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Why African countries aren’t getting as much as they should from foreign direct investment

Since the late 1980s African governments have fully embraced foreign direct investment as a major driver of growth. But they aren't getting as much as they should. Here's why...

South Africa’s Sasol half-year earnings fall 74%, here’s why

South African petrochemicals group Sasol reported on Monday a 74% drop in interim profit, weighed down by...

A $500 million consortium and global stage for Africa at Expo 2020 Dubai

Written by: Renuka Methil For the first time in the near 170-year history of...

The Forbes Billionaires List: Africa’s Billionaires 2020

Africa's billionaires are worth a combined $73.4 billion, with Aliko Dangote leading nine years in a row. But whose fortunes fell?

Op-Ed: Queen bees muscle out other women in the workplace

The Queen Bee Syndrome whereby women in power consciously impede the development of other women in the workplace, is slowly gaining ground in South Africa.

Experts share their best advice for making your first investment

It’s easier today than ever to invest; new technologies and a host of digital wealth managers have opened up entry into lower-risk investments from anywhere in the world. CNBC Make It spoke to some experts to find out their top tips for getting started.

U.S. to offer financial support for this East African country’s political reforms

The United States will provide financial assistance to the East African country as it pursues political reforms.

Zimbabwe central bank leaves rates unchanged, bullish on inflation, what you need to know…

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.

Op-Ed: Sudan’s Bashir one step closer to the ICC

Former President Omar Al-Bashir, who was deposed in a military-led coup in April 2019, is the most high-profile among the individuals wanted by the ICC: He faces charges of war crimes, genocide, and crimes against humanity committed in Darfur.

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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

Abdul Samad Rabiu’s BUA Group pledges N1bn to fight COVID-19 in Nigeria

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 ...

Government’s response to Moody’s downgrade of SA to junk status

Covid-19 and South Africa's downgrade to junk will truly test South African financial markets.