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Naspers launches sale of Swiss online retailer Ricardo: sources

22/11/2014 06:59:12

Naspers is selling its Swiss online retailer Ricardo in a deal potentially worth 300 to 400 million Swiss francs.

WHO declares end of separate Ebola outbreak in Congo

22/11/2014 06:14:02

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared on Friday that an outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo was over.

IMF makes "significant progress" in Ghana talks on aid deal

21/11/2014 14:44:09

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Friday it made significant progress in a third round of talks with Ghana.

And just like that, the world takes note of Mozambique

21/11/2014 14:37:06

The recent gas discoveries in Mozambique are set to bring in more than 30 billion dollars worth of business.


Nampak’s profit boosted by African operations

20/11/2014 15:10:37

The packaging manufacturer said that its African operations outside of South Africa now accounts for 30 per cent of total group profits.

Investec emphasises focus on specialist banking business

20/11/2014 12:03:51

The Investec group highlighted its focus on simplifying and reshaping its specialist banking business in its 2014 interim results.

South Deep draining Gold Fields performance

20/11/2014 07:05:10

Gold Fields' group headline earnings fell to 14 million US dollars in the September quarter compared with 18 million US dollars in June.

Woolworths sales up 47.5%

20/11/2014 06:14:28

Woolworths, one of South Africa’s chain of retail stores has reported a 47 per cent increase in sales over a 20-week period in 2015.

Special Reports

Innovative energy storage devices to solve Africa’s power problems

21/11/2014 07:14:00

Energy storage devices could be used as a viable solution for power outages in South Africa as well as across the continent.

Healthcare innovation, vital to Africa’s economic growth

21/11/2014 06:14:58

Poor healthcare remains an issue in Africa however, innovations aimed at tackling African focused issues could increase economic growth.

Solarway, brings light to Ebola’s darkest parts

14/11/2014 08:09:18

Limited light is a great challenge for Ebola aid workers in West Africa. Solarway is assisting by providing lanterns to the region.

Smart phones champion maternal healthcare in Africa

14/11/2014 07:33:41

The use of smart phones is helping leverage health challenges in Africa specially in maternal health.


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.

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.

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