We have to understand urbanisation: Gauteng premier

Gauteng Premier, David Makhura believes that the province’s rapid urbanisation needs to be understood before any issues can be dealt with.

"Malawi is not in a crisis": Analysts

Malawi is not yet in a crisis even though citizens might have to wait longer before knowing the outcome says analyst, Kealeboga Maphunye.

Mozambique epitomises a positive spirit: Lagarde

Mozambique has come far in terms of taking its future into its own hands and the journey continues, Christine Lagarde has said.

Curro Holdings acquires Waterstone College

Curro Holdings Limited has announced the acquisition of Waterstone College in the South of Johannesburg.

Dingle appointed as Protech acting CEO, Page steps down

Antony Page, the CEO of Protech Khuthele Holdings, resigned on Wednesday with immediate effect, the company said.

Zimbabwe plans 100% "local control" of minerals

Zimbabwe will demand 100 per cent local control of its minerals and land under planned changes to its black economic empowerment law.
S.Africa's cabinet could cost taxpayers billions

S.Africa's cabinet could cost taxpayers billions

President Jacob Zuma’s bloated cabinet has been criticised because it could cost taxpayers over a billion rand in salaries.

Afrox and Sun International sign 55 million rand deal

African Oxygen Limited has signed a 55 million rand liquefied petroleum gas deal with Sun International.

Listed property more liquid than buy-to-let investments

Listed property is better compared to buy-to-let property as it gives access to some prime assets in the country.

What lies ahead for S.Africa's Joburg in 2014

Johannesburg as a city will concentrate funding capital to a range of intermediaries on the Corridors of Freedom, Geoffrey Makhubo has said.

S.Africa economy contracts for first time since 2009

South Africa's economy shrank 0.6 per cent quarter-on-quarter in the first three months of this year.

Lesotho faces brain drain

The Basotho people of Lesotho continue to leave the landlocked country to seek better job opportunities elsewhere.

New S.Africa mines minister pledges strike mediation

New South African mining minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi has pledged to mediate in a crippling platinum strike now in its fifth month.

World Bank offers Angola $1 billion to fund infrastructure, agriculture

The World Bank will offer $1 billion in financing to help Angola rebuild infrastructure and develop its agriculture.

S.Africa's Ramaphosa to exit stake in Shanduka

Newly appointed South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will divest from Shanduka.

Malawi’s ‘electoral outcome’ threatens a crisis

Malawi held its first tripartite polls on 20 May with four main candidates vying for presidency.

Gordhan still a part of S.Africa’s cabinet

Former minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan will still remain a cabinet member following the announcement of a new national executive.

S.Africa's Zuma promises to boost economy in second term

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma said on Saturday economic growth in the continent's most advanced economy would be the focus.

Malawi president orders election re-run, will not be candidate

Malawi's President Joyce Banda said on Saturday she was annulling a presidential election held four days ago because of "irregularities".

SADC and UN combating crime and drugs

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) signed a United Nations (UN) mandate to make Southern Africa safer from crime and drugs.