S. Africa joins emerging market peers and raises rates

South Africa's central bank raised interest rates on Wednesday for the first time in about six years.

South African short-term rates jump as market sees domestic rate hike

South Africa's short term interest rate rises sharply.

Anglo Platinum ups production despite industry volatility

Anglo American Platinum Limited managed to sustain production levels despite past industrial action in South Africa’s platinum sector.

S. Africa’s Taste Holdings acquires Zebro’s chicken business

Taste Holding Limited has announced the acquisition of Western Cape chicken takeaway business Zebro’s.

Zambia’s Luapula Province a heart of investment opportunity

Zambia’s Luapula Province could be the next investment destination in resources and a renewed tourism destination.
Commonality of activities aiding trade in E.Africa

Commission approves Modderfontein land sale

South Africa’s Competition Commission has approved the sale of vacant land in Modderfontein to Shanghai Zendai Property Limited.

White collar crime in S.Africa on the rise

White collar crime in South Africa is set to continue if prosecuting frameworks for such sophisticated crimes are not set up soon.

Competition Commission concludes retail investigation

The Competition Commission plans to address anti-competitiveness between retailers despite concluding its exclusive lease agreements probe.

Sanral call centre experiences second disruption

The South African National Road Agency’s call centre experienced its second evacuation in a week.

Striking S.African miners meet with platinum firms

As the massive platinum strike enters its second day, police report violent incidents.
MTN expects full-year HEPS to rise between 25 to 30 per cent

MTN Zakhele trading in shares to resume next Wednesday

MTN Zakhele announced that trading in ordinary shares in the R13.8 billion broad based black economic empowerment scheme is set to resume.

Social spending needs to be approached differently: Makgalo

Social spending should be approached more holistically and less philanthropically for more sustainable change.

Technocrats the next economic game changer

Technocrats can be valuable political and industry leaders that provide a holistic approach to economic and production challenges.

The bitter pill in S.Africa’s patent reform system

Health minister Aaron Motsoaledi has accused a number of pharmaceutical companies of trying to change crucial health policies.
Group Five expecting increased interim HEPS

Growth expected in Namibia’s construction industry

The construction industry in Namibia should see strong, output-driven growth in 2014.

Platinum industry can’t afford unrealistic wage demands

Lonmin, Impala Platinum and Anglo American Platinum have released a joint statement declaring that a strike will not benefit workers.

7 steps to sticking to your New Year’s resolutions

People constantly set themselves up for failure by trying to stick to complex New Year’s resolutions.

Eskom’s national rating upgraded to AAA

Global ratings agency Fitch upgraded South African power utility Eskom’s national rating from AA+ to AAA.

Chinese investment in S.Africa not to be taken at face value

Chinese investment is rising in South Africa but one must be careful of exaggerated investment figures, Martyn Davies had said.

Zimbabwe's Mugabe appears in public, ending death rumours

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe appeared in public for the first time in several weeks on Monday to mourn the death of his sister.