BAT announces several executive changes

British American Tobacco (BAT) has announced several management changes at the group, including the resignation of its marketing director.
Transparency at the core of governance: Labelle

Foreign anti-corruption gets a global clampdown

South African businesses need to comply with foreign anti-corruption laws or risk doing business outside of the country.

MSF sends specialists to DRC’s Ebola affected region

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to send specialists to the DRC’s Equateur Province in response to the Ebola outbreak.

Alcohol advertising bans sweep sub-Saharan Africa

The ban on alcohol advertising is picking up steam as Kenya, Botswana and South Africa gear up to impose the new regulations in the sector.

Building a viable Nigerian economy through cassava

The cassava root is one of Nigeria’s best commodities because it is Africa’s most important staple food crop, after maize.

British Ebola victim flown home as Congo finds new outbreak

A British medical worker was flown home from West Africa on Sunday after becoming the first Briton infected in an Ebola epidemic.

Boat with 170 Africans on board sinks off Libyan coast

A wooden boat with around 170 African migrants on board trying to reach Europe has sunk off the Libyan coast.

US slow to invest in the African growth story

Americans are yet to fully invest into the African growth story but demand for a piece of the continent’s development is on the upward.

WHO warns of "shadow zones" and unreported Ebola cases

Families hiding infected loved ones and the existence of "shadow zones" mean the West African Ebola epidemic is even bigger than thought.

Saxo Bank awarded Best White Label Solution Provider

Investment banking company Saxo Bank has named Best White Label Solution Provider and Multi-Asset Liquidity Provider.

Fall of the Titans: The Story of African Bank & Lehman Brothers

Despite the contrasting size of assets, SA’s African Bank and the United States’ Lehman Brothers bear similarities in their ultimate demise.

S.Africa imposes ban on Ebola-affected countries

South Africa has issued a travel ban for people from Ebola-affected countries, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said on Thursday.

Forbes Africa among top-read magazines in Africa

Forbes Africa magazine has been ranked among the top monthly print magazines in Africa, an EMS Affluent Survey has said.

The importance of a country's soft infrastructure

Hard infrastructure has played a key role in fostering African economies, however soft infrastructure is vital for the progress of nations.

Several SSA cities amongst the least liveable

Four sub-Saharan African (SSA) cities have been ranked in the bottom tier of the Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) Liveability index.

Sun International to dispose of African assets

Sun International has entered into an agreement with Minor International (MINT) whereby it will dispose of a portion of its African assets.
Containing the Ebola virus

African Ebola outbreak like "wartime":MSF

It will take about six months to bring under control the Ebola epidemic, the head of Medecins Sans Frontieres said on Friday.

MeTL’s new deal to fortify Africa’s mettle

MeTL Group’s 200 million US dollar partnership with Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) signals Africa’s growing terrain of business prospects.

African business confidence hits five year low

African business confidence has dropped to its worst level in five years as crisis mentality takes hold.

An astonishing demographic swing expected in Africa

By the middle of the century almost 40 per cent of the children under 18 will be living in Africa, Unicef generation 2030 report has said.