A fact-finding commission investigating corruption in Egypt's domestic wheat supplies has delivered its final report to parliament, a lawmaker said on Monday, amid mounting pressure on the minister of supplies to resign.
- Eric Knecht and Maha El Dahan
- Kwasi Kpodo
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is evaluating Ghana's fiscal outlook for the rest of 2016 and will consider the third review of the country's $918 million assistance programme next month subject to the outcome, the Washington-based lender said on Monday.
- MacDonald Dzirutwe
Zimbabwe has stopped hiring new state workers after failing to pay its soldiers and teachers on time, according to an official notice, as President Robert Mugabe's government struggles with a big financial squeeze.
- Claire Milhench
A claimant to the chairmanship of Libya's $67 billion sovereign fund on Monday denounced the appointment by the country's United Nations-backed government of a panel to run the fund, saying he had not been formally asked to step down.
- Felix Onuah and Ulf Laessing
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will ask parliament for extra powers for one year allowing him to take "emergency" decisions to revive the flagging economy, a government source said on Monday.
- Dasmani Laary in Accra
Ghana has decided to convert one of its forest reserves – Achimota Forest – into a world-class recreational facility and a major tourism destination hub in West Africa at a cost of $1.2 billion.
- ArcelorMittal South Africa to pay $110m to settle anti-trust charges
- Hotel group, Sun International joins South African exodus from Nigeria
- Telecoms: MTN South Africa to sell $729m stake to black investors
- Ghana: Mineworkers fret over illegal mining threat
- Africa after the real Brexit
- Nigeria to allocate $180m more in capital spending
- Mozambique's coal mines shed 4,000 jobs as coal price drops