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37 mins ago | May 24, 2022

Distributed Power Africa and EDF extend partnership to South Africa

Business Writer Distributed Power Africa (DPA), a business owned by Cassava Technologies and Électricité de France ...

4 days ago | May 20, 2022

Expressway set to boost Kenya’s tourism sector: Official

NAIROBI. — The Chinese-built Nairobi expressway is expected to boost the tourism sector in Kenya, a senior government ...

Markus Jooste penalty still under consideration

South Africa’s financial service regulator is still considering what penalty former Steinhoff CEO Markus Jooste ...

Tongaat Hulett chair resigns

Embattled sugar producer Tongaat Hulett has announced the resignation of its chair Louis von Zeuner. The company said on ...

5 days ago | May 19, 2022

Moyo case: High Court rules in favour of Old Mutual boar

Bloomberg The Gauteng Local Division of the High Court on Monday dismissed, with costs, former Old Mutual CEO Peter ...

2 weeks ago | May 13, 2022

Diamond prices are spiking

Prices are surging in some corners of the rough-diamond market, as sanctions on one of the world’s two giant miners ...

Solar, wind costs climbing, but still cheaper than fossil fuel

Globally, renewable energy capacity increased 6 percent to almost 295 GW in 2021. Increasing commodity and freight ...

Anglo American to return to Zambia with Arc Minerals copper deal

Arc Minerals (ARCMA.L) said on Thursday that Anglo American (AAL.L) will take majority control of its Zambia ...

3 weeks ago | May 6, 2022

Kenya’s economy grows at fastest pace in 11 years

Kenya’s economy expanded at the fastest pace in 11 years in 2021, rebounding from a coronavirus-induced contraction the ...

One in five SA farmers plans to leave

One in five farmers in South Africa plans to leave the sector in the next decade, research shows. Stellenbosch ...

Overhaul of SA’s energy policy needed

An energy policy overhaul is urgently required as the time to bridge South Africa’s energy supply gap has effectively ...

2 months ago | March 29, 2022

Mboweni hails SADC Model Law on PFM

Moses Magadza South Africa’s first black central bank governor, Tito Mboweni, has described the development of a ...

2 months ago | March 25, 2022

Barrick Gold sees scope to grow copper output

Barrick Gold Corp., the world’s second-biggest producer of the precious metal, sees opportunity to grow its copper ...

Africa needs off-grid support

Off-grid power development in Africa needs support to prevent at least 30 million people from losing electricity access ...

SA’s Godongwana rules out creation of a new state bank

South African Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana ruled out the creation of a new state bank, saying the country lacked ...

2 months ago | March 17, 2022

Standard Bank won’t finance any new coal power plants, ...

News24.com The Standard Bank Group has committed not to finance new coal-fired power plants and intends to bolster its ...

2 years ago | October 23, 2020

SA’s main index halts rally

South Africa’s main stock index halted a two-day rally, after falling 0.4 percent yesterday, as Sasol Ltd. joined ...

2 years ago | April 14, 2020

China in the driver’s seat amid calls for Africa debt relief

JOHANNESBURG/BEIJING/WASHINGTON – Support is growing for debt relief to help the world’s poorest, indebted nations ...

2 years ago | April 8, 2020

SADC adopts cross border movement guidelines

The Southern African Development  Community (SADC) has adopted special guidelines to harmonise and  facilitate the ...

Coronavirus impact sees Glencore Zambian unit shut copper mines

LUSAKA - Glencore’s Zambian unit Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) will shutter its mines on Wednesday following disruption from ...