Nigeria will call emergency OPEC meeting if oil rout continues -FT

Nigeria will call an extraordinary meeting of OPEC if crude oil prices slip any further, the country's oil minister confirmed.
Tsogo Sun may list property unit separately

Black S.Africans own a chunk of companies on the JSE

At least 23 per cent of the Top 100 companies listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) are owned by black South Africans.
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Sub-Saharan Africa's electricity demand to quadruple by 2040: McKinsey

Global management consulting firm, McKinsey & Company says it expects the electricity demand to quadruple by 2040.

Greece offers concessions to win euro zone loan extension, Germany objects

Greece formally requested a six-month extension to its euro zone loan agreement on Thursday.
Agriculture industry concerns reflected in AFGRIs full year results

African countries cannot blindly adopt food policy initiatives: IFPRI

African countries cannot blindly adopt food policy initiatives that spurred the Green Revolution as to promote agricultural development.

S.Africa to improve pipelines, ports to buoy gas imports

South Africa plans to improve its pipelines and ports to allow for more gas imports for use in power generation.

Greece defies creditors, seeking credit but no bailout

Talks between Greece and euro zone finance ministers over the country's debt crisis broke down on Monday.

Policy execution remains a problem in Africa’s energy space

The choices that the African continent has made on policy execution may be holding it back, says Shell South Africa chairman, Bonang Mohale.

African presidents create $87 mln emergency fund to fight Boko Haram

Presidents from Economic Community of Central African States pledged to create an 87 million dollars fund to fight Boko Haram.

Africa’s economic growth, one of the highest in the world

Africa’s economic growth averaging more than five per cent is one of the highest in the world; this is according to a recent report.

Mentorship & networking crucial to empowering Africa’s women

Women on the continent must understand the importance of mentorship and networking in order to empower one another.

Energy key to industrialisation & women empowerment

Access to energy is key to industrialisation in sub-Saharan Africa as well as to the empowerment of women on the continent.

Challenging stereotypes of African love

As the world celebrates Valentine’s Day, everyone's got love on their minds.

Air Mauritius swings to 9-month loss on weaker euro

National carrier Air Mauritius swung to a nine-month pretax loss on Friday.

President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation speech

President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation speech #SONA2015 in full.

Waste-preneurs get R10 million investment boost

Nedbank, Engen and the Department of Environmental Affairs have injected about 10 million rand towards tree and waste-preneurs.

Tackling the challenges behind global climate change

Climate change has caused much disruption across the African continent, highlighting the need to focus on adapting to climate change.

Farmers get a $10 mln boost

The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action is donating 10 million US dollars to fund smallholder farmers.

Aggreko finds fortune in Africa's power sector

Where some see crisis, others see opportunity. This is the heart of the story that has sprung from Africa's power crisis.

HSBC offers a safe haven for arms dealers and dictators' accounts

A leading banking giant, HSBC helped conceal about 100 billion US dollars in Swiss accounts for most arms dealers and African dictators.