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Illegal gold mining thrives under Johannesburg city

By Staff Reporter Save A man carries a pack of waste to scavenge for gold dust Smoke rises from a derelict mine shaft 25 miles east of Johan [...]

Mozambique: the new easy passage for narcotics?

By Staff Reporter Not a lot is known about the drugs trade in Mozambique, but the evidence suggests it is becoming a popular transit point f [...]

Africa’s banking CEO of the Year is Kenyan

By Staff Reporter   Gideon Muriuki is Africa‘s banking CEO of the Year  London-based magazine International Banker has named Gid [...]

Nigeria enjoys non oil growth-IMF

By Staff Reporter IMF Worries: Despite recent strong non-oil growth, Poverty and income inequality remain high Social and governance indicat [...]

Chad has become a beacon of political stability-IMF

By Staff Report IMF Staff Monitored Program report  Chad is a fragile country with weak institutional and policy capacity, Chad is facing a [...]

IMF concludes Article IV talks with Mauritius

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Mauritius Press Release No. 14/176 April 23, 2014On April, 21, 2014, the Exe [...]

Mozambique Gas could emerge as potential aid for Zimbabwe energy crisis

By Staff Reporter Posted bypril 21,By  2014   As Mozambique’s “world-class” gas resources are developed and coal bed methane (C [...]

UK & Tanzania relations face test as British family plans to sue Kikwete

British couple to sue Tanzania over farm deal that ‘ended in death threats’ Fight at the international arbitration court comes a [...]

As Zimbabwe turn 34,need for independence compares to colonial era.

By Staff Reporter Activists, such as Jenni Williams of Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) can be imprisoned in Zimbabwe for peaceful demonstrati [...]

Nigerian economy only bigger on paper

By staff Reporter Rebasing Nigeria’s GDP may be easier than changing investors’ perceptions when it comes to doing business in the count [...]

As Gulf carriers invade African skies, national airlines are bleeding.

The entrance of Gulf carriers in Africa’s air and cargo passenger industry is fuelling cutting edge competition, which could sink poorly r [...]

The shocking images of a lioness whose leg was almost ripped off after being gored by a buffalo – and amazingly SURVIVED

By Staff Reporter 11-year-old lioness Siena suffered appalling injury in fight with buffalo Emergency vets flown out to Kenya’s Masai [...]

Tanzania President Says Capital Controls to Be Eased by 2015

By Staff Reporter Photographer: Paul Richardson/Bloomberg Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete speaks to Bloomberg News in an interview at St [...]

West African Leaders to Meet in Ivory Coast

                      By Staff Reporter West African heads of state and government pl [...]

Illegal financial flows slowing Africa’s economic progress

By Alex Cobham The African Development Bank estimates that illicit financial flows have drained in excess of a trillion dollars from Afric [...]

London MET Police investigating Zimbabwe officials for money laundering involving diamond revenues

By Staff Reporter Zanu PF and government officials have been accused of siphoning diamond revenues to offshore accounts The former Mining mi [...]

IMF urges more transparency in Mozambique economy as growth is expected at 8% in 2014

By Staff Reporter   A staff team from the International Monetary Fund, led by Doris Ross, visited Mozambique during February 26- March [...]

Marikana witness’ life in danger

By Staff Reporter The inquiry is investigating the deaths of 44 people during strike-related violence at Lonmin‘s platinum mining oper [...]

‘Don’t blame sanctions,’ says Mugabe

By Staff Reporter     President Robert Mugabe says it is now unpalatable to continue blaming sanctions for failure to adequately r [...]

African business notice value in retaining returning moms-Regus Research

By Staff Reporter 80% of respondents say they notice real long term value in securing returning mothers Regus research sought response from [...]

Global Platinum production at risk as wage negotiations collapse in SA

By Staff Reporter     Wage talks between the world’s top platinum producers and South Africa’s Association of Minework [...]

MasterCard now operates in 48 out of 55 African markets

By Staff Reporter MasterCard pushing Africa to be a “cashless” hub MasterCard Tuesday announced its entry into seven new markets [...]

As UN seeks $60m for food aid,Zimbabwe Deputy Minister denies there is food crisis

By Staff Reporter Photo: Olivier Moeckli/ICRC Maize distribution to drought-affected farmers by ICRC last year (File photo) New Zimbabwe re [...]

Of the top 10 Emerging Economies Of 2014 worldwide, four are Africans

By Staff Reporter The pace of economic growth in BRICs states has slowed a bit and this made Management Today to look for the next shining [...]

Zimbabwe education SOS.UK responds with $10m bailout

By NewsAfrica Reporter Following revelations that economic crisis is Zimbabwe had  affected funding for 250 000 children eligible for state [...]

King Mugabe celebrates 90th birthday.

By Staff Reporter Zimbabwe‘s President Robert Gabriel Mugabe celebrated his 90th birthday in Marondera (80km east of Harare). Earlier [...]

Mugabe flying to Singapore for “eye cataract surgery ” very irrational

By Staff Reporter  Official report from Permanent Secretary to Ministry of Information George Charamba implies that President Mugabe will u [...]

South Africa aims to break the barrier again-bid for 2024 Olympic Games

by Staff ReporterJohannesburg , South Africa Costs of hosting Olympic Games is skyrocketing Russia’s bill for winter Olympic Games is [...]

Diamond mining in Zimbabwe breeds child prostitution-Chiadzwa

By Staff Reporter Chiadzwa, Zimbabwe Loss of fertile land to the mining companies has derived families into dire poverty Children as young a [...]

Fiscal deficit rising in Mauritius-IMF delagation

Summary by Kelvin Mupungu Port Louis, Mauritius                 An International Monetary Fund (IMF) [...]

Effectiveness of monetary policy in Algeria

By Staff Reporter   Algiers,Algeria     IMF staff have released a report which explores the monetary policy transmission chan [...]
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