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Steep drop in African Minerals core earnings

2014-09-30 13:30

Iron ore miner African Minerals has reported a steep drop in core earnings for the first half as operating costs soared.

Africa to issue climate change bonds

2014-09-26 17:45

Climate change bonds will enable the Africa to tap both capital markets and donor funds to bolster its defenses against extreme weather events.

East African entrepreneurs honoured

2014-09-22 17:15

The awards recognise Africa’s trade and industry game-changers in categories that mirror the multifaceted nature of the African business environment.

Blood of Ebola survivors being sold on black market

2014-09-19 14:14

Desperate for a cure, Ebola sufferers are seeking out ever more dangerous remedies for this deadly disease.

SA, view yourselves as Africa - study

2014-09-19 08:48

South Africans should have a stronger awareness that they are part of Africa, according to a pilot study by Brand South Africa.

Ebola could soon reach SA's neighbours

2014-09-18 12:47

Oxford researchers have produced a map detailing where the deadly Ebola disease is likely to spread next.

Nigeria oil strike still on

2014-09-18 11:47

Nigerian oil unions have continued a strike they say could affect exports if no agreement is reached with the government.

Ebola could soon reach SA's neighbours

2014-09-18 08:57

Oxford researchers have produced a map detailing where the deadly Ebola disease is likely to spread next.

Ebola could soon reach SA's neighbours

2014-09-17 14:11

Oxford researchers have produced a map detailing where the deadly Ebola disease is likely to spread next.

Ebola could soon reach SA's neighbours

2014-09-17 13:06

Oxford researchers have produced a map detailing where the deadly disease is likely to spread next.

Doing business in sub-Saharan Africa

2014-09-15 13:28

Those who are undeterred by the challenge of doing business in sub-Saharan Africa could reap high rewards, says an analyst.

Foreign investment in Mauritius jumps

2014-09-14 11:15

Foreign direct investment in Mauritius has jumped in the first six months of 2014 from a year earlier, helped by a flow of money into real estate.

IMF talks with Mali to revive aid package

2014-09-12 11:00

The International Monetary Fund has restarted talks on reviewing an aid programme for Mali and resuming aid payments to the West African country.

Zim pays almost R2bn to service Chinese loans

2014-09-10 11:17

Zimbabwe has spent almost R2bn in unbudgeted expenditure to service outstanding loans from China in an effort to encourage new financial support.

Lift Ebola travel bans, urges AU

2014-09-08 18:42

Member states of the African Union are calling for the removal of travel bans imposed to stem the Ebola epidemic in order to open up economic activities.

Zim starts $533m power project with China

2014-09-05 10:07

Energy-starved Zimbabwe has launched a $533m project with China to scale up electricity generation at one of its major power plants.

Africa set for an oil and gas boom

2014-09-04 05:00

Africa's energy industry could soar in the coming years, with Mozambique and Tanzania set to emerge as new frontiers if they can attract investment, a report says.

Africa needs to make agriculture create wealth

2014-08-29 17:30

In Africa export crops like coffee, tea, cotton and cocoa are often produced by smallholders whose incomes cannot support families and pay for better harvests.

Imara expands its unit trust range

2014-08-28 15:30

Imara Asset Management South Africa has expanded its boutique unit trust range with the launch of the Imara MET Balanced Fund.

Ebola fears slowing tourist flow to Africa

2014-08-20 17:15

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is putting off thousands of tourists who have planned trips to Africa this year, including to destinations such as Kenya.

Economic benefits of liberal African aviation

2014-08-19 05:00

Many air markets between Africa and countries outside the continent have been liberalised significantly, yet intra-African aviation remains largely closed.

Ebola survivors can infect others with their sperm

2014-08-13 13:04

Even those who manage to survive Ebola aren't out of the woods, and could worsen the outbreak through their infected bodily fluids.

 

fastjet shows strong growth in passenger numbers

2014-09-30 10:23

Low cost African airline fastjet continues on its path of expansion it shows at the announcement of its interim results.

African growth 'based on quicksand'

2014-09-30 05:00

Africa's economic growth is mostly raw material-driven and corruption is endemic, with 40% of private wealth kept outside the continent, says an expert.

