Search for:
Waste-to-energy programmes key in the sustainable circular economy

The business case for transforming waste to address critical energy shortages is mounting

By Webb Meko 8 Aug 2017

Magufuli's mining reforms are a masterclass in political manoeuvring

Ever since his election in 2015, Tanzania's president John Magufuli has been a subject of public fascination.

By Dan Paget 31 Jul 2017

AngloGold battles Tanzanian laws

AngloGold Ashanti's subsidiaries in Tanzania have initiated arbitration to protect their interests in case the government changes the terms of their longstanding agreement

17 Jul 2017

Tanzania to speed up hydropower project on UNESCO site

Tanzania's President John Magufuli plans to speed up the building of a hydroelectric dam in one of Africa's largest game reserves, despite criticism from environmentalists and UNESCO

29 Jun 2017

#AfricaMonth: Internal trade barriers show signs of falling

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

By Ilse van den Berg 30 May 2017

80mw power project to benefit three countries

Over 7,000 households in Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi are set to benefit from 80 megawatts of electricity from the Rusumo Falls hydro-electric project

By Alvar Mwakyusa 18 Apr 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa lags in sustainable energy policies

Sub-Saharan Africa trails the world in government policies that promote sustainable energy

16 Feb 2017

Tanzania deflects environmental concerns delaying uranium mine project

Tanzania blames foreign countries for delays in Mkuju River uranium mining project

By Alvar Mwakyusa 10 Jan 2017

Tanzania hammers out oil and gas law

Stakeholders engaged in the hydrocarbons industry are now busy giving their views on Tanzania's new Oil and Gas Revenue Management Act

By Hilda Mhagama 30 Sep 2016

Big business opportunities ahead for Africa - McKinsey

Africa's overall growth has slowed but new research shows long-term fundamentals are strong and there are big business opportunities ahead

16 Sep 2016

Tanzanian pink diamond fetches $15m

A 32.33 ct exceptional pink diamond recovered in Tanzania, East Africa was sold for US$15 million

29 Mar 2016

Oil and gas discoveries catalyst for investment into trade and logistics

Oil and gas (O&G) discoveries have become a catalyst for investment into

By Siphesihle Hlela 5 Aug 2015

Tanzanian parliament passes petroleum bill

Tanzanian lawmakers have passed a new petroleum bill that creates a regulatory and legal framework to manage discoveries and control of the East African nation's natural gas reserves and possible future oil finds, officials said

7 Jul 2015

Tanzania wants to get coal mining underway

The National Development Corporation (NDC), a state-owned firm that oversees major projects, is determined to implement the Mchuchuma and Liganga iron ore mining projects at a cost of $3 billion

3 Feb 2015

Could Africa become like China?

Africa's changing demographic over the next three-and-a-half decades could transform the continent into the next China, but only if its youthful population is educated and entrepreneurial.

By Jana Marais 19 Aug 2014

Postive results likely from US-Africa summit says Davies

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.

13 Aug 2014

Africa must look for partnerships

Africa needs to form partnerships with the developed nations in order to realise the continent's goal to industrialise, International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane said .

By Chris Bathembu 5 Aug 2014

AECI plans to reduce its reliance on a weak SA

JSE-listed AECI plans to start producing explosives in Australia by year-end‚ as the chemicals and explosives firm looks to reduce its reliance on South Africa's weak mining and manufacturing sectors.

By Nick Hedley 30 Jul 2014

Sanlam looking to invest in Africa, South-East Asia

Sanlam says it has R3bn in discretionary capital that is earmarked for growth opportunities mainly in Africa and South-East Asia.

By Phakamisa Ndzamela 6 Jun 2014

Grindrod, a boost for Africa

Shipping and logistics group Grindrod has been a big spender on infrastructure for some time. Growing its network of port and rail operations allows the group to diversify away from international shipping, a notoriously cyclical business.

19 May 2014

Show more