South Africa extends military presence in Cabo Delgado amid rising tensions

South Africa's contingent, which comprises 1,495 soldiers, constitutes two-thirds of the SADC mission.
By Séraphin Ekane May. 21, 2024

NRZ in Mozambique rail deal

The idea is to extend the rehabilitation of the line all the way to Harare.
By Problem Masau May. 11, 2024

Motoring: Nissan Navara’s African conquest

According to Nissan Africa's managing director, Sherief Eldessouky, the Rosslyn facility represents Nissan's long-term commitment to South Africa
By Andrew Muzamhindo Apr. 26, 2024

‘Zim army under-funded’

New data from IISS showed Zimbabwe’s limited involvement towards regional peace efforts were caused by underfunding and the military’s concentration on “political issues.”
By Tinashe Kairiza Apr. 5, 2024

Driving cargo trucks in Zimbabwe is dangerous and difficult...this woman is doing it anyway.

“Male drivers are slowly accepting women drivers and treating them with respect,” she says.
By Evidence Chenjerai Mar. 15, 2024

Southern Africa: A four-fold surge in cholera cases puts tens of thousands of children at risk as cyclone season brings more flooding

In Malawi, which has counted over 160 cases so far this year, about four in 10 cases are children and young people under 19, according to the Health ministry.
By Reliefweb Feb. 29, 2024

Zim to benefit from AfDB’s US$40m Moza facility

This line generates more than 90% of rail traffic volume and comprises 70% of CFM's overall rail transport volume.
By Business Reporter Feb. 9, 2024

Cholera, COVID-19 stalk Zim, Sadc

ZIMBABWE and its neighbours are facing an overwhelming cholera outbreak amid a surge in COVID-19 cases since the onset of the rain season.
By Vincent Mungofa Jan. 23, 2024

Sovereign ratings downgrades in emerging, frontier markets

Distress calls are ringing in 2024 in parts of Africa, but global investor appetite for Eurobonds spectacularly bounced back after the lull in 2022.
By Godfrey Chingono Jan. 12, 2024