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KOKO aims to replace charcoal in $47bn cooking fuel market

26 Jan 2022 /  Antony Sguazzin, Bloomberg
Plans to expand its ethanol stove manufacturing capacity 10-fold and then grow globally.

Zimbabwe’s central bank agrees to revamp currency auction system

24 Jan 2022 /  Ray Ndlovu, Bloomberg
As it struggles to meet demand.

Teachers in leg irons in beautiful Zimbabwe

24 Jan 2022 /  Cathy Buckle
Ten thousand teachers left the country in 2020 and we wait to hear the toll for 2021.

Zimbabwe central bank, business meet on currency fall, mail says

23 Jan 2022 /  Ray Ndlovu, Bloomberg
John Mangudya said the main outcome was an agreement to increase demand for the local currency in order to boost its value, the Harare-based publication reported.

Giant Dangote oil refinery to begin production in third quarter

23 Jan 2022 /  Emele Onu, Bloomberg
Mechanical work on the refinery is complete and 'hopefully before the end of third quarter we should be in the market,' Aliko Dangote said.

Zimbabwe’s second biggest city knocks on doors with Covid shots

22 Jan 2022 /  Ray Ndlovu, Bloomberg
Mobile vaccination sites have also been established to administer initial, second and booster doses. 

How Covid gave African countries the opportunity to improve public health

22 Jan 2022 /  Ebere Okereke
The pandemic has tested Africa’s public healthcare systems.

Africa CDC says it will talk to Merck about Covid pill, Pfizer talks ‘advanced’

20 Jan 2022 /  Alexander Winning, Reuters
'The Pfizer arrangement is far advanced ... In time, if we narrow this down and finalise ... with Pfizer, I'm sure we'll engage with Merck as well,' he said

Zimbabwe won’t ease currency reins – Mangudya

18 Jan 2022 /  Ray Ndlovu, Bloomberg
Saying that businesses are to blame for the disparity. 

Africa an investment hotspot as fintech goes mainstream

18 Jan 2022 /  Akhona Matshoba
Continent secured about $1.5bn more in investments in 2021 than in 2020.

What it will take for Africa’s agrifood systems to thrive

16 Jan 2022 /  Lulama Ndibongo Traub, Edward Mabaya and Wandile Sihlobo
Rising demand, rising investment.

How place of birth shapes chances of going to university

15 Jan 2022 /  Rebecca Simson
Evidence from seven African countries.

Zimbabwe breaks from past, urges joint ventures on idle farmland

14 Jan 2022 /  Ray Ndlovu, Bloomberg
The joint ventures will need government approval and a database to match landowners with potential investors will be developed.

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