USB partners with Ethiopian univerity

2014-09-25 17:15

The public executive development and training company of the University of Stellenbosch Business School has partnered with Ethiopia’s University of Addis Ababa.

Blood of Ebola survivors being sold on black market

2014-09-19 14:15

Desperate for a cure, Ebola sufferers are seeking out ever more dangerous remedies for this deadly disease.

Blood of Ebola survivors being sold on black market

2014-09-19 12:20

Desperate for a cure, Ebola sufferers are seeking out ever more dangerous remedies for this deadly disease.

New kid on the actuarial block

2014-09-18 18:16

The merger of two complementary mid-tier South African firms has created a new large actuarial firm that has an eye on further African growth.

Ebola could soon reach SA's neighbours

2014-09-18 12:17

Oxford researchers have produced a map detailing where the deadly disease is likely to spread next.

Ebola could soon reach SA's neighbours

2014-09-18 09:39

Oxford researchers have produced a map detailing where the deadly disease is likely to spread next.

Ebola could drain billlions from west Africa

2014-09-17 20:28

The Ebola outbreak could cost west African economies billions of dollars by the end of next year if the epidemic is not contained, says the World Bank.

Ebola could soon reach SA's neighbours

2014-09-17 13:26

Oxford researchers have produced a map detailing where the deadly Ebola disease is likely to spread next.

Ebola cases could double every three weeks

2014-09-17 10:41

The Ebola crisis is continuing to intensify, according to a new report by the WHO, who are asking for $1 billion in aid.

Egypt tourism could fully recover by end 2015

2014-09-15 12:15

Egypt's tourism industry could fully recover by the end of 2015 if current levels of stability persist, says the tourism minister.

Ex-Barclays CEO gets $6m in shares

2014-09-12 19:28

Atlas Mara, the African banking venture of former Barclays boss Bob Diamond, has awarded its chief executive shares worth $6m.

Bribery, corruption frustrate CEOs in Africa

2014-09-11 15:08

For 83% of CEOs in Africa, bribery and corruption form a significant and frustrating threat to business growth, according to a PwC report.

Ghana awaits delayed gas plant to boost economy

2014-09-10 11:00

Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama hopes a long-delayed natural gas plant could transform the nation's economy.

Castle lights up in energy saving way

2014-09-05 13:17

As part of an innovation roadshow to address needs in Africa, Philips has lit up the Castle of Good Hope in Cape Town as well as other icons on the continent.

Nigeria nurtures its cocoa industry

2014-09-05 09:44

High unemployment and poverty levels have prompted the Nigerian government to look again at cocoa for which prices have been rising.

Angola growth to slow on lower oil output - IMF

2014-09-04 13:45

Economic growth in Angola is likely slow in 2014, with strong agricultural production offsetting a drop in oil output, says the International Monetary Fund.

Ebola spiralling out of control

2014-09-03 11:09

Numerous international organisations have tried to highlight the continuing decline of the situation in West Africa, yet few seem to being pay attention.

Tanzania challenges Kenya as regional tourism hub

2014-08-28 17:30

Tanzania expects tourist numbers to double by 2017, says the state tourist board, challenging rival Kenya where Islamist attacks have scared away visitors.

Ebola outbreak could hit iron ore production

2014-08-21 16:15

London Mining, has an operating mine in Sierra Leone, has reported a first-half loss saying the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus could hurt production.

Sub-Saharan Africa middle class growing

2014-08-19 19:45

Sub-Saharan Africa has experienced substantial growth in its middle class over the past 14 years, according to a Standard Bank report.

Sun International reduces African asset stake

2014-08-18 12:29

Sun International has entered into agreements with an international company to dispose of a significant portion of its interests in African assets.

More concern about safe business travel in Africa

2014-08-13 16:42

As business travel in Africa grows, the potential risks of travelling to certain countries in Africa must be considered by businesses, according to an expert.

Ebola survivors can infect others with their sperm

2014-08-13 12:03

Even those who manage to survive Ebola aren't out of the woods, and could worsen the outbreak through their infected bodily fluids.

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