By On Friday, May 14th, 2021

Garatau Platinum to start mining end of May

Nkwe Platinum (Pty) Ltd Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Zhiyu ‘Gary’ Fan from MTHULISI SIBANDA in BURGERSFORT, Limpopo BURGERSFORT – MINING operations at South Africa’s multimillion More...

Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE)
By On Wednesday, May 12th, 2021

Botswana stock exchange reports down slide

Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) from ODIRILE TOTENG in Gaborone, Botswana GABORONE – THE Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) is struggling to recover from the economic gloom emanating from the coronavirus pandemic. The More...

Vodacom's 4G base station
By On Wednesday, May 12th, 2021

Vodacom spends over R200 million to expand rural coverage

Vodacom’s 4G base station by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – VODACOM has spent R207 million (US$14,8 million) to upgrade network infrastructure across the Free State and Northern Cape provinces during the More...

By On Tuesday, May 11th, 2021

OPPO enhances foray into SA’s 5G space

OPPO A74 5G by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – COMPETITION in South Africa’s fifth-generation (5G) smartphone space is intensifying with the launch of the OPPO A74 5G. With this latest addition, there are More...

DRC lithium
By On Monday, May 10th, 2021

DRC the next global frontier for lithium, tin

DRC lithium from JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA – THE Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is set to fulfill its renowned status as a global lithium and tin powerhouse following a cooperation agreement More...

Madagascar Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Fanomezantsoa Lucien Ranarivelo
By On Monday, May 10th, 2021

Insurance scheme launched for Madagascar farmers

Madagascar Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries,Fanomezantsoa Lucien Ranarivelo from MARIO RAJOMAZANDRY in Antananarivo, Madagascar ANTANANARIVO – THE International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Madagascar More...

Huawei Cloud AI
By On Friday, May 7th, 2021

‘Roaring 20s’ poised to power South Africa’s digital future

Huawei Cloud AI by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – THE fifth-generation technology standard for broadband cellular networks (5G), artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud computing have emerged as the catalysts More...

MTN Nigeria
By On Thursday, May 6th, 2021

MTN lists N110 billion in Nigeria

MTN Nigeria from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS – MTN Nigeria has issued N110 billion (US$4,12 billion) fixed rate bond in the West African country that is its biggest market. The Series I, seven-year, More...

Kenya's national beer
By On Wednesday, May 5th, 2021

Kenya cracks down on illegal beer traders

Kenya’s national beer from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI – KENYAN authorities have seized illicit alcoholic beverages with an estimated market value of KSh1,43 million (US$13 342) during More...

Chicken Avian Influenza
By On Tuesday, May 4th, 2021

Avian epidemic plunging poultry industry into turmoil

Chicken Avian Influenza by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG – STAKEHOLDERS are divided over South Africa’s prospects of containing the Avian Influenza (AI) as the outbreak spreads in the commercial hub of Gauteng. The More...