20 August 2020
Brazil is one of the Group of 20 major economies (G-20), facing a more difficult economic recovery, according to Verisk Maplecroft’s Recovery Capacity Index.
The newly-released index measures more than a dozen factors which either underpin or undermine a recovery from a crisis, including Covid-19 caseloads, but also underlying governance issues and weaker institutions, in Brazil´s case identified as impediments to long-term
17 August 2020
The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic will "weigh heavily" on Mozambique´s economy, with real GDP contracting by 4.4% in 2020, before recovering slowly to a growth of 1% in 2021, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).
13 August 2020
28 July 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic in Southern Africa could lead to a fall of 4.9% in economic output in the region in 2020, and an improvement in business environment will be critical for the recovery, according to the African Development Bank (ADB).
21 May 2020
The Government of Mozambique announced the conclusion of a project to bring digital satellite television signal to 1,000 villages in the in the northern province of Cabo Delgado, which is estimated to benefit over 20,000 families. Covering all the ten provinces and the capital city of Mozambique, the project was co-funded by China and implemented by the Chinese electronics and media company StarTimes.
20 May 2020
Gong Tao, ambassador of China to Angola, is confident debt negotiations between the two countries will be successful, and that bilateral relations will actually emerge stronger from the current hardship. In an interview published in Angola, marking his first year as ambassador, he reveals the foreign ministers of the two countries spoke on the phone on 11 May, and vowed to strengthen “strategic ties”.