Tag: Johannesburg

Johannesburg, a city in decline under ANC rule

April 1, 2024

Once a model of urban development in Africa, Johannesburg has come to represent all that is wrong with urbanization in the continent due to the ... Read More

World’s 10 most under-reported urgent humanitarian crises are in Africa — CARE’s report

January 15, 2024

Crises in Africa are being overlooked, with news about humanitarian emergencies on the continent buried beneath the weight of media attention focused elsewhere, according to ... Read More

Casablanca Finance City maintains its position among Africa’s top financial centers

October 5, 2023

Casablanca Finance City (CFC) has maintained its position as the leading African financial center in the half-yearly rankings of the 34th edition of the Global ... Read More

China proposes three-area focused plan for Africa as part of Belt and Road Initiative

August 28, 2023

China has added three new areas for investment to its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) focusing on the African continent where it has spent billions ... Read More

Africa calls for change in economic relations with China: from infrastructure to industrialization

August 24, 2023

African countries have called on China, Africa’s largest trading partner for 14 consecutive years, to shift the focus of the economic relationship from building infrastructure ... Read More

BRICS currency ‘ridiculous’ idea as China, India disagree even on group’s expansion — economist

August 17, 2023

A BRICS currency replacing U.S dollar is a ‘ridiculous’ idea, says the top economist who named the group — especially in light of the fact ... Read More

High cost of imported fertilizers is adding to food crisis in Africa

July 28, 2023

Global fertilizer suppliers have benefited from high fertilizer prices in 2022-23 but, by and large, they have undermined production, contributed to high food prices, and ... Read More

South Africa: China’s Huawei launches innovation center amid security concerns

July 17, 2023

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has welcomed the opening of a new Huawei Innovation Center in the country, expressing hope that the Chinese giant’s new ... Read More

Wealth Report 2023 confirms that ’Africa is not poor but impoverished’

April 27, 2023

Not all Africans are poor — this could arguably be the main message from the 2023 edition of the annual Africa Wealth Report by London-based ... Read More

Nairobi diesel power plant to be converted to gas-fired generators

March 13, 2019

The Johannesburg Securities Exchange (JSE)-listed AEP Energy will convert the two diesel-fired Nairobi power plants it’s acquiring from Iberafrica to gas-fired generators whose electricity is ... Read More