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Africa is unlikely to have a common currency soon, but technology could help overcome the difficulties posed by the multiplicity of currencies when trading, a top official has said.
Posted: April 10, 2021, 9:02 am
While African countries contribute relatively little to climate change in terms of carbon emissions, they are likely to be the hardest hit.
Posted: April 9, 2021, 8:01 pm
The "mother" of all bottlenecks for the distribution of Covid-19 vaccines is the lack of political will by advanced economies, says World Health Organisation Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
Posted: April 9, 2021, 7:12 pm
Supply chain issues will contribute to inflation pressures in different parts of the world, according to World Trade Organisation director general Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.
Posted: April 9, 2021, 8:33 am
?The capacity of some customs authorities in Africa is "is very, very low?", and this will hinder the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement, its secretary general Wamkele Mene said
Posted: April 9, 2021, 8:10 am
Manufacturing production slips in February, load shedding remains a risk, data from Stats SA shows.
Posted: April 8, 2021, 4:50 pm
The Business Confidence Index in March was at 94.0, marginally down from 94.3 in February and 94.5 in January 2021.
Posted: April 7, 2021, 12:24 pm
The IMF slightly lifted its global growth projections as it expects additional fiscal support in a few large economies and the distribution of Covid-19 vaccines to bolster the recovery.
Posted: April 6, 2021, 3:46 pm
Investigator Paul O'Sullivan has been ordered by the Johannesburg High Court to halt publishing defamatory statements and intimidating witnesses in a case against Cadac's Simon Nash
Posted: April 6, 2021, 12:02 pm
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is due to set out the details later on Monday, ahead of the next step in lifting curbs for businesses and citizens.
Posted: April 5, 2021, 10:01 am
Johnson & Johnson, with help from the Biden administration, is taking over a Baltimore vaccine production facility.
Posted: April 4, 2021, 4:37 pm
Ben Bierman, managing director of Business Partners Limited, shares insights and tips from the specialist risk lender's 40 year history of assisting SMEs.
Posted: April 4, 2021, 2:32 pm
Prime Minister Boris Johnson will confirm on Monday a plan to allow people to attend public events including sports games by either showing proof of vaccination.
Posted: April 4, 2021, 12:42 pm
An Islamic-State-linked group has claimed the violence that erupted in Mozambique over a week ago.
Posted: April 4, 2021, 9:31 am
The electronic devices analyse offenders' sweat and alert the probation service if they detect alcohol.
Posted: April 2, 2021, 10:06 am
In an about-turn on Thursday afternoon, Dlamini-Zuma's spokesperson Mlungisi Mtshali told Talk Radio 702 that people will be allowed to transport their own alcohol.
Posted: April 2, 2021, 9:59 am
The announcement was in line with projections from the Automobile Association, which said this week that it expected a record increase of 73 cents per litre.
Posted: April 1, 2021, 8:25 pm
People will not be allowed to carry alcohol in their cars when they visit friends and families over the Easter long weekend, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has announced.
Posted: April 1, 2021, 6:14 pm
The PMI climbed to 57.4 index points in March, from 53 in February. It was also the highest point that the PMI has reached since June 2020, when it clocked 53.9 index points.
Posted: April 1, 2021, 1:49 pm
Madrid said Wednesday it was working to help repatriate some 3,000 Spanish tourists who are stranded in Morocco after it suddenly imposed a blockade on passenger flights to Spain because of the pandemic.
Posted: March 31, 2021, 9:45 pm
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