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South Africa’s central bank has revealed that foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country more than doubled in 2018, boosting President Cyril Ramaphosa’s hopes of attracting US$100 billion of investment over five years. FDI inflows rose to a five-year high of R70.7 billion ($4.88 billion) in...

South Africa’s economy grew by 0.8% last year according to latest figures from Statistics South Africa, which also revealed GDP growth of 1.4% in the fourth quarter of 2018, compared to 2.6% in Q3. The latest figures from Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) portray an economy that...

The Fraser Institute’s Annual Survey of Mining Companies has ranked Botswana as the most attractive African jurisdiction in the world for mining and investment. The Southern African nation was ranked 32nd in the world on the Investment Attractiveness Index ahead of South Africa, which was the next highest ranked African...