Standard Bank is in the process of concluding an agreement with Singaporean fintech Dltledgers to use Blockchain technology to improve soft commodities ... trade between Africa and countries of the Association of Southeast Nations (ASEAN), the bank’s head of trade Vinod Madhavan tells The Africa Report.
2020 was a strange, rollercoaster year, says Roland van Wijnen, the chief executive officer of PPC, South Africa’s largest cement producer. ... The company fought off its DRC debt woes, put up some of its units for sale, experienced a spike in demand for cement and seemingly cracked the code on good management.
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Apartheid ruined the youth of generation of South Africans. While the country now has democracy, how long will the cycle of youth challenges ... – poor-quality schools, lack of funding for education, extremely weak job prospects and a political system closed off to new voices – go unbroken?
Accused of corruption and under investigation for conflicts of interest, South Africa's former President Jacob Zuma is the target of a string ... of legal proceedings. We give you a visual guide to 12 major scandals involving the former South African head of state: from the arms deal, to Gaddafi's cash, via the Gupta brothers and Bosasa.
South Africa is “unequivocally” on the path to recovery as President Cyril Ramaphosa’s strengthened authority is reflected in a series ... of recent reforms, Standard Bank chief economist Goolam Ballim tells The Africa Report.