Business opportunities for SA in Peru

2015-05-26 15:24

Low volumes of bilateral trade between SA and Peru offer opportunities for businesspeople from both countries to explore, says SA ambassador Elsa Dry.

Nigeria a nation in crisis - opposition

2015-05-25 08:00

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan is handing over a country in its worst-ever state as economic woes cripple the nation, says the main opposition.

Africa’s 'resource nationalism': Is it in the national interest?

2015-05-17 17:08

Like a game of Risk, our idea of national control tends to be fixated on owning resources within neatly defined borders, in today’s world, this doesn’t make sense

Africa aviation in spotlight at new summit

2015-05-04 05:00

The great potential of Africa's aviation market will be in the spotlight during an inaugural summit set to take place in Dubai.

Africa growth could be weakest in over 20 years

2015-04-21 14:59

Growth in Africa is likely to slow to the most sluggish pace in more than 20 years and some countries could even slip into recession, warns an expert.

Connectivity biggest hurdle for African business travellers

2015-04-16 09:36

A struggle with internet connection is one of the biggest challenges for business travellers in Africa, delegates to the World Travel Market Africa have heard.

Meetings, conferences pivotal to tourism sector

2015-04-14 20:00

The meetings and conference industry is often overlooked, even though it provides huge benefits to the tourism sector and the broader economy, say experts.

IMF cuts Africa’s GDP growth to 4.5% on oil drop

2015-04-14 16:06

The International Monetary Fund has cut its economic growth forecast for sub-Saharan Africa this year as plunging oil prices force exporters to curb spending plans.

Norilsk sees Africa cutting platinum output

2015-04-07 14:30

Norilsk Nickel sees output of platinum-group metals declining in the years to come as the Russian mining company leads investors in creating a palladium fund.

Africa wants action over falling crude prices

2015-04-05 08:11

African crude-exporting countries want the world's oil producers to cut output in order to boost prices that have fallen to levels that threaten to spark social unrest.


Cape Town still tops for business events in Africa

2015-05-26 13:04

Cape Town has retained its position as the number one destination for business events in Africa, according to the rankings by an international body.

SA's growing Africa trade could buffer lesser Chinese demand

2015-05-20 19:16

SA’s growing trade links with sub-Saharan Africa should expand export markets, though there may be an impact from reduced Chinese demand, says a global group.

Africa takes the lead in fighting hunger and poverty

2015-05-13 14:44

Africa, widely believed to rely on aid and donations from the developed world, is leading the fight against hunger and poverty on the continent.

First Spur to open in Ethiopia

2015-04-21 20:00

Spur has signed its first Ethiopian Spur Steak Ranch franchise agreement with Cucina Trading, based in Addis Ababa.

Use French for business in Africa - forum

2015-04-17 20:30

A French for Business in Africa forum has stimulated discussion on why it makes sense to promote the use of French as a business language and how to approach it in a practical way.

Hotel group to raise bar for sustainability in Africa

2015-04-15 21:15

Verde Hotels wants to enhance sustainability in Africa's hotel industry by becoming the continent's first truly green hotel managing company.


Eight African countries have been deemed "red" by the European Union, signalling a need for increased scrutiny on goods travelling out of the countries. We speak to an expert who says these categories should not hamper trade. Watch.

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Dates for CT and Africa fashion weeks announced

2015-04-07 15:14

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town and Fashion Week Africa will see thousands of media, fashion buyers, investors and fashionistas getting together.

Software piracy increases literacy in Africa - study

2015-04-07 09:11

A study of piracy in 11 African countries that was produced by the African Governance and Development Institute indicates that software piracy may boost literacy.

Demand still strong for African oil products

2015-03-30 14:20

African oil products demand growth has remained strong across all regions, according to an independent consultancy focusing on the African energy market.

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