'Fashionable ideologies' are just smokescreens and won't solve SA's jobs crisis.
The new political powerhouses must respect SA's democratic insitutions, says Solly Moeng.
Edward Ingram clarifies some points on banking terminology from his previous essay.
The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has reassured foreign investors that remittance of capital is a top payment priority, and that payments will still be made in dolllars.
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law a bill capping commercial bank lending rates.
Nigeria's central bank has asked commercial lenders to allocate 60% of their foreign exchange purchases to manufacturers.
Cobalt International Energy says the proposed $1.75bn sale of a 40% stake in two offshore oil blocks in Angola to the state oil company has been terminated.
Zambia's economy is forecast to improve next year as copper prices recover and inflation slows sharply, according to a Reuters poll.
Egypt plans to end fuel subsidies within three years and is aiming to increase fuel prices, government sources say.
Nigeria's naira has closed firmer on the interbank market after the central bank sold dollars to some commercial lenders towards the end of a session.
Africa has 41 of the world's 2 473 billionaires who between them hold $98bn of a total of $7.7trn in assets, down from $115bn in 2014, according to a survey.
Sub-Saharan Africa holds the highest potential to become a "niche" market for liquefied natural gas to feed power plants, according to BMI research.
Uganda expects its coffee exports in the 2016/2017 season to increase by 13.5% helped by favourable weather in a major growing area.
Mauritius has said tourism revenue in 2016 will be 1.8% higher than it had previously forecast, after a surge in visitors during the first half.
Traditional firms are feeling the heat with "virtual" legal service providers on the rise.
The proposed sugar tax is seen as yet another financial ambush on citizens.
SA investors can now buy Krugerrands at a 10% discount - but caution is advised.
A local entrepreneur tells how he has kept his small, black-owned mining business afloat.
The 100MW Kathu Solar Park in Northern Cape will keep the lights on in 50 000 households.
Wayde van Niekerk presents SA with a much-needed symbol of unity, says Solly Moeng.
An analyst weighs in on renewable energy options as lucrative nuclear deals beckon.
Companies practising gender discrimination turn their backs on a vast pool of talent.
Nigeria will need to combine monetary policies with fiscal and structural policies to overcome its worst economic crisis in decades, says President Muhammadu Buhari.
Protesters have blocked the gate to offices of US oil company Chevron in Nigeria's Niger Delta, widening a week-long demonstration to demand jobs and housing.
A power line inspection drone designed by local robotics engineers could be the answer to Eskom's power cut woes, and has already piqued interest overseas.
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