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Trending in the news today: Nigeria and the OPEC cut, South Africa’s credit rating, Zimbabwe’s bond…

Standard & Poor’s (S&P) is likely to affirm South Africa’s foreign currency investment grade rating and lower the country’s local currency…

What’s trending: Top business & economy news across Africa on November 30, 2016

South Africa’s trade balance swung to a deficit of 4.41 billion rand ($315 million) in October, from a revised 6.9 billion rand surplus in…

Trending news today: Business, economy, finance in Africa on November 29, 2016

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma survived a vote of no confidence even as finance minister Pravin Gordhan called for responsible…

What’s in the news: Business, economy and investing in Africa on November 28, 2016

Zimbabwe launched a “bond notes” currency which held its value against the U.S. dollar on Monday, despite warnings that it could cause…

What’s trending: Top business & economy news across Africa on November 25, 2016

South Africa: Ratings agency Fitch has affirmed South Africa’s investment grade credit rating at one notch above sub-investment on Friday…

What’s in the news: Business, economy and investing in Africa on November 23, 2016

Egypt has attracted $500m worth of foreign investment in government debt tools and the Egyptian Exchange (EGX) since the decision to float…

What’s in the news: Business, economy and investing in Africa on November 22, 2016

Nigeria’s Union Bank plans to seek shareholder approval next month to raise 50 billion naira ($158.7 million) through a share sale to…

What’s in the news: Business, economy and investing in Africa on November 21, 2016

The Bank of Ghana’s Monetary Policy Committee reduced the policy rate by 50 basis points to 25.5 percent.

An app. For my children.

It’s no secret to readers of this blog that for a while now I’ve been attempting to get back into coding. This, combined with a growing interest in building sustainability into many of my projects, has fuelled my interest in the potential of mobile apps to build out some of my ideas.

Business and economy: Top news headlines from across Africa on November 15, 2016

Launched in Morocco, the ambitious Triple A initiative seeks to mobilize $30 billion for Africa to adapt its agriculture global warming.
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