In early January the US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) gave the green light for a loan to support Vodafone in its bid to ... acquire a telecoms licence, though the timetable for the award process remains unclear.
Despite the armed insurgency that has been plaguing Mozambique since 2017, Total intends to continue its major gas project there. It trusts the ... authorities to ensure its safety, in return for a solid financial contribution.
Ahead of the 14 January national election, President Yoweri Musevni's government is not letting up on the pressure on his opponents. Its strategy ... is to limit the opposition's ability to get out its message and mobilise voters.
South Africa's struggle with a new variant of Covid-19 coincides with a debate over how and who will pay for the vaccine. The business community ... may be one part of the solution, with the government saying the Pfizer jab is too expensive.
New variants in the Covid-19 coronavirus from the UK and South Africa have caused renewed global concern in recent weeks. But UK scientists now ... fear that it is the South African strain that causes the greatest risk, as it may be impervious to the various vaccines that have been developed, including those of Pfizer and Moderna.