South Africa's governing African National Congress (ANC) has given its corruption-charged secretary general Ace Magashule until the end of April ... to step down or risk suspension. Magashule's fate is crucial to the balance of power in the ANC, which is home to forces that both support and are critical of President Cyril Ramaphosa's leadership.
As governments and international financial institutions throw off the constraints of austerity policies and economic orthodoxy, there are hard ... questions about how Africa could benefit from this change in strategy. Much will depend on how fast its economies can raise finance for post-Covid recovery efforts.
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The International Monetary Fund managing director Kristalina Georgieva says the IMF spent nearly $300bn in resuscitating the global economy when ... Covid-19 struck. There are unorthodox noises being made at the top of the institution best known for austerity in public spending. What comes next as rich countries bounce back and poor countries stay on the mat? And will the IMF run out of money? An exclusive interview with the head of the IMF.
Can South African Airways (SAA) see blue skies after a long and difficult turnaround operation? There are still substantial issues to overcome: ... SAA's debt, the opacity of its accounts, a stand-off with the pilots. But public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan says the problems stem from corruption hangover from the Zuma era: state capture.
A global alliance of institutional investors has criticised South African energy and chemicals company Sasol for its strategy on reducing greenhouse ... gas emissions, and called on South African investors to press the company for action.
Concerns have been mounting over attempts by an increasingly militant faction in South Africa’s governing African National Congress to mobilise ... support for former president Jacob Zuma in his efforts to defy the law. How far might they go?