Ex-Zambian leader arrives in Zimbabwe to convince Mugabe to go: source

The ruling party removed Mugabe as ZANU-PF president and first secretary on Sunday and lawmakers from the ruling party were due to meet at the party headquarters on Monday.

This is how much business contributes to South Africa

BLSA members employ 1.29 million people and add R1.9 trillion in value to the economy.

How Mozambique is at the forefront of the growing buzz around cassava

With cassava being the second-most consumed source of carbohydrates after maize in sub-Saharan Africa, it was time the crop was commercialised.
Dragon's Den judge

Dragon's Den judge, millionaire Lebo Gunguluza's advice to entrepreneurs

This South African millionaire does not believe in “hustling”

Mugabe won’t step down – Grace won’t step up – says cabinet minister and...

Written by Chris Bishop Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe’s nephew and cabinet minister, who is hiding in fear of his life in South Africa, has said...
South Africa's government reappoints Dudu Myeni as chairwoman of national airline

South African Airways remains under-capitalised despite bailout

Even with a government injection of 10 billion rand ($709 million), the struggling South African Airways will remain under-capitalised with a negative equity position...

South Africa considers privatization to counter recession

South Africa Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba laid out an ambitious 14-point program on Thursday to wrench the economy out of recession that included the...

FACT BOX: Key figures in Zimbabwe First Lady Grace Mugabe’s ‘G40’ faction

Following are key figures in Zimbabwe First Lady Grace Mugabe’s ‘G40’ political faction, the target of an overnight coup by the military. The whereabouts of...
End the standstill at top African Universities – Vice Chancellors

Options on the table as South Africa wrestles with funding higher education

Seán Mfundza Muller |University of Johannesburg A report into the feasibility of offering free higher education at South Africa’s universities has finally been released. It...

Zimbabwe bans grain imports after higher maize output

Zimbabwe has banned grain imports to protect local farmers after producing enough to meet domestic demand

Forbes Africa’s Top 10 Most Bankable Artists In Africa

The list looks into what happens when the crowds melt away and how finance can be a musician’s best friend.

Zimbabwe President Mugabe addresses the nation, but does not announce any plan to step...

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe addressed the world in a widely watched address at 9pm CAT on ZBC.

S.Africa’s land expropriation unlikely to end like Zimbabwe

President Jacob Zuma's pledge to expropriate South African land is unlikely to lead to violent seizures of farms like those that impoverished neighbouring Zimbabwe, but could still hurt the economy by scaring off investors worried about property rights.

Op-Ed: A military coup is afoot in Zimbabwe. What’s next for the embattled nation?

David B. Moore | University of Johannesburg Nobody is safe from the rages of Zimbabwe’s First Lady, “Dr. Amai” Grace Mugabe. There was the young South...

South Africa to suspend mining rights

South Africa intends to suspend the granting of applications for prospecting and mining rights as well as any renewals pending a court case to...

S.Africa could suffer further downgrades if political uncertainty stalls growth: S&P

South Africa's credit rating could get downgraded deeper into junk status if political uncertainty triggered by the recent firing of the finance minister stalls reforms needed to grow the economy, an executive from S&P Global Ratings said on Wednesday.
Op-Ed: Africa - a young continent led by elderly presidents

President Mugabe stuns Zimbabwe by defying pressure to resign

President Robert Mugabe stunned Zimbabwe on Sunday by making no mention of resignation in a television address, defying his own ZANU-PF party, which had...

Op-Ed: Protecting African Intellectual Property

We need to quantify and protect Africa’s exported technology because a lot more is going on than many of us realise.

The tale of a Zimbabwean entrepreneur who has seen it all

Frank Buyanga, who made it big in the financing and moneylending business, has survived court battles, Interpol red notices and grief