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Zim’s former exchequer blasts country’s mining sector

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 09:12:40 GMT

Zimbabwe's former finance minister attacks his country's failure to develop the mining sector.

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

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 08:51:32 GMT

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

Zambia’s Presidential candidate speaks on the economy & mistakes of the current regime

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 07:53:28 GMT

Opposition UPND leader, Hakainde Hichilema, has called for more fiscal responsibility in his country.

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

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 07:41:56 GMT

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

Uganda's presidential hopefuls campaign on promises of better land rights

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 07:32:13 GMT

Uganda's presidential contenders are promising sweeping reforms to resolve land conflicts, one of the country's hottest political issues.

South Africa's Kumba Iron Ore's FY profit falls 66 pct

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 07:19:29 GMT

Kumba Iron Ore's has reported a 66 percent drop in annual profit this is in line with its own forecast.

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

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

IMF says ready to lend to African oil producers; no requests yet

03/02/2016 07:53:30

The IMF says it is ready to help sub-Saharan Africa's oil exporters cope with plunging crude prices.

Southern Africa

Zim’s former exchequer blasts country’s mining sector

09/02/2016 09:12:40

Zimbabwe's former finance minister attacks his country's failure to develop the mining sector.

Zambia’s Presidential candidate speaks on the economy & mistakes of the current regime

09/02/2016 07:53:28

Opposition UPND leader, Hakainde Hichilema, has called for more fiscal responsibility in his country.

South Africa's Kumba Iron Ore's FY profit falls 66 pct

09/02/2016 07:19:29

Kumba Iron Ore's has reported a 66 percent drop in annual profit this is in line with its own forecast.

Associated British Foods plans buyout offer for South Africa's Illovo Sugar

08/02/2016 14:23:57

Illovo shares rose 8.93 percent to 20.01 rand by 1338 GMT.

Western Africa

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.

Financially emancipating the women of West Africa

04/02/2016 15:13:27

The company helps women take the Shea seeds and turn it into a high quality product for sale.

East Africa

Uganda's presidential hopefuls campaign on promises of better land rights

09/02/2016 07:32:13

Uganda's presidential contenders are promising sweeping reforms to resolve land conflicts, one of the country's hottest political issues.

Border-less East Africa to stimulate tourism

08/02/2016 17:17:01

With a total contribution of $12 billion to GDP in 2012, the collaboration makes sense for East Africa.

Why Rwanda keeps attracting foreign investment

08/02/2016 12:56:24

"It’s a business environment which is operating under a very transparent mechanisms."

Nairobi’s securities exchange bonds market starts year on a low note

08/02/2016 08:52:31

The Competition Authority of Kenya is conducting fresh investigation into products' pricing by Kenyan banks.

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 2568,269.00
     
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  • ZAR/EUR18.09
     
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    ZAR/GBP23.29
     
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JSE All Share Index48,947.00Down-1.62%
JSE Financial 1514,275.00Down-2.69%
JSE Industrial 2568,269.00Down-2.08%
JSE Resources 1026,198.00Up0.4%
JSE Top 4043,523.00Down-2.09%
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ZAR/EUR18.09Up1.79%
ZAR/GBP23.29Up0.84%
ZAR/USD15.98Up0.83%
Price%Change
Brent Crude Oil33.5Down-2.64%
GOLD USD/oz1,188.5Up3.2%
Platinum USD/oz926.0Up2.15%

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