South Africa

Global eSport industry eyes African market

eSports – competitive video gaming tournaments – are enjoying unprecedented growth under lockdown and South Africa could be a staging post for their expansion across the continent. Will McBain reports

Mea culpa, admits Ramaphosa

To fix it, first acknowledge that it is broken. In his state of the nation address, South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa agreed the country’s economy is in bad shape and needs urgent rescue. Can his government, divided on many issues, deliver? Analysis by Mushtak Parker

Green bonds revolution for Africa’s exchanges

As global institutional investors switch decisively away from oil and gas and seek green investments, the green bonds revolution is sweeping across African stock exchanges and creating new opportunities for investment banks and project developers.