CNBC Africa News Feed http://www.cnbcafrica.com Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:59:26 GMT Umbraco Latest from CNBCAfrica en S.A's CoM welcomes ConCourt ruling on gold producers http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/southern-africa/2017/02/21/sas-com-welcomes-concourt-ruling-on-gold-producers/ Ruling brings final certainty on binding nature of the extended 2013 wage agreement Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:03:38 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/southern-africa/2017/02/21/sas-com-welcomes-concourt-ruling-on-gold-producers/ S.Africa's FinMin Gordhan sees difficult political year for ruling party http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/financial/2017/02/21/south-africas-gordhan-sees-difficult-political-year-for-ruling-anc/ The ANC has a major policy conference at the end of June and late this year will pick a new party leader to replace President Jacob Zuma. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:20:09 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/financial/2017/02/21/south-africas-gordhan-sees-difficult-political-year-for-ruling-anc/ DRC must investigate credible reports of atrocities - UN http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/western-africa/2017/02/21/congo-must-investigate-credible-reports-of-atrocities/ The U.N. human rights office has documented the killings of more than 280 people since July 2016. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:08:47 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/western-africa/2017/02/21/congo-must-investigate-credible-reports-of-atrocities/ CNBC Africa Brings you South Africa’s Budget 2017 http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/special-report/2017/02/21/cnbc-africa-brings-you-south-africa’s-budget-2017/ South Africa’s Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan’s speech will be one of his toughest yet. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:55:57 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/special-report/2017/02/21/cnbc-africa-brings-you-south-africa’s-budget-2017/ Banks must prove stringent compliance policies http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/financial/2017/02/21/banks-must-prove-stringent-compliance-policies/ The Competition Commission has referred a collusion case to the tribunal for prosecution against 17 banks, including 3 of S.A's big banks. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:52:03 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/financial/2017/02/21/banks-must-prove-stringent-compliance-policies/ Will S.A's 2017 Budget bode well for retirement savings? http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/financial/2017/02/21/will-sas-2017-budget-bode-well-for-pensions/ Commentators expect a rise in personal income tax rates and the marginal rate of tax, with high earners likely to be affected the most. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:36:44 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/financial/2017/02/21/will-sas-2017-budget-bode-well-for-pensions/ South Africa watchdog settles with Citi over currency rigging http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/financial/2017/02/20/south-africa-watchdog-settles-with-citi-over-currency-rigging/ Citi would pay a fine of 69.5 million rand ($5 million). Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:18:29 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/financial/2017/02/20/south-africa-watchdog-settles-with-citi-over-currency-rigging/ Nigeria's central bank to supply FX to retail clients at 20 pct above interbank rate http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/financial/2017/02/20/nigerias-central-bank-to-supply-fx-to-retail-clients-at-20-pct-above-interbank-rate/ Thi is part of efforts to reduce a 40 percent premium paid for dollar on the black market. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:12:40 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/financial/2017/02/20/nigerias-central-bank-to-supply-fx-to-retail-clients-at-20-pct-above-interbank-rate/ South Africa's MTN extends push into Iranian e-commerce http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/financial/2017/02/20/south-africas-mtn-extends-push-into-iranian-e-commerce/ MTN said its Iranian unit Irancell led a funding round for the Iran Internet Group (IIG) to accelerate the e-commerce group's growth. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:06:21 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/financial/2017/02/20/south-africas-mtn-extends-push-into-iranian-e-commerce/ Africa must bust the myth that girls aren't good at maths and science http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/special-report/2017/02/20/africa-to-bust-myth-girls-arent-good-at-science/ Early stereotypes may lead to young girls developing a “fear” of subjects throughout schooling, ultimately limiting their career aspirations Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:34:18 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/special-report/2017/02/20/africa-to-bust-myth-girls-arent-good-at-science/ It's never more possible & less expensive to have a solar-powered Africa http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/special-report/2017/02/20/solar-powered-africa-never-more-possible-and-less-expensive/ “It has never been more possible and less expensive for Africa to realise this potential,” he said. