While the road ahead may still present significant challenges, some of Africa's most long-standing internal trade barriers are beginning to show signs of falling. We interview David Williams, Maersk Line Africa chief executive and global head of Safmarine to find out more
Ilse van den Berg 30 May 2017
Mbada Diamonds could have deprived the Zimbabwean government of millions of dollars by under-declaring its diamond sales over the years
In the months ahead, the Kariba Dam hydroelectric scheme must deal with the twin challenges of not holding enough water on the one hand and too much of it on the other
Tom Nevin 18 Jan 2017
Africa's overall growth has slowed but new research shows long-term fundamentals are strong and there are big business opportunities ahead
Zimbabwe's treasury will soon engage the country's ministry of mines and mining development for a further downward review of mining fees
Metallon Corporation commenced its two-year graduate training scheme in Zimbabwe, with 15 university graduates, chosen from over 1,000 applicants
Energy companies will require local networks of logistics partners to make these imports cost-effective. Hennie van Wyk believes there are three vital areas to get right
Zimbabwe on Monday, 22 February, said it was seizing diamond companies that were operating without licenses and had spurned an offer to join a state conglomerate
For businesses, access to trade will remain a logistical challenge
A Zimbabwean company on Thursday, 23 July 2015, signed a $1.1bn agreement with the China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) to build a 600-megawatt thermal power plant, a move expected to ease power cuts in the country
Platinum miners in Zimbabwe have expressed concern over the uncertainty surrounding the platinum export levy
South Africa and Africa in general benefitted immensely from the recent US-Africa Leaders' Summit held in Washington last week, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on his return.
Sanlam says it has R3bn in discretionary capital that is earmarked for growth opportunities mainly in Africa and South-East Asia.
Phakamisa Ndzamela 6 Jun 2014
Transnet has pleaded with Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries to invest more on railway infrastructure to improve intra-regional trade.
Mpho Sibanyoni 29 May 2014
Zimbabwe's new central bank chief said the country's economy was weakening and the bank did not have the tools to fix it.
Zimbabwe is planning a second auction of its Marange diamonds next February‚ buoyed by the interest in and sale of more than 279‚000 carats of diamonds in Antwerp‚ Belgium. The sale raked in US$10.7m.
Ray Ndlovu 24 Dec 2013