United States President, Donald Trump, and Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, said on Wednesday they had agreed to intensify trade consultations between the two longtime allies, with an aim to expand investment and trade between their countries.
Government’s plan to achieve 30% clean energy by 2025 is questionable, given that the Department of Energy only allocates 5% of its budget to clean and renewable energy sources, Parliament's oversight committee on energy has said.
Egypt’s Pioneers Holding Company for Financial Investments SAE, aims to increase its capital by 30% or 1.08 billion Egyptian Pounds ($61.23 million), Chief Executive Officer, Walid Zaki, said on Wednesday.
The election of President Cyril Ramaphosa and his appointment of Gwede Mantashe as new Mineral Resources Minister has brought a wave of optimism to the South African mining industry, according to Warren Beech.
Angola’s finance ministry said it had requested non-financial assistance from the International Monetary Fund to help it implement economic reforms, as Africa’s second-largest crude producer continues to suffer from a lower oil price.