| ||14/11/2013 - 11:33|
East African Breweries has increased the amount of money it pays farmers for 90kg bag of barley by 17 per cent, from Sh2800 in 2012 to Sh3285.
| ||13/11/2013 - 14:17|
A new deal between MTN and Visa will enable MTN Mobile Money users to make face-to-face and online transactions wherever Visa is accepted.
| ||12/11/2013 - 09:39|
Johannesburg - Chile's CFR on Monday threatened to pull out its R13.48bn (at Monday's rand/dollar exchange rate) deal to buy drug maker Adcock Ingram if it does not win support from the state pension fund that ranks as Adcock's biggest shareholder. read more
| ||11/11/2013 - 10:21|
On the back of growing trade between Ireland and South Africa, Ireland’s Minister for Trade and Development, Joe Costello TD, will lead the third Enterprise Ireland trade mission to South Africa in November. read more
| ||08/11/2013 - 09:44|
The annual rate of inflation for the month of October 2013 has reduced to 6.9% compared to 7.0% recorded in September 2013.
| ||08/11/2013 - 09:33|
The Association of Meat Importers and Exporters of Namibia, which represents the interest of dairy and meat importers and exporters, has said that the recent decision by government to limit the amount of milk imported into the country will limit consumer choices.
| ||06/11/2013 - 09:15|
FNB reports that monthly non-cash purchases by customers in its consumer segment have surpassed cash withdrawals at its ATMs by R800 million.
| ||06/11/2013 - 08:59|
Johannesburg - South Africa's HSBC Purchasing Managers' Index rose to 51.5 in October from 49.8 in September, its biggest expansion in 10 months as producers recovered from labour strikes, a survey showed on Tuesday. read more
| ||06/11/2013 - 08:46|
Cape Town - Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies insisted on Tuesday that stricter affordability testing was the industry's answer to objections about the removal of adverse credit information. read more
| ||05/11/2013 - 08:04|
Johannesburg - Corn futures in South Africa rose to the highest levels in more than four months by the midday close in Johannesburg.
| ||04/11/2013 - 16:25|
Sporting an appealing mix of successful retailers guaranteed and construction progressing apace, the vision for the R400 million Eyethu Orange Farm Mall to become a successful, profitable asset for the community of Orange Farm is within reach.
| ||01/11/2013 - 08:29|
Ghana has been voted the Vice Chairman of the Union of African Shippers Council (UASC) for the first time in the history of the organisation. read more
| ||30/10/2013 - 09:30|
THE Zambia Cooperative Federation (ZCF) is scouting for US$21 million to set up milling plants in 25 districts. read more
| ||28/10/2013 - 09:00|
Cape Town – The persistent weakness in the perception of SA in international media coverage is the under-representation of SA’s business sector and the difficulty to identify a business leader or leaders “representative" of the country. read more
| ||28/10/2013 - 08:56|
A Stellenbosch University study shows a rapidly growing black middle class in South Africa, along with a dramatic decline in racial inequality. read more
| ||25/10/2013 - 10:22|
New York - US stocks resumed their upward move on Thursday as economic data underscored views US monetary stimulus will be in place for the foreseeable future and as earnings offered some upbeat news. read more
| ||24/10/2013 - 12:05|
Johannesburg - South Africa’s inflation rate fell from the highest level in four years to 6 percent in September. read more
| ||24/10/2013 - 09:41|
Port Elizabeth - The South African wool market ended softer this week, Cape Wools said on Wednesday. read more
| ||23/10/2013 - 10:12|
The manufacturers’ sentiment index jumped to 36,61 in the third quarter of this year from the -14,89 recorded at the end of the previous quarter, Simonis Storm Securities (SSS) said in a report released earlier this month. read more
| ||23/10/2013 - 09:52|
Hong Kong - Asian markets mostly rose on Monday, with sentiment buoyed by last week's deal in Washington to avert a default as well as a record close on Wall Street. read more
| ||23/10/2013 - 08:27|
Johannesburg - South Africa has endorsed a trade deal with Poland, Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe has said read more
| ||22/10/2013 - 09:28|
Washington - The US debt jumped above $17 trillion for the first time in history, the Treasury Department has said. read more
| ||22/10/2013 - 08:06|
The Namibian Government is injecting huge stimulus into the Namibian economy in order to accelerate the growth of local enterprises. The recent promulgation of the amended Regulation 28 and 29 of the Pension Funds Act has the potential to unlock capital and channel its flow towards entrepreneurial businesses. read more
| ||21/10/2013 - 10:58|
hina's consumer price index (CPI), a key measure of inflation, climbed to 3.1 percent year-on-year in September, the government has said. read more
| ||18/10/2013 - 09:14|
Johannesburg - The softer global economy and weak domestic business and household confidence are expected to keep South African GDP growth at 2.0% this year with a marginal pick-up to 2.8% in 2014. read more
| ||18/10/2013 - 08:41|
Johannesburg - Markets across the world on Thursday gave a lukewarm reaction towards the US debt deal, due to fears that the scenario will repeat itself early next year. read more
| ||16/10/2013 - 11:38|
