Tag: Politics and Government

Op-Ed: While Mozambique’s Frelimo is the favourite it will be no cakewalk

Mozambique goes to the polls next Tuesday, October 15, against a backdrop of new investment plans that would significantly improve the country’s economic growth outlook, but also some concern over the possibility of conflict in what is guaranteed to be a disputed outcome.

South Africa is now ‘less vulnerable,’ says central bank head

The nation "is in a much better position" to absorb shocks from global monetary policy tightening, Lesetja Kganyago, governor of the South African Reserve Bank, told CNBC.

Now Trump is having a Twitter spat with South Africa over land reforms

President Donald Trump has fallen out with South Africa after taking to Twitter to criticize the government's land reforms, prompting a sharp rebuke from Pretoria.

Winners and losers from the Turkey crisis

Emerging markets and banks are among the biggest casualties in the recent decline of the Turkish lira, but there will be some winners in the economic crisis as well.

The world’s major emerging economies could end up benefiting from global trade tensions

BRICS nations may seek to take advantage of global trade tensions to promote their agendas at their summit in South Africa this week.

China’s latest trade partner in Africa could help it export to the US

Chinese President Xi Jinping visited the West African country of Senegal over the weekend, building trade ties which could bear fruit in terms of China’s access to U.S. markets.

For years, China shied away from global conflicts. Not anymore

Across the developing world, Beijing has engaged in mediation diplomacy, a style of conflict resolution where it's the sole or principal moderator, to protect its assets and gain recognition as a global superpower.

Watch: Trump holds joint press conference with Nigerian president

President Donald Trump is set to host a joint press conference with President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria on Monday afternoon.