Thu, Feb 9, 2023

iron ore

Anglo American to Cut Mine Assets As Losses Top $5.5 Billion

In a bid to make up for falling profits in a  bad commodities market, the once-mighty Anglo American of South Africa will sell off...
Helen Zille

“300 Years of Progress in a Week” Says Optimistic Zille After...

Democratic Alliance premier of the Western Cape Helen Zille is a well-known and pithy Tweeter, and her recent response in her Inside Government newsletter to...
Sun City

South Africa’s Iconic Sun City to get a Facelift

South Africa’s legendary playground Sun City is due to undergo a dramatic rejuvenation project worth R800 million rand over the course of 2016. According to a...
africa confidential

Nene Firing Was Over Nuclear Deal Benefiting Guptas, Says UK Report

A UK-based news site has named two "allies" of the Zuma-associated business family the Guptas, saying the two were closely aligned with the short-lived...

Africa’s Big Cities Offer Investors Hope in Hard Times

JOHANNESBURG - Africa's biggest economies have been hammered by the collapse in commodity prices over the past 18 months but there are still investment...

Africa the Right Place for Mining Investment, Says Minister

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane said Africa remains the ideal destination for investment by international mining companies when he opened the 2016 Mining Indaba at...
cape town

South Africa Never Been Cheaper for Tourists, Thanks to Zuma

If anyone in Britain has not heard about how cheap South Africa is for a holiday, the Spectator has published an article reminding them...

Associated British Foods Plans Buyout Offer For South Africa’s Illovo Sugar

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's Illovo Sugar said on Monday it has received a non-binding expression of interest from its largest shareholder Associated British Foods...
u.s congress

U.S. Congress Passes Bill to Bring Electricity to 50 Million in...

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Congress on Monday passed the Electrify Africa Act, which aims to bring electricity to 50 million Africans by the year...
scrap cape town

The Scrap Collectors of Cape Town PICTORIAL

Jonathan Plaatjies is 29 years old and unemployed. He lives in Nuwe Begin, just outside Mfuleni, about 30 kilometres from Cape Town’s centre. Plaatjies makes...