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Transitional government appointed in Burkina Faso

24/11/2014 10:50:54

Burkina Faso authorities issued a decree on Sunday announcing an interim government.

Ghana says signs oil and gas exploration deal with Italy's ENI

24/11/2014 10:09:52

Ghana's government said on Monday it had signed a 6 billion US dollar oil and gas exploration deal.

Nigeria to cut petrol subsidy by half in 2015 as oil price falls

24/11/2014 09:34:23

Nigeria plans to cut subsidies on petroleum products by half next year after sharp falls in global crude prices.

Kenyan troops kill over 100 al-Shabaab militants after bus attack

24/11/2014 07:52:00

The Kenyan government has said that security officers have killed over 100 militants after an attack in the Northern part of the country.


Netcare records strong S.African trading performance

24/11/2014 08:06:58

Netcare has said that its financial results reflect a strong trading performance from its South African operations.

S.Africa’s Pioneer Foods emphasises strengthening of brands

24/11/2014 06:25:45

Pioneer Foods stated that 2014 has been a defining year in terms of the strengthening of its brands and expanding its margins.

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.

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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