Africa


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.

ANC power struggle shows that South Africa is not exceptional (after all)

2018-02-12 09:11

South Africa finds itself in its current situation because the country has succumbed to nationalist, chauvinist, patriarchal and elite interests, writes Cheryl Hendricks.

Financial services platform for Africa launched

2018-01-16 12:56

African investment company Arise has joined various partners to launch a collaborative fintech initiative called FinForward.

SA's low growth drags down Africa's prospects - research

2018-01-12 07:00

Low growth projected for South Africa means economic growth of the African continent will be constrained, according to research by Oxford Economics.

Aviation safety in Africa continues to improve - Iata

2018-01-02 14:58

Aviation safety in Africa continued to improve over the past five years, research by the International Air Transport Association shows.

Call for more liberal African skies

2017-12-14 18:14

Governments in Africa need to make a concerted effort to further liberalise its skies in order to promote internal connectivity, says Iata's CEO.

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WATCH: ‘Mnangagwa, the military and Mugabe are cut from the same cloth’

The Zimbabwe Solidarity Forum (ZSF-SA) held a media briefing at the Parktonia Hotel in Braamfontein on Wednesday to discuss the political developments in Zimbabwe following the resignation of Robert Mugabe on Tuesday.

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‘The justice of God is what we’re praying for in this country’- Zimbabweans hold prayer meeting

Zimbabweans of all races, clad with the country's flag, stretched out their hands towards Zimbabwe's parliament to pray for a smooth transition into a new government at the Africa Unity Square in Harare on Monday.

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Mugabe's 37 years in power: How Zimbabweans' wealth took a dive

2017-11-16 22:00

The average wealth of a person in Zimbabwe is one of the lowest levels in the world, according to Johannesburg-based global research group New World Wealth.

Sagarmatha Technologies invests R1bn in African News Agency

2017-11-08 11:18

Sagarmatha Technologies will make an investment of over a R1bn in African News Agency over the next five years.

 

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".

Trump letter to African leaders: Tillerson to make 1st visit

2018-01-27 21:12

US President Donald Trump in a new letter to African leaders says he "deeply respects" the people of Africa and that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will make an "extended visit" to the continent in March, his first in that role.

Trump's shitholes and the semantics of politics

2018-01-15 10:14

The problem with being polite is that you have to work hard at your use of language because the whole idea is to find a way to avoid the elephant in the room, writes Ralph Mathekga.

Detailed data layers can find untapped business opportunities

2018-01-09 12:46

Combining existing household data with very detailed individual information, enables businesses to get a better target-customer profile than ever before, says an expert.

Lagos set to overtake Johannesburg as 2nd largest African city by GDP

2017-12-24 13:47

Lagos is set to overtake Johannesburg as Africa’s second largest city by gross domestic product by 2035, according to a report by Oxford Economics.

Porsche's most diverse line-up yet: More models on way for SA

2017-12-13 12:15

Porsche South Africa is geared up to launch several new models in 2018 - the third-generation Cayenne, 911 GT2 RS, new Panamera Sport Turismo, 718 GTS range and updated 911 Carrera T.

How Africa can leapfrog to new competitiveness

2017-11-22 06:01

With the right leadership and foresight, the African continent can sustain and replicate its successes, learn from others and leapfrog to new competitiveness, writes Mills Soko.

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WATCH: University of Zimbabwe students refuse to write exams until President Mugabe steps down

University of Zimbabwe students have vowed not to write examinations until President Robert Mugabe steps down.

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Africa's energy sector heavily impacted by economic crime - survey

2017-11-10 22:00

In the PwC survey 16% of organisations in the energy sector said they had encountered bribery and corruption attempts.

Transparency, timelines crucial for investors in Africa infrastructure

2017-11-06 07:20

Investors are looking for transparency and more in infrastructure development in Africa, says a managing director for Europe, Middle East and Africa at Citi Bank.

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