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Angola's investment in non-oil sectors is starting to pay off

With forecasts of rising commodity prices, investors must now bear in mind that we are moving towards a sellers' rather than buyers' marke...

By Miguel Damião Gago 6 hours ago

Solar power rising in southern African hotel industry

Members of the southern African hospitality industry are rapidly joining the green revolution and its not for show or Google ranking - there are savings to be had and natural vistas to preserve...

By Vanessa Rogers 16 Aug 2017

Expanded engagement for Caterpillar: Boosting sales and alleviating poverty

A strong signal of growing business engagement with Africa by large US corporations was the announcement last September by Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman of plans to invest over $1b in Africa over the next five years...

14 Jul 2017

SA takes 10th spot on renewables survey

Despite uncertainty around the future of South Africa's REIPPP, the country still ranked 10th among G20 countries for renewable energy investment...

10 Jul 2017

Green reporting will expose risky companies

G20 task force issues new Climate-Related Financial Disclosure Framework...

By Sharon Snell 5 Jul 2017

Getting the energy balance right

With the very real challenge of keeping the lights on, African countries are pursuing diversified energy portfolios to deliver universal access to electricity...

30 Jun 2017

Junior mining investment stumbling due to regulatory uncertainty

Regulatory uncertainty, lack of coordinated policy development and a poor administration are to blame for the poor investment climate in the junior mining sector.

9 Jun 2017

RBIDZ officials receive high-level SEZ training in China

Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone's senior management are partaking in a fourth Capacity Building programme on Special Economic Zones taking place in Tianjin, China, from 24 May to 13 June...

Issued by Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone 31 May 2017

#AfricaMonth: Internal trade barriers show signs of falling

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...

By Ilse van den Berg 30 May 2017

#AUW2017: Trends shaping the future of utilities

Marius Oosthuizen, a lecturer in strategic foresight at GIBS, unpacked some of the trends shaping the future of utilities...

By Sindy Peters 23 May 2017

What will Trump do about Africa?

Speculation around US president Donald Trump's policy plans for the African continent and growing concerns over the future of foreign aid projects...

18 May 2017

Campaign to disinvest in fossil fuels kicks off in Cape Town

City praised for its climate change policies...

By Melanie Gosling 11 May 2017

New virtual currency tied to oil takes aim at bitcoin

A new virtual currency aims to bitcoin by pegging its value to hard oil assets, a first in the rapidly growing digital money sector.

3 May 2017

Sibanye gets shareholder go-ahead for Stillwater deal

All resolutions to approve and implement the acquisition of Stillwater Mining Company were passed by the requisite majority of Sibanye shareholder votes...

25 Apr 2017

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Gold Fields sells Darlot mine

Gold Fields sold its unprofitable Darlot mine for A$18.5m in cash and shares to Australian Stock Exchange-listed Red 5, which plans to use the mine's infrastructure as a central processing hub in Western Australia.

5 Aug 2017

Once tax-free, Saudi Arabia starts expat levy

RIYADH - Saudi Arabia said it had begun taxing foreigners working in the private sector as part of fiscal reforms aimed at coping with a drop in oil revenues.

7 Jul 2017

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