East Africa Glassware Mart plans to double its revenue to $34 million (Sh2.9 billion) by opening in 10 new markets within Africa over the next three years. read more
| ||16/10/2013 - 11:30|
NWK Agri-services, formerly Dunavant Zambia, has diversified its commodity buying opportunities from cotton to soya beans and maize. read more
| ||14/10/2013 - 09:13|
Washington - Citrus production in Florida, the world's second largest orange juice supplier after Brazil, is being threatened by a bacteria from Asia that has scientists racing for a remedy. read more
| ||11/10/2013 - 09:02|
Ghana has been ranked as the fourth country in Africa with the highest public debt in relation the total value of the economy. read more
| ||10/10/2013 - 12:26|
The construction of the US$40 million Mukuba Shopping Mall in Kitwe has hit a snag after being halted by the Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA). read more
| ||10/10/2013 - 11:52|
Zambia’s domestic and external debt for the year 2013 is projected to reach 37 percent of the country’s GDP. read more
| ||07/10/2013 - 08:31|
Rome - Global food prices are not expected to fall much further after their fifth consecutive monthly decline in September, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday, trimming its estimate for 2013/14 world cereals production. read more
| ||02/10/2013 - 12:29|
Johannesburg - The purchasing managers' index (PMI) fell to an eight-month low in September as a strike in the auto sector hurt new sales orders, suggesting a slowdown in the manufacturing sector, survey showed on Tuesday.
| ||02/10/2013 - 08:55|
Cape Town - Climate change poses a major threat to South Africa's maize production and food security, says the Agricultural Research Council. read more
| ||01/10/2013 - 11:18|
Commodity prices at retail level are, on the average, trading at more than 16 per cent of wholesale prices, the Esoko-GNA Commodity Index (EGCI) has revealed. read more
| ||01/10/2013 - 10:21|
The dominance of retail property developments over other types of commercial property development is continuing unabated. read more
| ||30/09/2013 - 15:54|
Johannesburg - China's decision to place a 6% VAT charge on freight and related costs is going to have an impact on the importing price from China, warned Asgar Mahomed, managing director of ICT distributor, Esquire Technologies. read more
| ||27/09/2013 - 11:46|
Cape Town - With consumers buckling under rising food, fuel and electricity prices, the gloves have come off as supermarkets go to war for their share of an already tough market. read more
| ||26/09/2013 - 11:10|
The business community has welcomed the release of the census results earlier this month saying they will help them plan their business operations.
| ||25/09/2013 - 12:05|
Upmarket property manager, JHI Properties said the property market is performing well with very few vacancies available. read more
| ||24/09/2013 - 11:52|
Today, around 85% of all retail payment transactions are done with cash, which equates to 60% of retail transaction value, while 34% of all consumer payments ($63 trillion in total spend) are done with cash. read more
| ||23/09/2013 - 11:30|
Johannesburg - The North West province on Wednesday declared there was a drought across its whole territory, an important maize growing region. read more
| ||23/09/2013 - 11:02|
The latest second quarter GDP report released by the Namibia Statistics Agency shows that the economy recorded a slow growth of 2,3% in the second quarter of this year compared to an increase of 12,3% in the same period last year.
| ||20/09/2013 - 09:07|
Abuja - Nigeria's year-on-year consumer inflation fell to 8.2% in August, lower than July's 8.7% figure, the statistics bureau said on Tuesday, and touching a new 5-year low. read more
| ||19/09/2013 - 10:35|
Johannesburg - South Africa's retail sales grew 2.8 percent year-on-year in July, far below forecasts, but higher than the revised 1.4 percent recorded in June, Statistics South Africa said on Wednesday.
| ||18/09/2013 - 15:33|
Milan - Prada is seeing green shoots in Europe and feels confident about China, its biggest market, even though sales slowed in the first half, the luxury Italian fashion house said on Tuesday. read more
| ||17/09/2013 - 10:56|
The average change in prices of goods and services in the country, measured by inflation, dropped to 11.5 per cent in August after registering a consistent rise since January, this year. read more
| ||17/09/2013 - 08:41|
South African consumer confidence has improved for the second half of 2013 according to the results of the latest MasterCard Index of Consumer Confidence, released on Monday (16 September).
| ||13/09/2013 - 10:22|
The total Namibian debt (comprising domestic and foreign government, corporate and household debt) grew by 0,43% during July to N$80,98 billion, representing an annual growth rate of 9,93%, slightly lower than the growth recorded in June of 10,15%.
| ||13/09/2013 - 09:53|
London/New York - Consumers are sticking to frugal shopping habits developed in the recession even as developed economies show signs of recovery, suggesting some behaviour changes could be permanent, industry executives say. read more
| ||12/09/2013 - 15:09|
Cape Town - The publication of rules governing the use of the name Rooibos is a first step in preventing its misuse and achieving international protection for the iconic South African plant, said the South African Rooibos Council.
