China to finance Xai-Xai airport in Mozambique
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China to finance Xai-Xai airport in Mozambique

Staff Reporter - Dec 15, 2017

By Mpho Tebele Maputo – The Chinese government has pledged to grant $60 million to Mozambique to build an airport…

Russia companies target SADC market
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Russia companies target SADC market

Staff Reporter - Dec 15, 2017

The Russian Export Center (REC) is created as a state specialized institution to support It has a group of companies…

Zimbabwe targets to get back $3 billion
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Zimbabwe targets to get back $3 billion

Staff Reporter - Dec 15, 2017

By Kuda Bwititi Zimbabwean authorities are targeting to recoup about $3 billion in funds believed to have been externalised, following…

AfDB gives Namibia’s agriculture sector massive financial boost
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AfDB gives Namibia’s agriculture sector massive financial boost

Staff Reporter - Dec 08, 2017

By Timo Shihepo Windhoek - The cash-strapped and drought-stricken Namibian agricultural sector is set to breathe a sigh of relief…

Nam repo rate unchanged for third consecutive time
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Nam repo rate unchanged for third consecutive time

Staff Reporter - Dec 08, 2017

By Magreth Nunuhe Windhoek – The Namibian repo rate has remained a constant 6.75 percent for the third consecutive time…

Botswana cancels US$30 tourist levy
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Botswana cancels US$30 tourist levy

Staff Reporter - Dec 08, 2017

By Mpho Tebele Gaborone - Fearing a backlash from tourism industry stakeholders, the government of Botswana has cancelled the introduction…

Zim’s new mining minister offers fresh hope
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Zim’s new mining minister offers fresh hope

Staff Reporter - Dec 08, 2017

By Kuda Bwititi, Southern Times Business Writer Harare – Zimbabwe’s new Minister of Mines and Mining Development, Winston Chitando, is…

Australian coal miner set to light up SADC
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Australian coal miner set to light up SADC

Staff Reporter - Dec 08, 2017

By Mpho Tebele Gaborone - Power shortages in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region have led some coal-producing companies, such…

Africa needs to fix energy problems to accelerate, sustain growth: ECA
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Africa needs to fix energy problems to accelerate, sustain growth: ECA

Staff Reporter - Dec 08, 2017

Addis Ababa – Africa will not be able to accelerate and sustain growth without adequate access to energy, says Economic…

Namibia not blacklisted by the EU
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Namibia not blacklisted by the EU

Staff Reporter - Dec 07, 2017

Timo Shihepo Windhoek – The European Delegation to Namibia has said that although the country has been listed as a…

Zim’s Badala to launch in South Africa
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Zim’s Badala to launch in South Africa

Staff Reporter - Dec 01, 2017

By  Sharon Kavhu Harare – Badala, Zimbabwe’s mobile payment gateway that helps merchants to receive payments from 45 African countries, is set to…

PPPs SADC’s fail-safe way out of stagnation
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PPPs SADC’s fail-safe way out of stagnation

Staff Reporter - Dec 01, 2017

By Prosper Ndlovu Public private partnerships (PPPs) present a viable option for countries in Southern Africa to steer infrastructure development…

SADC in severe energy gap
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SADC in severe energy gap

Staff Reporter - Dec 01, 2017

By Phillip Shingirai Windhoek – The Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) region is by far energy insecure with more than…

Namibia making strides in ICT infrastructure
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Namibia making strides in ICT infrastructure

Staff Reporter - Dec 01, 2017

By Timo Shihepo Windhoek – Namibia’s information communication technology (ICT) sector has witnessed significant improvement in terms of ICT infrastructure…

Looming fuel price hike a festive mood damper
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Looming fuel price hike a festive mood damper

Staff Reporter - Dec 01, 2017

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa Cape Town – If there is one economic nuisance consumers would rather not hear, it is that…

Cahora Bassa shares to be sold on bourse
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Cahora Bassa shares to be sold on bourse

Staff Reporter - Dec 01, 2017

Songo – Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Monday announced that shares in Hidroelectrica de Cahora Bassa (HCB), the company that…

Strong PPC performance escalates bidding wars
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Strong PPC performance escalates bidding wars

Staff Reporter - Dec 01, 2017

Business Writer Giant regional cement producer, PPC Group, has been consistent in its solid performance despite the turbulent environment in…

Namibia strengthens sea mining capacity as land-based diamonds dry up
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Namibia strengthens sea mining capacity as land-based diamonds dry up

Staff Reporter - Nov 24, 2017

By Andreas Thomas Windhoek – Namibia’s marine diamond miner, Debmarine Namibia, continues to strengthen its capacity, as the Southern African…

Electricity woes for Zambia, Zim as Kariba water levels drop
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Electricity woes for Zambia, Zim as Kariba water levels drop

Staff Reporter - Nov 24, 2017

By Jeff Kapembwa Lusaka – Zambia and Zimbabwe are under threat of power supply shortage, as water levels in the…

Botswana’s mining sector woes hit an all-time low
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Botswana’s mining sector woes hit an all-time low

Staff Reporter - Nov 24, 2017

By Mpho Tebele Gaborone – The future of Botswana’s mining sector hangs in the balance as eight mines were closed…