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What does the future hold for Africa?

World leaders have converged in South Africa for the world economic forum for Africa. The theme of the conference for this year is 'Then...

Johannesburg in search of the city’s future tech entrepreneurs

The City of Johannesburg in South Africa is unearthing ICT entrepreneurs with the hope that their innovative technological ideas can help solve some of...

Dry spells and low prices crippling cotton farmers in Uganda

In Uganda, cotton is one of the main cash crops, but over the years its production has plummeted in some parts of the country....

Samsung CEO warns of ‘lagging’ growth and pledges reform after the...

Samsung Electronics has warned of "lagging" growth in its key markets with the chief executive Kwon Oh-hyun pledging reforms to avoid a repeat of...

Ramaphosa backs lifting of Zimbabwe sanctions

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says his country favours the lifting or easing of international sanctions on neighbouring Zimbabwe. Ramaphosa spoke on the sidelines of...

DRC eyes production-sharing structure with deal with Chinese mining firm

Congo’s Gecamines has signed a production-sharing deal for copper and cobalt deposits with China’s Hongkong Excellen Mining Investment, which will pay a $40 million...

2016 Business Risks Top 3: Interruption, market developments & cyber-attacks

Business interruption, market developments and cyber-attacks are the top three global risks that will give businesses sleepless nights in 2016. In a survey of more...

Egypt’s economy predicted to grow 5.3 percent in fiscal 2019

Egypt’s economy is expected to grow 5.3 percent in the fiscal year that ends in June, according to forecasts economists polled by Reuters, the...

Tanzania, Zambia presidents agree to open up railway management to foreigners

The presidents of Zambia and Tanzania are opening up the management of their famous railway to foreign applicants in an attempt to restore it...

Uganda and Tanzania sign crude oil pipeline deal

Uganda and Tanzania have signed an agreement to fast track the implementation of the crude oil pipeline. The agreement brings both countries closer towards...
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