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Singapore’s investments in Africa hit US$20 billion

27/08/2014 16:42:17

Investments by Singaporean businesses into Africa have reached 20 billion US dollars.

Growth still imminent for S.Africa's household sector

27/08/2014 14:16:07

Despite second quarter GDP growth returning to positive growth territory, South Africa’s household sector is not out of the woods yet.

Naspers’ rating saved by R577 billion investment

27/08/2014 11:38:47

Ratings agency Moody’s has affirmed Naspers’ Baa3 rating due to its 577 billion rand investments in Tencent Holdings and Group.

Zimbabwe’s FBC Bank granted 60 mln dollar loan facility

27/08/2014 11:35:34

Standard Chartered Bank has announced that a 60 million US dollar loan facility for FBC Bank Limited has been concluded.


Mustek’s results prove demand for PCs remains resilient

27/08/2014 15:57:04

Mustek posted a 13.4 per cent increase in revenue to 4.76 billion rand as demand for desktop computers soar among corporates and consumers.

Acquisitions, Oz operations boost Growthpoint’s revenue

27/08/2014 11:16:42

Growthpoint Properties stated that, in addition to its Australian operations, several acquisitions have also improved the company’s revenue.

Imperial Holdings reaches 100 billion rand mark

27/08/2014 08:50:02

Imperial Holdings Limited’s new strategy has proved profitable following a shoot up of the company’s revenue for the financial year.

Aveng’s revenue remains flat amidst tough mining market

26/08/2014 10:44:59

Aveng reported two per cent revenue growth for the year ended 30 June due to challenges in the South African and Australian mining markets.

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.


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.

How do you find time to cheat at the World Cup?

04/07/2014 07:42:24

The word cup is well underway and in response to the ‘let the games begin’ advertisements, I add my own slogan ‘let the cheating begin.’

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