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“Gucci Grace, PhD” stirs up race to lead post-Mugabe Zimbabwe

18/09/2014 17:39:55

Soon after being shoe-horned into the top ranks of Zimbabwe’s ruling party, the wife of leader Robert Mugabe has gained a PhD in orphanages.

Chinese JV plans 1,200MW Zimbabwe power plant

18/09/2014 16:28:33

Three Chinese firms led by Shanghai Electric Group are considering setting up a coal mine and a 1,200MW thermal power station in Zimbabwe.

Marcus steps down as South African central bank chief

18/09/2014 14:47:12

South African Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus said on Thursday she would be standing down on Nov. 8 at the end of her five-year term.

S.Africa's repo rate remains unchanged: SARB

18/09/2014 14:39:30

South Africa’s repurchase rate will remain unchanged at 5.75 per cent per annum, says reserve bank governor, Gill Marcus.


PWM acquisition gives Rolfes’ revenue a boost

18/09/2014 11:00:58

Rolfes has stated that the inclusion of the PWM acquisition in its full year results contributed to an increase in revenue.

EOH HEPS rise by 32% to 446 cents

17/09/2014 13:28:09

EOH Holdings Limited reported a 32 per cent rise in its headline earnings per share to 446.6 cents up from 339 cents in 2013.

Jasco Electronics HEPS up 52%

17/09/2014 11:41:24

Jasco Electronics saw its headline earnings per share rise by 52 per cent to 0.5 cents from 0.3 cents in 2013.

Pan African Resources FY headline earnings drop 7.2%

16/09/2014 11:16:51

Pan African Resources posted a 7.2 per cent drop in full-year headline earnings to 452 million rand.

Special Reports

Tablet-sized ultrasound system to care for Africa’s mothers

13/09/2014 08:58:30

Royal Philips has introduced a tabled-sized clinical innovation system to address one of Africa’s biggest challenges – maternal health.

S.Africa is advancing in technology: Nzimande

12/09/2014 14:49:35

South Africa’s Blade Nzimande says the country has made substantial progress towards technological advancement.

Philips Illuminates Castle of Good Hope

12/09/2014 09:47:55

Royal Philips, the global leader in lighting, has unveiled a stunning lighting makeover of the historic and iconic Castle of Good Hope.

Finding African solutions to local problems

12/09/2014 09:14:48

Africa continues to stun the world with its innovative ideas and technologies that are solving local challenges.


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.

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.

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