Informal Sector

  • 7 May 2024

EIPA applauds govt for Eswatini’s retention into AGOA

By Bahle GamaThe Eswatini Investment Promotion Authority (EIPA) applauded the government for Eswatini’s retention on the list of countries eligible to benefit from the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).…
  • 27 February 2024

Minister Neal Rijkenberg’s E29.4bn pro-growth, inclusive budget

Finance Minister Neal Rijkenberg By Sifiso Sibandze Finance Minister Neal Rijkenberg on Monday delivered a E29.4 billion pro-growth which is also viewed as being inclusive. Eswatini’s 2024/2025 budget presents a…
  • 4 October 2023

ERS makes great strides in net promoter score

ERS Commissioner General Brightwell Nkambule. By Silindzelwe NxumaloThrough the commitment made by the Eswatini Revenue Services (ERS) on April 6, 2022 their customer service KPI, the Net Promoter Score, jumped…
  • 22 September 2023

Global central banks unite in ‘higher for longer’ credo

Central banks for the world’s biggest economies have served notice that they will keep interest rates as high as needed to tame inflation, even as two years of unprecedented By…
  • 8 August 2023

EFT July 29 – August 4 Edition

Front page of the EFT
  • 4 August 2023

South African rand gains on U.S. jobs data after ‘torrid week’

South African Rand coins are seen in this illustration picture taken October 28, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings/Illustration/File Photo JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – The South African rand recouped some losses against the dollar…
  • 2 August 2023

EFT July 15-21 Digital Edition

The front page of the Eswatini Financial Times
  • 14 July 2023

New Mali mining law could boost state, local interest in projects to 35%

An artisanal gold miner tosses a bucket of mudwater to clear the way for work on a small-scale gold mine in Kalana. REUTERS/Joe Penney By Felix Njini and David Lewis…
  • 14 July 2023

Eswatini Financial Times July 8 – 14 Digital Edition

The front page of the Eswatini Financial Times
  • 14 June 2023

Kenyan president’s tax hikes alienate his ‘hustler’ base

Workers package rice processed at the Capwell industries limited in Thika area of Kiambu County, Kenya. REUTERS/Monicah Mwangi By Duncan Miriri GITHUNGURI, Kenya (Reuters) – Eighty per cent of voters…