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38 mins ago | January 30, 2023

Yellen to meet with donors, private sector on SA’s energy transition

 Bloomberg US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen met with local officials in South Africa’s coal mining region of ...

3 days ago | January 27, 2023

Continued need for liquidity instruments for IPPs

Obbie Banda The African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) issued the fifth policy under its Regional Liquidity Support ...

High inflation still hitting consumers hard

While the easing of inflation from 7,4 percent year-on-year in November 2022 to 7,2 percent in December has been ...

Africa startups defy funding slump

African startups more than doubled the amount of debt they raised last year, a surge that may continue as an economic ...

S. Africa partners US to combat illegal wildlife trade

US and South African authorities will share financial intelligence to combat wildlife trafficking, a move aimed at ...

SA favour US, shun Russia in clash with policy bias

More than a third of South Africans would choose to work and raise their families in the US while a tiny fraction chose ...

4 days ago | January 26, 2023

JSE loses ground, even as global stocks conclude volatile week on ...

Global stock markets rebounded on Friday after a rocky week dominated by uncertainty over whether the global economy ...

5 days ago | January 25, 2023

Renewables revolution offers brighter future for SA’s small ...

Pieter Bensch South Africa’s shortfall of power generation capacity has reached beyond crisis levels. We’ve ...

1 week ago | January 23, 2023

Anglo turned blind eye to Zambian lead poisoning, court hears

Bloomberg South Africa’s High Court was told that Anglo American turned a “blind eye” to lead poisoning in the Zambian ...

1 week ago | January 20, 2023

Nigeria enhances climate resilience

Increasing climate variability in Nigeria is causing more intense and untimely rainfall. Adding to land degradation, ...

New era for global business, investment in Africa

At a time of multiple, overlapping global challenges — from climate change to energy shocks to rising inflation and a ...

SA plans to end loadshedding in 12-18 months

DAVOS, Switzerland. — South Africa has a plan to improve energy provision that will end the need for any power cuts ...

Energy crisis seeps into South Africa’s food supply

The most severe power cuts ever experienced in South Africa are threatening food and water supplies and disrupting the ...

Mounting pressures jeopardise S. Africa’s inflation slowdown

South African inflation slowed to a seven-month low in December, though mounting price pressures including a sharp ...

2 weeks ago | January 18, 2023

SA Government faces legal threat over load shedding crisis

Bloomberg Opposition politicians and South Africa’s biggest labour union say they’re readying a lawsuit against the head ...

2 weeks ago | January 17, 2023

British American Tobacco to retrench even more SA workers as its ...

Jan Cronje South Africa’s largest tobacco manufacturer, British American Tobacco SA (BATSA), says falling ...

Economists see 45 pc chance of recession in SA in 2023 as load ...

Bloomberg Prinesha Naidoo & Sarina Yoo South Africa faces a 45 percent chance of slipping into recession this year ...

2 weeks ago | January 16, 2023

Two SA airports ranked in global top 20, and FlySafair is ...

Carin Smith Low-cost South African airline FlySafair is the second most on-time airline in the world, according to an ...

2 weeks ago | January 13, 2023

Eskom’s troubles worsen

South Africa has entered a critical phase of revamping its sole nuclear plant and needs it to run according to plan to ...

If electricity generation indicates economic activity, SA has collapsed

As far as the governing ANC is concerned, the electricity crisis is manageable and under control. Yet if you were to ask ...