The economies of Nigeria and South Africa – the two biggest economies in Africa – may have been in their perilous period. Early this month, the South African government declared that the country’s economy plunged into “technical recession”. Three weeks …Continue reading
China is Africa’s biggest trading partner. This is why over 40 African heads of state and representatives were in Beijing, China, between September 3 and 4, 2018 for the Forum for Africa-China Cooperation (FOCAC) which will tighten China’s grip over …Continue reading
China’s footprints are all over the African continent, signing deals with many countries. However, the finer details of China-Africa loans are often kept secret. There are concerns that African countries are mortgaging their natural resources as collateral for the loans. …Continue reading
A cartel of smugglers in Ghana is making brisk business, stealing fertilizers the government of Ghana is subsidizing and shipping them to neighbouring countries for immediate sale.
The government, in 2017, announced a National Fertilizer Subsidy Programme for farmers amid …Continue reading
South Africa’s ruling party, African National Congress (ANC), fears a mass rejection at the national election, next year, just as the country’s economy continues to struggle.
South African economy, early …Continue reading
The British Prime Minister, Theresa May, and the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, earlier this week, toured six countries in Africa to strengthen bilateral agreements and sign new trade deals. …Continue reading
Despite the natural resources available and an abundance of tourist sites, Burundi always comes at the back of the pack in the ranking of the tourism sector. This is due to several reasons, including political instability, lack of efficient infrastructure …Continue reading
Just recently, government leaders unanimously passed revisions to the country’s Private Investment Law, which supports Angola’s diversification efforts in job opportunities and trade. This is particularly helpful when there are price fluctuations in oil, metal, and other commodities that are …Continue reading
Student-activists that participated in the Fees Must Fall movement in South Africa are calling on the government to drop charges against their leaders arrested during the street protest.
The key leader of the protest – Mcebo Dlamini – is currently …Continue reading