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Angola: President Lourenço’s grace period is over

The country’s economic troubles began in 2014 when global crude oil prices dipped, hampering the government’s ability to generate revenue

Could Mugabe lose his limo?

This includes President Robert Mugabe’s desk and “Zim-One”, his official car, a Mercedes-Benz S600 Pullman Guard armored limousine.

Exploring Africa’s favourite beers

Snapshots of Africa’s most popular beers and the breweries that created them during colonialism and post independence.

‘Kenya is open for business’

The Kenya-South Africa Joint Business Council will help normalise trade between the two countries

Powerhouses can work together

Kenyans in Joburg to stake out their stall

Nigeria votes: What could go terribly wrong, or wonderfully right, with the election?

Nigeria votes today in a closely fought election after a campaign dominated by a slowing economy and a war against Islamist Boko Haram militants.

Think African jets are flying coffins? These numbers will prove you wrong

Carriers in the region have generally taken home a poor safety report card. Don't write them off yet: there is real hope for the $70-billion industry.

Shock as Mozambique top lawyer Cistac shot after backing opposition, dies

Cistac reportedly said calls by Renamo for greater autonomy for the north and centre of the country could be justified under the constitution.

Tanzania cracks down on ‘dirty’ dance

With the explosion of social media, the "new generation" form of the kigodoro dance has gone viral, leading to its blacklisting by the state.

Rape claims threaten to overshadow Ebola response plan

The African Union will have to deal with a crisis of another colour altogether, even as a continental response strategy to illness takes shape.

Africa as we know her might soon be history thanks to rebels, minerals, and drugs

The discovery of new riches in the soil might lead to secession, or encourage regions to cooperate. It’s not yet clear which trend will prevail.

Press Releases

Introducing the new CSIR strategy and identity

This will guide the research, development and innovation organisation in its pursuit to conduct research that enables a capable state

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

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