Business

Jun 22, 2020
The mobile gaming industry continues to grow with developers generating revenue in millions of dollars on a daily basis. Data acquired by Finbold.com shows that by June 2020, games on…
First, we tried the antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine. Then we tested the antiviral drug remdesivir. But new UK research gives the strongest indication yet we may have found a useful treatment…
Jun 16, 2020
To reaffirm its status as the biggest cement producer in Africa, Dangote Cement has set the pace with the exportation of 27,800 metric tonnes of clinker to a neighbouring African…
Jun 15, 2020
Edcon Holdings Ltd.’s administrators are fast-tracking a plan to sell all or parts of the business to keep South Africa’s second-largest clothing retailer in operation amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Interested…
Jun 03, 2020
Claims: Madagascar quits the World Health Organisation (WHO), and has been offered 20 million dollars by the WHO to kill their Covid-Organics cure. Verdict: False. Madagascar has neither quit the WHO…
May 28, 2020
Sasol is not selling its downstream fuel retail business as part of its ongoing asset disposal process, the petrochemical group said on Wednesday following reports that it was looking to…
May 27, 2020
For the third time in a row, Dangote Group has emerged as the most admired African brand, of African continent origin, by consumers, paired with the telecommunication giant, MTN in a…
The African Continental Free Trade Area was launched two years ago at an African Union (AU) summit in Kigali. It was scheduled to be implemented from 1 July 2020. But…
May 26, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is now expected to trigger the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. Many argue it could unravel globalisation altogether. Globalisation relies on complex links – global…
May 25, 2020
South African food producer Tiger Brands said on Monday it is looking at “significant” job cuts and won’t pay an interim dividend as its business is hit by supply disruptions…
May 25, 2020
President Mnangagwa has challenged Africa to pursue the vision of the founding fathers and promote economic integration and sustainable development for the continent. In his address to the nation today…
May 21, 2020
In East Africa, long-distance truckers are suspected of carrying the dreaded coronavirus along with their cargo. So for weeks, trucks have stalled at border crossings — with trucks sometimes stretching…
May 18, 2020
Mukuru has launched Mukuru Groceries – a service that will give South African based customers the ability to send groceries to their families and communities back home in Zimbabwe. Customers…
May 14, 2020
How much money has been generated to fight the spread of coronavirus in Africa? It's hard to keep track. The continent has more than 63,000 cases of the virus, according to the World…
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