Watch this quiet man: the ANC's dark-horse candidate Zweli Mkhize

In the wake of the latest Pravin Gordhan drama, ANC treasurer-general Zweli Mkhize is increasingly being seen as someone who could play a crucial role in the ...

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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

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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 ...

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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

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Zimbabwe: More of the same?

Will opposition parties thrash out a coalition to take on Robert Mugabe during the 2018 elections?

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Crash-landing looms for Nigeria’s aviation industry

Badly hurt by the recession and a dollar shortage that has led to a lack of fuel, Nigeria’s aviation industry must now contend with the planned closure of ...

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