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S.A's top investment sectors

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:32:13 GMT

South Africa saw a 12 per cent jump in investment flows into the country to 1.9 trillion rand in 2015 from 1.7 trillion rand in 2014.

The growing business of speech in Kenya

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:20:21 GMT

"It could be anybody, you don't have to be an established speaker that has been on the market for years..."

Lonmin will not shy away from merger or takeover: CEO

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 07:51:11 GMT

Lonmin CEO Ben Magara says his company will not "shy away" from any merger or takeover.

Nigeria's parliament delays vote on revised 2016 budget

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 07:42:07 GMT

Nigeria's parliament postpones voting on the 2016 budget from Feb. 25 as ministers disagree on revised public spending plans.

Low commodity prices strain Nigeria and Angola's economic confidence

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 07:29:41 GMT

African economies post least performance on YPO economic confidence in six years.

Southern Africa mining groups warns of steep job losses

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 06:05:31 GMT

Falling commodity prices have led to 70,000 job losses in Southern Africa's mining sector.

World Economic Forum News

S.Africa's finance minister shares insight on the economy

25/01/2016 10:15:40

What Pravin Gordhan had to say about the state of the economy?

S.African entities should adopt counter cyclical strategies - Transnet CEO

22/01/2016 06:55:05

Transnet's Siyabonga Gama calls for counter cyclical strategies as industries face new mediocre normal.

S.Africa should think outside the box: Brand SA

22/01/2016 05:15:41

South Africa should find innovative ways to create jobs and grow the economy: Makhubela

Despite slowdown, 'Africa Rising' still has long-term potential

21/01/2016 15:49:08

There is still increasing appetite to invest into Africa.

Special Report

Low commodity prices strain Nigeria and Angola's economic confidence

10/02/2016 07:29:41

African economies post least performance on YPO economic confidence in six years.

U.S. military seeks to prepare Africa for shifting terror threat

09/02/2016 07:41:56

U.S commander says there are rising signs of collaboration between Islamist militant groups across north Africa and the Sahel.

How to build a million-dollar empire

08/02/2016 13:01:54

Millionaire, serial entrepreneur, multi-award winning business coach and author, Mac Attram, shares advice on building successful companies.

The poor are becoming poorer as the rich tighten their purses

04/02/2016 07:28:58

The rich remain rich because they are tightening up while the poor are becoming poorer as jobs are being destroyed: Mienke Mari Steytler

Southern Africa

S.A's top investment sectors

10/02/2016 12:32:13

South Africa saw a 12 per cent jump in investment flows into the country to 1.9 trillion rand in 2015 from 1.7 trillion rand in 2014.

Southern Africa mining groups warns of steep job losses

10/02/2016 06:05:31

Falling commodity prices have led to 70,000 job losses in Southern Africa's mining sector.

How to save S.A’s cows with your grass

09/02/2016 18:04:02

Project Hope Grass developed to hope South Africa's farmers battling the country's worst drought in decades.

Mines exploiting child labour in Africa - mining entrepreneur Radebe

09/02/2016 17:15:53

The scandal of sending children to do a man's job.

Western Africa

Nigeria's parliament delays vote on revised 2016 budget

10/02/2016 07:42:07

Nigeria's parliament postpones voting on the 2016 budget from Feb. 25 as ministers disagree on revised public spending plans.

Nigeria hopes to cut down on borrowing, graft due to better cash management

09/02/2016 08:51:32

Nigeria's decision to collect government payments in one bank account will limit state borrowing and reduce payment delays.

Nigeria’s 45% electricity tariff hike is a ‘small price to pay’-Eko director

08/02/2016 15:06:41

According to the Nigeria Labour Congress, a 45 per cent tariff hike was implemented without due consultation with stakeholders in the sector.

West Africa bourse stellar returns, eyes new listings

04/02/2016 21:15:17

BRVM's performance can be explained by the economic growth of West Africa.

East Africa

The growing business of speech in Kenya

10/02/2016 12:20:21

"It could be anybody, you don't have to be an established speaker that has been on the market for years..."

Rwanda's growing construction and development sector

09/02/2016 17:38:13

Ujenge Group also built the first condominium homes in Rwanda.

Kenya threatens to pull out of Rio Olympics over Zika threat

09/02/2016 13:04:27

Sports authorities across the world are scrambling to find out more about the mosquito-borne virus as they make plans for the games.

Kenya's personal car imports decline for 1s the time in 4 years

09/02/2016 12:40:02

You have to look at the lending rates and import costs to determine why there is a reduced amount of personal car imports.

Financial

S.Africa's rand softer as post-MPC rally peters out

02/02/2016 07:38:43

South Africa's rand looked wobbly against the dollar on Tuesday with euphoria brought interest hike easing off.

South Africa's rand rallies more than 1 pct after cenbank hikes rates

29/01/2016 07:10:13

The rand raced to its firmest in three weeks on Friday following an aggressive interest rate hike by the South African Reserve Bank.

What you should know about East Africa's largest listed company

16/01/2016 16:34:16

Kenyan Wall Street gives an in-depth analysis of Safaricom and asks if it still holds value?

Tips for buying a car in 2016

14/01/2016 12:29:11

Here's advice for starting your new year’s budget on the right note.

Earnings

S.A retailers' trading updates a mixed bag

14/01/2016 11:43:29

Massmart full year trading update disappoints; Woolworths half-year pleases.

South Africa's Sappi Q3 profits fall on maintenance shutdowns

07/08/2015 09:14:00

South African pulp and paper company Sappi posted a 89 percent fall in third-quarter earnings on Friday.

South Africa's Sasol flags lower FY earnings on softer oil price

07/08/2015 09:07:42

S.African petrochemicals company Sasol said on Friday it expected full-year profits to fall by up to 19 percent due to softer oil prices.

South African insurer Liberty plans to spend millions on Nigerian deals

07/08/2015 08:50:19

South Africa's fourth-largest insurer Liberty Holdings reported a 6 percent increase in half-year profit on Friday.

Special Reports

Global Investment Trends

29/11/2015 19:52:14

Now is as good a time as ever to invest offshore, and the sooner, the better.

Private funding key to assist government make NDP a reality

07/10/2015 17:01:49

Public-private partnerships need to find ways to work better and make sure proposed projects actually happen.

Public–private partnerships are critical critical to achieving SA's NDP goals

07/10/2015 13:42:08

Public private partnerships are critical to South Africa realising its National Development Plan goals.

Blogs

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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    Industrial 2567,883.00
     
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    ZAR/GBP22.93
     
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Price%Change
JSE All Share Index48,538.00Down-1.8%
JSE Financial 1514,403.00Up0.08%
JSE Industrial 2567,883.00Down-1.61%
JSE Resources 1025,099.00Down-5.19%
JSE Top 4043,217.00Down-1.77%
Price%Change
ZAR/EUR17.80Down-1.44%
ZAR/GBP22.93Down-1.51%
ZAR/USD15.82Down-1.85%
Price%Change
Brent Crude Oil30.5Down-10.21%
GOLD USD/oz1,187.3Down-0.49%
Platinum USD/oz926.0Up1.66%

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