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    Africans urged to trade more with each other

    African countries continue to trade more with the outside world than among themselves, according to findings of the UN Economic Commission for Africa assessment report...

    2 days ago

    Nigeria extends naira incentive offer to boost diaspora inflow

    ABUJA, Nigeria - Nigeria's central bank plans to extend a naira incentive offer to recipients of dollar remittance until further notice, it said, in a push to boost foreign currency supply...

    By Chijioke Ohuocha 2 days ago

    AfCFTA offers massive economic opportunities, but there is still much work to be done

    The Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement came into effect on the 1 January 2021. A total of 54 of Africa's 55 countries have agreed, in principle, to participate in the agreement...

    By Bobby Madhav 22 Apr 2021

    LNG production in Mozambique and the political risk of Islamic militancy

    The Cabo Delgado province in the northernmost part of the long Mozambican seaboard is now home to Africa's three largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects...

    By Theo Neethling 30 Mar 2021

    The basis of South Africa's annual budgets needs an overhaul. Here's why, and how

    Governments in most developing countries use medium-term expenditure frameworks as fiscal policy instruments to match the imperatives of policy, planning and budgeting over the medium-term horizon...

    By Matthew Kofi Ocran 23 Feb 2021

    President Mnangagwa claimed Zimbabwe was open for business. What's gone wrong

    In November 2017 Zimbabwe's military replaced Robert Mugabe as head of state with his long-time confidante Emmerson Mnangagwa. He declared Zimbabwe "open for business", linking foreign relations with economic policy...

    By Henning Melber & Roger Southall 1 Feb 2021

    Africa can finance its development but needs a paradigm shift

    Africa faces its worst economic recession in 25 years, largely due to the Covid-19 pandemic...

    By Matilda Moyo 22 Dec 2020

    Energy resources can spark Africa's economic growth

    Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, not all of the economic news in Africa has been negative. We continue to see promising developments...

    By NJ Ayuk 4 Nov 2020

    Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

    Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 26 Oct 2020

    Covid-19 and AfCFTA: why now is the time to maintain momentum despite the global pandemic

    The buzz and excitement around the continent's trade agreement, hailed as the answer to a fully integrated pan-African economy, has undoubtedly slowed its pace since the secretariat became operational in April 2020...

    By Zuneid Yousuf 15 Oct 2020

    Business as usual in post-pandemic recovery will only reinforce economic hardship

    Africa's low level of economic diversification is a leading factor in the continent's economic fragility. Further, the Covid-19 pandemic has magnified the risks of countries' over-dependence on a single natural resource such as oil...

    By Njuguna Ndung'u 28 Sep 2020

    Africa is open for business

    Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, investment opportunities still abound in Africa. Global markets are shifting to South Asia and Africa...

    15 Sep 2020

    #WomensMonth: Suzanne Morel shares how Mastercard SA is powering up women in SA

    Suzanne Morel, country manager for Mastercard SA, shares some insights into how Mastercard is giving power to women...

    By Evan-Lee Courie 17 Aug 2020

    Review of nine African 'blue economy' projects shows what works and what doesn't

    Africa has 38 coastal countries and six islands whose maritime industry is estimated to be worth $1trn per year. This figure will increase as they develop their offshore hydrocarbon, energy, tourism, maritime transport, shipping and fishing sectors...

    By Ifesinachi Okafor-Yarwood 12 Aug 2020

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