Africa’s economic development

 
Post-Brexit, SA has an ideal opportunity to rethink its links with the UK and China
Post-Brexit, SA has an ideal opportunity to rethink its links with the UK and China
ECONOMYThe sobering outcomes of the local government elections in South Africa and Britain’s European Union referendum present analysts and...
Zambia votes: The 'political contest has never been this fierce’ say analysts
Zambia votes: The 'political contest has never been this fierce’ say analysts
Informal currency trader Jabulani Lungu thinks Zambia’s ruling Patriotic Front has had its chance, and he hoped this week’s general elections...
Close, but no consensus on key limits
Close, but no consensus on key limits
It must be frustrating being Pravin Gordhan. He believes -- he knows -- that true national consensus on economic development would unlock much more...
Kiir takes South Sudan's economic plans to US
Kiir takes South Sudan's economic plans to US
South Sudan makes its debut for western oil companies, aid organisations and agribusiness this week at a US-backed conference aimed at setting...
Deadlocked but determined
Deadlocked but determined
Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says there is paralysis in the Cabinet economics cluster and, on a cursory reading of Finance Minister...
Being pro-growth matters
Being pro-growth matters
For the past 10 years, an invited group of academics, economists, policymakers and businesspeople have met annually in the Kalahari to contemplate...
Weak elites stand in way of progress in Africa
Weak elites stand in way of progress in Africa
The experience of economic development in the 500 years since Christopher Columbus reached the Americas and Vasco da Gama reached India via the...
African growth set to slow to 3.7%
African growth set to slow to 3.7%
Growth in African countries will to slow to 3.7% this year owing to upheavals in northern Africa and increased food and fuel prices, the latest...
Made in SADC starts here
Made in SADC starts here
South Africa has advocated and actively supported regional integration in Southern Africa, particularly to correct the imbalances in inherited...
In search of a transformed Africa
In search of a transformed Africa
Lower economic growth rates in both developed and developing countries would trap an additional 65-million people in poverty, based on a $2-a-day...

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