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
Sub-Saharan Africa trails the world in government policies that promote sustainable energy...
16 Feb 2017
Tanzania blames foreign countries for delays in Mkuju River uranium mining project...
Alvar Mwakyusa 10 Jan 2017
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
A 32.33 ct exceptional pink diamond recovered in Tanzania, East Africa was sold for US$15 million...
29 Mar 2016
Oil and gas (O&G) discoveries have become a catalyst for investment into...
Siphesihle Hlela 5 Aug 2015
Tanzanian lawmakers have passed a new petroleum bill that creates a regulatory and legal framework to manage discoveries and control of the East African nation's natural gas reserves and possible future oil finds, officials said...
7 Jul 2015
The National Development Corporation (NDC), a state-owned firm that oversees major projects, is determined to implement the Mchuchuma and Liganga iron ore mining projects at a cost of $3 billion...
3 Feb 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
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
President Jacob Zuma says South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) must explore ways to stimulate trade and investment between the two countries.
31 Oct 2013