ARTICLES RELATING TO AFRICA ECONOMY

WATCH: Could Africa's largest wind farm boost Kenya's green energy plans?

2019-08-22 19:29

Based in northern Kenya, Lake Turkana Wind Farm is now fully operational and could help the country to reach 100% green energy by 2020.

Looming food insecurity in Zimbabwe - economist

2019-08-18 17:56

Hardships due to Zimbabwe's poor maize harvest are exacerbated by unstable economic conditions in the country, says Agbiz economist Wandile Sihlobo.

WATCH: In Zimbabwe, power cuts turn nights into days

2019-08-02 15:50

Zimbabwe's worsening electricity shortages have effectively turned night into day for many businesses and families, with most work happening after dark, when lights flicker on for a few hours.

Zimbabwe requires at least US$14m per month to meet power deficit - CEO

2019-07-08 20:37

Zimbabwe requires at least US$14m a month to meet its 600MW power deficit, says the acting CEO of the country's power utility.

Nigeria orders banks to loan more money

2019-07-04 16:47

In an effort to boost economic growth in Africa’s most-populous country, Nigeria is giving its banks a choice: lend more money, or hand it over to the central bank and earn nothing on it.

Zim's currency change delays PPC's results

2019-06-27 20:07

Currency reforms in Zimbabwe have forced cement maker, PPC, to delay announcing its results for the year ended March 31, 2019, which were due on Wednesday.

More confusion as Mnangagwa comments on Zim currency

2019-06-08 15:05

Currency confusion continues in Zimbabwe after President Emmerson Mnangagwa says the country is working on having its own currency by the end of the year.

WATCH: Zimbabwe outages plunge businesses into darkness

2019-05-23 10:02

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa promised a 'brighter tomorrow' when he was sworn in, vowing to revive the country's economy. But this week Zimbabwe is firmly in the dark, as it endures the worst power cuts in three years.

We can take better care of water resources using data - expert

2019-05-19 17:06

There is poor awareness and use of available data in Africa, which could actually help to create the modernised management of water resources, according to an expert.

Community input important in big business contribution to Africa's water challenges - Coca-Cola executive

2019-05-18 13:58

Big companies may have funds to help address water challenges in Africa, but they must get community input in the process, says a Coca-Cola executive.

 

A R25bn horror as Ghana's investors can’t get their savings

2019-08-20 20:05

As much as 5 billion cedis is tied up in unlisted bonds, direct private-equity stakes and other deals with small- and medium-sized businesses, according to the SEC.

Zimbabwe’s main opposition plans protest over economic crisis

2019-08-06 14:20

Zimbabwe’s main opposition party says it will hold a protest next week over dire economic conditions in the country.

Zimbabwe can’t pay for imports, narrows trade deficit

2019-07-10 22:01

Zimbabwe's trade deficit has narrowed to $332m for the five months to May as the southern African country battles to pay for key imports such as electricity and fuel.

Hyperinflation trauma: Zimbabweans' uneasy new dollar

2019-07-06 09:00

People in Zimbabwe are worried about what could happen if their livelihoods are tied to the country's new currency.

We have not received any money from Zim - Eskom

2019-06-28 16:29

The Zimbabwe government said this week that it would pay US$10m to Eskom as part of plans to unlock at least 400MW to ease load shedding in that country.

South Sudan seeks $500m loan from African Export-Import Bank

2019-06-14 18:59

South Sudan is seeking a loan of $500m from the African Export-Import Bank to help fund its 2019-20 spending plans, a government official said.

Lagarde approves IMF economic programme for Zimbabwe

2019-05-31 21:00

The International Monetary Fund has approved a programme for economic reform in Zimbabwe.

Bleak first quarter of 2019 for Zimbabwe mining firms

2019-05-23 09:31

Mining houses in Zimbabwe experienced a poor first quarter of the year as delays and the non-payment of foreign currency earnings by the central bank stifled production.

Angola is back – African Energy Chamber official

2019-05-18 14:50

Reforms Angola has done since 2017 will have implications for decades to come, says the new country head for Angola of the African Energy Chamber.

Mugabe's tractors, trucks to be auctioned to pay off debts

2019-05-09 20:30

Farm tractors, pick-up trucks and combine harvesters from former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe's dairy farm will go under the hammer to pay off debts, auctioneers announced.

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