Namibian president calls for land expropriation

President Hage Geingob says the government wants radical land expropriation that will transfer 43% of arable land to previously disadvantaged blacks by 2020 — ...

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Angola turns blind eye to Brazilian firm’s confession that it paid bribes

Authorities have ignored the admission by engineering conglomerate Odebrecht that it paid $50m in bribes to secure contracts in the country

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African CEOs discuss continent’s slow recovery

Forum says the slump in commodity prices hit Nigeria and SA hard and there is ‘concern for the economic situation’

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WATCH: The impact of FinTech on Africa

African FinTech players are becoming increasingly important players in the continent's financial services industry

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Armyworm turns Zimbabwe’s rain celebration to misery

New problems, from flooding in some regions to the arrival of the destructive pest, now threaten to cut harvests and expectations for recovery

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Zimbabwe prints $102m in bond notes —half its limit

Notes intended to be pegged to the dollar but fears have been raised that the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe will print more than planned

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