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:05:41 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/special-report/2017/02/20/solar-powered-africa-never-more-possible-and-less-expensive/ World Bank sees Zambia economic growth at 4 percent in 2017 http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/financial/2017/02/20/world-bank-sees-zambia-economic-growth-at-4-percent-in-2017/ The government has forecast that the economy would grow 3.4 percent this year from around 3 percent last year. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:56:03 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/financial/2017/02/20/world-bank-sees-zambia-economic-growth-at-4-percent-in-2017/ S.African banking shares extend losses after watchdog charges http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/financial/2017/02/20/south-african-banking-shares-under-pressure-after-watchdog-charges/ South Africa's Competition Commission said last week it had found that more than a dozen local and foreign banks colluded. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:51:10 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/financial/2017/02/20/south-african-banking-shares-under-pressure-after-watchdog-charges/ Nigeria's president meets head of senate as sick leave continues http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/western-africa/2017/02/20/nigerias-president-meets-head-of-senate-as-sick-leave-continues/ Word of Buhari's meeting with Senate President Bukola Saraki in London, may help alleviate worries about the leader's health. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:46:33 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/western-africa/2017/02/20/nigerias-president-meets-head-of-senate-as-sick-leave-continues/ Why Africa must discard borrowed robes and embrace its rich cultural resources http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/special-report/2017/02/20/africas-borrowed-robes/ The measures of development must be seen as having multiple dimensions – among them cultural, social, linguistic and religious ones. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:00:21 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/special-report/2017/02/20/africas-borrowed-robes/ Steinhoff, Shoprite drop talks to give birth to an African retail giant http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/financial/2017/02/20/steinhoff-shoprite-deal-off/ The estimated 180 billion rand ($14 billion) deal was the idea of retail magnate Christo Wiese. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:47:53 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/financial/2017/02/20/steinhoff-shoprite-deal-off/ Budget 2017: These South African taxes are likely to go up http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/financial/2017/02/20/budget-2017-tax-hikes/ With government needing to raise an extra R28 billion in taxes, it is a foregone conclusion that taxes will go up. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:07:01 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/financial/2017/02/20/budget-2017-tax-hikes/ Why Africa's richest province Gauteng is looking to drive investment into West Africa http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/western-africa/2017/02/20/why-gauteng-is-looking-to-drive-investment-into-west-africa/ The Gauteng Growth and Development Agency (GGDA) is looking for opportunities in East and West Africa. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 06:41:10 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/western-africa/2017/02/20/why-gauteng-is-looking-to-drive-investment-into-west-africa/ What you need to know about tropical storm Dineo http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/southern-africa/2017/02/17/dineo-arrives/ Dineo may not reach tropical cyclone status but its effects are still likely to be disastrous. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:53:45 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/southern-africa/2017/02/17/dineo-arrives/ Tax predictions for S.A's Budget 2017 http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/financial/2017/02/17/tax-predictions-for-sas-budget-2017/ The S.A. Treasury's counter-cyclical expenditure programme has been unable to lift the GDP growth above 2% per annum over the last 9 years. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:19:40 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/financial/2017/02/17/tax-predictions-for-sas-budget-2017/ Protect yourself from ATM fraud http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/financial/2017/02/17/protect-yourself-from-atm-fraud/ Criminals use various methods to commit ATM fraud, so it is imperative that bank customers be aware and take the necessary precautions. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:54:22 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/financial/2017/02/17/protect-yourself-from-atm-fraud/ Op-Ed: S.A. Budget must go bigger on tax & spending cuts http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/southern-africa/2017/02/17/op-ed-sa-budget-must-go-bigger-on-tax-spending-cuts/ S.A's upcoming Budget will be a critical. There is no more room for the upward revision of deficit targets as seen over the last few years. