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Solar energy for Zambia can end poverty in sub-Saharan Africa

When electricity reaches Zambia through the solar market, we could see a dramatic decrease in poverty and a surge in creative entrepreneurs contributing to a thriving economy...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 19 Apr 2017

The yo-yo world of commodities

While commodities may be on the rise globally, South Africa is a mixed bag...

By Danette Breitenbach 10 Apr 2017

Implats awarded $16m in constructive fraudulent transfer case

Implats has been awarded $16m on a claim of constructive fraudulent transfer during insolvency by a jury in Pennsylvania, United States...

5 Apr 2017

#MiningIndaba: A global economic snapshot

People should be buying gold on the back of a strong dollar and a recessionary economic environment...

By Nicci Botha 6 Feb 2017

The changing face of Africa's energy projects

African energy programmes in the face of global political and economic headwinds...

By Nicci Botha 6 Feb 2017

Mining output plunges 4.2% in November

Mining output plunged 4.2% in November from a year earlier, Statistics SA said on Tuesday, 17 January...

By Pericles Anetos 18 Jan 2017

Resources sector may be the one to beat

With 2017 only a few working days old, mining stocks have already proven that resources will be the sector to watch...

By Maarten Mittner 12 Jan 2017

Making hydropower bankable in Africa

Technically, Africa has significant potential for hydropower. There are, however, two constraints to realising this potential, commercial viability and lack of political structures...

24 Nov 2016

SA construction sector must expand into Africa to overcome slump

While the multidisciplinary South African construction industry contributes significantly to the economy and employment, globally the industry is exposed to the business cycle and has been under tremendous pressure...

14 Nov 2016

ASEAN market seeks to increase bilateral trade with Africa

Member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations will make a leap into the African continent with their first joint trade mission and business expo in South Africa next year...

11 Nov 2016

Bulk exports slip due to coal-line maintenance

SA's bulk export volumes fell by 0.7% year-on-year in October to 12.80-million tons, Transnet National Ports Authority said...

By Dominic Preuss 10 Nov 2016

Developing agricultural and energy security in rural Africa

There is a great need to develop renewable energy, particularly for small and medium-size enterprises in the agricultural and agro-processing industries...

28 Oct 2016

Oakbay "sets the record straight"

It's been a tough week for Oakbay. CEO, Nazeem Howa quit and the finance minister virtually thumbed his nose at the company's suggestion he withdraw his court application...

21 Oct 2016

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