The continuation of economic reform in Ethiopia after elections were postponed to 2021, could open the door for Deutsche Bank, Kees Hoving, one ... of the bank’s new co-CEOS for Middle East and Africa, tells The Africa Report.
With the COVID-19 pandemic hurting the economy, continued instability in the east and a political tug-of-war at the heart of government, the ... young administration of Félix Tshisekedi is trying to impose its will, seeking allies at home and abroad.
The ex-governor of DRC's Katanga has emerged as the winner of the legal showdown with NB Mining executive Pascal Beveraggi. Now that the drawn-out ... court battle is over, Moïse Katumbi’s employees have reclaimed the company’s premises in Lubumbashi.
It is wholly unacceptable that a mother in sub-Saharan Africa is over 100 times more likely to die during pregnancy and childbirth than a woman ... in Western Europe in an age when having a mobile phone and access to the internet alone can greatly enhance their life chances.
When Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta was asked back in October 2018 by CNN if he would extend his term beyond 2020, he replied with an emphatic ... "No". When asked if he would consider so after a constitutional change, he also responded with a clear "No".
While the world's second largest copper exporter has asked for a delay in paying its interest, Chad, Congo and Angola are also facing serious ... financial difficulties due to falling oil prices and the pandemic.
Nigeria unexpectedly cut its Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) by 100 basis points from 12.50% to 11.50% in an attempt to boost the economy by providing ... cheaper credit. Analysts, who see the rate cut as suppressing bond yields, aren’t confident this will work.
Mali's newly appointed transitional president was sworn in today. While Bah N'dah's past career has earned him the reputation as an upstanding, ... uncompromising man, he will have to be accommodating to dig the country out of crisis.
Private equity investor Mediterrania Capital Partners (MCP) is considering investments in supermarkets, health and education as the impact of ... COVID-19 whittles down the list of financially strong candidates, CEO Albert Alsina tells The Africa Report.