Make References to Taiwan, Face Crack-Down–China Warns Global Firms
China Threatens U.S. Airlines Over Taiwan References Beijing is pressuring companies around the world to follow the party lineRead more.
Muslim Fashion’s $254 Billion Market, A Continuing Challenge to Big Brands
Muslim Fashion Is A $254 Billion Market—But Big Brands Can’t Crack It Burberry and DKNY missed the mark, butRead more.
Oil Is Booming Again, So Is OPEC Power
Oil Is Booming Again, So Is OPEC Power The slump that characterized the oil market between the middle of 2014Read more.
Mining and Resources
Will Randgold Survive Its Multi-Front African Mining Travails?
Will Randgold Survive Its Multi-Front African Mining Travails? Randgold Resources’s celebrated ability to operate in Africa is being tested on all fronts,Read more.
Post-Mugabe Zimbabwe Mining: Juniors Rush In; Majors Still Skeptical
Post-Mugabe Zimbabwe Mining: Juniors Rush In; Majors Still Skeptical While Zimbabwe’s leadership change has sparked a race for the nation’s mineralRead more.
Platinum Mines in SA — the World’s Top Producer — Are Shrinking
Platinum mines in SA — the world’s top producer — are shrinking “Ramaphoria” boosted the rand and revived investorRead more.
World Cocoa Supply Suffers as Cameroonian Farmers Abandon Plantations Amid Dictator’s Crackdown
Thousands of cocoa farmers have fled violence between separatists and security forces in Cameroon’s Southwest Region, which grows more thanRead more.
Ethiopian Prime Minister to Release Political Prisoners; Shut “Torture Chamber”
In a surprise move, Ethiopia’s prime minister has announced the release of political prisoners and the closure of a notoriousRead more.
Zambia: Corruption, Creeping Authoritarianism and a Foreign Minister’s Resignation
Zambia’s foreign minister has announced his resignation in a scathing Facebook post, denouncing the country’s “path of insatiable greed andRead more.
A New Field of Economics Is Emerging Out of Zimbabwe’s Rogue Currency Crisis
A New Field of Economics Is Emerging Out of Zimbabwe’s Rogue Currency Crisis After defying economic gravity for a year, Zimbabwe‘sRead more.
Africa’s data revolution: Accelerating development through data-driven decision-making 5TH OCTOBER 2017 BY: IN ON AFRICA IOA It is essentialRead more.
South Africa Has Become a Den of Corruption
Corporate reputations are shredded because of ‘state capture’ by private interests David Pilling Bell Pottinger. SAP. KPMG. McKinsey. Each hasRead more.