Tag: 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
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.
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.
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.
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'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.
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/...