October 12, 2017

Africa Update: South Africa to woo investors at IMF meetings

South Africa’s Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba and central bank governor Lesetja Kganyago head to Washington this weekend to meet ratings agencies and international investors in a […]
October 12, 2017

Africa Update: There’s a strong chance that one-third of all people will be African by 2100

The population of Africa is increasing rapidly. From an estimated 140 million in 1900, it had grown to a billion in 2010. According to United Nations […]
October 12, 2017

World Update: Wall Street’s $6 trillion man is bullish, but…

BlackRock, which manages nearly $6 trillion in assets — including the popular iShares series of exchange-traded funds — reported profits and revenue that topped analysts’ forecasts. […]
October 11, 2017

Africa Update: Morocco Tests Africa’s First High-Speed Rail Line

Morocco is to stage 320-kilometre-per-hour tests on the African continent’s first high-speed railway, due to come into operation duing the summer of 2018, the national railway […]