1st Jun 2023


Time for colonisers to 'give back' to Africa, Ramaphosa tells EU

South Africa's president Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday that a new partnership between Africa and Europe means "in many ways, for former colonisers to give back to the continent". This renewed relationship should trigger investment in African economies and infrastructures, he said ahead of the meeting with leaders of the EU and the African Union.

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ECB: eurozone home prices could see 'disorderly' fall

The European Central Bank in its Financial Stability Review warned EU home prices could see a 'disorderly' fall as high mortgage rates are making houses unaffordable for households and unattractive for investors.

Adapting to Southern Europe's 'new normal' — from droughts to floods

Extreme weather events in recent months have worsened agricultural production in southern Europe, prompting concerns for authorities in Portugal, Spain, France and Italy. As countries will likely face dryer conditions, experts urge adaptation measures for the 'new normal'.

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