Arnold Segawa is a financial journalist passionate about macroeconomics and monetary policy.

Africa – a diverse region – requires ‘granular approach’

How able are certain African states to weather a crisis globally?

SA’s gambling revenues up

But illegal casinos remain a concern.

Famous Brands feels the pain of its UK burger chain investment

Revenue up 5.4% to R3.6bn but GBK operating loss widens 209% to R45.3m.

Disrupting the modern treasury

The modern treasurer has to embrace digital disruption – Nedbank CIB.

Islamic finance’s growing impetus in Africa

Moody’s has identified 18 African countries that have the greatest potential for growth in sukuk issuance and Islamic banking.

Dismal liquidity still haunts African bourses

Of 20 African economies reviewed, only South Africa, Botswana and Ghana have market caps greater than 100% of GDP; in 14 countries it is lower than 50%.

Be wary of rising Zimbabwe stock prices

Last week’s bull run on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange must be viewed with caution.

Nigeria and South Africa weigh down Africa growth outlook

The IMF projects 3.1% growth for sub-Saharan Africa in 2018; exclude Nigeria and South Africa, and the figure is 4.6%.

Moody’s rating: Too soon to cash in on the ‘Tito premium’?

Moody’s already expects a budget deficit bigger than the 3.6% Treasury projected in February.

Virtual post office solves Kenya’s location problem

Having a formal postal address has been impossible for many across Africa, until now.

South Africa ranks worse than Russia in economic freedom

South Africa, revered as one of the world’s freest countries in 2000, has taken a monumental tumble in the latest global ranking.

Phumelela Gaming Heps down 8%

Full-year net profit up to R155.1 million.

Nada decries proposed new automotive code of conduct

Says the latest draft will have a catastrophic effect on the economy.

Global hoteliers bullish on Africa

Marriott alone has 93 new hotels in Africa in its development pipeline.

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