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Brexit: How can Africa benefit?

Africa may benefit from Brexit, but it must be through technological advancement and not through its commodities. Britain voting to leave the European Union...

Brexit: How can Africa benefit?

Africa may benefit from Brexit, but it must be through technological advancement and not through its commodities. Britain voting to leave the European Union...

Sars collects R900-billion in revenue

The 2014 Tax Statistics Bulletin shows that the South African Revenue Services (Sars) collected almost R900-million in revenue during the 2013/14 fiscal year, a 10.6% rise from the previous year.

Sars collects R900-billion in revenue

The 2014 Tax Statistics Bulletin shows that the South African Revenue Services (Sars) collected almost R900-million in revenue during the 2013/14 fiscal year, a 10.6% rise from the previous year.

Positive economic outlook for Africa: AfDB report

The 2014 African Economic Outlook report predicts a rosy outlook for the continent in the short to medium term, with Africa’s growth levels expected to accelerate to 6% in 2015.

Positive economic outlook for Africa: AfDB report

The 2014 African Economic Outlook report predicts a rosy outlook for the continent in the short to medium term, with Africa’s growth levels expected to accelerate to 6% in 2015.

Intra-African trade: going beyond political commitments

With trade within Africa at just about 11%, experts are calling on the continent's leaders to implement the right policies to boost intra-Africa trade. Africa Renewal's Masimba Tafirenyika explores the obstacles to trade within the continent and identifies what needs to be done to turn the situation around.

Centre of excellence to guide growth in South African mining

A new National Research Foundation centre of excellence is set to give fresh direction to South Africa's mining industry by guiding policy decisions, bringing more black people into high-level mining jobs, and ensuring smarter exploitation of the country's "cornucopia" of underground resources.

SA economy ‘needs structural shift to grow’

South Africa's economy needs to undergo a structural shift, away from exporting mining commodities to producing value-added products, if it is to create jobs and growth, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said at the unveiling of the latest version of the country's Industrial Policy Action Plan.

Mining Indaba: Growing population to boost Africa’s mineral development

 

Speaking at the 2014 Mining Indaba, Minerals Resources Minister Susan Shabangu said a growing world population was a good sign for Africa's development; Red Door Research's Jim Lennon echoed this, saying China's development needs would mean strong demand for the continent's resources.