The CA Breakdown: 10 Quick Facts About Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie I

1st March 2019 BY checkoutafrica

Revered by African’s and Rastafarians alike, Haile Selassie I was the emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 until 1974 when he was overthrown. Often mentioned by the legendary Bob Marley, Selassie I was ahead of his time, seeking to modernize Ethiopia through introducing the Organisation of African Unity, now African Union and steering the country into mainstream African politics after World…

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Zimbabwe is Set to Receive a $1 billion Credit Extension from Botswana

1st March 2019 BY checkoutafrica

While tensions seem to be on the mend in Zimbabwe after the population took to the streets to protests fuel price hikes, some good news seems to be on the horizon as Botswana has agreed to extend a credit facility to the struggling nation. Estimated to be up to the tune of $1 Billion, the credit extension comes as part…

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