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Here’s why Zimbabwe has quadrupled its electricity prices

Zimbabwe has increased the average electricity tariff by 320%, the national energy regulator said on Wednesday. The jump in power costs will further anger Zimbabwean citizens who have in the last week seen sharp rises in fuel and basic goods prices.

What you need to know about Eskom’s price hike that is expected to cost South Africa 90,000 mining jobs

Job cuts are politically sensitive in Africa’s most industrialised economy where a quarter of the labour force is unemployed, while power outages and steep price increases by Eskom are set to hurt an already fragile growth outlook.

Here’s why Ethiopian Airlines is committing to Boeing ties despite crash

Boeing has come under intense scrutiny since the crash, the second in five months involving its new 737 MAX 8 model.

Why South Africa is likely to harvest 16 % less maize in 2019

South Africa's crop is slightly higher than the country’s annual consumption of around 10 million tonnes.

Ethiopian Airlines flight crashes in Addis Ababa en route to Nairobi

The passenger jet is believed to have crashed 6 minutes after take-off from Addis Ababa.

[IN TWEETS] Nigerians head to the polls

Nigerians finally head to the polls for the keenly contested presidential and national assembly elections.

Amazon becomes second publicly traded U.S. company to reach $1 trillion market value, why it could pass Apple

Amazon - founded as an online book-retailer in Chief Executive Jeff Bezos’ garage in 1994 - started trading on May 15 1997 at $1.50 on a split-adjusted basis.