Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
JPMorgan is hiring in sub-Saharan Africa as the New York-based bank works with companies to list their shares in London despite Brexit uncertainty.
Ten out of the 50 cheapest countries in the world for mobile data are in sub-Saharan Africa, a study has revealed.
The World Bank has cut SA’s economic growth forecast for 2018 from 1.4% to 1%.
Stronger global growth and higher commodity prices will help lift gross domestic product growth in sub-Saharan Africa, but debt levels pose a serious threat, according to an IMF report.
Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa require strong and sustainable growth plans to ensure periods of sharp growth don’t end in a hard landing, a working paper by the International Monetary Fund argues.
Once-off factors are likely to drive a modest economic rebound in sub-Saharan Africa, according to the International Monetary Fund.
The IMF says sub-Saharan Africa is a region of tremendous potential and will be able to tap into this potential in the coming years.
Rating agency Moody’s says liquidity stress, low growth and political risk are contributing to the negative outlook placed on sub-Saharan African countries.
Although South Africa was grouped with Arab Spring countries as a "slow grower" the agri-processing and manufacturing sectors present opportunities for growth.
More than 41.4 million in the Southern African Development Community are food insecure and about half of them need urgent help after the worst regional drought in 35 years.
Central banks in sub-Saharan Africa’s key economies will take direction from US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell when they make calls on interest rates in the next 10 days.
South Africa’s real GDP growth will expand by a paltry 1.3% in 2019, according to a World Bank projection, putting it among the worst performers in sub-Saharan Africa.
The IMF has revised the growth rate of sub-Saharan Africa’s economy to 3.8% for 2019, up from April’s growth projection of 3.7%.
The "demographic dividend" from population growth can only be realised by means of rapid investment in infrastructure and education, says the World Bank.
South African companies have the highest number of subsidiaries in the rest of Africa market but competition is fast rising from Kenyan and Nigerian firms, says the IMF.
Sub-Saharan countries are among the least connected ones in the world with regional connectedness lagging other areas by a wide margin, according to the Visa Africa Integration Index.
The World Bank expects South Africa’s GDP to grow at 1.1% this year, but cautions inflationary pressures and unemployment will continue to weigh on consumer spending.
Africa south of the Sahara is unlikely to meet cereal demand through yield increases alone and supportive policies will be key to feeding growing populations, a study has found.
A new development-finance venture plans to hire as many as 20 people, including analysts, to manage its investments and help it spend another R4bn in acquisitions.
Investment and capital inflows into sub-Saharan Africa will likely continue to slow down as European banks turn to Asia for lending activities, warns the World Bank.
Cape Town Northern SuburbsPeoplefinder Career Placements
MosselbaaiCalandria Labour Consultants
R 2 750 000
R 11 800 000
R 2 960 000
We subscribe to the Press Code.
You choose what you want
News24 on Android
Get the latest from News24 on your Android device.
Terms and Conditions
24.com Terms and Conditions - Updated April 2012
Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.
This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.