Amazon to acquire minority stake in an Indian supermarket chain operator
by Euan Roch and Nivedita Bhattacharjee on August 23, 2019 at 8:30 pm
Amazon.com Inc is set to snag a 3.58 percent minority stake in India’s Future Retail, which operates more than 1,500 stores in India.
Egypt launches environmental festival to promote ecotourism
by Ahmed Shafiq on August 23, 2019 at 8:00 pm
The three-day festival, titled Nature and Local Cultures Festival, is organized by the Egyptian Ministry in cooperation with local communities.
WATCH: Kulula celebrates 18 years in South African skies this August
by Staff Reporter on August 23, 2019 at 7:30 pm
18 years ago, South Africa’s airline, kulula.com took flight in uncharted territory, pioneering the country’s low-cost airline industry.
Safaricom firm pledges support for green growth, inclusivity
by Naftali Mwaura on August 23, 2019 at 7:00 pm
The report titled "Towards reducing inequalities" shed light on innovative measures Safaricom has adopted to promote equity, diversity and inclusion.
A short-term spike for Bitcoin is on the cards
by Bloomberg on August 23, 2019 at 6:30 pm
After bouncing around the $10000 price level for the past two weeks, Bitcoin appears to be gaining momentum for a push higher.
Tesla in advanced talks with LG Chem on battery supply in China - source
by Yilei Sun and Hyunjoo Jin on August 23, 2019 at 6:00 pm
Tesla is in advanced talks with LG Chem Ltd to source batteries for vehicles to be made in its Shanghai plant, a person familiar with the matter said.
Exxaro ready to work with the government
by Dineo Faku on August 23, 2019 at 5:30 pm
Exxaro Resources yesterday became the latest company to put pressure on the government to take action to spur the economy.
Mozambique to host annual trade fair for promoting local products
by Leo Pedro on August 23, 2019 at 5:15 pm
The event will help Mozambican producers to tackle the problem of certificating their products.
LISTEN: A treat for mashonisa – debt relief bill creates vacuum for loan sharks
by Georgina Crouth on August 23, 2019 at 4:55 pm
The National Credit Amendment Act is likely to plunge the working class deeper in the red … says Georgina Crouth.
Numbrs raises $1BN as it prepares to expand
by Bloomberg on August 23, 2019 at 4:30 pm
A Zurich-based fintech firm whose investors include Josef Ackermann has raised additional money to value the company at more than $1 billion.
Africa energy chamber says to explore business opportunities in China
by Ndumiso Mlilo on August 23, 2019 at 4:00 pm
As Chinese investment into Africa increases, the chamber says, it's assisting several Chinese companies in navigating Africa's growing energy markets.
India health ministry ‘wants to ban production, import of e-cigarettes’
by Reuters on August 23, 2019 at 3:30 pm
India's health ministry has proposed a ban on the production and import of electronic cigarettes.
Tyre-burning at MultiChoice strike sponsored by opportunists - ICTU
by Staff reporter on August 23, 2019 at 3:01 pm
The strike action by MultiChoice workers called by the ICTU has escalated as people burnt tyres outside the Johannesburg offices.
Huawei says impact of US trade restrictions less than feared
by Reuters on August 23, 2019 at 3:00 pm
Huawei Technologies said on Friday its business has been less impacted by US trade restrictions than the company had initially feared.
Standard Bank expecting the Ivory Coast to start taking off
by Bloomberg on August 23, 2019 at 2:30 pm
Standard Bank expects its investment into French-speaking African countries to start taking off once its Ivory Coast business becomes established.
Zimbabwe, China agree to enhance collaboration in economic research
by Xinhua on August 23, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Zimbabwe stands to benefit from the DRC also include human capital development and digital transformation; public enterprise reforms and more.
OPINION: Is gene editing the beginning of a slippery slope?
by Louis Fourie on August 23, 2019 at 1:30 pm
The 4IR is driven by the confluence of physical, digital and biological technologies writes Louis Fourie.
Cyril Ramaphosa takes investment drive to G7 Summit, Tokyo conference
by ANA Reporter on August 23, 2019 at 12:39 pm
President Cyril Ramaphosa will undertake two working visits over the next week, starting with the G7 summit in France this weekend, the presidency said.
Krugerrands hit world record highs
by Partnered Content on August 15, 2019 at 1:25 pm
The 1 oz bullion krugerrand coin, created by the SA gold industry in 1967, recently hit a new world and South African record of R22 500 per coin.