Friday 24 March 2017 16:25
The International Monetary Fund said on Friday it held talks with Zambian authorities over the possibility of an aid programme.
Tuesday 24 January 2017 07:39
Has the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) just taught the Southern African Development Community (SADC) a lesson?
Thursday 17 November 2016 19:23
An estimated 4, 1 million people in rural Zimbabwe will be food insecure at the peak of the hunger season between January & March 2017.
Wednesday 16 November 2016 06:52
Robert Mugabe spoke eloquently as Zimbabwe’s Prime Minister Elect in March 1980
Sunday 13 November 2016 16:51
Mozambique's central bank has ordered the closure of privately owned Nosso Banco, it said at the weekend.
Friday 28 October 2016 16:24
Zimbabwe's dam levels have fallen to 42% following a devastating drought that has left millions in need of food aid and local councils rationing water.
Thursday 18 August 2016 19:25
Farmers in drought-hit Southern Africa urgently need help to plant the next harvest, or else the food crisis gripping the region will continue into 2017.
Monday 25 July 2016 17:02
A new report by the Botswana Private Sector Development Programme (PSDP) says there is huge potential for Botswana beef exports into 11 more markets in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa.
Friday 8 July 2016 06:43
Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos is the only candidate for the presidency of the ruling MPLA, the party's central committee has said.
Wednesday 1 June 2016 17:33
A severe drought in Southern Africa has triggered a surge in food prices preventing central banks from loosening monetary policy to spur economic growth.
Wednesday 25 May 2016 18:36
More than half of Malawi's population is in need of food aid after an El Nino-induced drought decimated crops, the minister of agriculture said on Wednesday.
Monday 16 May 2016 17:56
The International Federation of Red Cross and the Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has pledged $110 million to a new initiative to help drought-stricken Southern African countries.
Tuesday 5 April 2016 17:38
Drought-stricken South Africa should be able to import enough white maize to meet the needs of consumers who regard the yellow variety as only fit for livestock.
Friday 4 March 2016 17:05
Almost 16 million people face hunger in Southern Africa because of a drought exacerbated by an El Nino weather pattern.
Friday 26 February 2016 06:13
New research published by Australian firm Breakaway Research says African Energy Resources could end the regional power crisis in Southern Africa.
Monday 22 February 2016 16:14
The Anglican Church in Southern Africa has broken with conservative African tradition by welcoming gay and lesbians, who enter into same-sex civil unions, as full members of the church.
Monday 15 February 2016 17:12
As many as 49 million people in Southern Africa could be affected by a drought that has been worsened by the most severe and longest El Nino weather pattern in 35 years.
Tuesday 19 January 2016 18:17
Water levels in Southern Africa's Lake Kariba have dropped to 12% of capacity, the authority in charge said on Tuesday, raising concerns about severe power rationing in Zimbabwe and Zambia.
Monday 18 January 2016 16:26
About 14 million people face hunger in Southern Africa because of a drought that has been exacerbated by an El Nino weather pattern
Wednesday 6 January 2016 11:49
Investors seeking exposure to frontier markets in Africa, one of the world’s fastest-growing consumer markets, are increasingly exploring the sub-Saharan African private equity market.