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Star of Africa in 2018 lenders’ economic forecasts is Ghana

AFRICA’S likely star economic performer this year isn’t in much doubt, according to all three of the international lenders focusing on the continent. According to...

George Weah to rebuild Liberia on four pillars

NEWLY-ELECTED Liberian President George Weah has unveiled his plans to rebuild a country that he says is facing major economic challenges. These will be...

Africa opts for transport projects to grow trade

TRANSPORT projects are taking the bulk of investments in new infrastructure development across Africa as countries develop new trade routes, a new report by...

Africa’s consumer goods and retail sectors driven by expanding middle class,...

IN Africa and the Middle East, the value of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions is expected to rise to $6.4bn in 2018 and will...

AU’s free trade area set for launch in March

THE long-awaited Free Trade Area (FTA) that aims to increase intra-regional trade within the continent, will be launched in March this year in Kigali,...

Kenya, Tanzania agree to end trade dispute

KENYA and its southern neighbour Tanzania have agreed to end their trade dispute, paving the way for increase in intra-East Africa Community (EAC) trade. The...

Moody’s calls for investment in carbon capture and storage

MOODY’S Investor Service has called for more investment in carbon capture and storage (CCS) to aid the coal industry, which countries in Africa are...

$170bn to be invested in top ten upcoming African projects

MORE  than  $169.5bn in capital expenditure will be spent over the lifetime of the top ten upcoming oil and gas projects in Africa to...

Nigeria tops countries with largest remaining deepwater oil reserves

NIGERIA holds the top spot among the ten countries with the largest remaining crude oil and condensate deepwater reserves, with 5,038 million barrels expected...

Standard Bank partners with UnionPay to provide Africa with cashless access...

IN a dual development set to transform Africa’s access to China as well as simplify the ability of Chinese to transact in Africa, Standard...