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:11:29 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/southern-africa/2017/02/17/op-ed-sa-budget-must-go-bigger-on-tax-spending-cuts/ Op-Ed: The wisdom of Tacitus on corrupt states withstood the test of time http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/special-report/2017/02/17/op-ed-the-wisdom-of-tacitus-on-corrupt-states-withstood-the-test-of-time/ In the first century AD, Publius Cornelius Tacitus, wisely warned: “The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws". Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:51:30 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/special-report/2017/02/17/op-ed-the-wisdom-of-tacitus-on-corrupt-states-withstood-the-test-of-time/ Africa's neglected disease http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/special-report/2017/02/17/africas-neglected-disease/ Gerald Chirinda, Founder and Executive Director of Tapiwa Capital discusses why we can no longer ignore NTDs. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:55:16 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/special-report/2017/02/17/africas-neglected-disease/ Storm Dineo kills at least seven people in Mozambique http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/southern-africa/2017/02/17/storm-dineo-kills-at-least-seven-people-in-mozambique/ Mozambique's emergency operational centre said in a statement about 130,000 people living in the Inhambane province had been affected. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 08:46:11 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/southern-africa/2017/02/17/storm-dineo-kills-at-least-seven-people-in-mozambique/ Gold edges lower after Yellen hints of rate hike http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/commodities/2017/02/15/gold-edges-lower-after-yellen-hints-of-rate-hike/ Wed, 15 Feb 2017 08:28:49 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/commodities/2017/02/15/gold-edges-lower-after-yellen-hints-of-rate-hike/ Gold slips as dollar strengthens against yen post Trump-Abe meet http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/commodities/2017/02/13/gold-slips-as-dollar-strengthens-against-yen-post-trump-abe-meet/ Mon, 13 Feb 2017 07:29:17 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/commodities/2017/02/13/gold-slips-as-dollar-strengthens-against-yen-post-trump-abe-meet/ Oil eases off highs after four producers agree output freeze http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/commodities/2016/02/16/oil-eases-highs-four-producers-agree-output-freeze/ Brent crude futures were up 81 cents at $34.20 a barrel by 09252 GMT, having fallen from an earlier peak of $35.55. Tue, 16 Feb 2016 11:15:21 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/commodities/2016/02/16/oil-eases-highs-four-producers-agree-output-freeze/ S.A retailers' trading updates a mixed bag http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/earnings/2016/01/14/sa-retailers-mixed-result/ Massmart full year trading update disappoints; Woolworths half-year pleases. Thu, 14 Jan 2016 11:43:29 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/earnings/2016/01/14/sa-retailers-mixed-result/ The fall of the JSE's big five construction companies http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/stocks/2015/11/26/the-fall-of-the-jses-big-five/ From 2007, the Big Five construction companies lost 79 per cent of their value. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 06:11:29 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/stocks/2015/11/26/the-fall-of-the-jses-big-five/ SA rand plunges to record low http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/currencies/2015/09/24/rand-plunges-to-record-low/ Nagging concerns over sluggish growth and China weigh rand down. Thu, 24 Sep 2015 14:42:40 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/currencies/2015/09/24/rand-plunges-to-record-low/ Initial investment in Eni mega gas field in Egypt about $3.5 bln: EGAS http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/commodities/2015/08/31/egypt-largest-gas-find/ Egypt said that the initial investment in a mega gas field discovered off its coast will amount to about $3.5 billion. Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:48:56 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/commodities/2015/08/31/egypt-largest-gas-find/ China data sends stocks to 2-year low, currencies suffer more http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/stocks/2015/08/21/emerging-markets-china-fears-(1)/ Disappointing China factory data clobbered emerging market assets on Friday with stocks on track for their steepest weekly loss. Fri, 21 Aug 2015 16:01:02 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/stocks/2015/08/21/emerging-markets-china-fears-(1)/ South Africa's The Foschini Group seeks growth in childrenswear http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/southern-africa/2015/08/12/safricas-foshini-childrenswear/ S. African The Foschini Group (TFG) is planning two chains of stores aimed at children and seeking areas of growth in women's wear. Wed, 12 Aug 2015 17:56:38 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/southern-africa/2015/08/12/safricas-foshini-childrenswear/ South Africa's Sappi Q3 profits fall on maintenance shutdowns http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/earnings/2015/08/07/saffricas-sappi-q3-profits/ South African pulp and paper company Sappi posted a 89 percent fall in third-quarter earnings on Friday. Fri, 07 Aug 2015 09:14:00 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/earnings/2015/08/07/saffricas-sappi-q3-profits/ South Africa's Sasol flags lower FY earnings on softer oil price http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/earnings/2015/08/07/safricas-sasol-fy-earnings/ S.African petrochemicals company Sasol said on Friday it expected full-year profits to fall by up to 19 percent due to softer oil prices. Fri, 07 Aug 2015 09:07:42 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/earnings/2015/08/07/safricas-sasol-fy-earnings/ South African insurer Liberty plans to spend millions on Nigerian deals http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/earnings/2015/08/07/safricas-liberty-h1-profit/ South Africa's fourth-largest insurer Liberty Holdings reported a 6 percent increase in half-year profit on Friday. Fri, 07 Aug 2015 08:50:19 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/earnings/2015/08/07/safricas-liberty-h1-profit/ Stronger U.S. growth lift Asian stocks in early trade http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/stocks/2015/07/30/asian-shares-dollar-up/ Prospects of stronger U.S. growth in coming months lifted Asian stocks in early trade, with Japan's Nikkei up 1.1 percent. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:25:04 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/stocks/2015/07/30/asian-shares-dollar-up/ Heineken, Diageo end joint ventures in South Africa, Namibia http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/commodities/2015/07/28/heineken-end-joint/ Dutch brewer Heineken and spirits maker Diageo have agreed to end their 11-year cooperation in South Africa and Namibia. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:21:00 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/commodities/2015/07/28/heineken-end-joint/ South Africa's June headline CPI quickens to 4.7 pct http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/commodities/2015/07/22/south-africas-cpi-quickens/ South Africa's headline consumer inflation quickened to 4.7% year-on-year in June, well below expectations, compared to 4.6 percent in May. Wed, 22 Jul 2015 11:47:28 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/commodities/2015/07/22/south-africas-cpi-quickens/ Asian shares wilt in shadow of Wall Street's earnings woes http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/stocks/2015/07/22/asian-shares-wilt/ Asian stocks skidded on Wednesday after weak earnings dragged down U.S. equities. Wed, 22 Jul 2015 11:14:20 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/stocks/2015/07/22/asian-shares-wilt/ South Africa's rand firms as commodity prices recover http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/commodities/2015/07/21/south-africas-rand-firms-up/ South Africa's rand strengthened against the dollar on Tuesday supported by a recovery in commodity prices. Tue, 21 Jul 2015 16:58:55 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/commodities/2015/07/21/south-africas-rand-firms-up/ Gold hits five-year low under $1100 on Chinese selling http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/commodities/2015/07/20/gold-hits-five-year-low/ Gold prices plunged as much as 4 percent to their lowest in more than five years on Monday. Mon, 20 Jul 2015 14:55:43 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/commodities/2015/07/20/gold-hits-five-year-low/ Euro sharply down as Greece crisis deepens, default looms http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/stocks/2015/06/29/euro-greece-crisis-deepens-default/ Emerging market stocks are headed for the steepest drop in two years as Greece is strike a deal with lenders. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 07:02:04 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/stocks/2015/06/29/euro-greece-crisis-deepens-default/ Omnia FY earnings inch up, mining woes a constraint http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/earnings/2015/06/23/omnia-earnings-mining/ Omnia, reported a slight rise in year earnings on Tuesday. Tue, 23 Jun 2015 08:49:00 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/earnings/2015/06/23/omnia-earnings-mining/ S.Africa's rand gains, supported by hopes of Greek breakthough http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/currencies/2015/06/22/south-africa-rand-greek/ The rand inched close to a one-month high on Monday as hopes of a breakthrough in the Greek debt crisis supported emerging markets assets. Mon, 22 Jun 2015 10:06:44 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/currencies/2015/06/22/south-africa-rand-greek/ Lewis aims to attract high-income consumers http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/earnings/2015/05/27/south-africa-lewis-beares/ Lewis plans to use the business it bought from failed Ellerine Holdings to increase its appeal to customers from higher income groups. Wed, 27 May 2015 10:50:12 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/earnings/2015/05/27/south-africa-lewis-beares/ Illovo Sugar's FY earnings not so sweet http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/earnings/2015/05/25/south-africa-illovo-sugar-earnings/ Illovo Sugar said its full-year profit fell 8 per cent due to softer global prices. Mon, 25 May 2015 10:30:22 