Is Rwanda ready for 5G?

Is Rwanda ready for 5G?

Why Tunisia’s municipal elections are significant

By Francois Conradie, Head of Research, NKC African Economics Tunisia held municipal elections on Sunday, May 6. The fact of the elections’ occurrence is notable...

Expats in Mumbai are the world’s highest-paid, earning over twice the global average

Mumbai, India is home to the world's highest-earning expats, according to the latest HSBC Expat Explorer survey. Expats working in India's largest city can typically expect to bring home...

South African Reserve Bank plans to regulate cryptocurrencies, possibly FinTech

South African Reserve Bank follows other central banks in developing a regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies.

Op-Ed: Prophet Bushiri’s crossover services a boost for local tourism

The FNB stadium was full to capacity and this was of immense economic benefit for the economy of Gauteng, and specifically Soweto.
SA's petrol price to drop in September

Tanzania increases fuel prices due to rising crude costs

Tanzania’s energy regulator raised the maximum price for petrol, diesel and kerosene on Wednesday, citing rising international crude oil prices. Fuel prices have a big...

SA’s ConCourt finds parliament failed to hold President Jacob Zuma to account

The ruling is the latest judicial setback for the scandal-plagued Zuma.

Kenyan opposition says a strategist arrested, no reason given

Kenya’s opposition National Super Alliance said on Sunday that one of its key strategists had been arrested in Kwale, in the country’s coastal region,...

What S&P’s downgrade means for you

Happy Ngale explains the impact of S&P's downgrade on South African consumers.

Building confidence key to revive Zimbabwe’s economy – Expert

Building confidence key to revive Zimbabwe's economy - Expert

Blue Label – Hot or Not

Blue Label is a distributor of airtime and other coupons across a network of sales points, and also owns 45 per cent of Cell-C. It has a market capitalisation of R15 billion, a price to earnings ratio of 14.62 and a dividend yield of 2.32 per cent. Guest Mduduzi Luthuli, Director of Wealth & Corporate at Luthuli Capital and resident expert Paul Theron from Vestact decide whether Blue Label is hot or not.

Offshore Investing: where to next?

Daniel Buntman | Barclays Africa It is getting easier and easier for anyone to protect your money from rand fluctuations and invest offshore. In fact,...

Kenya Supreme Court criticises election board in verdict on polls

Kenyan police tear-gassed opposition supporters demonstrating near the Supreme Court on Wednesday as judges began to deliver a detailed ruling that criticised the election...

Mbhazima Shilowa on ANC succession battles

Mbhazima Shilowa on ANC succession battles

Op-Ed: Has South Africa’s labour movement become a middle class movement?

Andries Bezuidenhout | University of Pretoria Do South African trade unions still represent the working class? The South African labour landscape has undergone massive changes in the past few...

Op-Ed: The heritage tourism potential of Marikana

The crisis in mining is pregnant with opportunities. Establishing a museum and interpretation centre at Marikana can create a new growth path for the area.

Kenya’s election: the good, the bad and the memorable moments

Faith Kiboro | SMC University A few hours after Kenya’s polling stations closed on Tuesday August 8th, the country’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission began transmitting live...

Op-Ed: The danger of supplementing aid to Africa with weapons

Earl Conteh-Morgan | University of South Florida During the recent G-20 meeting in Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel floated the idea that African countries should be given weapons as...

No signs of manipulation of Kenya vote: EU observers

The head of the European Union's election observer mission in Kenya said on Thursday it had seen no signs of "centralised or localised manipulation"...

President Paul Kagame expected to win third term in office

President Paul Kagame expected to win third term in office