In the absence of a credible opposition party to challenge the ANC, perhaps the IMF is best placed to help the party, writes Ayabulela Dlakavu.
Based in northern Kenya, Lake Turkana Wind Farm is now fully operational and could help the country to reach 100% green energy by 2020.
Hardships due to Zimbabwe's poor maize harvest are exacerbated by unstable economic conditions in the country, says Agbiz economist Wandile Sihlobo.
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 a month to meet its 600MW power deficit, says the acting CEO of the country's power utility.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 party says it will hold a protest next week over dire economic conditions in the country.
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.
People in Zimbabwe are worried about what could happen if their livelihoods are tied to the country's new currency.
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 is seeking a loan of $500m from the African Export-Import Bank to help fund its 2019-20 spending plans, a government official said.
The International Monetary Fund has approved a programme for economic reform in Zimbabwe.
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.
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.
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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