Paddling through sewage and facing guns

They are poor, they are underprivileged and they paddle through sewage in the hope of making it as a professional, writes Jay Caboz.

Marikana tragedy must be understood against the backdrop of structural violence...

The South African Police Service came in for targeted criticism in the Farlam Commission Report.

The talent that won journalist of the year

Forbes Africa editor, Chris Bishop writes about his Jay Caboz winning The Standard Bank Young Journalist of the year award.

Enough is enough: Little did I know, I was waking up...

Jay Caboz wrote this days before the first anniversary of the Marikana massacre – President Jacob Zuma will be releasing the report tonight.

Enough is enough: the pain of Marikana

Chris Bishop wrote this on August 17, 2012 - a day after the Marikana massacre – President Jacob Zuma will be releasing the report tonight.

Forbes Africa journo takes top honours

Forbes Africa journalist, Jay Caboz, walked away with the coveted Standard Bank Sivukile Awards for Young Journalist of the Year.

S.African govt to be investigated over al-Bashir saga

Dunstan Mlambo, has urged prosecutors to determine how Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir left South Africa a free man.
Forbes Africa’s 30 Under 30: Tomorrow's billionaires

Forbes Africa’s 30 Under 30: Tomorrow's billionaires

FORBES AFRICA makes history with its first ever home-grown 30 Under 30 list.
Zimbabwe's Jan-July gold output down 26% yr-yr

Mining unions to snap olive branch from employers

Mining bosses will try to mollify militant unions with a social package and pay linked to the gold price – they are likely to fail.

Africa should fight to end food imports from Asia & Europe

African countries cannot continue to depend on farmers in Europe and Asia.

CEOs brave the cold for S.Africa's homeless youth

South African CEOs brave the cold on the streets of Africa's richest square mile all for a good cause.

Is Africa benefiting from AGOA?

Africa exported just under a billion US dollars’ worth of apparel to the US under AGOA.

Drought increases spread of HIV in Africa: report

A new report has made startling revelation that drought increase the spread of HIV in Africa south of Sahara.

Africa will become the world's manufacturing hub – AfDB chief

China could help Africa become the world's leading manufacturing hub, says the AfDB's president.

Africa has the fastest growing amount of rich people

The number of African individuals classified as HNW has increased by 145 per cent over the past 14 years.
Obama 'courageous' Mandela left legacy of freedom

U.S. set to provide $5 million for anti-Boko Haram force

Obama's administration plans to provide five million US dollars to help support a regional military force fighting Boko Haram.

Egypt court sentences Mursi, Brotherhood leaders to death

An Egyptian court has sentenced deposed President Mohamed Mursi to death on Tuesday.

Sudan's al-Bashir leaves S.Africa a free man

South African High court judges on Monday ordered that Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir be arrested but he has left the country.

Sudan's Bashir in South Africa, leaving Monday: spokesman

Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, who has been ordered not to leave South Africa by the Pretoria High Court.

Behind Africa’s richest man’s $15 billion empire

Nigeria is Africa’s emerging economic giant. And Aliko Dangote, the continent’s richest person, is the key to unlocking Nigeria.