A number of factors will impede Zuma’s opportunity to have a ‘Lula moment’, says Prof Dirk Kotze.
Possible steps that can be taken in the National Budget to avert a junk status.
A weak president presiding over a racially polarised nation faces a serious task.
Transnet Port Terminals is extending its footprint beyond the borders of SA with a team that has taken occupation at the Port of Cotonou in Benin, West Africa.
Zambian deputy finance minister Christopher Mvunga says Zambia's economy is expected to grow by 3.7% this year, largely stable from last year.
President Barack Obama has signed into law a measure aimed at expanding electricity to millions of households in sub-Saharan Africa, a move that will boost growth.
The crisis facing African mining companies due to declining productivity and return on invested capital can be turned around, McKinsey proposes in a report.
National Oil Corp in western Libya has warned traders against loading “illicit” cargoes of oil at Hariga port in the eastern part of the country.
Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has declared the El Niño induced drought a state of national disaster as millions of people face hunger.
Expat Zimbabweans living and working in other countries such as SA, the UK and the US have remitted nearly $1bn back home in 2015.
Zimbabwe's government has widened its tax bracket to include VAT on nearly 40 imported basic food commodities as the country’s revenue performance disappoints.
The World Bank says Zimbabwe's economy will grow at 1.5% this year, which is slower than the government's estimate of 2.7%.
Strong investment flows to Africa will sustain high economic growth on the continent even amid low oil prices and a slowdown in China, the African Development Bank head says.
Shares of Flour Mills of Nigeria have shown a marked increase as they increased the most in 14 months as a stake sale to Lafarge Africa buoyed profit.
Matthew Lester has put together a string of videos highlighting key issues ahead of SONA.
It’s never too late to start saving, even when economic times are tough.
Before investing in a buy-to-let property, there are many factors to consider.
Matthew Lester is shocked by President Jacob Zuma's offer to pay the money, he has a SONA wish li...
Last week, the JSE and the rand reached their highest levels this year.
Matthew Lester ponders whether to invest in a local retirement annuity or go offshore.
Simon Brown looks at what investors should take into account before selling a stock.
The International Monetary Fund stands ready to help sub-Saharan Africa's oil exporters cope with plunging crude prices and growing fiscal pressures.
Senegal has hailed the discovery of offshore gas reserves estimated at 450 billion cubic metres as a game changer for the west African nation.
The Competition Tribunal has found that a deal between the SABC and MultiChoice did not constitute a merger to be notified in terms of the Competition Act.
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