GABORONE-Botswana has intensified efforts to reboot the ailing tourism industry battered by the low international tourist visits since the advent of Covid by adopting innovative ways of marketing the country as the jewel of Africa. Read more.
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LUSAKA exchange listed Zambia Reinsurance PLC says it has experienced setbacks in premium collections due to the slowing business activity prompted by lack of new opportunities from key sectors of the economy.
Toyota Motor Corporation, mostly known just as Toyota, is a Japanese multinational automotive manufacturer which is based in Japan. Founded in 1937 by Kiichiro Toyoda, Toyota has grown over the past eight decades to become one of the largest automobile manufacturers in the world.
According to a local research firm, the growing gap between parallel and official market rates which are being fuelled by the increased use of the US dollar, is likely to hinder the country’s economic performance in the second half of 2021. Read more.
MasterCard (NYSE: MA) is one of the most well known names in the world and the company is widely known for its financial services. However, it maintains that it is still a tech business first because of its standing as a tech company in a global payments industry, using innovative technology that keeps it one step ahead of its competition. Read more.
With its audited results for the half-year ended 30 June 2021, H1 '21, Nigeria's most profitable firm Zenith Bank Plc recently demonstrated resilience despite a challenging macroeconomic environment. Read more.
Seychelles will welcome the return of vessels with a maximum of 300 passengers for the 2021-2022 cruise ship season from mid-November, said a top official, the first port calls to the island nation after an 18-month blackout due to COVID-19 restrictions. Read more.
In a period between January and May 2021, Zimbabwe’s export receipts improved by 31% to accumulating a staggering figure of US$2.02 billion which is a great climb as compared to the US$1.53 billion during the same period last year in 2020 regardless the negative environment brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) executive board has approved $105 million under the Extended Fund Facility for Seychelles with an immediate disbursement of $34.26 million. Read more.
A 500 megawatt coal-fuelled Thermal Power Station is a non-starter four years later due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Australia-based company, Canham Mining International was granted a licence to mine anthracite coal in Eswatini, which it would use to build a 2x250 MW coal plant. Read more.