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/earnings/2015/05/25/south-africa-illovo-sugar-earnings/ Tsogo Sun may list property unit separately, posts flat H1 profit http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/earnings/2015/05/21/tsogo-sun-earnings-property/ Tsogo Sun is considering listing its property portfolio worth 30 billion rand separately. Thu, 21 May 2015 11:18:35 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/earnings/2015/05/21/tsogo-sun-earnings-property/ Investec full-year profit up http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/earnings/2015/05/21/investec-profit-earnings/ Investec reported a 10.2 per cent rise in full-year profit on Thursday. Thu, 21 May 2015 10:41:26 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/earnings/2015/05/21/investec-profit-earnings/ Gold edges lower after Yellen hints of rate hike http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/commodities/2017/02/15/gold-edges-lower-after-yellen-hints-of-rate-hike/ Wed, 15 Feb 2017 08:28:49 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/commodities/2017/02/15/gold-edges-lower-after-yellen-hints-of-rate-hike/ Gold slips as dollar strengthens against yen post Trump-Abe meet http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/commodities/2017/02/13/gold-slips-as-dollar-strengthens-against-yen-post-trump-abe-meet/ Mon, 13 Feb 2017 07:29:17 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/commodities/2017/02/13/gold-slips-as-dollar-strengthens-against-yen-post-trump-abe-meet/ Oil eases off highs after four producers agree output freeze http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/commodities/2016/02/16/oil-eases-highs-four-producers-agree-output-freeze/ Brent crude futures were up 81 cents at $34.20 a barrel by 09252 GMT, having fallen from an earlier peak of $35.55. Tue, 16 Feb 2016 11:15:21 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/commodities/2016/02/16/oil-eases-highs-four-producers-agree-output-freeze/ S.A retailers' trading updates a mixed bag http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/earnings/2016/01/14/sa-retailers-mixed-result/ Massmart full year trading update disappoints; Woolworths half-year pleases. Thu, 14 Jan 2016 11:43:29 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/earnings/2016/01/14/sa-retailers-mixed-result/ The fall of the JSE's big five construction companies http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/stocks/2015/11/26/the-fall-of-the-jses-big-five/ From 2007, the Big Five construction companies lost 79 per cent of their value. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 06:11:29 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/stocks/2015/11/26/the-fall-of-the-jses-big-five/ SA rand plunges to record low http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/currencies/2015/09/24/rand-plunges-to-record-low/ Nagging concerns over sluggish growth and China weigh rand down. Thu, 24 Sep 2015 14:42:40 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/currencies/2015/09/24/rand-plunges-to-record-low/ Initial investment in Eni mega gas field in Egypt about $3.5 bln: EGAS http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/commodities/2015/08/31/egypt-largest-gas-find/ Egypt said that the initial investment in a mega gas field discovered off its coast will amount to about $3.5 billion. Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:48:56 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/commodities/2015/08/31/egypt-largest-gas-find/ China data sends stocks to 2-year low, currencies suffer more http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/stocks/2015/08/21/emerging-markets-china-fears-(1)/ Disappointing China factory data clobbered emerging market assets on Friday with stocks on track for their steepest weekly loss. Fri, 21 Aug 2015 16:01:02 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/stocks/2015/08/21/emerging-markets-china-fears-(1)/ South Africa's The Foschini Group seeks growth in childrenswear http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/southern-africa/2015/08/12/safricas-foshini-childrenswear/ S. African The Foschini Group (TFG) is planning two chains of stores aimed at children and seeking areas of growth in women's wear. Wed, 12 Aug 2015 17:56:38 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/southern-africa/2015/08/12/safricas-foshini-childrenswear/ South Africa's Sappi Q3 profits fall on maintenance shutdowns http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/earnings/2015/08/07/saffricas-sappi-q3-profits/ South African pulp and paper company Sappi posted a 89 percent fall in third-quarter earnings on Friday. Fri, 07 Aug 2015 09:14:00 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/earnings/2015/08/07/saffricas-sappi-q3-profits/ South Africa's Sasol flags lower FY earnings on softer oil price http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/earnings/2015/08/07/safricas-sasol-fy-earnings/ S.African petrochemicals company Sasol said on Friday it expected full-year profits to fall by up to 19 percent due to softer oil prices. Fri, 07 Aug 2015 09:07:42 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/earnings/2015/08/07/safricas-sasol-fy-earnings/ South African insurer Liberty plans to spend millions on Nigerian deals http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/earnings/2015/08/07/safricas-liberty-h1-profit/ South Africa's fourth-largest insurer Liberty Holdings reported a 6 percent increase in half-year profit on Friday. Fri, 07 Aug 2015 08:50:19 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/earnings/2015/08/07/safricas-liberty-h1-profit/ Stronger U.S. growth lift Asian stocks in early trade http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/stocks/2015/07/30/asian-shares-dollar-up/ Prospects of stronger U.S. growth in coming months lifted Asian stocks in early trade, with Japan's Nikkei up 1.1 percent. