Zimbabwe's Finance minister, Patrick Chinamasa last Thursday presented the country's $4 billion budget for 2016, but he says he is ashamed of the measly amount.
- Peroshni Govender
A new $210 million gas pipeline to be built by 2017 will see an increase in the amount of gas shipped from Mozambique to neighbouring South Africa.
Britain's first deferred prosecution agreement (DPA), a new type of plea deal, was approved by a judge on Monday in a case about bribery of Tanzanian officials by executives of South Africa's Standard Bank.
- Joseph Akwiri
Cargo traffic through Kenya's biggest port grew by 10.1 percent in the first nine months of the year after expansion and installation of new cargo-handling facilities, its head said on Monday.
- Allegresse Sasse in Cotonou, Emma Farge in Dakar and Samuel Elijah
French conglomerate Bollore may have to halt work on the Niger to Benin section of its giant West Africa rail project after a rival company won a court order to stop it going ahead.
From bankers to carmakers, Egypt's business community will breathe easier when Tarek Amer takes charge at the central bank on Friday, with hopes high he will revamp a monetary policy that has undermined investment and growth.
- Chijioke Ohuocha
Nigeria's Oando plans to build a gas plant for up to $350 million as it focuses on integrating gas production with its supply business, the head of the gas and power unit said on Thursday.
- South Africa's Nampak to open bottling plants in Ethiopia and Nigeria
- South Africa: A weak Cosatu bids Vavi goodbye
- Zimbabwe's economy seen growing at a faster 2.7 pct in 2016
- Zimbabwe's telecom sector in revenue decline
- Zambia won't nationalise crisis-hit mines
- Oil & Gas: Glencore sees Tripoli-based NOC as sole legal seller of Libyan oil
- Finance: Fitch sees Brazil, Middle East/Africa region vulnerable to 2016 downgrades