Africa

2 weeks ago | July 20, 2021

UK firm to help raise funds for white former commercial farmers

Government has appointed UK based financial advisory firm, Newstate Partners, to help raise funding for the compensation ...

11 months ago | September 1, 2020

Sasol now battles the effect of a US hurricane

Sibongile Khumalo Hurricane Dorian moves slowly past Grand Bahama Island on September 2, 2019. (Getty Images) Sasol, ...

Petrol price to inch up by 1 cent per litre from Wednesday morning

South African Motorists will be paying 1 c/l more for both grades of petrol from Wednesday morning, while diesel will ...

1 year ago | June 17, 2020

Africa’s youth were asked what concerned them most – ...

South African youth are most concerned about unemployment and corruption, and less optimistic than their peers on the ...

1 year ago | May 20, 2020

South Africa’s rand firms as vaccine hopes boost risk demand

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s rand edged up early on Wednesday, clinging on to gains spurred by global hopes of a ...

1 year ago | April 17, 2020

‘South Africa GDP shrinks 2,5pc’

JOHANNESBURG. — Ratings agency Moody’s cut its forecast for South Africa’s economy to a 2,5 percent contraction in 2020, ...

1 year ago | March 6, 2020

Rand steady in calm trade after coronavirus slide

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa’s rand traded slightly firmer early on Friday, recovering from a sharp dip in the ...

2 years ago | January 29, 2020

S.Africa’s rand steady as investors assess virus fallouts

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s rand was steady in early trade on Wednesday as investors took stock of the ...

2 years ago | July 5, 2019

Nigeria orders banks to loan more money

In an effort to boost economic growth in Africa’s most populous country, Nigeria is giving its banks a choice — lend ...

Naspers names black woman CEO

A little more than 100 years ago, Naspers was created by white South Africans to produce a Dutch-language newspaper. Now ...

2 years ago | February 15, 2019

Zimbabwe’s agric takes off

Ishemunyoro Chingwere Zimbabwe’s agriculture sector is set for a major boost after the world-acclaimed manufacturer of ...