September 13, 2017

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with the Kingdom of Swaziland

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On September 1, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation [1] with the Kingdom of Swaziland. read more

June 20, 2017

IMF Staff Completes 2017 Article IV Visit to Swaziland

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  • The IMF estimates 2016 growth to stagnate, with a muted recovery envisaged in 2017, as the weaker fiscal position weighs heavily on the outlook.
  • Significant fiscal adjustment is needed to ensure macroeconomic stability and debt sustainability.
  • Structural reforms to address the lack of skilled workers, simplify business regulations, and strengthen the institutional environment have the potential to boost investment and employment.

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff team led by Mr. Geremia Palomba visited Mbabane from June 7-19, 2017, to conduct the 2017 Article IV Consultation discussions with Swaziland. read more

April 13, 2013

African Tax Administration Forum and IMF Bring Together Top African Revenue Authority Officials at High-Level Governance Seminar to Discuss Improving Revenue Administration

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, April 12, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ National revenue authority chiefs from across Africa1 are meeting this week in South Africa to discuss ways to improve governance of revenue administration. Chief executives and board chairpersons from 12 African countries are participating in an April 10-12 high-level seminar near Johannesburg, organized by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in collaboration with the African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF). This is the first seminar of its kind where board chairpersons and chief executives of African revenue authorities have gathered to discuss current issues relating to board governance. The event was financed by Topical Trust Fund on Tax Policy and Administration, which was established by the IMF in May 2011 to channel funds from other donors into vital technical assistance to help countries improve their tax structures and operations.
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February 11, 2013

“The Ethical Water Exchange is THE platform to transform wastewater into a clean tradable resource: treated wastewater.”

Exclusive interview with Valérie Issumo, Founder, Prana Sustainable Water, Switzerland.  She will address the Water track at African Utility Week on: “Ethical water exchange – the monetary value of recycled wastewater”. read more

November 22, 2012

Standard Bank Group and UNAIDS collaborate in response to Sub-Saharan African HIV/Aids pandemic

September 18, 2012

Africa – Mobile Broadband, Data and Mobile Media Market

September 4, 2012

Bharti Airtel courts Sanlam for distribution of financial products in Africa

July 10, 2012

Africa – Mobile Voice Market and Major Network Operators

February 1, 2012

Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Swaziland

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January 26, 2012

Verizon Expands Global Enterprise Network Platform in Africa and the Middle East

Introduces Private IP Services to Lay Foundation for Advanced Communications and IT Solutions read more

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