Africa economy

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    Video caption: The impact of coronavirus on insurance in Africa

    Many industries have been affected by the coronavirus crisis, causing a knock-on effect on insurers.

  2. Trading surges at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange despite lockdown

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    Video caption: Africa's biggest stock market had tested remote working before Covid 19 restrictions

    Africa's biggest stock market had tested remote working before Covid 19 restrictions.

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    Video caption: The impact of coronavirus on Africa's economy

    Abebe Aemro Selassie of the IMF tells the BBC how the coronavirus will weigh on incomes in Africa.

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    Video caption: The founder of Ghana's newest beaded hangbag company

    Lerato Mbele talks to Adubea Jensen, the founder of Ghana's newest beaded handbag company

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    Video caption: Five things you need to succeed in Africa

    Acha Leke, chairman of McKinsey and Company's African unit shares tips on what businesses should do.

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    Video caption: The company making snacks to feed Ghana's appetite

    The food company making snacks to feed consumer demand in Ghana.

  7. Do African countries need their debt cancelled to tackle coronavirus?

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    Video caption: Many countries are spending multiples of their health budget servicing debts

    Many countries are spending multiples of their health budget servicing debts

  8. Is South African Airways about to be grounded permanently?

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    Video caption: Debt ridden SAA has not made a profit since 2011 and the government has cut off funds

    Debt ridden SAA has not made a profit since 2011 and the government has cut off funds

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    Video caption: The Ghanaian shoemaker looking to size up

    Ghanaian shoemaker Tonyi Senayah talks about the challenges facing a small company trying to expand.

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    Video caption: The family hoping to reach a new generation of wine drinkers

    Lerato Mbele visits the Four Cousins vineyard, which is hoping to reach a new generation of wine drinkers.

  11. Will rich countries cancel Africa's debt amid coronavirus?

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    Video caption: Dozens of aid agencies are pressing G20 countries to forgive debt owed by poor nations

    Dozens of aid agencies are pressing G20 countries to forgive debt owed by poor nations

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    Video caption: Africa's changing drinks market

    Changing tastes mean that spirits like vodka, rum and gin are among the most popular across Africa.

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    Video caption: Creating a distinctive African gin

    Niche gin maker Flowstone may only be three years old, but is already set on challenging its rivals.

  14. Covid 19: how prepared is Africa?

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    Video caption: How ready is Africa for an outbreak of Covid 19? BBC correspondents explain.

    Africa is yet to suffer a major outbreak of the coronavirus Covid 19, but if it did strike the consequences could be catastrophic. BBC correspondents around the continent explain.