South Africa: Latest News
Makula Dunbar, 9:10 pm
From Bloomberg Vodafone Group Plc (VOD), the second- largest mobile service provider, is boosting investments in its African businesses as higher growth rates promise relief from stagnant earnings in Europe. Vodafone’s biggest African partner and South Africa’s largest wireless carrier, Vodacom Group Ltd. (VOD), today said full- year earnings per share rose at least 25 […]
Makula Dunbar, 7:04 pm
From The Economist Few people are more aware of the horrors of apartheid than Mamphela Ramphele. Her boyfriend, Steve Biko, the founder of the Black Consciousness movement, was beaten to death in police custody in 1977. Like South Africa’s ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC), Dr Ramphele, now an opposition politician, believes that the […]
Makula Dunbar, 8:15 pm
From Stock Market Wire Fastjet, Africa’s low-cost airline, has signed a memorandum of understanding with local South African investment company Blockbuster, with the objective of fastjet operating services in South Africa by the end of May Read more at stockmarketwire.com
abergman, 7:39 pm
As Rwanda seeks to become the IT hub of East Africa — like other nations across the continent — the country must contend with large-scale power failures and their detrimental effect on investment.
Makula Dunbar, 8:06 pm
From Business Day Live A global management shake-up at Toyota Motor has hit African shores, with local Toyota chief Johan van Zyl called in to head the new position of CEO of Toyota’s operations across Africa. Dr van Zyl, a “giant of the local motor industry” according to Econometrix chief economist Azar Jammine, is one […]
Staff, 8:07 pm
The Nile monitor is an excellent swimmer with a muscular body, a set of sharp teeth, and quick legs for running on land when it is not swimming in a Central or South African river.
Makula Dunbar, 9:30 pm
From All Africa Walmart’s recent arrival in South Africa was in many ways like the company’s arrival in any other market: contested and controversial. Nonetheless it was also a milestone for retailing in the country and for Africa as a whole. Whilst the question of Walmart’s corporate strategies and ethics is paramount for many, the […]
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