Africa


Maersk to continue Africa focus

2017-05-25 20:21

While the road ahead may still present significant challenges, some of Africa’s most long-standing internal trade barriers are beginning to show signs of falling.

SA companies falling behind in digital era

2017-05-24 19:02

South African companies are falling behind when it comes to investing in digital transformation, a report shows.

Success of post-conflict peace studies rests with teaching teachers

2017-05-23 12:29

The impact of peace education or human rights courses ultimately depends on how teachers - who may not be neutral - implement them, write Line Kuppens and Arnim Langer.

10 reasons why super-rich flock to SA

2017-05-14 12:38

SA has over twice as many high net worth individuals as any other African country, because there are certain things that attract them, according to a report.

What Africa’s CEOs are most worried about

2017-05-09 17:22

Africa’s CEOs are generally more optimistic about the future prospects of their businesses, but they do worry about the impact of exchange rate volatility.

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Here are the 5 African countries that topped the Press Freedom Index

World Press Freedom Day on May 3 2017, marked 26 years since the adoption of the Windhoek Declaration on Promoting an Independent and Pluralistic Media. Which countries came out tops? Watch.

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SA makes huge strides in competitiveness stakes

2017-05-04 10:42

South Africa has come second out of 35 African economies in the Africa Competitiveness Report released at the World Economic Forum on Africa.

African roadmap for infrastructure development

2017-05-02 17:26

Global infrastructure leaders are gathering in Johannesburg for a series of discussions designed to propel African development through infrastructure finance.

Zuma to lead SA delegation to WEF Africa in Durban

2017-04-28 19:01

President Jacob Zuma will lead the South African delegation, which will represent the country, at the World Economic Forum in Durban.

Japan-Africa trade sees significant growth

2017-04-25 17:59

Maintaining trade with advanced economies such as Japan is crucial to sustaining Africa’s economic growth, says a country manager at Safmarine.

 
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'Africa has made a lot of progress since formation of OAU' - Zuma

May 25 marks the founding of the Organisation of African Unity - now known as the African Union - an organisation that works towards achieving freedom for Africans and unity among African states. Watch.

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Fintech can unlock business potential of African banks

2017-05-23 16:35

Fintech is turning traditional banking on its head and is disrupting the way ordinary Africans manage and use their money, says an expert.

Africa's infrastructure gap has many roadblocks to overcome

2017-05-16 05:00

With an annual infrastructure deficit in excess of $90bn, Africa still faces a massive infrastructure gap which impedes economic activity and GDP output, says Dumile Sibindana.

IMF sees subdued growth outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa

2017-05-10 09:46

Sub-Saharan Africa’s economic growth outlook is subdued as the region’s oil producers delay policy adjustments needed to trigger and sustain expansion momentum.

Ramaphosa hails new spirit among Africans to hold leaders accountable

2017-05-05 15:55

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the new wave and spirit among Africa's citizens to hold leaders accountable for their actions should be allowed to spread.

Good demand for African airlines continues

2017-05-04 19:00

African airlines continued to enjoy good demand, according to a report by the International Air Transport Association on global passenger traffic results for March 2017.

Infrastructure the key to unlock growth in Africa

2017-05-02 18:27

Africa will only be able to unlock growth opportunities if it focuses on fixing and developing infrastructure.

Why brutalising food vendors hits Africa’s growing cities where it hurts

2017-04-30 12:15

To feed developing urban populations, Africa’s cities must find productive ways to work with the informal traders and markets where they get their food, writes Danielle Resnick.

Here's how Land Rover, Kingsley Holgate are combating Malaria in Africa

2017-04-26 09:02

'Malaria is a deadly disease but it is also easily preventable,' says adventurer Kingsley Holgate as he joins forces with Land Rover to combat Malaria in Africa.

SA in bottom 5 of fastest wealth growth in Africa

2017-04-25 12:02

South Africa ranks a lowly 16th among the top 19 fastest wealth growing countries in Africa, according to a new report by AfrAsia Bank and New World Wealth.

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