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Why the African free trade area could be the game-changer for the continent's economies
Why the African free trade area could be the game-changer for the continent's economies

Most economists see structural transformation as one of the main routes to Africa's sustainable development. What it means is changing the share of agriculture, manufacturing and services in an economy. It is a central aim of the African Union's Agenda 2063.

By Muazu Ibrahim 17 hours ago

IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva and World Bank group president David Malpass have offered debt relief to developing countries.
Why African countries are reluctant to take up Covid-19 debt relief

A debt service relief package has been approved by some of the world's biggest lenders for more than 25 African countries. The arrangement includes the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the G20, the African Development Bank, and all Paris Club creditors.

By Misheck Mutize 30 Jul 2020

Network International to acquire DPO in landmark pan-African payments deal
Network International to acquire DPO in landmark pan-African payments deal

DPO Group (DPO), an African payment service provider operating across 19 countries, has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Network International, a signifcant enabler of digital commerce across the Middle East and Africa (MEA). DPO Group will support the expansion of Network International's presence across Africa, one of the most under-penetrated and fast-growing payments markets in the world.

29 Jul 2020

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