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The rise of South African-Angolan relations

Once sworn enemies, in 2012 Angola became South Africa's biggest trading partner on the continent. More than 22 bilateral agreements across a wide range or sectors have been signed between the two nations, and the South Africa-Angola Chamber of Commerce advises local companies on operating in Angola.

The rise of South African-Angolan relations

Once sworn enemies, in 2012 Angola became South Africa's biggest trading partner on the continent. More than 22 bilateral agreements across a wide range or sectors have been signed between the two nations, and the South Africa-Angola Chamber of Commerce advises local companies on operating in Angola.

Three African currencies to trade on SA exchange

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange, the largest and most liquid on the continent, has listed three African currencies on a new foreign exchange futures platform on Friday. The JSE said this would offer investors exposure to African economies in a relatively risk-free manner.

Three African currencies to trade on SA exchange

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange, the largest and most liquid on the continent, has listed three African currencies on a new foreign exchange futures platform on Friday. The JSE said this would offer investors exposure to African economies in a relatively risk-free manner.

South African economy improving

There has been a slight uptick in South Africa's economy, and the country jumped a place in the 2014 Ibrahim Index of African Governance overall. But there are still deep concerns about the slow pace of change on the continent, with Mo Ibrahim saying it should adopt a stance of Afro-realism.

Journalists turn to data to make sense of the world

It is a brave new media world, and data is increasingly assuming the throne when it comes to interpreting the world and telling its stories to the public. But South African publishers, squeezed by financial pressures, have taken a backseat compared to other African countries. The tried and tested is easier, says Siyabonga Africa.

Four local writers tipped as Africa’s most promising

Detail from the cover of Nthikeng Mohlele's 'Small Things' By Anne Taylor 9 April 2014 Four South African writers are on the Africa39 list, which aims to...

Cronje claims World Champs bronze

Johan Cronje claimed a somewhat unexpected bronze medal in the 1 500 metres on Sunday to ensure South Africa did not come away from the IAAF World Championships in Moscow without a medal.

Froome’s SA roots recalled by coach

When Chris Froome became the first African-born rider to win the Tour de France on Sunday, it came as no surprise to his first coach, who revealed that the Kenyan-born, South African-educated 28-year-old had paid his dues and more in his formative racing years in South Africa.

An African flavoured Tour de France

The 100th edition of the world's most famous cycle race had a distinctly African flavour to it, with Daryl Impey becoming the first South African to pull on the leader's yellow jersey, and overall winner Chris Froome having strong Kenyan and South African connections.