Tag Archives: Sub-Saharan Africa

CNBC & Reuters in strategic partnership to cover Africa

By staff Reporter Johannesburg, 19 September 2014 – CNBC Africa, the leading business news channel on the African continent, today an [...]

Bob Diamond’s Atlas Mara raises stake in Union Bank of Nigeria

By Staff Reporter Bob Diamond’s African banking venture has increased its stake in Union Bank of Nigeria as it raises its bet on the poten [...]

Why the next Steve Jobs will come from Africa

By Daniel Epstein Opinion This article by Daniel Epstein originally appeared at Unreasonable and is published with permission. “Africa [...]

Mugabe, the international outcast?

By Makusha Mugabe Obama won’t invite Mugabe to USA-Africa Summit, regardless of him being AU vice-chairmen and incoming SADC chairman. [...]

In Sub-Saharan Africa, 60% of women work in agriculture sector

By Staff Reporter   More than 60% of employed women in Sub-Saharan Africa work in agriculture. But with limited access to land and the reso [...]

Benin-Real GDP growth rises to 5½ percent in 2014 for the third consecutive year

By Staff Reporter EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This last review of Benin’s ECF arrangement confirms the improved growth performance during the progra [...]

Zimbabwe mobile market Africa’s fastest growing

By Staff Reporter Zimbabwe’s mobile penetration rate increased to 80 per cent of households in 2013 from 26 per cent in 2008, a higher gro [...]

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 [...]

H&M wants out of Asia to Southern African clothing production

Sub-Saharan Africa is on the rise H&M opens clothing production in Ethiopia and aims to open more in Sub-Saharan Africa PHOTO©REUTERS H [...]

Maternal Mortality Rate unacceptable in Zimbabwe

Harare, Zimbabwe   A Zimbabwean woman journalist working for state broadcaster, ZBC Tendai Chitsinde, 24,  died recently while givin [...]

IMF’s Lagarde visits Mali

Mali at the Dawn of the New Year: From Crisis to Recovery   The full speech By Christine Lagarde Economic, Social and Cultural CouncilI [...]

The Role of Livestock Data in Rural Africa: The Tanzanian Case Study #WorldBank

Tanzania WORLD BANK Infographic: Livestock Data in Tanzania Website: The World Bank in Tanzania Website: The World Bank in Africa Many fa [...]
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