Joseph Kabila

Pam Golding facilitates African kleptocrats’ money laundering

Government must take steps to clean up the country’s dirty real estate market, which has long offered a safe haven for criminals

Africa’s  ‘dinosaurs’ are dying out

Countries in political transition have very little time in which to deliver socioeconomic and political change

Dictators expand their toolbox

An update of How to Rig an Election is a guide to new strategies used by authoritarian leaders to stay in power

DRC authorities ban Kinshasa rallies over tensions

Tshisekedi was elected in December to replace Kabila who presided over sub-Saharan Africa's biggest country for nearly two decades

Guinea’s Condé eyes third term

Even as Algeria and Sudan have rid themselves of their long-standing leaders, Guinea may be about to create a new president-for-life

Losers in Africa’s presidential elections need to be more strategic

The parties should focus on winning seats in Parliament and at other levels of government

Kabila co-opts the opposition to prolong a family dynasty

The DRC’s former president has his eye on a long-term goal — to become of member of the Class of 2034 of lifelong leaders

Kabila urges unity on eve of new president’s inauguration

In his first speech since the December 30 presidential election, Kabila said he was 'calling for a grand coalition of all the progressive forces'

DRC court confirms Tshisekedi winner of disputed presidential election

Announcing the final results of the much-delayed poll, the Constitutional Court said Tshisekedi had won by a simple majority

Voting data points to massive fraud in DRC presidential election

Analysis of different sets of data have cast a shadow over the country’s election results announced last week

DRC court to examine election appeal from Tuesday

The Democratic Republic of the Congo's Constitutional Court said it would start hearing on Tuesday an appeal against the presidential election results

DRC presidential runner-up asks court to cancel result

Martin Fayulu has appealed to the Constitutional Court to annul the provisional result which awarded victory to his opposition rival Felix Tshisekedi

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Coronavirus: South Africa will evacuate citizens from Wuhan

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs