The intra-regional trade is estimated to be around a region of ten percent.
Nampak plans to open glass bottle factories in Nigeria and Ethiopia at a cost of $155 million.
Zimbabwe expects economic expansion to quicken to 2.7 percent in 2016 on the back of modest growth from all economic sectors.
S.Africa's Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) said on Thursday it will stop supplying Angolan banks with U.S. dollars from Nov. 30.
"It's kind of like the Super Bowl of shopping"
The Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) index shed two points to 36, bringing its total losses over the past year to 15 points.
Lungu said that the government had tried its best to keep the job losses to the barest minimum.
The agency has cut the ratings of 12 commodity exporting emerging economies already this year, and 14 countries.
Gauteng premier calls for improved trade relations in the region.
S.Africa's Competition Tribunal approves a merger between Diageo and Brandhouse Beverages.
The International Finance Corporation issued on Wednesday its first South African rand-denominated green bond.
How South African investment fund plans to help assist those who are currently excluded in formal financial services?
South Africa's rand remains largely unchanged against the dollar in early Wednesday trade.
According to union and company sources, Glencore has laid off 4300 workers.
Africa's most industrialised economy remains under stress, and might not achieve even the sluggish 1.5 percent 2015 growth target set by the National Treasury.
Botswana will award a contract to build a 300 megawatt coal-fired station this week that could transform the country to be an exporter.
S.Africa's Vodacom wants to rework a $500 million deal to buy local fixed-line operator Neotel.
Companies need to develop products that are customer centric and this requires improved market research.
South African logistics group Transnet raised 12 billion rand ($853 million) through a syndicated loan.
South Africa may grant emergency aid to farmers in Gauteng province due to a severe drought that is scorching grazing pastures.