Military Keeps Winning as Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa Appoints Former Army Boss as Party VP

  Military Keeps Winning as Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa Appoints Former Army Boss as Party VP The benefits of the coup in Zimbabwe continues to pile up for the military top brass.Newly installed President Emmerson Mnangagwa  just appointed retired army boss Constantino Chiwenga (who engineered the coup that threw out long-time President Robert Mugabe) and veteran politician…

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Bloomberg’s Guide to Key Africa Markets in 2018: From Angola to Zimbabwe

  Bloomberg’s Guide to Key Africa Markets in 2018: From Angola to Zimbabwe African bonds outperformed emerging-market average this year Key challenges lie ahead, with IMF warning of credit risks Its local-currency and dollar securities easily outperformed those of emerging markets overall as investors piled into a continent offering high yields and starting to recover…

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Rio Tinto Diversified Miner Coming Up With Africa Strategy in 2018

  Rio Tinto Diversified Miner Coming Up With Africa Strategy in 2018 DOWNLOAD Diversified mining company Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO) is re-calibrating its understanding of Africa and working on an Africa strategy that is scheduled to be presented to the company’s executive committee next year. The company made this known Tuesday in an interview with…

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Trump Drops Climate Change From US National Security Strategy

Trump Drops Climate Change From US National Security Strategy President outlined new approach in unprecedented White House speech Obama administration added climate to list of threats to US interests   The Trump administration has dropped climate change from a list of global threats in a new national security strategy the president unveiled on Monday. Instead, Trump’s NSS…

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ANC Leadership Race: Cyril Ramaphosa Wins; Jacob Zuma in Trouble!

  ANC Leadership Race: Cyril Ramaphosa Wins; Jacob Zuma in Trouble! Cyril Ramaphosa was elected leader of South Africa’s ruling African National Congress on Monday, threatening President Jacob Zuma’s grip on power after the most divisive vote in the party’s history. Mr Ramaphosa, the deputy president, defeated Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Mr Zuma’s former wife, whom the…

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