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Ex-South Africa President Jacob Zuma ordered to serve 15-month prison sentence

South Africa’s Constitutional Court has sentenced former President Jacob Zuma to 15 months in prison for contempt of court. Zuma was found guilty by the...
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Ahmed win good for mining in Ethiopia: analyst

A win for Ethiopia's incumbent prime minister Abiy Ahmed in this week’s general election will be a good result for mining companies as his Prosperity...
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Ghana’s sustainable bonds will help government finances more than environment

Ghana’s forthcoming sale of $1 billion in sustainable bonds is likely to succeed – but may deliver less in terms of ESG impact than lenders...
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Record copper prices double-edged sword for Zambian miners

Copper mining companies in Zambia, Africa's second-largest producer of copper after the Democratic Republic of Congo, are at odds with the record prices of copper,...
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Mozambique’s insurgency raises risk of government debt default

The receding chances of onshore liquid natural gas (LNG) production starting on time in northern Mozambique will leave a hole in public finances and increase...
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Congo names new Cabinet, cementing president’s power over predecessor

Democratic Republic of Congo’s Prime Minister announced a new Cabinet on Monday, completing a government overhaul by President Felix Tshisekedi that strengthens his hold on...
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Bouncing Back: Ghana confounds sceptics by raising $3bn in eurobond sale

Ghana proved it can still access international debt markets by raising $3bn in late March. The government aims to borrow a total $5bn from markets...
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Zambia: Raising tax collection should help turn around economy, says analyst

The end of a consultation period between Zambia and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) this month brought a cautious signal from the fund that progress...
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Seeking carry trade: Nigeria still likely to end foreigner access to OMO bill sales

The denial by Nigerian central bank governor Godwin Emefiele that he is planning to end the access of foreigners to open market operation bills (OMOs)...
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Airlines: Ethiopian and Airlink may be Africa’s post-pandemic winners

Ethiopian Airlines and South Africa’s Airlink are well positioned to emerge as African industry winners from the Covid-19 pandemic, analysts say. The outlook for South...