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Nigeria trims 2015 growth forecast amid uncertainty over oil and naira

30/01/2015 08:10:51

Nigeria expects economic growth this year of 5.54 per cent, down from an estimated 6.23 per cent for 2014.

An escalating demand for land in Nairobi

30/01/2015 08:04:03

Land prices in Nairobi have escalated five-fold over the last seven years, according to a report by real estate firm, HassConsult.

Concern over ANC increasing stake in Shell SA

30/01/2015 07:58:24

South Africa’s ruling party, the African National Congress, reportedly plans to increase its stake in Shell South Africa.

Tsogo Sun to challenge S.African watchdog's decision to block acquisition

30/01/2015 06:57:53

South Africa's top gaming and hotel firm Tsogo Sun Holdings plans to challenge a decision by the competition watchdog.


Lonmin production higher in the first Quarter 2015

29/01/2015 08:09:45

Lonmin, the world’s third largest Platinum producer has reported a production of 0.2 million tonnes higher than the prior year.

Amplats Q4 production drops by 17% after strike

28/01/2015 10:39:10

Anglo American Platinum's production fell by 17 per cent in the fourth quarter compared with a year ago.

Lewis' revenue boosted by Beares acquisition

27/01/2015 13:43:35

South Africa's Lewis Group posted a slight revenue increase, partly due to a contribution from its Beares acquisition.

Sibanye gold production in line with guidance

27/01/2015 07:01:57

Sibanye Gold reported gold production at 452,700oz for the quarter ending 31 December 2014.

Special Reports

WEF necessary to bring attention to conflict in Virunga

23/01/2015 15:45:32

Conflict in Virunga in eastern Congo may be tied to the illegal extraction of natural resources in the region.

Africa’s geopolitical issues exploited by terror groups

23/01/2015 15:08:49

Africa’s geopolitical issues are severely impacting the continent’s economies, allowing terrorist groups to take advantage.

Socioeconomic problems abound as rich get richer

23/01/2015 15:03:22

Inequality increases as the world’s wealthiest one per cent gets wealthier, leading to many social and economic difficulties.

BRICS continues to hold long-term investment potential

23/01/2015 13:04:49

While the BRICS nations may have hit an economic slowdown recently, they continue to hold great investment potential.


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.

Farewell to a brave journalist: Steven Sotloff

05/09/2014 16:33:11

I never read any of his work, yet this week I mourn the gentle soul that was lost to journalism this week.

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