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Solar seen as solution to S.Africa’s power crisis

02/09/2014 13:47:16

The task of managing the demand for electricity in South Africa should be given to an independent body.

Ebola threatens food security in West Africa - FAO

02/09/2014 12:50:52

The world's worst Ebola epidemic has put harvests at risk and sent food prices soaring in West Africa.

Central Rand Gold to form partnership with Zhejiang

01/09/2014 15:22:16

Central Rand Gold has entered into a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Zhejiang Golden Machinery Plant (ZGMP).

Ebola outbreak hurts Nigeria's hospitality industry

01/09/2014 12:56:36

The outbreak of the Ebola virus in Nigeria has taken its toll on the hospitality industry especially in Lagos state.


Revenue-generating assets lift Eqstra’s FY14 results

02/09/2014 08:07:04

Eqstra Holdings attributed the increase in its full year revenue to benefits arising from its revenue-generating assets.

Cashbuild declares solid financial position

02/09/2014 06:42:20

South African building materials retailer, Cashbuild has declared a solid financial position following the release of its full year results.

Metrofile earnings boosted by insurance proceeds

01/09/2014 16:25:55

Metrofile’s earnings for the year increased due to insurance proceeds received from a fire that broke out at a storage warehouse last year.

WBHO’s boasts 10.2% rise in operating profit

01/09/2014 13:22:14

Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon (WBHO) recorded a 10.2 per cent rise in operating profits to one billion rand in the year ending June 2014.

Special Reports

BRICS bank a milestone for developing countries

17/07/2014 14:49:49

The creation of the BRICS bank and the CRA is a significant milestone, South Africa’s Ministry of Finance has said.

BRICS set up bank to counter Western hold on global finances

16/07/2014 11:42:40

Leaders of the BRICS emerging market nations launched a 100 billion dollar development bank and a currency reserve pool.

Update on BRICS New Development Bank

16/07/2014 10:13:13

Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) have signed an Agreement in relation to the functioning of their New Development Bank.

Outcome of BRICS trade ministers meeting

15/07/2014 13:25:10

BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) trade ministers met in Fortaleza on Monday ahead of the sixth BRICS summit.


Power play in Mozambique

29/08/2014 09:04:09

As I write this column, generators are humming a few hundred kilometres away which should be music to Mozambican ears.

The African roots of Forbes magazine

22/08/2014 08:42:15

Next month, Forbes Africa will launch yet another billionaire in the continent to celebrate the completion of our third year of publication.

Forecasting only works in a booming economy

29/07/2014 17:02:39

Through many courses at university, I have been made to believe that Excel can in fact, predict the future.

A glide down memory lane to my first job

11/07/2014 07:37:54

A little piece of me died this week.

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