‘It’s not a joke. It’s true‚ we eat curry … I ate but that curry never finished me ’ - five memorable quotes from Fikile Mbalula's state capture testimony

ANC head of elections Fikile Mbalula gave testimony before the Zondo inquiry into state capture on Friday‚ speaking on the looting of state resources and his ...

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Co-operative financial institutions can help end financial exclusion faced by township-based SMMEs

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Seeing Africa through the eyes of a ‘possibilist’

Possibilists allow data and possibilities to emerge and enlighten us — and the data and possibilities we possess on this continent are potentially quite ...

Jacob Zuma stands by his discredited Russian nuclear deal

Former president says the R1-trillion agreement would have prevented SA’s current energy crisis

Africa’s cannabis industry could burgeon into a $7bn affair

Marijuana remains illegal in most African countries, but many nations are keen to embrace cultivation as a way to boost their economies

Robert Mueller concludes Russian conspiracy probe

Attorney general William Barr said he may be able to provide lawmakers with the special counsel’s principal conclusions “as soon as this weekend”

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Featuring Sygnia CEO Magda Wierzycka as keynote speaker, the event also includes a debate by an expert panel

Central Energy Fund to help fund mining SOE’s acquisition of Optimum

Mineral resources minister Gwede Mantashe says African Exploration Mining Finance Corporation, which is part of a consortium, will contribute R500m to ...

Rand slumps against the dollar as weak German data hits the euro

The local currency is tracking a weaker euro, which came under pressure after a German manufacturing activity dipped to a six-year low

MARKET WRAP: JSE flat as gloomy global data dents sentiment

European markets see sharp losses after disappointing eurozone data, but some local stocks push higher anyway

Thousands gather in New Zealand to show Muslim community ‘we are one’

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern joined about 20,000 people in front of the al-Noor mosque where most of the victims were killed last week

Vedanta snaps up AngloGold’s Chris Sheppard

Dream team for Vedanta as Chris Sheppard joins former AngloGold Ashanti boss to head the Zambian copper business.

It never rains but pours for cash-strapped Zimbabwe

Cyclone Idai could not have come at a worse time for the country’s crippled economy, with the cost of damages to fuel supply, infrastructure and  exports ...

Global banks: load-shedding will derail investment drive

Goldman Sachs says load-shedding could subtract 0.3 percentage points of economic growth in the first quarter

Potential IPP energy boost must battle red tape

Nersa and department of energy need to expedite processes


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