Masterclass with Kenton Fine, founder of 45 000 employee group Servest

2015-10-02 07:48

Kenton Fine is the London-based founder of Servest, a R10bn turnover, 45 000 employee multinational group. The proudly South African 47-year-old tells his story.

Gauteng Department of Health fails clinic committees

2015-09-30 08:48

Gauteng clinic committee members say they have waited three years for the Gauteng Department of Health to announce new appointments – and for the department to make good on promises of pay allegedly made by former Health MEC Hope Papo.

Zimbabwe's villagers skip meals to save food

2015-09-25 13:32

Villagers in Zimbabwe are skipping meals and foraging for wild fruit as food stocks run out after a poor harvest blamed on drought and controversial land reforms.

SA 2nd most innovative in sub-Sahara Africa

2015-09-18 18:47

South Africa turns out to be the second most innovative nation in sub-Saharan Africa, according to the latest Global Innovation Index.

SA no longer seen as African retail gateway

2015-09-10 15:46

SA is no longer seen as the only gateway for international retailers to the African retail market, according to global management consulting firm AT Kearney.

Nedbank: ‘Tough’ the new normal in African mining project finance

2015-09-03 14:47

Nedbank Capital's Mark Tyler says most African mining projects under consideration are unlikely to be financed unless gold and commodity prices pick up strongly.

Over 40% of Africa's millionaires live in SA

2015-09-02 13:00

Nearly 42% of all dollar millionaires in Africa are currently living in South Africa’s top four cities, according to a report by the New World Wealth.

Africa needs power integration - Black & Veatch

2015-08-21 19:04

African nations need to integrate their power-distribution systems to help meet the region’s increasing energy needs, says Black & Veatch CFO.

WATCH: Solving Africa's electricity problem

While over 600 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa lack access to electricity, solar-powered, 'pay-as-you-go' technology is changing that dynamic.

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Very little load shedding by 2025 - survey

2015-08-13 18:00

Despite Africa facing a huge electricity demand challenge, power companies and stakeholders across Africa anticipate a brighter outlook in the decade ahead.


Martin Ganda: Africa needs change – be the Mandela of tomorrow

2015-10-01 16:50

Africa's problem lies with leadership and it is time for people to grab the opportunity to be the Nelson Mandela of tomorrow, says an analyst.

Reliable trade lanes key for Africa's economy

2015-09-25 17:30

Access to trade, particularly in landlocked African countries, will remain a logistical challenge in the foreseeable future for businesses, warns an expert.

African Leaders, International Partners Launch New Initiatives to Spur Scientific Research in Africa

2015-09-21 10:52

African and international partners launched the Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA), a new initiative that aims to help drive Africa’s research agenda and build scientific capacity across the continent.

WHO welcomes fall in global malaria cases

2015-09-17 19:03

The World Health Organisation has reported a 'dramatic downward trend' in global infections and mortality rates from malaria over the past 15 years.

Passenger demand in Africa aviation grows

2015-09-04 17:08

Passenger demand in Africa's air transport industry has pushed into positive territory for the first time this year, according to an industry body.

Africa outpaces global bandwidth growth

2015-09-03 14:46

The continent of Africa has the world’s fastest growing levels of internet bandwidth capacity.

Africa faces five headwinds of concern

2015-08-31 07:43

The continent is up for a challenging time as the coming few years will test how resilient the management of economies can become in times of strain, says an analyst.

Marriott opens its first hotel in Ghana

2015-08-21 13:56

Marriott International has announced the opening of the Protea Hotel Select Takoradi, its first establishment in Ghana.

The dangers of eating snakes, hair and cloth

2015-08-14 13:29

The infamous Gauteng pastor, Penuel Tsepo Mnguni, has caused outrage after he encouraged his congregation to eat hair and snakes. How dangerous is it to eat these objects?

The rollback of polio in Africa is a powerful symbol of progress

2015-08-12 16:26

Africa has not recorded any new cases of polio for a year marking a remarkable achievement, but the UN warned that it was not the end point yet for the crippling virus.

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