Africa Business Report

Zimbabwe bans foreign currency, reigniting fears of hyperinflation


Zimbabwe’s inflation rate peaked at 897 000 000 000 000 000 000 000% in November 2008. Bruce Whitfield interviews Lee Kasumba.

Zimbabwe running out of bread as inflation tops 175%

Zimbabwe running out of bread as inflation tops 175%

16 July 2019 8:14 PM

Africa unites to form the largest free trade area in the world

Africa unites to form the largest free trade area in the world

9 July 2019 7:33 PM

Can South Africa and Nigeria kiss and make up? Because there’s money to be made

Can South Africa and Nigeria kiss and make up? Because there’s money to be made

25 June 2019 7:50 PM

Comparing milk prices across Africa suggests the rand may get stronger

Comparing milk prices across Africa suggests the rand may get stronger

18 June 2019 7:46 PM

Politics come undone in Botswana, usually a beacon of stability

Politics come undone in Botswana, usually a beacon of stability

11 June 2019 7:32 PM

A focus on business in Africa (first week of June, 2019)

A focus on business in Africa (first week of June, 2019)

4 June 2019 7:34 PM

A focus on business in Africa (end-May 2019)

A focus on business in Africa (end-May 2019)

28 May 2019 8:15 PM

Nigeria’s large, brittle economy ekes out 2% growth

Nigeria’s large, brittle economy ekes out 2% growth

21 May 2019 7:58 PM

3 things making business headlines in Africa this week

3 things making business headlines in Africa this week

14 May 2019 7:34 PM