Zimbabwe halves 2015 growth forecast to 1.5 pct due to drought

Zimbabwe's government halved its economic growth forecast to 1.5 percent this year due to drought.

South Africa's rand edges lower after U.S. GDP

South Africa's rand edged weaker on Friday after tumbling to its weakest in nearly a decade and half as U.S. GDP data bolstered rate hike.

Dentist who killed Zimbabwe lion draws threats, protests.

Police in Minnesota are investigating reports of a threat against a dentist who killed Zimbabwe's most famous lion.

Steinhoff International issues 1.1 bln euros convertible bonds

Issue of approximately 1.1 billion euros convertible bonds.

S.Africa’s next hotspots for the super-rich

Four towns are set to become South Africa's next hotspots for millionaires.

Zambia increases refined fuel imports

Zambia has increased imports of finished petroleum products to prevent a fuel shortage.
South Africa's June credit growth slows to 8.1 % y/y

South Africa's June credit growth slows to 8.1 % y/y

South Africa's private sector credit demand slowed to 8.14 percent year-on-year in June compared with 9.42 percent expansion in May.

Zambia power cuts affect Canada mines

Power cuts in north-western Zambia, Africa's second-biggest copper producer, have affected production at mines run by Canada.
Angola central bank raises benchmark rate

Angola central bank raises benchmark rate

Angola's central bank raised its benchmark lending rate by 50 basis points.

BAT Zimbabwe unit's H1 profit up on higher prices, cost cuts

Cigarette maker British American Tobacco's Zimbabwe unit reported higher first-half profit after raising prices and cutting costs.
“Final offer” on the cards for gold mineworkers

“Final offer” on the cards for gold mineworkers

The NUM spent the day in bi-lateral talks with the employers Monday.

S.Africa’s corruption levels have worsened

Almost a quarter of companies have experienced an incident of bribery and/or corruption.
S. Africa's Sibanye Gold lifts reserves estimate

Is the gold price at the point of gloom and doom?

CNBC Africa takes a closer look at the state of commodity prices with Bevan Jones, the CEO of Thebe Resource Incubator.

Why responsible investing is attractive for Africa

Responsible investing is crucial to Africa’s growth story; this is according to industry experts.

South Africa's rand recovers, Fed meeting in focus

South Africa's rand recovered steep recent losses early on Monday as the dollar slipped, giving emerging currencies a reprieve.

Is Namibia heading towards a Zimbabwe land grab scenario?

Affirmative Repositioning is urging Namibians to expropriate land by the 31st of July if government does not make a concrete proposal.

China group to build Zimbabwe coal power plant

Zimbabwe's PER Lusulu Power has signed an agreement with China State Construction Engineering Corp Ltd to build a coal power station.
Africa at crossroads with falling commodity prices

Lonmin says 6,000 S.Africa jobs at risk in proposed restructuring

Lonmin said on Friday it was planning to close or mothball several mine shafts, putting 6,000 South African jobs at risk.


Governor of the Reserve Bank Lesetja Kganyago announces that the Reserve Bank will hike rates by 25 bases points.

South Africa's rand slips as softer inflation puts rate hike in...

The rand slipped on Thursday after lower-than-expected inflation figures cast doubt on lifting rates.