Zimbabwe's biggest mobile telephone company has pushed up data charges by a multiple of 25 in line with new regulations, prompting critics to complain that President Robert Mugabe's government is trying to throttle the use of social media.
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- Wednesday, 14 December 2016 12:54
Africa's biggest grocery retailer Shoprite is in talks with Steinhoff about buying its African assets in an all-share deal that would create a group with $15bn in annual sales, the pair said on Wednesday.
- Tuesday, 13 December 2016 13:38
South African power utility Eskom will this week invite bids to build six nuclear reactors in the government's push to increase nuclear capacity, its acting CEO said on Tuesday, despite the concerns of campaign groups and economists.
- Monday, 12 December 2016 15:17
Zambia should delay its planned re-financing of $2.8bn worth of eurobonds until financing conditions ease, an International Monetary Fund (IMF) representative said on Monday.
- Friday, 09 December 2016 12:35
South Africa's Sibanye Gold took a major step outside its home market on Friday with a $2.2bn cash bid for Stillwater Mining, the only US miner of platinum and palladium.