How to hire an excitement officer

What do you do when a company asks you to recruit an “excitement supervisor”?

Uganda is spending $1bn to build 95km highway, this is why

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has been pumping huge amounts of money into roads, energy and other infrastructure projects, mostly financed by China, to boost the economy.

Why Zimbabwe wants $11bn for its mines

Mining generates more than half of Zimbabwe’s export receipts.

Asia is now home to more billionaires than North America

The number of billionaires in Asia grew by almost a third last year, Wealth-X's new study found.

Angola sovereign wealth fund takes battle to UK court -source

The $5 billion sovereign wealth fund has been embroiled in a dispute with its former boss, the ex-president’s son Jose Filomeno dos Santos.

How Zambia is dealing with its water problem

Faced with longer droughts and growing water demand, the Zambian government has taken drastic action to reduce groundwater use.

Could this be the solution for SA’s ailing platinum mines?

With warnings that under the current price and cost forecasts, conventional (platinum) mining will cease to be economically viable in 2024 new solutions need to be found.

This is why African photojournalists should aspire to be like Sam Nzima

Like many understated heroes he was a mild-mannered gentlemen who wore his eminence lightly.

This is what Angola is telling investors to get them to invest in its...

Angola is in the process of raising $3 billion through two Eurobond issues, launching $1.75 billion in 10-year notes at 8.25 percent and a $1.25 billion 30-year tranche at 9.375 percent.

Op-Ed: Tourism Indaba – Focus on tourism red tape

Open skies mean greater frequency, more competition, and lower prices, which will benefit both tourists and citizens.

Graça Machel awarded World Prize for Integrated Development

Machel will receive her accolade and its €20,000 purse on the 12th of September.

Op:Ed: Why Angola’s President Lourenco is likely to intensify purge of Dos Santos loyalists

The new president can be expected to continue to mobilise against the Dos Santos empire on all fronts using allegations of graft, corruption and fraud as weapons of choice as well as the politics of renewal and improved governance.

Op-Ed: Decoding lessons from Robben Island for Africa’s emerging leaders

A new world has emerged with different dynamics and new struggles. Our modern world dictates a new path and a specific kind of leadership.

Why Zimbabwe plans to issue sovereign bonds

Zimbabwe is considering issuing between $2.5 and $3.5 billion in sovereign bonds after elections set for July

Op-Ed: #Mahikeng – a tourism perspective

The events in Mahikeng have done a disservice to brand South Africa generally, and the North West specifically.

The IMF has altered its outlook on Africa, this is what’s changed

The latest update includes some notable revisions to individual country growth projections for this year.

South Africa’s new president is lifting investor sentiment: Central bank chief

Under the new president, business and consumer confidence have improved, according to the head of South Africa's central bank.

Why it’s impossible to wean African leaders off their addiction to power

Why some of the continent's leaders continue to disregard their countries’ own constitutions and laws governing presidential tenure....

In search of an ‘economic miracle’ Angola taps into the IMF

President João Lourenço, who took over last September after 38 years of rule by José Eduardo dos Santos, has said he wants to bring about an economic miracle in Angola.

Ghana has just been knocked out of pole position as Africa’s fastest growing economy

The IMF, in its latest World Economic Outlook, kept its 2018 and 2019 global growth forecasts unchanged at 3.9 percent for both years after upgrades in January.
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