South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma narrowly escaped a call from some senior members of the governing party’s national executive committee for him to step down. The first stern action from inside the ANC leadership against Zuma, while quelled by his supporters, is reverberating far and wide. The economic cluster of government is likely to be the main target. The Conversation Africa’s business and economy editor Sibonelo Radebe asked Jannie Rossouw what impact this will have on the economy.
The current stand-off between the president of the Uganda National Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Ministry of Trade and Industry is both unwise and unviable and can only further damage private sector confidence and generate uncertainty among the chamber membership.
Health care seen among fastest-growing categories in Africa; market is pegged to reach $49 billion by 2025
Pretoria — South Africa and Zambia have vowed to do things differently by enhancing their relations, which in turn will redress the trade imbalance between the two SADC countries.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, December 7, 2016/APO/ --
U.S. Embassy Chargé d'Affaires Peter Vrooman and Commissioner of the Ethiopian Investment Commission Fitsum Arega joined the board of the newly established American Chamber of Commerce in Ethiopia to mark the organization’s official launch.
Rwanda startup Kasha, an e-commerce platform for women’s health products such as sanitary pads and contraceptives, is in the process of raising a US$2 million funding round to expand to Kenya and Uganda next year.
BUNAMBIYU, TANZANIA —
As the darkness falls on the plains around Bunambiyu, a remote village in Tanzania's northern Shinyanga region, Elizabeth Julius switches on her solar lantern to finish sewing clothes for her customers.
Dr. Yinka Adedeji, Divisional Head of Consumer and Digital Banking, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc in an interactive session with CHIMA AKWAJA and other select journalists, x-rays recent policy initiatives by the apex bank, new technological innovations developed by UBA and the future of e-payments.