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Management of resources key to energy generation

22/04/2015 10:33:06

Resource scarcity is one of the major factors impacting energy transformation and must be factored into the power generation process.

Alpesh Patel: A millionaire at 23, but lost it all

21/04/2015 21:41:43

Alpesh Patel was born in the Ugandan bush raised in the corporate jungle.

After tasting power, former Egyptian president Mursi awaits sentencing

21/04/2015 08:20:01

Egypt's deposed President Mohamed Mursi will stand in a court cage on Tuesday as a judge announces his fate.

ISIS shot and beheaded 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya: video

20/04/2015 07:44:17

Islamic State posted a video on social media showing militants shooting and beheading about 30 Ethiopian Christians.

Southern Africa

SAIPA's CEO scoops global accounting recognition

24/04/2015 15:22:00

SAIPA’s chief executive, Shahied Daniels has been recognised as one of the 50 most influential people in accountancy.

South Africa is a bomb waiting to explode: Mbeki

24/04/2015 12:04:44

Mbeki warns South Africa's ticking time bomb.

Suspended SAA executive calls it a day

24/04/2015 08:45:37

Suspended SAA's chief executive, Monwabisi Kalawe has left the organisation after reaching a settlement with employer.

Can the SA economy grow at 2% this year?

23/04/2015 17:17:16

The creaking electricity generation situation in South Africa has been a drain on the ability of the economy to grow for some time now.

Western Africa

S.Africa responds to Nigeria's decision to recall Acting High Commissioner

26/04/2015 17:01:32

Clayson Monyela, spokesperson for DIRCO says it is unclear what led to the decision.

Nigerian rights group calls for ICC probe of Zulu king

23/04/2015 16:27:14

A Nigerian group called for the ICC to investigate Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini for “hate speech”.

Nigeria summons S.African ambassador over xenophobia

22/04/2015 17:44:58

South Africa has closed its consulate in Nigeria, this is after protests were held outside its offices against xenophobic violence.

How the 'Godfather' of Lagos could shape Nigeria's government

22/04/2015 14:23:02

It isn't only in his traditional fiefdom in the ethnic Yoruba southwest that Bola Tinubu has sought to be a kingmaker.

East Africa

Kenya set to introduce ETFs to strengthen market diversity

24/04/2015 11:01:48

The Nairobi bourse will soon allow the trading of Exchange Traded Funds in a drive to diversify the market.

KCB taps into the insurance market

24/04/2015 08:34:53

Kenya's insurance penetration remains low, however new entrants are coming into the market.

Kenya's Transcentury swings into 2.11 bln shillings loss in 2014

24/04/2015 08:08:52

Kenyan investment firm Transcentury reported on Friday a pretax loss of 2.11 billion shillings for 2014.

Cytonn Investments CEO outlines company's future

22/04/2015 10:44:12

Former Britam employees firm continues to undergone significant transformation.


South Africa's rand firms as Greece anxiety dampens euro

22/04/2015 07:07:28

S.Africa's rand firmed on Tuesday as worries over Greece pushed Europe's common currency lower.

What you need to know about bank preference shares

21/04/2015 15:40:19

South Africa’s adoption of the Basel III regulatory framework has presented an interesting conundrum for holders of bank preference shares.

Update on ABIL's curatorship & restructuring

16/04/2015 09:08:25

ABIL curatorship and restructuring initiatives set to remain.

S.Africa's rand falls on weak China trade data

13/04/2015 08:07:24

S.Africa's rand gave up its gains against the dollar tracking other commodity currencies which fell after China released weak trade data.


Anglo American responds to weak diamond price with output cut

23/04/2015 10:51:50

Anglo American said it planned to cut diamond production this year in response to lower prices.

South African mining group ARM says H1 earnings hit by weak prices

16/03/2015 07:20:23

African Rainbow Minerals's first-half headline earnings fell by more than 50 per cent.

FirstRand CEO emphasises focus on customers

10/03/2015 17:14:03

FirstRand continues to focus on serving its customers and migrating them to electronic channels, says company CEO, Sizwe Nxasana.

Sasol H1 earnings up on better sales, cuts dividend

09/03/2015 06:51:27

South Africa's Sasol reported a 6 per cent increase in first-half earnings on Monday.

Special Reports

Commonality of activities aiding trade in E.Africa

26/03/2015 16:31:35

The commonality of activities has worked for East Africa and this has aided trading and the financial market development in the region.

ROI in Nigeria’s agri sector ‘almost unbelievable’

23/03/2015 06:20:33

There is ample opportunity in agriculture in Nigeria and the return on investment (ROI) in the sector is ‘almost unbelievable’.

Africa should look at trade finance assets: Jason Barrass

16/03/2015 13:15:07

As other economies face an economic slump, Africa is better positioned for growth says trade finance guru.

Rich families use common investment strategies to create wealth

16/03/2015 04:38:36

Many wealthy families use common sense strategies to grow their wealth, this is according to Kerry Fynn, chief executive AlphaWealth.


Opening Pandora’s Box: The bitter harvests of xenophobia

24/04/2015 16:04:29

It is a supreme irony that, exactly 30 years later, the troops are back on the streets of Alexandra.

Please beat the count Ali

24/10/2014 12:54:21

There are many Africans who are praying that Muhammad Ali will beat the count and rise from the hospital bed where he lies critically ill.

The rise of the island paradise

03/10/2014 11:32:19

From the moment you step on the plane you know Mauritius means business.

TB Joshua Lagos church collapse: the cheapness of life in Africa

19/09/2014 14:41:52

As a journalist, it makes me sick.

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