OPINION | Violence against foreigners linked to South Africa's failure to address urban legacy of apartheid

2019-09-10 22:14

Poor immigrants, documented or undocumented, are occupying the vacuums that arise when urban planning does not decolonise the city properly, writes Nanjala Nyabola.

Tariffs not the only barrier to African Continental Free Trade Agreement - expert

2019-09-09 06:00

Tariffs alone are not the only barriers to the African Continental Free Trade Agreement, says an executive at the Institute for Futures Research.

Japan PM warns Africa about debt as China grows presence

2019-08-29 15:10

Japan's prime minister warned African leaders against accumulating too much debt, in an apparent reference to Chinese infrastructure projects that some blame for damaging the finances of developing nations.

Sunday Read: 'I am proud I did not get an invitation to the Zondo commission' – CEO

2019-08-25 09:30

Siemens Southern and Eastern Africa CEO Sabine Dall'Omo shares details on the international tech giant's role in changing the world for the better, and why more companies should do the same.

Mobile phones are replacing bank accounts in Africa

2019-08-13 10:22

Sub-Saharan Africa has more mobile-money accounts than anywhere else in the world with about 396 million registered users at the end of 2018, a 14% increase from a year earlier, according to the GSM Association.

Europe's ties with Africa must change - Ghana president

2019-07-12 19:45

Africa must change its relationship with Europe if it wants to become self-reliant and exploit rich resources that could transform the continent, Ghana's president said.

Silencing the guns in Africa to top agenda of UN Security Council - Pandor

2019-07-11 22:29

South Africa's foreign policy will place greater emphasis on the African continent, the minister said.

We have not received any money from Zim - Eskom

2019-06-28 16:29

The Zimbabwe government said this week that it would pay US$10m to Eskom as part of plans to unlock at least 400MW to ease load shedding in that country.

US, African envoys push for Sudan solution as Bashir charged

2019-06-14 05:26

US and African Union diplomats stepped up efforts Thursday to find a peaceful solution to a standoff between Sudan's protesters and generals following a deadly crackdown on demonstrators.

Privatising airports no magic solution – aviation CEO

2019-06-05 22:08

Privatising airports due to lack of funds for infrastructure development is not a “magic solution” for African governments, cautions the CEO of the International Air Transport Association.


Developing skills and innovation can drive digital transformation in Africa - SAP

2019-09-09 17:56

To make an impact you need skills and an environment to drive innovation for the creation of commercial value, says the managing director of SAP Africa.

'Uber for trucks' reshapes Nigeria’s haulage market

2019-09-03 20:35

An Uber-like App for trucks is making it easier and cheaper for firms to move goods in Africa’s most populous nation.

Japan to host Africa aid forum as China looms large

2019-08-27 13:53

Japan hosts development talks with African leaders this week, looking to boost its presence on the continent and offer an alternative to investments by an increasingly assertive China.

WATCH: Land Rover powers mobile malaria project

2019-08-22 10:30

Researchers from Oxford University and local scientists conducted a 7350km trip across Namibia, Zambia, Tanzania and Kenya to extract and analyse DNA in remote locations, generating useful genetic data within hours.

Tourism can help Africa tackle its jobs crisis, so why is it underutilised?

2019-08-06 05:00

The youth unemployment rate is expected to top 30% across Africa this year. Tourism can help solve the problem, says Kwakye Donkor.

VW has sold over 250 000 commercial vehicles in 2019 so far

2019-07-12 09:15

Volkswagen commercial vehicles has delivered 259 400 Transporter, Caddy, Amarok and Crafter models to customers all over the world from January until June this year with the Africa region seeing an increase of over 40% in sales.

Nigeria to sign African free-trade pact at AU meeting

2019-07-04 07:01

Nigeria will sign a continental free-trade deal at an extraordinary summit of the African Union this weekend, bringing the duty-free movement of goods in the region a step closer.

WATCH: These nervous rhino are starting a new life after a 30-hour journey to a new home

2019-06-26 05:11

Five critically-endangered eastern black rhinos begin a new life in Rwanda's Akagera National Park after a 3 728 miles journey from a Czech safari park.

On elections near and far, and on partnerships across the Mediterranean Sea

2019-06-09 07:00

Europe is not only Africa's direct neighbour and ally. It also is its biggest trading partner and leading investor, far ahead of any other region in the world. What happens in Africa matters in Europe. And what happens in Europe matters in Africa, writes Martin Schäfer.

SA business skips due diligence on 43% of new employees, clients - report

2019-05-30 07:00

According to a new report, SA respondents said no formal due diligence checks were done on about 43% of new employees, customers or clients when they or their products and services were integrated with a business.

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