Africa


Mauritius should continue to focus on aviation as strategic enabler - IATA

2018-09-19 21:57

The International Air Transport Association has called on the government of Mauritius to continue to focus on aviation as a strategic enabler of economic and social development.

VIEW: Africa's 10 wealthiest cities

2018-09-15 06:45

Four South African cities feature on the top 10 wealthiest list in Africa, according to the Africa 2018 Wealth Report.

SEE: Fuel prices in Africa - Southern African neighbours pay far less for petrol per litre

2018-09-12 13:00

As SA motorists continue to reel from a record high petrol price, we look at how much neighbouring Southern African countries are paying for their fuel.

Seeking Brexit friends, UK aims to be Africa’s top investor

2018-08-28 07:02

The UK aims to become the top foreign investor in Africa by 2022, Prime Minister Theresa May will say in Cape Town as she seeks to strengthen Britain’s global economic ties to show it’s open for business after Brexit.

These are the 7 best ads in SA right now, and they feature a robot called Sbu and an Icelandic Afrikaner

2018-08-17 11:45

The 7 best TV and cinema adverts in South Africa nominated for a Loeries award.

Zimbabwe Army boss is said to demand: Who ordered crackdown?

2018-08-07 18:26

Zimbabwe’s armed forces chief wants to know who ordered troops to break up protests against the ruling party’s election victory, according to 3 government officials.

SA economy and the Three Little Pigs

2018-07-27 21:58

The impact of something like the global trade war can be illustrated by means of three fairy tales, according to a director at an African risk advisory firm.

DHL partners with MallforAfrica to deliver African-made products to the world

2018-07-16 16:04

International express services provider DHL has announced a partnership with e-commerce company MallforAfrica’s new platform, Marketplace Africa.

Hyundai urges African and Middle East consumers to support local NCAP ratings

2018-07-12 13:59

Hyundai is calling on Africa and Middle East governments to support local or regional New Car Assessment Programs (NCAP), with consumers currently comparing results from Europe or the United States when making buying decisions.

LATEST: 4 EU nations endorse vetting migrants in Africa

2018-06-22 10:18

Hungary's prime minister says a group of countries in eastern Europe supports the idea of setting up screening centres "hotspots" outside the European Union where asylum-seekers can present their requests for protection.

 

Secure ownership rights critical for successful wealth creation - report

2018-09-17 21:11

Safety and security as well as strong ownership rights are among the top factors needed to encourage growth in wealth in African countries, research shows.

Africa must look beyond beaches and whites to boost tourism - Kenyan minister

2018-09-12 19:28

For too long the tourism industry in Africa thought everybody must be white and come from overseas to be a tourist, according to Minister Najib Balala, cabinet secretary for tourism in Kenya.

African tourism has only seen the tip of the iceberg - expert

2018-09-06 16:31

Tourism from China is the tip of the iceberg, a hospitality expert has said - and Africa has yet to maximise the potential of growing local markets.

How China is changing democracy in Africa

2018-08-23 15:03

Many African leaders are increasingly using China's example of having development without democracy, to argue that Africa can forego democracy in pursuing growth, writes William Gumede.

Africa's top 3 independent retail categories that beat their global peers

2018-08-15 10:12

Africa's independent retailers are bucking global trends, enjoying sales volumes 25% higher than the international average, says a new report.

SA economy and the Three Little Pigs

2018-07-29 09:35

The impact of something like the global trade war can be illustrated by means of three fairy tales, according to a director at an African risk advisory firm.

Arriving on African shores: Hyundai adds stylish new Kona to its compact SUV range

2018-07-17 13:00

Hyundai’s much-anticipated Kona subcompact SUV will officially arrive in Africa and Middle East markets from early August.

Silicon Valley eyes Africa as new tech frontier

2018-07-15 17:54

With its colourful hammocks and table tennis table, a new tech hub in the Lagos metropolis wouldn't look out of place among the start-ups on the other side of the world in Silicon Valley.

SA to sign African free trade agreement - Davies

2018-07-01 17:33

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies confirmed on Sunday that South Africa will be signing the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement.

The World Cup is a chance to talk about African identities and unity

2018-06-18 15:37

The football world cup offers a useful chance to consider the apparent division between North and sub-Saharan Africa, The Conversation writes.

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