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3 weeks ago | December 27, 2020

Brexit: What’s in it and what’s next?

Andrew Glencross TO misquote Shakespeare, our Brexit negotiating revels now are ended. The tempestuous talks did not ...

4 weeks ago | December 20, 2020

Christmas comfort over Covid vaccines blighted

CORONAVIRUS vaccine approvals and rollouts have brought comfort and joy to many this Christmas but failed to halt new ...

Staying safe when travelling during holidays

Christmas 2020 is going to be unlike any other Christmas we have experienced before. The good news is, restrictions have ...

1 month ago | December 13, 2020

Bank of England to keep banks lending

The Bank of England took steps on Friday to keep banks lending through 2021 as Britain grapples with the Covid-19 ...

1 month ago | December 11, 2020

Change of guard at Philip Morris International

Business Reporter Philip Morris International (PMI) – one of the world’s biggest tobacco companies – on Thursday ...

3 months ago | November 1, 2020

Magufuli in thumping electoral victory

TANZANIA President John Pombe Magufuli has been re-elected for the second term after emerging the overall winner of the ...

7 months ago | June 14, 2020

‘Why I care about Rhodes’

The toppling of Edward Colston’s statue certainly made for a dramatic scene. The frantic energy of large crowds ...

SA seeking IMF aid crosses a red line

The economic calamity of coronavirus broke South Africa’s resistance to borrowing from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

8 months ago | May 31, 2020

Wave of protests in US . . .Cop charged with murder of George Floyd

Protests have broken out in cities across the United States. The demonstrators are calling for justice, following the ...

Rwanda’s SMEs reel from coronavirus

At least 57,5 percent of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) operating across different industries closed ...

Covid-19 solutions for resource-poor countries

As the novel coronavirus moves through poorer parts of the world, many expect high infection rates. Crowding, ...

10 months ago | March 8, 2020

Malawi legalises cannabis for medical use

ON February 27, 2020, the Malawian parliament passed a Bill into law that legalised the cultivation of cannabis in the ...

Oil prices nosedive over coronavirus concerns

OIL prices plummeted on Friday after major producers failed to reach an agreement to reduce production, as concerns ...

Afghanistan bloodshed continues despite truce

Two gunmen opened fire on a crowded event in Kabul attended by the opposition leader Abdullah Abdullah on Friday, and ...