Zambia collected 26% more tax in the first half of this year compared with the same period a year ago, easing some pressure on the financially-strained copper producer, the revenue collection agency said on Thursday.
Tunisia’s tourism revenues grew by 40% in the first half of 2018 compared to the same period last year, the government said Thursday, driven by a strong return of European tourists three years after they were targeted in militant attacks.
The British government published its long-awaited Brexit blueprint Thursday that it hopes will restart talks with the EU, but its launch was mired in farce after a protest by MPs briefly suspended a sitting of the House of Commons.
South Africa’s manufacturing output rose again in May after a disappointing first quarter as production of motor vehicles and durable consumer goods increased, offering hope the economy will avoid slipping into recession.
South African insurer, Old Mutual, has appointed Deloitte as joint auditor alongside scandal-hit KPMG, it said on Thursday, an unusual move reflecting what it said were unresolved challenges related to its sole auditor for nearly two decades.
South Africa’s Rand gained on Thursday, reversing the previous session’s slide, as some traders picked up the currency at the current level, assuming the trade conflict between the United States and China would lead to another spell of risk avers