France’s luxury Cognac finds a home in S.Africa

KWV has announced the introduction of the KWV Héritage XO Cognac and the KWV Nexus 30 year old brandy to its brand.

Coricraft to go ahead with Dial-a-Bed acquisition

The Competition Commission has approved the acquisition of Dial-a-Bed by furniture manufacturer Coricraft with conditions.

Obama's Power Africa & the continent's Energy problems

Power Africa, an initiative started by President Barack Obama, looks to all resources to meet high energy demands.

Eskom welcomes Fitch's BBB+ rating

South Africa’s power utility Eskom has welcomed Fitch’s recent rating of the support package given to the company by government.

HCI names acting head of Sabido after Golding's dramatic departure

Hosken Consolidated Investments has appointed Chief Financial Officer Kevin Govender as the acting chief executive of its Sabido unit.

S.Africa's September PPI slows down to 6.9%

Subdued monthly Producer price index (PPI) in September led the annual PPI for final manufactured goods to drop.

ABIL tightening credit criteria: Winterboer

African Bank Investments Limited (ABIL) has tightened its credit criteria, says curator, Tom Winterboer.

South Africa still faces serious income inequality: R&I

Ratings and Investment Information (R&I) has downgraded South Africa’s foreign and domestic currency ratings to BBB+ and A- respectively.

S.Africa's unemployment shrinks by 0.1% in Q3

South Africa has seen quarterly changes reflecting an increase in employment by 22 000 and a decrease in unemployment by 3 000.

Mozambique reaping from East3Route initiative

The East3Route initiative is attracting tourism and investment to Mozambique.

S.Africa’s legislative regime good for doing business

South Africa has improved the country’s legislative reforms to ensure the ease of doing business, the World Bank report said.

Zambia's Scott becomes Africa's first white leader in 20 years

Zambia's Guy Scott has become Africa's first white head of state in 20 years after the president, Michael Sata, died in a London hospital.
Commission approves MTN’s  Afrihost acquisition

Commission approves MTN’s Afrihost acquisition

The Competition Commission has endorsed the approval of MTN’s acquisition of a majority stake in Afrihost without conditions.

Guy Scott could be Africa’s only white president, just for 90...

Zambia’s vice president Guy Scott is at the verge of becoming the only white President in post-colonial Africa.
S.Africa's Woolworths lifts H1 profit by 29%

Woolworths goes big in Namibia

Woolworths opened a ninth store at The Grove in Windhoek, Namibia. The store also boasts the country’s largest food market.

Informal traders play a big role in S.Africa’s economy

With the informal sector contributing around 29 per cent to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP), it is a force to be reckoned with.

Zambian President Sata dies in London aged 77

Zambian President Michael Sata has died in London, where he had been receiving treatment for an undisclosed illness.

S.Africa catching up to global real estate investment trends

South Africa is catching up to global real estate investment trends after the introduction of the REITs last year.

Consumer education essential to understanding food labels

Nutritional information on food labels is often complex and difficult to understand, consumer education is therefore essential.

Anglo American gears towards sustainable development

Anglo American Limited says it is geared towards supporting sustainable entrepreneurship in South Africa.