African business agenda: 15-16 June

Wednesday June 15

  • South Africa retail sales for April. Growth in retail sales slowed to 5.1 percent the previous month. (1100 GMT)
  • Rwanda inflation for May. Consumer inflation rose 1.4 percent in April from the previous month.
  • Zimbabwe inflation for May. Inflation was unchanged at 2.7 percent year-on-year in April.
  • Malawi inflation for May. Headline consumer inflation slowed to 7.1 percent year-on-year in April
  • Namibia inflation for May. Annual consumer inflation accelerated to 4.8 percent in April.
  • Bank of Botswana presents annual economic briefing. (0630 GMT)
  • Zambia hosts inaugural mining conference, a chance to showcase the industry in Africa’s biggest copper producer
  • Ghana May inflation. Annual consumer inflation dipped to 9.02 percent in April.

Thursday June 16

  • South Africa’s African National Congress holds conference to elect a new leader. Firebrand incumbent Julius Malema is likely to stay in the job

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