Africa


Old Mutual Private Equity to invest in supplier of medical devices

2018-05-25 15:13

Old Mutual Private Equity has acquired a 50% interest in Medhold Group, an end-to-end supplier of medical devices.

'Africa has 2% of world's cars but 20% of road deaths' - first safety observatory to curb horrendous death toll

2018-05-24 11:47

With the highest rate of road traffic fatalities compared to any other region in the world - despite only having only 2% of the world's vehicles - Africa's road safety crisis was in the spotlight at the International Transport Forum (ITF) Summit.

African nations want to recover stolen assets

2018-05-20 16:12

The Commonwealth secretary says Africa is losing billions of dollars annually to corruption, urging the anti-graft tsars to "fight against this tsunami".

SEE: What are Southern African countries paying for fuel?

2018-05-15 08:34

South African fuel prices are on an upward trend but how do we compare to our neighbours? Lance Branquinho finds outs...

Tradehold sells off development for R743m

2018-04-13 18:09

Investment holding company Tradehold has sold off a corporate residential development in Mozambique for R743m, as part of efforts to lower its exposure to Africa.

SA tourism: success depends on how we tell our stories

2018-04-12 05:15

It is time for SA's tourism industry to look at telling its 'stories' differently to an international audience, says the chief Convention Bureau officer of SA Tourism.

SA companies leading integration across Africa

2018-04-04 21:00

South African companies are leading the way to support economic integration across Africa, research by the Boston Consulting Group has found.

As commodities roar, Africa wants bigger slice of the mining pie

2018-03-22 09:44

One by one, the biggest names in African mining are getting squeezed. The message is clear: the countries where they operate want a bigger share of the proceeds.

The problem with referring to African literature as a genre

2018-03-09 10:58

African literature is not a genre, it is a whole collection of work that houses various genres within it.

Electric Explorer Challenge: First electric vehicle across Africa

2018-02-22 09:56

The Electric Explorer African Challenge 2018, the first electric vehicle expedition ever across Africa, commenced earlier in February.

 

Time for the youth to take Africa!

2018-05-25 10:30

Africa is a continent experiencing a youth bulge which, if harnessed positively, can become its greatest asset and ally in realising the 2063 agenda, writes Stanley Henkeman.

Not just challenges in African aviation - CEO

2018-05-23 14:41

Challenges continue to confront the aviation industry in Africa, but there are also opportunities, says the CEO of the Airlines Association of Southern Africa.

READING PROJECT HELPS KIDS THINK!

2018-05-18 18:00

IT takes a village to raise a child!

International tech conference to be hosted in Cape Town

2018-04-30 11:47

Wesgro and Silicon Cape will be hosting the AfricArena 2018 International Africa Tech Conference in Cape Town.

Summit looks at city planning in Africa

2018-04-12 19:04

RICS Summit Africa will look at Africa's need to be smart about city planning and sustainability as it faces one of the fastest urbanisation rates in the world.

What the super-rich love about SA

2018-04-05 15:36

There are various reasons why South Africa has over twice as many dollar millionaires as any other African country, according to a new wealth report.

SA wants more clarity before signing African free trade plan

2018-03-26 19:20

The SA government wants more clarity on details related to the African Continent Free Trade Area before joining the agreement, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

Competition for payments and fintech innovation

2018-03-14 15:00

Visa has announced that its Visa’s Everywhere Initiative will expand into sub-Sahara Africa.

AB InBev seeks to expand investment into Africa

2018-03-05 07:37

AB InBev is ramping up investment in Africa after seeing a boom in demand for its beer on the continent following its takeover of SABMiller, Bloomberg reports.

Sudan holding activists in 'inhumane' conditions: US

2018-02-16 06:05

The US embassy says that Sudanese authorities have rounded up hundreds of opposition leaders and activists, holding many of them in "inhumane conditions".

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