Coronavirus patient Trump seeks ways to mount campaign comeback

Complications abound. Trump aides say he is impatient to get back on the campaign trail and insistent on debating Biden on Oct. 15 in Miami, but Biden said on Tuesday he will not participate if Trump is not virus-free.

Moves to help Somalia – IMF statement.

Washington, DC:  A staff team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Allison Holland, held discussions with the Somali authorities during a...

GCA CEO on Africa’s journey to a climate resilient future

The Global Center on Adaptation works with both the public and private sector as a broker to speed up action and support adaptation solutions in a bid to build a more climate-resilient future for the world. Patrick Verkooijen the CEO and Chair of the Executive Board of the Global Center on Adaptation joins CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole and Kayode Akindele, Partner at TIA Capital to discuss their plans for Africa as they launch their regional office in Africa.

COMMENT: Green revolutionaries to boost African growth

The pandemic disguises the reality that agriculture in Africa has much to be proud of. In South Africa, for instance, maize production this year is expected to be more than 30% higher than in previous years –and digitalisation is transforming the sector.

U.S. readies bans on cotton, tomato imports from China’s Xinjiang

A Beijing-based cotton trader said the impact may be limited as China imports about 2 million tonnes a year each of cotton and cotton yarn, which may be enough to make textiles for the United States without Xinjiang cotton. Xinjiang’s output is about 5 million tonnes.

How bitcoin met the real world in Africa

“You don’t have to pay charges, you don’t have to buy dollars,” the 30-year-old said, raising his voice above the sound of loud haggling and the honking horns of scooters.

United Airlines to cut 16,370 workers, many more going without pay

U.S. passenger airlines are still collectively losing more than $5 billion a month as 30% of planes remain parked. Passenger travel demand is down about 70% and, on average, planes that are flying are half-full.

Administrators for S.Africa’s Comair say binding offer received

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Administrators for South Africa’s Comair Ltd said on Friday they had received a binding offer from their preferred investors...

Trump assails rival Biden in White House speech accepting nomination

“No one will be safe in Biden’s America.”

S.Africa’s Eskom halts power cuts after recovering three coal units

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa’s Eskom has suspended planned power cuts, after returning to service overnight three generating units at coal-fired power...

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