NEW YORK — Donald Trump gained on Hillary Clinton among American voters this week, cutting her lead nearly in half despite a string of women accusing him of unwanted sexual […]
JOHANNESBURG — African banks are sinking deeper into trouble. Drowning in bad debt and swamped by slowing economies, more and more of the continent’s lenders are starting to fail.
HARARE — Zimbabwe’s tentative return to its own currency is getting a hostile reception from citizens, who fear a recurrence of the 500 billion percent inflation that plagued the southern […]
Donald Trump is again making headlines for his choice of guest at a presidential debate. (more…)
President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday defended his record in fighting corruption, insisting he had allowed all relevant government agencies sufficient space to deter the crime. (more…)
British politicians are intent on killing plans for a European Union-wide army, following a Franco-German push for a stronger defence policy.
Marathon 10-hour talks recently between the US and Russia in Geneva failed to produce a comprehensive plan to end the brutal Syrian war.
NAIROBI — Kenyan banks have been “expropriating too much profit” from the interest rates they charge on loans and have room to lower borrowing costs, treasury secretary Henry Rotich said. […]
CAIRO — Egypt moved closer to securing $12 billion of International Monetary Fund support designed to restore the confidence of foreign investors and ease a crippling dollar shortage hampering economic […]
JOHANNESBURG — The recent strength of South Africa’s rand is providing a cushion for the country’s policy makers and shouldn’t lead to complacency in tackling inflation, Reserve Bank governor Lesetja […]