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Thumbs up for Mozambique’s growth prospects

25/11/2014 14:43:46

Despite many economic challenges, Moody’s sees favourable economic growth for Mozambique.

Nigeria cenbank raises interest rate to 13%

25/11/2014 14:33:20

Nigeria's central bank lowered the target band for the naira on Tuesday, and it raised interest rates by 100 basis points to 13 per cent.

Eskom woes worsen as group profits drop 24%

25/11/2014 13:21:01

South Africa’s power utility, Eskom has reported first half profits of 9.3 billion rand from 12.2 billion last year.

S.Africa’s real GDP up 1.4% quarter-on-quarter

25/11/2014 12:50:00

South Africa’s real gross domestic product (GDP) is up 1.4 per cent quarter-on-quarter, seasonally adjusted and annualised.


Transaction Capital continuing HEPS up 18%

25/11/2014 07:25:59

Transaction Capital on Tuesday reported an 18 per cent continuing headline earnings per share.

Rhodes Food HEPS up 6%

25/11/2014 06:31:40

Rhodes Food Group’s headline earnings per share (HEPS) increased by 6.1 per cent to 47 cents up from 37 cents in 2013.

Naspers' Pay TV revenue up 18%

25/11/2014 05:43:13

Naspers reported an increase in revenue up to 34 billion rand in 2014 from 28 billion rand in 2013.

Netcare records strong S.African trading performance

24/11/2014 08:06:58

Netcare has said that its financial results reflect a strong trading performance from its South African operations.

Special Reports

Innovative energy storage devices to solve Africa’s power problems

21/11/2014 07:14:00

Energy storage devices could be used as a viable solution for power outages in South Africa as well as across the continent.

Healthcare innovation, vital to Africa’s economic growth

21/11/2014 06:14:58

Poor healthcare remains an issue in Africa however, innovations aimed at tackling African focused issues could increase economic growth.

Solarway, brings light to Ebola’s darkest parts

14/11/2014 08:09:18

Limited light is a great challenge for Ebola aid workers in West Africa. Solarway is assisting by providing lanterns to the region.

Smart phones champion maternal healthcare in Africa

14/11/2014 07:33:41

The use of smart phones is helping leverage health challenges in Africa specially in maternal health.


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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