Economy

South Africa Unrest: Counting the costs

As calm is slowly returning to the streets of KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng provinces of South Africa, businesses and citizens...

South Africa Unrest: Why Zimbabwe is catching a cold

By Margaret Chinowaita From the time a baby is born in Zimbabwe, most of the goods they will consume...

The Menace of Illegal Mining in Ghana

Ebenezer Immanuel Obeng-Akrofi Devoid of any attempt to extenuate the absolute truth, Ghana has woefully failed and has exposed...

Mozambique’s ‘blood gas’ another resource curse for Africa?

The Northern part of Mozambique province of Cabo Delgado has since October 2017 faced insurgency from alleged  Islamist Ansar...

Zero-pass rates: Zimbabwe ticking time bomb

Paidamoyo Muzulu The decades-long underfunding of Zimbabwe education system effects revealed themselves when the country recorded a massive 9%...

Zimbabwe’s looting machine: Cartels, Smugglers, Stealing Country’s Wealth

In early February 2021, South Africa’s  Maverick Citizen published an explosive report,  Cartel Power Dynamics, which dug deeper into...

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PODCAST: How a five day internet shutdown disrupted lives in Uganda

In this episode, I chat with Ruth Aine, a fellow AfricaBlogging author from Uganda discussing the five-day internet blackout...

South African alcohol bans under Covid-19 lockdown

Cyril Ramaphosa (South Africa’s President) reinstated a ban on the sale of alcohol at both restaurants and retail outlets...

The freedom from hunger that is not realy free

By John Riaga  Article 43 (C) of the Kenyan constitution guarantees every citizen the freedom from hunger and a...

BURUNDI: Pro-poor Fiscal Policies Will Protect Citizens From Adverse Impacts Of Coronavirus

By Appolinaire Nishirimbere As everywhere else in the world, the COVID-19 pandemic is causing an unprecedented financial crisis and...

Economic Impacts Of COVID-19 Begin To Bite As 20,000 Miners Are Rendered Jobless In Zambia

The Corona Virus pandemic has been used as an excuse by a major mining firm in Zambia, Mopani Copper...

Covid-19: Economic Impacts and Lesons From 2008 Recession

Covid-19: Economic Impacts and Lesons From 2008 Recession

By Odhiambo Otieno The world is so interconnected today that whatever happens in another part of the world impacts...

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