Brand SA appoints Thulisile Manzini as Acting Chief Executive

Posted by - April 17, 2019

Brand South Africa announced the appointment of Thulisile Manzini as Acting Chief Executive of Brand South Africa, with immediate effect. This comes amidst a number of organisational challenges that the organisation faced recently, amongst which is the suspension of Dr. Kingsley Makhubela as Chief Executive, due to a number of charges currently being pursued through

IMF appoints Harvard’s Gopinath as first female Chief Economist

Posted by - October 3, 2018

The IMF appointed Harvard professor Gita Gopinath as its next chief economist, making her the first woman appointed to the prestigious role. Gopinath will replace Maurice Obstfeld, who announced in July that he’ll retire at the end of this year. The appointment comes as the Washington-based fund grapples with issues such as a surge in

ABCON Chief Urges FG to Guard against ‘Hot Money’

Posted by - March 29, 2018

Ahead of the 2019 elections, the President, Association of Bureaux De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON), Alhaji Aminu Gwadabe has predicted increased ‘hot money’ in the fixed income securities market. This, according to him might lead to a depreciation of the nation’s currency as dollar demand rises. Hot money” refers to funds that are controlled