UK banking group Standard Chartered in 2021 funded fossil fuel expansion projects that will emit five times the entire UK’s annual carbon emissions ... across the project lifetimes, led by LNG development in Mozambique, a new report claims.
South Africa has a rare chance to use investment inflows and improved terms of trade as a basis for reform which can produce a stronger rand ... in the long term, Credit Suisse director Alexey Pogorelov tells The Africa Report.
MTN has the best levels of consumer sentiment among South Africa’s telecoms companies but Eskom's load shedding is harming perceptions of the ... industry, according to the South African Telecommunications Sentiment Index from Deloitte and DataEQ.
Transnet has announced that it will sell slots of its rail network to third parties in an effort to liberalise the the rail sector, but the African ... Rail Industry Association (ARIA) argues that current terms placed on the table by the state owned company may limit investor appetite.
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While South Africa’s government has delayed plans to hike the country’s controversial sugar tax to April 2023, The South African Canegrowers ... Association (SA Canegrowers), a lobby representing 22,000 farmers, continues to argue for a total withdrawal of the tax to support a sector in decline.
Fiscal consolidation, improved revenue collection, and debt moderation have earned South Africa a revision on its outlook from negative to stable ... by Moody’s Investors Service, according to the credit ratings agency.