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Kenya’s central bank chief weathers Parliament

Kenya's central bank chief Njuguna Ndung'u has had a career dogged by persistent market chaos, drawing heavy criticism about his tenure.

African growth does little to cure inequality

The IMF predicts that even as rich countries face a slowdown, sub-Saharan African economies are expected to post nearly 6% average growth in 2012.

Pirates release Maltese chemical tanker

Somali pirates have freed the 18-man crew of a Maltese-flagged chemical tanker after the payment of a $4-million ransom,

Kenya nabs terror suspect after blasts rock Nairobi

Kenyan police have arrested a man suspected of belonging to a terrorist group, after two blasts in Nairobi killed one person and injured more than 20.

One dead, dozens injured in second Nairobi blast

Two grenade blasts killed one and wounded more than 20 in Nairobi, apparently in retaliation for Kenya's hunt for al-Shabaab insurgents in Somalia.

Bharti eyes mobile market leadership in Kenya

Zain Kenya plans to invest more than 25-billion shillings in the next 18 months in a bid to gain market leadership.

Africa’s telecom investment to exceed $70bn by 2012

Africa's telecom sector will surpass the $55-billion promised by investors at a United Nations backed meeting in 2007.

AU picks Zimbabwe for Peace and Security Council

The African Union (AU) has selected Zimbabwe for a place on its Peace and Security Council, one of the bloc's most powerful organs.

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Scores die in Western Cape’s deadly taxi tit-for-tat

Forty-three people were shot dead in the first six months of this year in the Western Cape’s intractable taxi violence, while close to 100 have been arrested and 40 are on court rolls in connection with the conflict

Ingonyama Trust Board moves to retrench staff

More than 50 workers at the Ingonyama Trust Board have been issued section 189 notices

Solar stuck where sun don’t shine: State spends R289m to store solar water heaters

The national solar water heater programme is set to take off once again this year, but meanwhile the government is spending millions on storing heaters that have yet to be installed

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Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond

This webinar on Debt Management, sponsored by Debt Rescue, had its experts share a practical approach to debt management amid this crisis and beyond

NSTF-South32 Awards

All of the awards are made for outstanding contributions to science, engineering, technology and innovation in South Africa

The benefits of being a GEMS member

The scheme offers comprehensive and affordable healthcare options to all public service employees and greater access to better healthcare

The evolution of South Africa’s savings culture

A common misconception is that you need a lot of money to start saving, but this is simply not true – you can start with R50

Tobacco producers welcome new research confirming that cigarette ban has failed

Every day that goes by shows the importance of getting rid of this ban and going back to producing and selling cigarettes as we were before

Cost increases sharing of cigarettes

Many people are questioning whether the ban on tobacco in South Africa is not in fact having the opposite effect of that intended

How to tell if you have a hidden contact centre in your business

The important thing to remember is that a contact centre is defined less by the physical space it occupies and more by the customer experience it delivers

Accessing health and justice in a time of Covid-19

The similarities between the HIV epidemic and the Covid-19 pandemic are hard to ignore – the most obvious is the level of premature deaths caused by both

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