NewsSouthern Africa

Tue,20Feb2018

Southern Africa

South African budget to set out "tough" measures to repair post-Zuma economy

Finance minister Malusi Gigaba, speaks to journalists at the presidential guest house in Pretoria, South Africa, March 31, 2017. Photo: Themba Hadebe/AP/SIPASouth Africa's finance ministry is set to spell out "tough decisions" in its 2018 budget on Wednesday to plug a revenue gap and narrow the deficit, providing an early look at how new President Cyril Ramaphosa plans to repair the ailing economy.

 

 

 

 

Read more...

The next revolutionary movement is sweeping across Southern Africa

 

WIKUS DE WET/AFPThe ruling liberation movements of the Southern African region have stark choices in this confluence of historic moments: reform governance and  fight corruption, or risk losing power and provoking the ire of a new generation of activists

Read more...

South Africa declares drought a national disaster

14022018SouthAfricaSouth Africa has declared a national disaster over the drought afflicting southern and western regions including Cape Town, though the city pushed back its "Day Zero", the day the city's taps will run dry.

Read more...

Central Asia Metals looks to enter Africa in search of copper project

Sept. 20, 2016: Zambia's President Edgar Lungu speaks during the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters. Photo: Frank Franklin II/AP/SIPABase metals miner Central Asia Metals (CAML) is on the hunt for a new copper project in Southern Africa for up to $400 million in what would be its first foray into the continent, its chief executive said.

Read more...

Gupta banker Baroda quits South Africa

September 2010L Atul Gupta is seen outside magistrates courts in Johannesburg. Photo: AP/SIPAThe Bank of Baroda, which became embroiled with the Guptas, scandal-ridden businessmen friends of President Jacob Zuma, has announced plans to exit South Africa, the central bank said on Monday.

Read more...

Opinion: No man is an island

 

Patrick Smith, editor-in-chief of The Africa Report, shares his thoughts on nurturing Africa's creativity and innovation

Read more...

Page 1 of 563

Subscriptions Digital EditionSubscriptions PrintEdition

FRONTLINE

NEWS

POLITICS

HEALTH

SPORTS

BUSINESS

SOCIETY

TECHNOLOGY

COLUMNISTS

Music & Film

SOAPBOX

Newsletters

Keep up to date with the latest from our network :

subscribe2

Connect with us