‘I believe S. Africa is sliding inexorably toward a perfect storm of discontent, the discontent of the poor, the working class and the middle class.’
Region emerged as one of the fastest-growing in the world after Asia on the back of the progress of the last two decades.
South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya - three of the four biggest economies in sub- Saharan Africa - will this week decide on interest rates.
The three nations each shipped more than 45% of their exports in 2014 to China, data from the International Monetary Fund shows.
'The US has a responsibility at this stage not to create more disruption', Kenyan Treasury chief had said of much-watched decision.
If the country’s game ranching industry were an economy, it would be the fastest growing in Africa.
Contrary to misplaced beliefs, South Africans’ blood remains warmly African, says country's president
While the issue isn't on the agenda, analysts say it is an opportunity to further isolate the attacks that angered continent.
Helen Zille, 64, said that she won’t make herself available for re-election at the party’s May 9 federal congress, making Mmusi Maimane frontrunner.