Botswana stock exchange reports down slide

Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE)

Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) from ODIRILE TOTENG in Gaborone, Botswana GABORONE – THE Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) is struggling to recover from the economic gloom emanating from the coronavirus pandemic. The market performance for the period January 1 to April 30 this year reflects the grapple. As at the end of April 2021, a total equity More...

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DRC lithium
By On Monday, May 10th, 2021
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DRC the next global frontier for lithium, tin

DRC lithium from JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA – THE Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is set to fulfill its renowned status as a global lithium and tin powerhouse following a cooperation agreement More...

Madagascar Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Fanomezantsoa Lucien Ranarivelo
By On Monday, May 10th, 2021
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Insurance scheme launched for Madagascar farmers

Madagascar Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries,Fanomezantsoa Lucien Ranarivelo from MARIO RAJOMAZANDRY in Antananarivo, Madagascar ANTANANARIVO – THE International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Madagascar More...

MTN Nigeria
By On Thursday, May 6th, 2021
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MTN lists N110 billion in Nigeria

MTN Nigeria from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS – MTN Nigeria has issued N110 billion (US$4,12 billion) fixed rate bond in the West African country that is its biggest market. The Series I, seven-year, More...

Kenya's national beer
By On Wednesday, May 5th, 2021
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Kenya cracks down on illegal beer traders

Kenya’s national beer from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI – KENYAN authorities have seized illicit alcoholic beverages with an estimated market value of KSh1,43 million (US$13 342) during More...

Peter Gray
By On Tuesday, May 4th, 2021
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OPINION: An African country’s lawyer gets caught and disbarred

Peter Gray LONDON – THE lawyer was found to have deliberately withheld vital evidence There are many facilitators willing to sacrifice professional morals and integrity to serve the corrupt needs of dictators More...

MOU signing between Supreme Spring (South Africa) and Springs and Bolts Company Limited (Ghana); from left to right: Gino Singh (Business Development Manager - Supreme Spring), Sunil Kumar Tyagi (Chief Operating Officer – Springs & Bolts Company Limited), Mark Barley (Managing Director - Supreme Spring), Derrick Asamoah Boahen (Managing Director - Springs & Bolts Company Limited), Christo Hechter (Commercial Director - Supreme Spring), Moffat Mampuru (Supreme Springs Plant Manager - Plant
By On Tuesday, May 4th, 2021
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SA motor sector explores West Africa business opportunities

MOU signing between Supreme Spring (South Africa) and Springs and Bolts Company Limited (Ghana); from left to right: Gino Singh (Business Development Manager – Supreme Spring), Sunil Kumar Tyagi (Chief Operating More...

Desert locusts
By On Tuesday, May 4th, 2021
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Locust invasions, animal disease pressure Namibia farming revival

Desert locusts from ALFRED SHILONGO in Windhoek, Namibia WINDHOEK – FAVOURABLE weather conditions are presenting a dilemma to Namibia’s agricultural sector. This is dampening prospects of increased yields More...

Maize crop in South Africa
By On Friday, April 30th, 2021
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‘Africa has the potential to feed the world’

Maize crop in South Africa from ALEXIS DOUMBIA in Abidjan, Ivory Coast ABIDJAN – FINANCIAL institutions and researchers have pledged to work closely with African leaders to address rising hunger on the continent More...

Nigeria's 'Yahoo Boys'
By On Friday, April 30th, 2021
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Pandemic speeds up Nigeria digital revolution

Nigeria’s ‘Yahoo Boys’ from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS – AMID slowing economic activity, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has led to a surge in e-commerce and accelerated digital More...