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Drought puts strain on Zimbabwe's electricity supply

Drought puts strain on Zimbabwe's electricity supply, tariffs to be hiked

Power generation at Zimbabwe's main hydro station could ease further due to a drought.
Home Affairs responds to report that 10 UK families struggle to get into S.A daily

Home Affairs responds to report that 10 UK families struggle to...

Department of Home Affairs says travellers from the UK visiting South Africa have increased.
South Africa's rand falls to record low on strong U.S. jobs data

South Africa's rand weakens 1 percent in post-holiday slump, stocks flat

In the equities market, the JSE securities exchange's Top-40 futures index was up marginally, pointing to a flat open.
South Africa's nuclear power procurement process initiated

South Africa's nuclear power procurement process initiated

The project could cost as much as a 1/5 of South Africa's GDP.
Zambia considering regulations to make kwacha sole legal tender- Treasury

Zambia considering regulations to make kwacha sole legal tender- Treasury

This year the kwacha has shed more than 40% in value against the dollar.
Most of Zambia plunged into darkness Tuesday

Most of Zambia plunged into darkness Tuesday

Zambia was plunged into a blackout on Tuesday affecting almost the whole of the country, the state power utility Zesco said.
Mozambique’s economy drifts on to the rock...

Mozambique’s economy drifts on to the rock…

Mozambique’s currency has dropped by more than 40% against the US dollar since the beginning of the year.
Political tensions & weak growth major risk to S.Africa rating

Much concern for the future of SA, but some still have...

“The commodity bust is partly to blame, but the main problem is the way Mr Zuma governs.”
Dragon's Den judge

Dragon's Den judge, millionaire Lebo Gunguluza's advice to entrepreneurs

This South African millionaire does not believe in “hustling”
South Africa's 2016 risk report

South Africa's 2016 risk report, forecast update

Forecast updates (growth forecast now at 0.9% for 2016) and risk run down with a particularly look at politics.
S.A Treasury sticks to sacked Finance Minister Nene's plan on SAA

S.A Treasury sticks to sacked Finance Minister Nene's plan on SAA

South African Airways will lease five Airbus jets under a deal originally signed off in July.
China to cancel Zimbabwe debt

China to cancel Zimbabwe debt

Debt to be cancelled as Zimbabwe plans to increase local use of the yuan.
Fitch upgrades City of Johannesburg

Fitch upgrades City of Johannesburg

Fitch has upgraded Africa's richest city's national long-term rating.
South Africa's Treasury proposes lower excise duty for brandy

South Africa's Treasury proposes lower excise duty for brandy

The industry argues that brandy's falling market share has hurt wine farmers.
South Africa white maize at record high

South Africa white maize at record high, drought concerns mount

The rand's plunge to record lows has also spurred the rally, which has serious implications for the inflation outlook.
Thousands of S.African protesters ask for president to be recalled

Thousands of S.African protesters ask for president to be recalled

As Moody's cuts outlook to "negative" from "stable" for S.A; protesters carry posters reading "Save South Africa" and "Recall Zuma now".
Black Management Forum on #FeesMustFall protests

South Africa's answer to funding its fees deficit

This comes after the #FeesMustFall campaign where students from across the country protested for a 0 % increase.
SA’s shortest serving Finance Minister says he is ready to be deployed anytime

SA’s shortest serving Finance Minister says he is ready to be...

Just two days ago, Van Rooyen was axed from his position as Finance Minister, one which he held for only four days; the shortest in South Africa’s history.
Zambia cabinet approves $275 million Chinese housing loan

Zambia cabinet approves $275 million Chinese housing loan

Spokesman Amos Chanda said the loan would provide resources for the project
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