South Africa’s economy is a Fiat Uno trying to be a Ferrari: economist
- 22 September 2021
South Africa needs to introduce fundamental economic reform policies and focus on getting the basic right, says Dr Thabi Leoka, founder of economic consulting and advisory company Naha Investments.Spe...
South Africa : Absa’s Subash Sharma on how banking innovations are helping customers through the pandemic
- 19 August 2021
Subash Sharma is head of digital channels for Absa Retail and Business Banking, responsible for developing and executing the digital strategy at the bank.Sharma is a member of the extended leadership...
South Africa : Don’t count on needing a Covid booster shot, WHO scientist says
- 21 June 2021
As some governments and pharmaceutical officials prepare for Covid booster shots targeting more-infectious virus variants, health authorities say it’s too early to tell if they will be required.“We do...
Egypt : Growth rates of Egyptian economy to reach 5% in 2021: Executive Director of IMF
- 15 June 2021
CAIRO – 9 June 2021: Egypt is one of the few countries that achieved growth rates during the pandemic driven by economic reforms and positive growth by the end of 2019, amid expectations that growth r...
How Nigeria Can Reverse Quick Collapse Of Airlines — CEO, West Link Airlines
- 11 May 2021
Captain Ibrahim Mshelia is the Chief Executive Officer of West Link Airlines. In this interview, he speaks about factors responsible for the high mortality rate of Nigerian airlines and what led to th...
Afrique du sud : Government is looking at the ‘next frontier’ of BEE in South Africa – what you should know
- 10 May 2021
At the start of the month, Trade, Industry and Competition minister Ebrahim Patel hosted a media briefing on worker empowerment in South Africa. The majority of the briefing focused on empowerment thr...
Egypt : GE Power’s Khalidi, Egypt can make sizable decarbonisation by retiring expired energy assets over 5-10 years
- 15 February 2021
gypt can make considerable progress, over the next 5-10 years, in decarbonising its power sector, says Abdurrahman Khalidi, Chief Technology Officer at General Electric (GE) Power MENA and S...
Nigeria : Absence of national shipping carrier costs Nigeria $4m daily, says Ogbeifun
- 11 February 2021
The memory of the defunct Nigeria National Shipping Line (NNSL), came to focus at a symposium organised in honour of the former Chairman of Ship Owners Association of Nigeria (SOAN), and CEO of Starzs...