TANZANIA, one of the developing countries in the world, is faring well in terms of attracting investments from all corners of the world. Data from the Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC) shows foreign investments have been on upward trend, indicating that investors are satisfied with the investment environment.
It is notable that South Africa will still host the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa) Private Sector Forum next month, given that several US lawmakers have called for it to be moved elsewhere, and have questioned the country’s preferential trade terms with the US under AGOA as such preferential access to the US markets is open only to African countries that do not threaten American security interests.
SA and US go into AGOA summit amid tensions over foreign policy, wars in Europe and Middle East
OPINION: The Agoa summit could not have come at a more awkward time for South Africa and the US. It will come amid the Palestinian-Israeli war that has divided global opinion. South Africa and the US are on opposing sides once again, writes Dr Sizo Nkala.
Eggs are currently South Africa's hottest commodity. The country has been grappling with one of its worst outbreaks of bird flu - millions of chickens have been killed over the past few weeks, supplies of poultry meat have been threatened and supermarkets across the nation have run out of eggs.