Hello free carry? Goodbye mining projects, warns top South African mining boss

“A one-month extension for token consultation is not going to help", warns analyst.

Why the old have an edge in Nigeria’s 2019 elections despite new law allowing...

Despite a new law allowing younger candidates to run, Nigeria isn’t ready for this transition. Shutterstock Oludayo Tade, University of Ibadan The presidency of Muhammadu Buhari continues...

How the Africa Investment Forum plans to help businesses mobilize financial resources to catalyze...

Over the last decade, and despite impressive growth rates in most of the continent, Africa’s infrastructure needs to remain huge with annual financing gap...

Why US-China trade war is weakening the South African rand

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa’s rand retreated on Wednesday after the United States threatened to impose tariffs on another $200 billion worth of Chinese...

How Cameroonian social entrepreneur Jim Bakoume is creating solutions that solve communal challenges

Jim Bakoume, a Cameroonian entrepreneur established Splufic Studio, a forward-thinking space that seeks to design digital experiences that puts people first. This is how he does it...

How to make the digital world work for your business

By Rosalind Davey, partner, Employment and Benefits Practice at Bowmans Gone are the days when office hours were from 9 to 5 and employees spent...

What you need to know about the peace deal between Ethiopia and Eritrea

Shutterstock Martin Plaut, School of Advanced Study This week Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed visited neighbouring Eritrea, to be greeted by President Isaias Afwerki. The vast...

The 4th Industrial Revolution a catalyst for growth; how SADC is keeping up

If the Southern African Development Community (SADC) is to take full advantage of the 4th Industrial Revolution its policies have to change to fall in line with global movements.

Chinese internet giant Alibaba shares its plans for Africa

Q&A with Brian Wong, Vice President at Alibaba.

The questions to ask when measuring the success of the BRICS summit

The 10th BRICS summit to be hosted by South Africa is going to be closely watched. It comes at a time when extraordinary global...

McKinsey is open to discuss interest repayments with Eskom

On Friday Africa’s largest electricity supplier, Eskom finalised a settlement agreement with McKinsey for R1 billion ($74 million).

VBS Mutual Bank curator launches urgent court application, here’s why…

Seeks liquidation of Vele and sequestration of former VBS directors’ estates.

McKinsey to pay back R1bn to Eskom, Trillian not part of deal

As Trillian was not party to the settlement, Eskom will continue to pursue the recovery of the remainder of the payments made to Trillian through the legal review process that was launched earlier this year.

In order to complete infrastructure projects, Ethiopia needs $7.5 billion

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Ethiopia needs $7.5 billion to finish infrastructure projects such as a massive dam and roads that the government hopes will drive...

MTN Uganda’s data centre raided

MTN Uganda, a unit of the South African telecoms firm, said security personnel had raided its data

Nairobi, is the second most congested city in the world, this is what it...

Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, is the second most congested city in the world.

Op-Ed: Here’s why Nigeria’s justice system isn’t working

The bank saga and the failure to bring the bank executives to justice underscore the fact that the Nigerian justice system isn’t working.
Dangote to launch rice outgrower scheme in Sokoto

Here’s why Nigeria is offering eight firms $41.6 million in mining contracts

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria will offer a 12.7 billion naira ($41.6 million) mining contract to eight companies in exploration and consultancy, its junior mining...

Do you work in an open plan office? Here’s why it is bad for...

Open plan offices may be causing sickness and reduced productivity. Here’s the research and alternatives.

Watchdog finds that South Africans are paying too much for private healthcare, here’s why…

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africans are paying too much for private healthcare, the country’s antitrust watchdog said on Thursday, adding patients are sometimes prescribed...
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