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Why this analyst thinks the Tongaat- Barloworld deal is dead in the water

Joining CNBC Africa for a look at the local markets is Makwe Masilela, Chief Investment Officer, Makwe Fund Managers.

South Africa must stop relying on Chinese imports we can build it ourselves: Mboweni’s Utopia.

“This is like a war and everyone needs to go to the front to deal with this,” says Mboweni.

No more power cuts? Yes, but for how long?

“You are talking about old plants, in pushing that plant you really are doing damage…For the past decade, this maintenance has not been done by the book. It is like servicing a car, the cost of not servicing costs more in the long term than servicing it.”

I’m an incurable optimist! We will adapt to survive COVID-19 says African billionaire Wiese

“It is the worst I could have ever imagined. I mean if somebody had told me such a thing is possible, I would have disputed that.- I don’t think the world has seen anything like it is going through at the moment,”

How the soccer hard man felled by COVID-19 will be remembered warmly in Africa

“He was a lovely guy, but he could be a Jekyll and Hyde character on the pitch,”

COVID-19: How Bill and Melinda Gates rode to the rescue for Africa after Trump pulled back the cash.

“It is alarming that this very regrettable decision is announced as this deadly virus strikes Africa and the poorest and most vulnerable states,”

Nigeria’s Central Bank unveils sweeping measures to cushion COVID-19 impact

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele announced six policies to cushion the adverse impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Nigeria's economy....