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Local vendors, not supermarkets, key to Africa food security: TRFN

27/01/2015 14:30:11

Traditional markets sell more than 85 per cent of the food consumed in sub-Saharan Africa.

Kenya looks to be competitive destination for business conferencing

27/01/2015 13:44:28

Around 7.8 billion Kenya shillings will be injected into the Kenyan economy this year from several major international conferences.

MTN to offer AWS Direct Connect in Africa

27/01/2015 11:01:35

MTN Group has said it will now offer Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect to business customers across the continent.

S.Africa's PPC appoints new board

27/01/2015 10:10:31

PPC has announced the names of its new board members, following its AGM on 26 January.


Lewis' revenue boosted by Beares acquisition

27/01/2015 13:43:35

South Africa's Lewis Group posted a slight revenue increase, partly due to a contribution from its Beares acquisition.

Sibanye gold production in line with guidance

27/01/2015 07:01:57

Sibanye Gold reported gold production at 452,700oz for the quarter ending 31 December 2014.

PPC Africa expansion on schedule

26/01/2015 12:12:54

PPC has said that construction is underway in Rwanda, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia and the DRC as it looks to continue its expansion into Africa.

Anglo American Platinum HEPS set to drop

23/01/2015 06:31:43

Anglo American Platinum’s says the group’s headline earnings per share for 12 months ending December 31 are set to drop.

Special Reports

WEF necessary to bring attention to conflict in Virunga

23/01/2015 15:45:32

Conflict in Virunga in eastern Congo may be tied to the illegal extraction of natural resources in the region.

Africa’s geopolitical issues exploited by terror groups

23/01/2015 15:08:49

Africa’s geopolitical issues are severely impacting the continent’s economies, allowing terrorist groups to take advantage.

Socioeconomic problems abound as rich get richer

23/01/2015 15:03:22

Inequality increases as the world’s wealthiest one per cent gets wealthier, leading to many social and economic difficulties.

BRICS continues to hold long-term investment potential

23/01/2015 13:04:49

While the BRICS nations may have hit an economic slowdown recently, they continue to hold great investment potential.


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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