Kenya's trade split between the UK and the rest of the EU "is almost 50-50 and the country will have to strike a good deal with both the UK and the EU because it depends on both markets to sell its tea, fresh produce and other agricultural products," says economist Tony Watima. … [Read more...] about May in Africa: UK prime minister’s mission to woo continent after Brexit
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Kasigo Rabada was caught at mid-on driving at Mark Wood’s first delivery and soon Anrich Nortje became the first victim for Dom Bess in this innings. Then Keshav Maharaj made merry, especially against Root, who decided that two off-spinners should take the new ball. Along with Dane Paterson, who lived up to his reputation as a tail-end swinger, the last pair enjoyed themselves with Maharaj striking the ball with ever increasing majesty. It was an ugly end for England and might have cheered the South African camp up a little bit. In the end England needed a direct hit by Sam Curran at mid-on to run out Maharaj for a spirited 71.But the plain fact remained: South Africa had been thrashed. … [Read more...] about England thrash South Africa by an innings and 53 runs to take 2-1 lead
So US investments in Ethiopia, in Kenya, in South Africa, will create jobs and will help change those economies — and they are changing those economies. Those businesses are there because there's an opportunity there. They're not there because they've been directed to go there, and they're not a liability for the country. There's no debt or dependence associated with those US companies. Over time, more and more US companies will find opportunities in Africa, and when we engage with African leaders, it's to talk to them, not about how we are going to persuade a company to come there but how are you going to attract a company to come there. … [Read more...] about What is the US up to in Africa?
But it was funded by the state company. The documents show that 18 months after the deal, Sodiam had put $79m into the partnership, while Mr Dokolo had only invested $4m. Sodiam also awarded him a €5m success fee for brokering the deal, so he didn't have to use any of his own money. … [Read more...] about Isabel dos Santos: Africa’s richest woman ‘ripped off Angola’
'Negative impact'Its South Africa edition used a stock image of Mr Pudney in 2007 with an article, which said clowns and car guards often resembled "grown men with long-term tik [a local word to describe crystal methamphetamine] habits, dressed like transvestites from hell." … [Read more...] about South Africa’s Puddles the Clown wins case against FHM