economic transformation

UK

UK intends to keep trading with Southern Africa after Brexit

The UK has initialled an economic partnership agreement with the Southern African Customs Union and Mozambique that will allow business to keep trading freely after Brexit.

Africa knows what to do to attract investors, says Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa says African countries need to strengthen governance by rooting out and improving the ease of doing business.
debt

Foreign Direct Investment remains crucial for Africa’s economic growth

Foreign Direct Investment into Africa remains small by global standards, but prominent in relation to GDP with the US and Europe as the largest investors.
WEF

Zambia must use renewable natural resource to revive its economy

Zambia's economic growth is forecast to weaken to 2.5% in 2019, unless the country take advantage of its renewable natural resource to revive its economy.
debt

Why Sierra Leone’s macroeconomic situation remains challenging

Sierra Leone’s macroeconomic situation remains challenging despite the bold and courageous policy measures taken by the new government.
Sierra Leone’s macroeconomic situation

Africa pledges to deliver a sustainable Blue Economy

The prospect of a fully sustainable Blue Economy for Africa gathered significant momentum following the second Africa Blue Economy Forum held in Tunis.
Fitch

Will a special bill save South Africa’s Eskom?

President Cyril Ramaphosa, has pledged the support of his administration towards Eskom stressing that the utility is vital to the South African economy.
debt

Big shift on how companies view volatility and debt

South African companies are conservative when it comes to debt, as the economy toughens many are looking at lending options to withstand volatility.
African Development Fund

Effects of China-America trade war haunt undiversified African economies

Africa's undiversified economies will come under pressure as current account balances deteriorate, currencies come under strain, prices go up and central banks push up interest rates.
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Keeping a close watch on Africa’s economic performance

When looking at Africa’s economic perfomance, it's growth is projected to be higher than that of other emerging and developing economies elsewhere.

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