South Africa

South Africa’s tourism sector aims high

South Africa’s tourism industry has great untapped potential. The government’s tourist agency plans to boost visitor numbers by over 40% by 2021. Perched above Johannesburg’s tough inner …

Botswana reviews ban on hunting

In June Botswana MP Konstantinos Markus spearheaded a motion that would review and reconsider the ban on hunting within areas not designated as national parks or …

Where are African currencies heading?

The devaluation of the Turkish lira has sparked fears of contagion in emerging and frontier markets. Gaimin Nonyane, Ecobank’s Head of Economic Research, spells out the risks for …