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S. Africa’s JSE closes higher as local currency weakens

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) closed higher on Monday as the South Africa's rand weakened against the U.S. dollar. The all-share closed 0.54 percent higher...
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South Africa’s Zuma highlights inclusive growth in 2018

South African President Jacob Zuma on Sunday said in his new year message that the country will strive to achieve inclusive growth in 2018. Zuma...
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S. African stocks inch up ahead of holiday

Share prices on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) closed marginally firmer on Friday ahead of the holiday weekend, assisted by a weaker rand. The South...
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S. Africa’s Reserve Bank opposes nationalization

South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has warned in a statement that nationalizing it could put South Africa at economic risk. The statement, released on Thursday...
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S. Africa needs more investment

South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC)'s head of policy on Wednesday said more investment was needed to boost the economy. Jeff Radebe, speaking on...
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S. African ruling party to regain lost municipals

South Africa's ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC) is likely to recover all the constituencies it lost in the past elections, a party...
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South African official says structural reforms needed to grow economy

The African National Congress (ANC) Treasurer General Zweli Mkhize has called for structural changes to realize the much needed growth for South Africa. He made...
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S. Africa’s ruling party president says ready to be led

President of South Africa's ruling party, Jacob Zuma, on Saturday said he is ready to be led as he bowed out as party leader. Zuma,...
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S. African ruling party to revise policies to benefit the majority

The African National Congress has proposed to revise the party's strategy and tactics to fasten radical socioeconomic transformation to improve the lives of South...
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S. Africa’s ruling party wants ICT to drive the country’s growth

The African National Congress (ANC) on Wednesday said they want technology and innovation to be integrated into the entire South African society despite a...

S. Africa’s JSE closes lower, pulled by industrial, resources stocks

Share prices on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) closed lower on Monday, pulled down by big industrial stocks and resources. The JSE's all share index...
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4,776 delegates to vote in South African ruling ANC conference

South African ruling party African National Congress (ANC) on Sunday said they had finished credentials presentation and verification and 4,776 people would vote for...
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South Africa’s 2018 hinges on who will lead ruling party

A developmental economist, Peter Draper, said 2017 was a difficult year for South Africa with low growth and 2018 will be determined by who...

Africa calls for removal of trade barriers

Stakeholders in trade on Friday called for urgent removal of trade barriers in Africa to realize regional economic integration leading to poverty removal and...
A medical team is providing treatment for herdsmen in a pasturing area of Abaga Banner, the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. (Photo by Wu Yong from People’s Daily)

Researchers link brain directly to internet

A team of researchers at Wits University in Johannesburg, South Africa have made a major breakthrough in the field of biomedical engineering. They have linked...
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JSE closes higher, lifted by a weaker rand

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) gained on Friday as the South African rand tumbled R13.95 to the U.S dollar. The South Africa's unit which was...
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SADC praises Mugabe’s contribution to Zimbabwe’s liberation, regional integration

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) on Friday praised the Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe for his resignation and contribution to the region. The SADC Executive...
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Electronics expo brings Chinese tech firms to South Africa

2017 International Consumer Electronics Expo in South Africa (ICEES), featuring participations of a number of Chinese companies, kicked start in South Africa's Johannesburg on...
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Strike averted as South African coal miners, workers sign wage deals

An industrial action was averted after the South African Chamber of Mines and National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) signed a three-year wage settlement deal. The...

GIMPA Host Harmattan School

A two-week training programme for stakeholders engaged in Monitoring and Evaluation is underway in Accra to shape their skills and knowledge for enhanced performance. The...

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