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S.Africa revises economic growth down to 1.4%

22/10/2014 16:00:23

South Africa has decreased the country’s economic growth from 2.7 per cent earlier this year to 1.4 per cent.

S.Africa aims to connect 1.4 million households despite Eskom woes

22/10/2014 15:11:19

The department of energy is set to connect 1.4 million households despite electricity woes from the country’s power utility Eskom.

Nene’s maiden MTBPS tackles skills deficit

22/10/2014 15:01:36

Nhlanhla Nene is aggressively tackling South Africa's skills deficit with the Department of Education saying it is on track with its target.

Anti-crime forum to combat S.Africa's spate of mall robberies

22/10/2014 14:58:02

An anti-crime forum has been formed to inhibit the recent wave of shopping centre robberies in South Africa’s Gauteng province.


Adcorp’s earnings robust despite strike action

22/10/2014 15:47:45

Adcorp posted solid results for the six months ended 31 August 2014 despite the strike action affecting its blue-collar businesses.

BAT sees strong Global Drive Brands growth

22/10/2014 08:32:49

British American Tobacco (BAT) has seen continued strong growth of the Global Drive Brands for the nine months ended 30 September 2014.

BHP Billiton maintains production guidance

22/10/2014 07:09:32

BHP Billiton has maintained its production guidance across all its operations for the quarter ending 30 September 2014.

Cost cuts help S.Africa's Pick n Pay lift H1 profit

16/10/2014 07:58:30

Pick n Pay Stores Ltd reported a 32 percent rise in half-year profit as cost cuts helped offset sluggish sales growth.

Special Reports

Strengthening primary healthcare in Kenya through innovation

17/10/2014 09:59:32

Philips has launched its first Community Life Centre aimed at strengthening primary healthcare and community development.

Getting to the heart of infant mortality in Africa

10/10/2014 08:17:03

Clinical innovation is necessary to allow healthcare workers in Africa to detect foetal distress during labour.

Philips joins UN in saving women & children

03/10/2014 11:32:06

Philips has joined the United Nation’s initiative to improve the lives of 100 million woman and children by 2025.

Education and technology convergence on the rise

26/09/2014 10:01:27

Africa is seeing increasing convergence trends between technology, education and healthcare sectors.


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.

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.

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