Economics

Banks bite earnings bullet

1 week ago - 02 June 2021 | Economics

Jo-Maré Duddy – Non-performing loans in the Namibian banking sector spiked by more than N$1.3 billion or nearly 25% from the end of March 2020...

Economics

Mozambique launches power plant construction...

1 week ago - 02 June 2021 | Economics

Mozambique on Monday began construction of gas-to-power plant and transmission line projects worth US$1 billion in the southern province of Inhambane as the government aims...

Economics

Ghana surprises market with repo...

1 week ago - 02 June 2021 | Economics

CHRISTIAN AKORLIEGhana's central bank on Monday surprised the market by cutting its main policy rate to 13.5% from 14.5%, saying inflation risks were muted in...

Economics

Covid spurs global push to...

1 week ago - 02 June 2021 | Economics

Dhara Ranasinghe - Governments worldwide, facing strong evidence that fallout from Covid-19 has widened wealth gaps as well as wrecking economies, have expanded social safety...

Economics

Africa, Asia find ways to...

1 week ago - 02 June 2021 | Economics

Emma Batha - As Covid-19 strains Pakistan's health system, tens of thousands of women doctors are sitting at home, their talents squandered in a country...

Economics

Savings investment gap deteriorating

1 week ago - 01 June 2021 | Economics

PHILLEPUS UUSIKU For the past 7 years, except for 2020, Gross Fixed Capital Formation (GFCF) or investment was consistently higher than gross savings. According to...

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