Tag: economic crisis

Op-Ed: Supporting the ICT sector in Africa as a cure for the economic crisis

“We need to think, and fast, about how we can help our African partner in the race against time as it faces the predicted economic disaster in the wake of the global covid-19 pandemic,” writes Franc Bogovic and Engin Eroglu.

Op-Ed: South African businesses call for urgent end to lockdown

Op-Ed: South African businesses call for urgent end to lockdown

Global leaders issue G20 call to action to co-ordinate world response to COVID-19

A group of 165 past and present global leaders have come together to demand the creation of a G20 executive task force and an immediate global pledging conference to approve and co-ordinate a multi-billion dollar fund to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

FNB extends aid for battling SMEs in South Africa amid COVID-19, lockdown

Amid the global COVID-19 pandemic and 21-day lockdown faced by South Africans, First National Bank has announced additional measures to assist small and medium-sized enterprises battling with funding in the country.

How can Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe’s 2019 mid-term policy curb failing economy?

We now take a look at the Reserve bank of Zimbabwe’s 2019 mid-term Monetary Policy statement which looks at the issues of Zimbabwe's economic crisis and the ways in which it can be changed. To unpack this, Batanai Matsika, Head of Research at Morgan & Co joins CNBC Africa for more.

How homeless boys in Zimbabwe are fighting for survival in an economy in crisis

After suffering from decades of decline, Zimbabwe is also facing a drought and devastation from Cyclone Idai that has further dashed hopes that the economy will quickly recover.

Zimbabwe Ambassador lauds diaspora’s contribution to SA’s economy, urges them to invest back home

Zimbabwe's Ambassador in South Africa David Hamadziripi has applauded the diaspora business community for their role in contributing to the development of South Africa’s economy, and also urged them to consider investing back in their home country. For more CNBC Africa’s Daniel Sango caught up with the Ambassador at the Zimbabwe Achievers Awards ceremony held in Johannesburg.

Zimbabwe diaspora entrepreneurs see opportunity in Zim amid economic crisis

As Zimbabwe celebrates one year with-ought Robert Mugabe, and also faces one of its worst economic crisis; some Zimbabweans in diaspora are making plans, on how they can contribute to the development of the country. CNBC Africa’s Daniel Sango filed this report. http://cnbc.africa/videos/...
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