However, more downside for gold is expected as it is poised for a 0.7% fall for the week; SPDR holdings drop 0.5% and spot gold still targets $1,258 an ounce
How to fix SA the soccer way: make the up-and-coming mid-field fit in with the goal-scorers
And he wants the National health Insurance fund to allow quality healthcare for all South Africans, as 84% are currently reliant on parlous public healthcare
Job Mokgoro is seen as a neutral candidate for the position of North West premier
Net1’s Cash Paymaster Services, however, says SA Post Office employees tried to enter their premises without prior security arrangements
The Stellenbosch University Law Clinic found nearly of third of girls don’t even attend school when menstruating due to not being able to afford these items
Engine and machinery friction is expensive, but there are new technologies that could cut industry’s costs, writes Tony Carnie
The group was lured to the country for lucrative English-teaching jobs, but were given the wrong visas then had their passports taken
Cyclist’s crew say French legend has his facts wrong about Briton’s wrangle over permissible asthma drug levels
Tribute line-up brings spirit of one of SA’s most famous bands to Grahamstown, writes Atiyyah Khan
Australia-based companies looking for copper and cobalt are ‘comfortable with the high-level terms of Congo’s mining code’
Medicins Sans Frontieres is looking into claims, reported by the BBC, about the behaviour of staff in Kenya, Liberia and Central Africa
Legislators increased Nigeria’s budget size as the oil price rises
Black Mountain in the northeast is an economic lifeline for thousands of Zambians who make a living from activities that have been partially legalised
Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki plans to send a delegation to archenemy Ethiopia, which has promised a warm welcome
Despite repeated requests, the Movement for Democratic Change says it has been rebuffed daily by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission
Attacks have increased in a region where Anadarko Petroleum is beginning to develop a $15bn liquefied natural gas project
Former president Banda fled in 2014 when she lost power after being embroiled in corruption in which government officials stole millions of dollars of public ...
Two blasts ripped through the town of Damboa on Saturday evening targeting people returning from celebrating the Eid al-Fitr holiday and leaving 31 people dead
Locals know that a vast deposit of gold sits underneath the jungle of Osun state
The two countries supply about 60% of the world’s cocoa and want more leverage on global prices; the deal will also set a ‘decent’ floor price for farmers
Former Congolese vice-president Jean-Pierre Bemba has been acquitted on war crimes charges
The plant will form part of a larger Grand Inga hydropower complex and produce as much as 50,000MW
New law voids existing agreements and increases costs for companies including Glencore and Randgold Resources
The country’s monetary policy committee maintained its key interest rate at 6.75% on Wednesday, to maintain the Namibian dollar’s peg with the rand
SA’s ratification of the TFTA will send a strong signal, says Department of Trade and Industry’s Wamkele Mene
The world’s fifth-largest diamond mine says it had to sell below international prices; President João Lourenço has vowed to reform the industry ...
More robust than arabica, but with a finer flavour than robusta, the coffee varietal is an Ivorian invention — but the cash-strapped agrarian centre ...
A sweeping new law, just approved by legislators, would compel companies like Facebook and Google to take down critical posts within 24 hours
Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority manages $2.15bn, up from $1.5bn at the end of 2017
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