On the 9 August 1956, over 20,000 women marched to Pretoria’s Union Buildings in protest of the Apartheid pass laws that restricted the movements ... of black women across the country. Years later, after the abolition of apartheid, the government of South Africa declared August Women's Month in honour of those brave women. In light of that day, we look at South Africa's top five women making waves in the male-dominated music industry.
Mounting economic woes have prompted South Africa’s largest labour-union federation to mobilise against the ruling African National Congress ... (ANC). The two sides are not expected to turn into political foes, according to analysts, who believe the labour movement is seeking political gains.
Securing funding for Botswana Diamonds projects has the potential to contribute to a revival of domestic exploration as the country’s established ... mines age, the company’s managing director James Campbell tells The Africa Report.
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“The kings of business” (2/5). With Google, BioNTech and the Emirati government among its clients, the London-based start-up has, in just ... a few years, earned itself a place in the select club of artificial intelligence and machine learning companies.
The White House announced late Thursday (1 September) that President Joe Biden will be hosting his South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa ... in Washington on 16 September ahead of the UN General Assembly in New York. Security, trade climate, food, health... here is a breakdown of the key points they will address.
A South African court has ruled that inadequate consultation of local communities invalidates an exploration right granted to Royal Dutch Shell ... to conduct oil and gas exploration off the county’s Wild Coast.
African life insurance markets still offer “pockets of opportunity” even as inflation and slowing growth cloud the continent’s overall ... prospects, Absa Life Insurance CEO Eugene Strauss tells The Africa Report.
The Tyre Importers Association of South Africa (TIASA) has made a court application to compel a group of multinationals to disclose information ... behind their request for increased anti-dumping duties on tyres.