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From the boot of a car to a million dollar turnover

02/05/2015 19:47:10

Selling computers to the poor is a tough game and it’s made Luvuyo Rani a wealthy entrepreneur.

The African who bruised Mayweather

30/04/2015 17:03:55

Phillip Ndou went into the ring with destroyer Floyd Mayweather and came out with a bloody nose.

Manny who? – The night a nobody crushed 'the Hands of Stone'

30/04/2015 16:46:45

The story of a night of blood for Lehlohonolo Ledwaba who had the misfortune to run into Manny who?

Who should Africa bank on?

30/04/2015 09:47:01

Akinwumi Adesina, the 2013 FORBES AFRICA Person Of The Year, is one of the favorites to become the next president of the AfDB.

Southern Africa

S.African stocks creep up, resources in demand

04/05/2015 18:08:33

South African shares crept up on Monday, led by resources stocks.

SADC commends S.Africa's response to attacks

30/04/2015 12:14:28

SADC leaders have applauded the South African government for measures they put in place to deal with the recent attacks on foreign nationals

S.African tourism stung by xenophobic violence

30/04/2015 10:13:15

Operators in tourism hub Cape Town are seeing business dip even though the coastal city has escaped the unrest.

Zuma urges S.Africans to move ahead with lessons from the past

28/04/2015 13:10:43

Zuma urges fellow citizens to learn from the country's dark past and confront its present challenges.

Western Africa

Nigerian finance minister pays importers as city petrol queues grow

04/05/2015 10:58:47

Nigeria's finance ministry has paid importers 156 billion naira ($790 million) to cover subsidy payments owed from 2014.

Who will be Africa’s first trillion dollar economy?

02/05/2015 19:02:11

S.Africa is no longer leading the race to be Africa’s first trillion dollar economy.

SA, Nigeria commit to working together

30/04/2015 12:29:56

South Africa and Nigeria have pledged to continue to work together for the good of their people and the continent as a whole.

Chibok girls not among group rescued by Nigerian army - spokesman

29/04/2015 08:00:53

Nigeria's army has rescued 200 girls and 93 women on Tuesday during a military operation to wrest back the Sambisa Forest.

East Africa

Kerry holds talks on security, al Shabaab threat in Kenya

04/05/2015 12:34:43

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Kenya on Sunday to offer help in countering Somali al Shabaab militants.

US tells Burundi's president his country risks boiling over

04/05/2015 10:13:54

The east African country risks boiling over if it smothers political opposition.

Equity Bank registers positive returns in Q1

30/04/2015 09:57:07

Kenya’s largest bank by customer base, Equity has reported a 13 per cent pretax profit in its first quarter.

Kenyan economy slows down in 2014

29/04/2015 15:29:12

The Kenyan economy grew slower in 2014 registering a 5.3 per cent growth.


South Africa's rand firms as Greece anxiety dampens euro

22/04/2015 07:07:28

S.Africa's rand firmed on Tuesday as worries over Greece pushed Europe's common currency lower.

What you need to know about bank preference shares

21/04/2015 15:40:19

South Africa’s adoption of the Basel III regulatory framework has presented an interesting conundrum for holders of bank preference shares.

Update on ABIL's curatorship & restructuring

16/04/2015 09:08:25

ABIL curatorship and restructuring initiatives set to remain.

S.Africa's rand falls on weak China trade data

13/04/2015 08:07:24

S.Africa's rand gave up its gains against the dollar tracking other commodity currencies which fell after China released weak trade data.


Anglo American responds to weak diamond price with output cut

23/04/2015 10:51:50

Anglo American said it planned to cut diamond production this year in response to lower prices.

South African mining group ARM says H1 earnings hit by weak prices

16/03/2015 07:20:23

African Rainbow Minerals's first-half headline earnings fell by more than 50 per cent.

FirstRand CEO emphasises focus on customers

10/03/2015 17:14:03

FirstRand continues to focus on serving its customers and migrating them to electronic channels, says company CEO, Sizwe Nxasana.

Sasol H1 earnings up on better sales, cuts dividend

09/03/2015 06:51:27

South Africa's Sasol reported a 6 per cent increase in first-half earnings on Monday.

Special Reports

Commonality of activities aiding trade in E.Africa

26/03/2015 16:31:35

The commonality of activities has worked for East Africa and this has aided trading and the financial market development in the region.

ROI in Nigeria’s agri sector ‘almost unbelievable’

23/03/2015 06:20:33

There is ample opportunity in agriculture in Nigeria and the return on investment (ROI) in the sector is ‘almost unbelievable’.

Africa should look at trade finance assets: Jason Barrass

16/03/2015 13:15:07

As other economies face an economic slump, Africa is better positioned for growth says trade finance guru.

Rich families use common investment strategies to create wealth

16/03/2015 04:38:36

Many wealthy families use common sense strategies to grow their wealth, this is according to Kerry Fynn, chief executive AlphaWealth.


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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