Op-Ed: The DRC is revisiting its mining code. Why reform is long overdue

The government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) recently announced plans to reintroduce the shelved changes to the country’s mining code. The current...

UK to maintain duty-free access for developing countries after Brexit

Britain said it will maintain duty-free access to its markets once it has left the European Union for goods from nearly 50 developing countries...

South Africa’s credibility on the line with foreign bond investors

Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo and Sujata Rao A row over central bank independence could worsen South Africa's bond sell-off after foreign investors last week dumped the biggest...

Angolan capital tops list of most expensive cities for expats

The Angolan capital Luanda has knocked Hong Kong off the top spot.

‘With inflation falling and growth collapsing it is time to cut interest rates’

Now the time for the SARB to take the lead and make a bold, but correct step by cutting rates.

S.Africa’s cenbank governor: currency, price stability aims are supportive of growth

The South African Reserve Bank's mandate to keep inflation low and protect the value of the currency is supportive of economic growth.

S.Africa’s rand weakens 1.5 pct after watchdog comments over cenbank

South Africa's rand fell more than 1.5 percent on Monday after Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane recommended changes to the constitution.

Barclays Africa says “no obligation” to pay SA govt

"It is our firm position that there is no obligation to pay anything to the SA government." - Barclays Africa.
Why Microsoft is buying LinkedIn

These are the 25 most attractive employers on earth, according to LinkedIn

Job seekers around the world agree on one thing: Google's parent company, Alphabet, seems like an awfully appealing place to work. The tech giant places...

South Africa’s low business confidence setback to growth recovery: Moody’s

The steep decline in South Africa's business confidence is a setback to economic growth recovery and will dampen investment.

South Africa’s mines minister defends new mining charter

South Africa mine's minister on Sunday defended new regulations seeking to accelerate black ownership.

South Africa raises mining sector black ownership requirement to 30 percent

PRETORIA (Reuters) - South Africa has raised the minimum threshold for black ownership of mining companies to 30 percent from 26 percent but has...

Uber CEO takes leave of absence amid sweeping changes after scandals

Travis Kalanick told employees on Tuesday he will take time away from the company.

Growth in Africa to pick up this year and next: OECD & AfDB

OECD & AfDB expect economic growth in Africa to pick up this year and next.

South Africa’s Sibanye says 178 illegal miners now arrested at strike-hit Cooke mine

South Africa's Sibanye Gold said on Monday that 178 illegal miners have now been arrested at its Cooke operations.

UK faces hung parliament; Corbyn calls for May to step down

The U.K. voted in a general election on Thursday and so far, PM May's ruling Conservative party is in the lead.

Apple unveils ‘the most powerful Mac we have ever made’

IMac Pro is the most powerful computer Apple has ever announced.

Op-ed: This market indicator has predicted the past 7 US recessions. Here’s what it’s...

The last two times the yield curve inverted was in the years 2000 and 2006 before each of the last recessions

South Africa power utility’s former CEO to challenge sacking in court

The former head of South Africa's power utility Eskom has approached the courts to overturn his sacking.

South Africa’s Zuma denies owning ‘palace’ in Dubai

President Jacob Zuma has denied owning a "palace" in the United Arab Emirates.