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Continental drifts towards Africa

Last year the UK, the United States, Russia and the European Union unveiled their new strategies for Africa and China Germany and India tweaked theirs

The United States is shifting its attitude towards Pretoria

Historically, South Africa has been seen as a strategic partner for countries outside the African continent, specifically the US

Continent must be smart about funding

To limit dependence on China, Africa has several options to raise cash for infrastructure development

China’s expanding military footprint in Africa

A markedly more muscular approach on the continent is taking Beijing out of its comfort zone

Bleeding SA turns to Ramaphosa

Hopes are pinned on the economic stimulus package but uncertainty bedevils the economy

How much is China’s $60-billion really worth?

Xi Jinping opened his wallet again, but it’s hard to track where the money for Africa really goes

Latest

Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income