South Africa's finance minister Pravin Gordhan has been summoned to court by the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) on fraud charges, roiling markets and pushing the rand into free fall.
In Zambia, 21-year-old entrepreneur Njavwa Mutambo co-founded a logistics startup with the help of the Tony Elumelu Foundation and incubator BongoHive.
South Africa's MTN has raised $1bn in two dollar bonds, the telecoms firm said on Thursday, the first such issue by Africa's biggest wireless carrier by sales since 2014.
Zimbabwe will amend a black empowerment law that aims to transfer majority shares from foreign-owned firms to locals after it was blamed for deterring investment, President Robert Mugabe said on Thursday.
South Africa's public protector will question President Jacob Zuma this week over allegations he was influenced by the wealthy Gupta family in making government appointments, according to the newspaper Business Day.
South Africa may be over the worst of its economic downturn with potential growth of over 1% next year, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Monday, noting President Jacob Zuma had expressed confidence in him.