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
Glencore fielded a number of questions from shareholders, trade unionists and environmentalists at its AGM including several about the 16 fatalities last year
Charlotte Mathews 25 May 2017
When electricity reaches Zambia through the solar market, we could see a dramatic decrease in poverty and a surge in creative entrepreneurs contributing to a thriving economy
Sub-Saharan Africa trails the world in government policies that promote sustainable energy
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
European oil companies, especially Swiss commodity traders, are exploiting weak African fuel standards by selling toxic diesel and gasoline across the continent
Africa's overall growth has slowed but new research shows long-term fundamentals are strong and there are big business opportunities ahead
Mining in Zambia is under-reported, there are deep misconceptions about it and its impact on society and the economy, hence the new website.
Not many 28 year olds have achieved what Obinwanne Okeke has, includings gracing the cover of one of the world's most influential business journals.
Nicci Botha 22 Jun 2016
The mining industry is by far the biggest consumer of electricity in Zambia and is suffering greatly due to the current power crisis.
A $60m loan will finance capital expenditure tor Zambia's power supplier for its Lusaka Transmission and Distribution Rehabilitation Project
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
Electrical power has been restored in Zambia after most of the country was plunged into darkness Tuesday, 22 December, following a problem in the network, the state-owned energy producer said
For businesses, access to trade will remain a logistical challenge
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