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...

by | Published 14 hours ago
Vodacom's 4G base station
By On Wednesday, May 12th, 2021

Vodacom spends over R200 million to expand rural coverage

Vodacom’s 4G base station by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – VODACOM has spent R207 million (US$14,8 million) to upgrade network infrastructure across the Free State and Northern Cape provinces during the More...

Madagascar Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Fanomezantsoa Lucien Ranarivelo
By On Monday, May 10th, 2021

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

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...

Maize crop in South Africa
By On Friday, April 30th, 2021

‘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

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...

Absa bank
By On Thursday, April 29th, 2021

‘Racist’ banks sucked into ANC factional battles

Absa bank by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH African banks have come under pressure from unions following the financial institutions’ targeting of indigenous firm, Ayo Technologies. ABSA has cut ties More...

Angola national assembly
By On Monday, April 26th, 2021

Angolan defense budget increase to benefit China, Russia

Angola national assembly from PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, Angola LUANDA – ANGOLA’S expenditure on defense is projected to increase to US$8,5 billion cumulatively amid security threats. This is set to benefit More...

Japanese flag
By On Monday, April 26th, 2021

Japan finances Zimbabwe COVID-19 intervention

Japanese flag from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE – JAPAN has allocated over US$1 million to support Zimbabwe’s coronavirus (COVID-19) response. The financial support given to the United Nations More...

Cape fires
By On Wednesday, April 21st, 2021

Counting the losses from the ravaging Cape fires

Cape fires by DION HENRICK  CAPE TOWN – WHEN Lisette Lombard started her routine trail run this past Sunday morning, nothing seemed amiss. Atop the Devil’s Peak, she was even enjoying the small plume of More...