While the road ahead may still present significant challenges, some of Africa's most long-standing internal trade barriers are beginning to show signs of falling. We interview David Williams, Maersk Line Africa chief executive and global head of Safmarine to find out more...
Ilse van den Berg 30 May 2017
A newly-signed power purchase agreement marks the first step in Mozambique's plans to add renewable energy to its power mix...
2 Nov 2016
An initiative to heighten access to TB-related services and information among affected mining communities is currently being undertaken by the World Bank...
12 Oct 2016
Africa's overall growth has slowed but new research shows long-term fundamentals are strong and there are big business opportunities ahead...
16 Sep 2016
Energy companies will require local networks of logistics partners to make these imports cost-effective. Hennie van Wyk believes there are three vital areas to get right...
28 Apr 2016
A 120MW gas-fired power station at Ressano Garcia, on the border between South Africa and Mozambique, was officially inaugurated last week...
24 Feb 2016
Sasol has obtained approval from the Mozambique Council of Ministers for its field development plan (FDP) that will involve the development of further hydrocarbon resources to support growth in southern Africa...
3 Feb 2016
Oil and gas (O&G) discoveries have become a catalyst for investment into...
Siphesihle Hlela 5 Aug 2015
Xtract Resources intends building Mozambique's first large gold mine and restarting sizeable copper output in the Northern Cape, says CEO Jan Nelson, who was behind the growth of Pan African Resources into a mid-tier gold miner...
3 Jul 2015
The new Mozambique mining regulations for employees in the mining sector could "increase the risk of contract alteration and regulatory burden.
26 May 2015
South Africa and Africa in general benefitted immensely from the recent US-Africa Leaders' Summit held in Washington last week, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on his return.
13 Aug 2014
Sanlam says it has R3bn in discretionary capital that is earmarked for growth opportunities mainly in Africa and South-East Asia.
Phakamisa Ndzamela 6 Jun 2014
Transnet has pleaded with Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries to invest more on railway infrastructure to improve intra-regional trade.
Mpho Sibanyoni 29 May 2014
Shipping and logistics group Grindrod has been a big spender on infrastructure for some time. Growing its network of port and rail operations allows the group to diversify away from international shipping, a notoriously cyclical business.
19 May 2014
Zimbabwe's new central bank chief said the country's economy was weakening and the bank did not have the tools to fix it.
8 May 2014
Zimbabwe is planning a second auction of its Marange diamonds next February‚ buoyed by the interest in and sale of more than 279‚000 carats of diamonds in Antwerp‚ Belgium. The sale raked in US$10.7m.
Ray Ndlovu 24 Dec 2013