal with the epidemic.
Newly appointed Transnet group CEO Portia Derby tells delegates at the Investing in African Mining Indaba that the state-owned rail freight company's mission is to yield economic benefits for SA and other African nations.
The coronavirus global shock is having a severe macroeconomic and financial impact on African countries, according to a new report by Moody's Investor Services.
World Health Organisation representative to South Africa, Owen Kaluwa said he was confident that government appreciated the seriousness of Covid-19 and would introduce precautions to address the challenge if and when they became appropriate.
American investigators will help Sudan with enquiries into a failed assassination attempt against Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok, the Sudanese culture and information minister says.
Foreign investors have sold a net R20 billion of South African government bonds this month already, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.
French finance minister Bruno Le Maire said this week that the virus highlighted an 'irresponsible and unreasonable' reliance on China and would require a rethink in global supply networks. He’s right, says Andrew Robinson.
In its promotion of economic integration, Ramaphosa's AU can play a big role in encouraging fellow African countries to pursue pro-market reforms, writes Phumlani M. Majozi.
Transnet International Holdings' foray into the African continent comes as global economic superpowers are also looking to mark their place in the African continent and capitalise on its growth potential.
Senior South African trade diplomate Wamkele Mene was appointed as the secretary of the African Continental Free Trade Area in at the 2020 African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Monday afternoon.
A group of protestors marched to the Investing in African Mining Indaba in Cape Town to highlight their concerns over the problems extractive mining is causing for communities who live near mines.
No confirmed case on the continent yet but fears grow the deadly disease will reach countries with weak health systems.
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