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  • JSE

    South African shares ended in the red on Thursday dragged lower by mining companies and telecommunications operator MTN, which surprised investors with news it was struggling to sign on new subscribers in Nigeria.

  • Passengers board a South African Airways Boeing 737 aircraft at the Kamuzu International Airport in Lilongwe

    South Africa would consider a strategic partner for struggling state-run airline, the minister of public enterprises said on Thursday, as the government looks to cut down on spending.

  • Nickel

    Russia’s Norilsk Nickel , the world’s top nickel and palladium producer, said it had agreed to sell stakes in two African nickel mines for $337 million to BCL, a Botswana-based copper mining firm looking to expand.

  • By Staff Writer, ITWeb MobileTV has announced ABT Africa as its set-top box supplier. Satellite TV provider MobileTV has contracted set-top box [More...]
  • A man walks past a train carrying goods, at Anglo Platinum's Khomanani shaft 1 mine in Rustenburg

    Communities affected by platinum mining find themselves caught up in the tensions created by unaccountable traditional leaders, the failure of the state to respond to pleas for intervention, and cavalier attitudes by mining companies, says the Institute for Security Studies

  • Man speaks on a mobile phone as he walks past a MTN shop at a shopping mall south of Johannesburg

    MTN Group plans to lay off about half of its 850 managers in South Africa, the mobile operator said on Thursday, well below the number of job cuts predicted by union officials.

  • NKandla Homestead

    The ANC majority on Thursday voted down an opposition motion in the National Assembly that President Jacob Zuma must be called to appear before the ad hoc committee mulling reports on misspending on his Nkandla home

  • Imperial Holdings' share price on the day

    South Africa’s Imperial Holdings will buy 70 percent of Imres BV, a Dutch wholesaler of medical supplies, for 46 million euros ($58 million) in cash.

  • Rugby World Cup 2015

    Total ticket applications were more than five million, a higher level of demand than for any of the previous seven Rugby World Cup tournaments

  • Uber

    Uber has disrupted the global taxi industry. Can it also shake up the banking sector? Expect elements of its model to be replicated in financial services.

  • A customer leaves an MTN shop in Johannesburg

    MTN Group, Africa’s largest mobile telecoms operator, slashed its full-year forecast for Nigerian subscriber growth by nearly a third on Thursday, raising concern about its ability to fight off competition in its top market and sending its shares sliding

  • Anglo American

    The JSE all-share index is continuing its recent decline trading 1% lower in morning trade, following global market weakness after weak U.S. company earnings were reported last night and mixed Eurozone economic data was released this morning

  • Julius Malema

    A Limpopo man wants EFF leader Julius Malema punished following a brawl at a take-away outlet in Limpopo, AfriForum deputy chief executive Ernst Roets said