Amid an unexpected surge in demand and price boom for commodities, some miners in South Africa are sitting on stockpiles and struggling to reach ... 2019 export targets because of bottlenecks on rail and capacity problems at the country’s ports.
Eskom, South Africa’s state-owned power utility, is facing a litany of challenges. The Conversation Africa asked Professor Anton Eberhard, ... director of the Power Futures Lab at the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business, to pose questions to the power utility’s CEO, André de Ruyter.
Shoprite, the largest supermarket retailer on the continent, is spreading its wings in its home market while implementing a substantial pull ... back from West and East Africa. The move is in line with a recent trend among South African retailers divesting from their operations in the rest of the continent.
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South African private healthcare group Mediclinic International plans to reduce its reliance on power from state-owned Eskom with a new renewable-energy ... agreement, the company’s infrastructure executive Kobus Jonck tells The Africa Report.
Former president Jacob Zuma's sudden release on medical parole has sparked questions over whether President Cyril Ramaphosa has enough political ... support in the governing African National Congress for his reform agenda.
Prominent South African opposition leader Helen Zille has attacked South Africa's highest court and the electoral commission (IEC) ahead of what ... could be the most difficult local government poll for her party in over two decades. The elections date has been set for 1 November.