Africa Business World 

Indirect tax developments in Sub-Saharan Africa

– – There have been significant developments in indirect tax within Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) in the past year. The vast majority of developments have been based around VAT amendments and policies, as well as general budget updates for 2022 across SSA. This article includes key developments from Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ghana The Parliament… Read More
Africa Lifestyle 

The effects of COVID-19 on local food systems and rural livelihoods

21st February 2022: As COVID-19 took hold in March 2020, the primary focus was on ensuring that people stayed healthy and safe from infection. However, it soon became clear that the pandemic would have much further reaching effects than just the disease itself – and nowhere was this more evident than in sub-Saharan Africa. Restrictions enforced to help curb the… Read More
Africa Business World 

World Bank cuts growth forecast for sub-Saharan Africa

Economic growth forecast for sub-Saharan Africa for 2019 to 2021 has been cut by the World Bank by 0.2 percentage points. Earlier projection by the bank was promising but the latest cut according to the banks is due to slowdown in fixed investment and policy uncertainty in the global economy. The World bank stressed that the economy of sub-Saharan Africa… Read More
Tobacco Farming in Malawi Green Tech Health Advice Southern Africa 

Efforts of the Tobacco Industry in Southern Africa to Support Sustainability

The production and consumption of tobacco and tobacco products are firmly in the World Health Organization’s (WHO) regulatory crosshairs and with good reason; however, this is not likely to prevent people from smoking. While the WHO is welcome to put forward arguments and provide evidence on the dangers of exposure to tobacco smoke and use of tobacco products, it remains… Read More