“I think it’s a strong, bold message to say we survived the crisis,” Sasol chief financial office Paul Victor tells The Africa Report, ... adding: “We are back on our legs. We are starting to run again, from walking.”
The late Apala musician and Abeokuta native Ayinla Omowura, who was a big star in the 1970s and died as a result of a beer parlour brawl, is ... having another moment in the spotlight. A big biography was released in 2020, and a major film is due to come out this year.
African Import-Export Bank (Afreximbank) chief economist Hippolyte Fofack supports a proposal from India and South Africa to waive patents on ... Covid-19 vaccines to make it easier to produce them in developing countries.
Diego Twahirwa, a chilli farmer in Rwanda, has been exporting his produce to China since 2019. Although he exports to some European capitals ... as well, he views China as the steadiest market and he has a growing clientele there.
Thanks to the interpersonal skills of its influential founders, Donald Kaberuka and Lionel Zinsou, SouthBridge has established itself on the ... African continent's financial scene. But can it catch up to its many competitors?
Last year the International Finance Corporation partnered with Nimble Group, a South African distressed debt investor, to buy $90m of unsecured ... retail nonperforming loan (NPL) portfolios in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Lesotho and Eswatini (former Swaziland).