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:25:04 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/stocks/2015/07/30/asian-shares-dollar-up/ Heineken, Diageo end joint ventures in South Africa, Namibia http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/commodities/2015/07/28/heineken-end-joint/ Dutch brewer Heineken and spirits maker Diageo have agreed to end their 11-year cooperation in South Africa and Namibia. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:21:00 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/commodities/2015/07/28/heineken-end-joint/ South Africa's June headline CPI quickens to 4.7 pct http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/commodities/2015/07/22/south-africas-cpi-quickens/ South Africa's headline consumer inflation quickened to 4.7% year-on-year in June, well below expectations, compared to 4.6 percent in May. Wed, 22 Jul 2015 11:47:28 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/commodities/2015/07/22/south-africas-cpi-quickens/ Asian shares wilt in shadow of Wall Street's earnings woes http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/stocks/2015/07/22/asian-shares-wilt/ Asian stocks skidded on Wednesday after weak earnings dragged down U.S. equities. Wed, 22 Jul 2015 11:14:20 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/stocks/2015/07/22/asian-shares-wilt/ South Africa's rand firms as commodity prices recover http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/commodities/2015/07/21/south-africas-rand-firms-up/ South Africa's rand strengthened against the dollar on Tuesday supported by a recovery in commodity prices. Tue, 21 Jul 2015 16:58:55 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/commodities/2015/07/21/south-africas-rand-firms-up/ Gold hits five-year low under $1100 on Chinese selling http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/commodities/2015/07/20/gold-hits-five-year-low/ Gold prices plunged as much as 4 percent to their lowest in more than five years on Monday. Mon, 20 Jul 2015 14:55:43 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/commodities/2015/07/20/gold-hits-five-year-low/ Euro sharply down as Greece crisis deepens, default looms http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/stocks/2015/06/29/euro-greece-crisis-deepens-default/ Emerging market stocks are headed for the steepest drop in two years as Greece is strike a deal with lenders. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 07:02:04 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/stocks/2015/06/29/euro-greece-crisis-deepens-default/ Omnia FY earnings inch up, mining woes a constraint http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/earnings/2015/06/23/omnia-earnings-mining/ Omnia, reported a slight rise in year earnings on Tuesday. Tue, 23 Jun 2015 08:49:00 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/earnings/2015/06/23/omnia-earnings-mining/ S.Africa's rand gains, supported by hopes of Greek breakthough http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/currencies/2015/06/22/south-africa-rand-greek/ The rand inched close to a one-month high on Monday as hopes of a breakthrough in the Greek debt crisis supported emerging markets assets. Mon, 22 Jun 2015 10:06:44 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/currencies/2015/06/22/south-africa-rand-greek/ Lewis aims to attract high-income consumers http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/earnings/2015/05/27/south-africa-lewis-beares/ Lewis plans to use the business it bought from failed Ellerine Holdings to increase its appeal to customers from higher income groups. Wed, 27 May 2015 10:50:12 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/earnings/2015/05/27/south-africa-lewis-beares/ Illovo Sugar's FY earnings not so sweet http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/earnings/2015/05/25/south-africa-illovo-sugar-earnings/ Illovo Sugar said its full-year profit fell 8 per cent due to softer global prices. Mon, 25 May 2015 10:30:22 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/earnings/2015/05/25/south-africa-illovo-sugar-earnings/ Tsogo Sun may list property unit separately, posts flat H1 profit http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/earnings/2015/05/21/tsogo-sun-earnings-property/ Tsogo Sun is considering listing its property portfolio worth 30 billion rand separately. Thu, 21 May 2015 11:18:35 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/earnings/2015/05/21/tsogo-sun-earnings-property/ Investec full-year profit up http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/earnings/2015/05/21/investec-profit-earnings/ Investec reported a 10.2 per cent rise in full-year profit on Thursday. Thu, 21 May 2015 10:41:26 GMT http://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/earnings/2015/05/21/investec-profit-earnings/