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SA rand hits 2-year low

Johannesburg - South Africa’s rand leaped more than 10% to a 2-year low against the dollar earlier this week with government bonds weakening sharply as a renewed rout in the Turkish lira spread to other emerging markets. ...Read More

The Youth – Africa’s most valuable resource for economic transformation

With over 200 million people aged between 15 and 24, Africa has the largest population of young people in the world, with current trends indicating a doubling of the numbers by 2045. As the world commemorates International Youth Day this week, with the theme “Safe Spaces for Youth”, the African Development Bank reiterates its commitment to an inclusive and youth-focused economic transformation agenda for the continent. ...Read More

NamPort positions Namibia as logistics hub

Windhoek - The ongoing expansion at Namibia’s harbour at Walvis Bay is meant to strategically position the country as a transport and logistics hub with a potential to withstand competition from other port facilities along the African coastline, the Namibian Ports Authority (NamPort) Chief Executive Officer, Bisey Uirab, has revealed. ...Read More

More SADC countries explore nuclear energy

In light of the perennial power deficit in the sub-Saharan region, Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries are at different stages of exploring nuclear energy as an alternative source of power. ...Read More

ECA launches country profiles for Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Zim

Southern Times Correspondent Lusaka -- The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Southern Africa office launched the Zambia Steps Profile for Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Zimbabwe in Lusaka. The secretary to treasury (Zimbabwe) and chairman of the Bureau of 23rd Intergovernmental Committee of Experts (ICE) of Southern Africa, Willard L. Manungo, acting director, Central Statistical Office, Zambia, ...Read More

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