Zimbabwe's new government signed a $153 million loan agreement with China on Wednesday, its first post-Mugabe deal with a foreign government, to expand and refurbish its international airport in Harare as it bids to attract investors and tourists.
The Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) has suspended all train services, including the transportation of copper following a strike by workers in Africa's number two producer of the metal, the company's spokesperson said on Wednesday.
Tighter monetary policy is coming to Asia in 2018. Yet it will lag the Federal Reserve's rate hikes as Asian central banks balance an exports-led revival in growth with a slowdown in regional locomotive China.
Zambia has lifted a ban on night driving for truckers, imposed to improve road safety. This comes after mining companies in Africa's second biggest copper producer said the decision had hit commercial activity.
Nigeria's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) plans to go ahead with a forensic audit of oil company Oando Plc, it said in a statement late on Tuesday, despite the suspension of the commission's director.