| ||12/09/2013 - 14:50|
Johannesburg - Manufacturing output increased by 5.4% year-on-year in volume terms in July from a revised 0.5% in June, Statistics South Africa said on Wednesday. read more
| ||11/09/2013 - 09:45|
Government has secured a loan of 7.3 million euros for investment in the banana industry to ensure the production of quality bananas for export, said Dr Hawkins Asiedu, a Director at the Ministry of Trade and Industry.
| ||11/09/2013 - 09:35|
The environment for doing business in Ghana in 2012 was far better than this year; that is according to the Executive Opinion and Global Competitiveness Report. read more
| ||09/09/2013 - 10:28|
The World Economic Forum (WEF) has ranked Zambia as one of the top 10 most competitive economies in Africa for 2013. read more
| ||06/09/2013 - 11:12|
The African mobile telecom market is forecast to grow from a combined value of over US$60 billion in 2013, to a value in 2020 of almost US$234 billion – with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 21.27%. read more
| ||05/09/2013 - 07:45|
The International Monetery Fund(IMF) has weighed into the long-running debate on high household debt, warning that commercial bank's level of exposure to this was a "significant source of vulnerability". read more
| ||04/09/2013 - 15:25|
The Bank of Namibia has released its selected monthly statistics for June. The statistics show that total Namibian debt (comprising domestic and foreign government, corporate and household debt) grew by 1.19% during June to N$80.64 billion. This represents an annual growth rate of 10.15%, slightly lower than the growth recorded in May of 10,2%.
| ||30/08/2013 - 09:02|
Mealie meal prices have continued to rise in most parts of Western Province with Sikongo having the highest cost of K90 per 25kg bag of breakfast and K85 roller meal.
| ||21/08/2013 - 10:04|
Zambia will this year face a rice deficit of 15,000 tonnes against the national requirements of more than 62,000 tonnes due to poor yields, the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) report has revealed.
| ||20/08/2013 - 10:26|
Cisco’s Visual Networking Index projects that there will be more than 133 million network connections in South Africa by 2017.
| ||19/08/2013 - 08:44|
Shanghai -The maiden voyage to Europe by a Chinese merchant ship through the "Northeast Passage" will help the world's biggest exporter speed goods to market and is a symbol of Beijing's strategic ambitions in the Arctic. read more
| ||14/08/2013 - 07:36|
Johannesburg - Trade conditions remained positive in July, despite volatility on a month-to-month basis, the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Sacci) said on Tuesday.
| ||13/08/2013 - 09:27|
A total of 25 Chinese enterprises worth US$1.2 million have been set up in the Chambishi Multi Facility Economic Zone (MFEZ) in the past year, the Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) has said.
| ||13/08/2013 - 09:00|
Zambia’s economic outlook will remain favourable in the second half of 2013 due to continued strong domestic investments in key productive sectors. read more
| ||13/08/2013 - 08:22|
A new index reveals that South Africa is ranked fourth when it comes to academics attracting money from businesses to carry out work in innovation and research. read more
| ||12/08/2013 - 09:27|
Cape Town - There are indications of a degree of consolitation in the South African manufacturing sector, according to Coenraad Bezuidenhout, executive director of the Manufacturing Circle. read more
| ||12/08/2013 - 09:17|
Buenos Aires - China has approved its first major shipment of genetically modified Argentine maize, Buenos Aires officials said last week, signalling an increase in competition for a market long dominated by US exporters. read more
| ||06/08/2013 - 07:59|
Pretoria - Agriculture employs 5.2% of the workforce but only accounts for 2.5% of annual gross domestic product, statistician general Pali Lehohla said on Monday. read more
| ||05/08/2013 - 09:35|
VENTURES AFRICA – Sugar prices continue to slide in Tongaat Hulett’s (Tongaat) regional markets, CEO Peter Staude, admitted on Wednesday, adding the global prices have been their lowest in several years. read more
| ||05/08/2013 - 08:53|
Cape Town - The global wine industry is worth $230bn a year and the potential yields for the South African industry have never been as great, nor the pitfalls as plenty, according to Linda Buckley, director of executive education at UCT’s Graduate School of Business (GSB). read more
| ||05/08/2013 - 08:42|
Mbombela - An international company is all set to harvest green tea leaves in Barberton to extract powerful anti-oxidants that help treat diseases such as cancer, malaria and heart disease.
| ||01/08/2013 - 10:16|
Johannesburg - The drop in consumer confidence might have been exaggerated, according to the latest FNB [JSE:FSR] and BER Consumer Condifence Index (CCI). read more
| ||31/07/2013 - 11:58|
Despite an increase in the number of people in South Africa’s middle class, its share of the country’s income has declined, according to a new study. read more