Many governments have announced large amounts of stimulus to support their respective economies, with some taking up more debt to fund those expenditure.
President Trump's announcement that he was going to withdraw U.S. funding for the World Health Organization (WHO) has provoked widespread criticism.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has vowed to take action after a wave of gender-based violence, robbery and vandalism across the country.
The coronavirus pandemic could result in between 420 million and 580 million more people, or 8% of the global population, living in poverty, a study by the United Nations University has found.
With around 900 wineries in the Western Cape alone, it's good to start with a plan. Here is a three-day guide to exploring the Cape Winelands and Constantia, with one day reserved for the world-class restaurants and wine bars in Cape Town itself.
As technology companies continue to look for areas of growth, Africa is emerging as an area of opportunity. And Big Tech has taken notice. Companies such as Twitter, Google and Microsoft are all attempting to establish a presence in fast-growing African economies. Twitter CEO and founder Jack Dorsey, who also runs mobile payment company Square, announced
Approximately 2 million people stay in Airbnb properties every night. But what are the most sought-after places? Here are the most wish-listed homes from the past decade, all of which are still available for rent.
A majority of people think that the rich are getting richer while the rest of society struggles, according to consultancy Edelman's Trust Barometer.
Gold rose on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve held interest rates steady following its two-day meeting this week and indicated that no action is likely next year amid persistently low inflation.
A report issued by the IMF predicted that on current policies, the medium-term growth outlook would remain subdued.
Without jobs anchoring them to one location, nomadic retirees are transforming their after-work years from a foot-off-the-gas experience to a pedal-to-the-metal time of exploration and adventure. And you don't need to be ultra-wealthy to sign on.
CNBC's Chris Bishop reports from Johannesburg after South Africa's Rugby World Cup win.
YouTube star Caspar Lee helped launch Influencer, a marketing agency for online celebrities, back in 2017.
Order intake turned negative in the United States, ABB said, while the downturn in China accelerated.
A possible downgrade of South Africa's credit rating on November 1 may already be priced into markets, but structural reforms are still needed, the country's central bank governor has told CNBC.
Leaving the European Union without a trade deal would cost Britain at least $16 billion in lost EU sales, and probably far more after accounting for indirect effects and other markets, a report by the U.N. trade agency UNCTAD said on Tuesday.
Central bankers across Africa are paying special attention to the noises coming out of the U.S. Federal Reserve as they mull impending calls on monetary policy easing.
Emerging market bonds could perform well going forward, and an analyst from Aberdeen Standard Investments picked three countries he likes — and one he doesn't.
KINSHASA, June 21- Vodacom Group has reached an agreement with the Congolese government to end a standoff over the suspension of its 2 G telecoms license, the telecommunications ministry said on Friday. The ministry suspended the license in April, saying Vodacom Congo had not followed correct procedure when it paid $16 million to renew it in 2015..
KINSHASA, June 21- Vodacom Group has reached an agreement with the Congolese government to end a standoff over the suspension of its 2 G telecoms licence, the telecommunications ministry said on Friday. The ministry suspended the licence in April, saying Vodacom Congo had not followed correct procedure when it paid $16 million to renew it in 2015..