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Traveller from Liberia is first Ebola patient diagnosed in US

01/10/2014 06:29:56

A man who flew from Liberia to Texas has become the first patient infected with the Ebola virus to be diagnosed in the United States.

S.Africa's Transnet in $2.1 bln BHP coal train deal

30/09/2014 16:46:35

South African state logistics company Transnet said on Tuesday it had signed a 24 billion rand deal with global mining group BHP Billiton.

Africa still the world's least connected continent

30/09/2014 14:35:03

The DHL Global Connectedness Index revealed that Africa is the world’s least connected continent.

S.Africa’s improved life expectancy a ticking time bomb

30/09/2014 13:35:27

South Africa’s improving life expectancy could have downside risks if citizens are not taught to invest early, Liberty Life has warned.


Poynting sees losses in commercial and CCS divisions

01/10/2014 07:37:40

Poynting Holdings has said that its commercial and CCS divisions recorded a combined loss of 8.6 million rand in the 2014 financial year.

Gijima continues downward spiral

30/09/2014 10:07:08

South African ICT group Gijima continues to post losses however remains hopeful that its turnaround strategy will lead to improvements.

S.Africa's rand touches new 8-mth low vs dollar

29/09/2014 12:22:14

South Africa's rand touched a fresh 8-month low against the dollar on Monday.

S.Africa’s Astrapak highlights stronger financial position

29/09/2014 08:37:57

Astrapak has said that its stronger financial position allowed it to rise to the challenge of a weakening market in the first half of 2014.

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Education and technology convergence on the rise

26/09/2014 10:01:27

Africa is seeing increasing convergence trends between technology, education and healthcare sectors.

S.Africa business leaders more open to innovation

19/09/2014 12:07:02

South African business leaders are more likely to encourage creative behaviour, this is according to the GE Global Innovation Barometer.

Facilitation crucial to promoting education in Africa

19/09/2014 08:42:38

While education may be key to alleviating challenges in Africa, providing a sustainable way to deliver education is also crucial.

Opportunities abound for mHealth in Africa

19/09/2014 07:46:55

Africa presents a unique opportunity for those who wish to pioneer mHealth or mobile technology healthcare solutions on the continent.


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.

Power play in Mozambique

29/08/2014 09:04:09

As I write this column, generators are humming a few hundred kilometres away which should be music to Mozambican ears.

The African roots of Forbes magazine

22/08/2014 08:42:15

Next month, Forbes Africa will launch yet another billionaire in the continent to celebrate the completion of our third year of publication.

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