Economics

Upbeat Calle preaches recovery

3 months ago - 23 October 2019 | Economics

Finance minister Calle Schlettwein says the domestic economy is projected to gradually emerge from the recession in 2020 with a moderate growth rate of about...

Economics

A legacy in doubt

3 months ago - 23 October 2019 | Economics

Jo-Mare Duddy - With elections on the horizon, president Hage Geingob and his cabinet must decide what their legacy is going to be: will they...

Economics

Stable Botswana to vote in...

3 months ago - 23 October 2019 | Economics

Susan Njanji - Botswana votes today in the most closely fought general election in the history of the Southern African country, long known as...

Economics

For Russian business, big dreams...

3 months ago - 23 October 2019 | Economics

Andrea Palasciano - From diamonds and arms to nuclear power and oil, Russia has major business ambitions in Africa, even if it is coming late...

Economics

Oil, diamonds and nuclear power

3 months ago - 23 October 2019 | Economics

Moscow - While Russia has traditionally focused on arms and grain exports to Africa, it is now looking to broaden its activities and influence.Here are...

Economics

Summit showcases growing clout

3 months ago - 23 October 2019 | Economics

Thibaut Marchand - President Vladimir Putin has called the first ever summit with dozens of African leaders "unprecedented" as Sochi prepared to host over 3...

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