Nigeria's communications ministry said on Wednesday that it is up to President Muhammadu Buhari to decide "in which direction to go" with a $5.2 billion fine imposed on mobile phone network operator MTN.
- Wednesday, 25 November 2015 13:24
- Wednesday, 25 November 2015 11:20
- Crystal Orderson in Cape Town
Momentum is growing in support of a female presidential candidate for the governing ANC party. Some are supporting it as a long overdue advance for women leaders, while others have different political motives
- Wednesday, 25 November 2015 10:35
- Crystal Orderson
Having served as health minister in Nelson Mandela's cabinet and then as foreign minister in Thabo Mbeki's, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has the credentials and experience needed for the presidency.
- Wednesday, 25 November 2015 00:00
- Patrick Smith
At the end of this month, all diplomatic roads will lead to Paris for a global summit on the looming catastrophe of drastic and irreversible climate change. On its present course, man-made climate change will destroy the livelihoods of a quarter of the world's people and hundreds of millions of them will be in Africa.
- Tuesday, 24 November 2015 10:00
- Chris Mfula
Glencore's Zambian unit has laid off 4,300 workers, union and company sources said on Tuesday, as the mining and trading company deepens cuts in copper output to support flagging prices.
- Monday, 23 November 2015 14:24
- Janet Shoko
Zimbabwe's Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa is this week faced with a herculean task of pacifying competing stakeholders in sharing drawn down national finances, as he unveils his 2016 national budget on Thursday.