Date archive forDecember, 2019
Bank of Mozambique
By On Tuesday, December 31st, 2019
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Mozambique cracks whip on financial sector quackery

from ARIMANDO DOMINGOS in Maputo, Mozambique MAPUTO – THE cancellation of trading licences of two credit unions and five bureaux de change is the latest in a series of crackdowns by authorities to bring More...

Artists and fans at a 2019 Cape Town Kaapse Klopse. File photo
By On Tuesday, December 31st, 2019
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MTN releases Cape Town carnival songs

Artists and fans at a 2019 Cape Town Kaapse Klopse. File photo from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN – MTN South Africa, sponsor of the Kaapse Klopse Carnival, has released six exclusive Kaapse Klopse More...

Photovoltaic solar panels
By On Monday, December 30th, 2019
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Malawi harvests solar to address power shortfalls

Photovoltaic solar panels from MAVHUTO BANDA in Lilongwe, Malawi LILONGWE – IN region battling its worst epileptic power supplies in recent years, Malawi has taken a lead in tapping to the vast sunshine More...

OneMoney
By On Friday, December 27th, 2019
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Zimbabwe records steady mobile money growth

OneMoney from DANAI MWARUMBWA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE – MOBILE money transactions in Zimbabwe have grown by over 20 percent to $575 million over the past three months. The telecommunications regulator More...

Luke Zunga is Chartered Secretary and Corporate Governance at C & Z Professionals. He is also the Global Zimbabwe Diaspora Forum (ZDF) chairman.
By On Friday, December 27th, 2019
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OPINION: South African Economy Has a Yoke Around its Neck

Luke Zunga is Chartered Secretary and Corporate Governance at C & Z Professionals. He is also the Global Zimbabwe Diaspora Forum (ZDF) chairman. by LUKE ZUNGA JOHANNESBURG – THE Monetary Policy Committee More...

Huawei’s Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Kian Chen (centre), MTN South Africa Foundation General Manager Kusile Mtunzi-Hairwadzi (left) with pre-teens and teens from the Afrika Tikkun Arekopaneng Centre in Orange Farm, south of Johannesburg.
By On Monday, December 23rd, 2019
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Underprivileged SA youth empowered on 4IR

Huawei’s Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Kian Chen (centre), MTN South Africa Foundation General Manager Kusile Mtunzi-Hairwadzi (left) with pre-teens and teens from the Afrika Tikkun Arekopaneng Centre in Orange More...

Eskom power
By On Monday, December 23rd, 2019
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Load shedding mars SA mining sector prospects

by TINTSWALO BALOYI  JOHANNESBURG – THE resumption power cuts, elevated operational costs and an uncertain policy environment as well as the unclear global growth outlook and flat commodity prices are placing More...

Top smartphones manufacturers in 2018
By On Monday, December 23rd, 2019
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Smartphone subscriptions soaring in Tanzania

from ALLOYCE KIMBUNGA in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania DAR-ES-SALAAM – SMARTPHONES are projected to surpass feature phone subscriptions in Tanzania by 2024 following increasing third generation (3G) and 4G network More...

Angola oil production
By On Saturday, December 21st, 2019
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Old habits rendering Angola a no-go area for investors

Angola oil production from PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, Angola LUANDA – JUST recently, organisers of a major oil and gas summit scheduled for Angola next year bragged how the country was set to attract much-needed More...

Photo by Cristian HERNANDEZ / AFP
By On Friday, December 20th, 2019
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South Africa firms adopt Cloud amid power cuts

by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH Africa’s recent load shedding spell, the worst in years, has added interest in Cloud services as local firms insulate themselves from the country’s energy fallout. This More...