South African retailer Pick n Pay may double the number of its Boxer stores to 600 within five years to target underserved low and middle-income ... shoppers, David North, head of strategy and corporate affairs, tells The Africa Report.
In Africa, the impact of COVID-19 is not only widespread, but it is also devastating and has the potential to have a deeper and longer-term impact ... on the growth trajectory of the continent, investment banker Yvonne Ike tells The Africa Report.
The costs of global pandemics such as COVID-19 exceed the capacity of the global insurance industry, making them effectively “uninsurable risks”, ... Beat Strebel, Swiss Re’s head of Middle East and Africa, tells The Africa Report.
South Africa’s banks are considering further relief for borrowers hurt by the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, Vikas Khandelwal, a board ... member of The Banking Association of South Africa, tells The Africa Report.