Low prices and high supplies are driving iron ore prices down. Analysts say large companies will survive the crunch but many smaller producers and explorers may be faced with tough decisions.
- Tuesday, 21 October 2014 13:29
- Janet Shoko
Zimbabwe's mobile regulatory authority – the Postal and Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) – has ordered all three mobile network operators to slash voice tariffs to 15 cents per minute with effect from December, down from 23 cents per minute.
- Tuesday, 21 October 2014 12:23
South African paralympian, Oscar Pistorius was on Wednesday sentenced to serve five years in prison after being convicted of culpable homicide for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, although the prosecuting authority has hinted that it might appeal, as it seeks a harsher sentence.
- Tuesday, 21 October 2014 10:41
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned African countries against rushing to issue Eurobonds, saying they may face exchange rate risks and problems repaying debts.
- Monday, 20 October 2014 16:21
- The Africa Report
In Mozambique the ruling party's relatively unknown presidential candidate won the October elections without much surprise. So far in politics, he has played tough with the opposition and toed the party line.