Zimbabwean currency: funny money

Does the $200m facility designed to prop up Zimbabwe’s bond notes exist? Without it, bond notes — which citizens believe mark the return of the devalued ...

Africa CEO Forum more than a talk shop

Innovation will be Africa’s strength: that was the message at a forum of African CEOs held recently in Geneva, where increased trade between countries on the ...

Worries and warnings for Zimbabwe’s economy

After a period of deflation, Zimbabwe’s economy is experiencing inflationary pressures again and there are fears that hyperinflation may return

Mozambique: Change is in the air

The extension of a cease-fire and progress made to secure investments in natural gas reserves in the country’s north give Mozambicans reason to hope

Egypt turns a corner

Economic reform sets country up for greater foreign investment as 30-year bond is oversubscribed and IMF looks set to release second tranche of loan, but tight ...

Africa: Future forecast

The commodities downturn may help force African countries to make structural changes towards diversification, but investors still face many hurdles and risks