President Cyril Ramaphosa testified at the Zondo commission. EFE-EPA/Sumaya Hisham/Pool Dirk Kotze, University of South Africa South Africa’s judicial commission into state capture, known as the Zondo Commission, recently handed over the fourth part of its voluminous and scathing findings to President Cyril Ramaphosa. As a fact-finding commission, it had to determine if there were […]
A Zimbabwean broom vender pushes his bike on the streets of Chitungwiza outside Harare. ALEXANDER JOE/AFP via Getty Images John Luiz, University of Cape Town In 2003, Thabo Mbeki – then president of South Africa – described South Africa’s economy as being like a two-storey house. The top floor was quite plush, with all the […]
Gettyimages Danny Bradlow, University of Pretoria and Magalie Masamba, University of Pretoria The COVID pandemic has had a profoundly negative impact on Africa’s sovereign debt situation. Currently, 22 countries are either in debt distress or at high risk of debt distress.
London, United Kingdom// — Economic ties between the UK and Ghana were boosted this week as the UK-Ghana Business Council (UKGBC) met in London.
Accra, Ghana//- The UK-Ghana Chamber of Commerce (UKGCC) today released its 3rd edition of its annual Ghana Business Environment and Competitiveness Survey Report for the year 2021, that identified five components of the business environment that have seen improvements in their ranking since UKGCC began tracking them 2019.
The European Commission and the European Investment Bank (EIB) signed an ambitious Guarantee Agreement through which the European Commission will support up to €26.7 billion of EIB financial operations to enable crucial public investments in sectors like clean energy, digital and transport infrastructure, health and education over the next seven years, rolling out Global Gateway worldwide.
Bitcoin dipping to a three-month low will be used by investors as a buying opportunity because the cryptocurrency has just reached a landmark moment in becoming adopted as a significant currency, says the CEO of a global financial giant.
Kingston, Jamaica//— Greater private investment in sectors with significant untapped potential, such as high-value agriculture and outsourcing services, along with necessary reforms, will help Jamaica spur recovery, accelerating greener, inclusive, and sustainable growth, and creating more and better jobs, according to a new World Bank Group (WBG) report.