President Cyril Ramaphosa has implemented a nationwide lockdown from midnight, Thursday 26 March. The lockdown will last for 21 days.
After Parliament approved some changes to electoral legislation in line with the Court’s directive that presidential elections should henceforth be won by absolute majority rather than relative majority, Mr Mutharika used his veto power on Tuesday, March 17, and refused to ratify Parliament’s changes.
US crude prices drop below $30 a barrel after OPEC deal failure sparks price war, oil-dependent economies left vulnerable
Nigeria’s $34.6 billion Budget for 2020 was benchmarked on an oil price of $57 per barrel. It expected crude oil sales to contribute 35 percent of government revenue. The oil prices' plunge has forced the Nigerian government to review its budget.
What you need to know about this Zambian agriculture business launching an $81 million farmer financing scheme
Zambia’s African Green Resources (AGR) on Sunday launched an $81 million financing programme under which the company and its partners will provide farm supplies and technology to farmers in exchange for grain.
The number of reported cases and deaths of coronavirus is doubling every couple of days. Here are the preparations put in place in Nigeria in the event of more cases being detected in the country.
South Africa’s largest trade union federation COSATU said on Wednesday that it would not allow workers’ wages to be slashed, after Finance Minister Tito Mboweni used a budget speech to promise cuts to the public sector wage bill.
The United States will provide financial assistance to the East African country as it pursues political reforms.
Zimbabwe's central bank left its benchmark interest rate at 35% on Monday, citing moderating inflation, as it looks to print more local currency and limit the use of foreign currencies.
The deadly coronavirus pandemic has stopped the world in its tracks, and exposed a weak spot in the United States’ preparedness for a public health emergency. Experts say aggressive diagnostic testing is essential in order to learn where and how an
Entrepreneur Abdul Samad Rabiu's BUA Group has joined corporates and business leaders from Africa in donating money to fight the COVID-19 pandemic....
Tony Elumelu’s United Bank For Africa donates $14mn to COVID-19 relief across Africa, this is how it will be used…
Entrepreneur Tony Elumelu's UBA has joined corporates and business leaders from Africa in donating money to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Below is...
Motsepe family & associates join Rupert and Oppenheimer families in donating R1bn to deal with COVID-19 pandemic
On Monday South Africa's President, Cyril Ramaphosa revealed that South Africa's richest families the Rupert and Oppenheimer families had each contributed ...