With smartphone usage on the up and IT literacy expanding, bringing Internet of Things (IoT) level connectivity is a natural progression for this tech-hungry continent...
Brett Parker 16 Aug 2016
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
CIMMYT and its partners have unveiled a new project - Stress Tolerant Maize for Africa...
23 Mar 2016
Representatives from East Africa youth-owned startups and small and medium-sized enterprises were nominated to participate in this year's African Green Revolution Forum...
6 Oct 2015
Dr. Ousmane Badiane, director for Africa, IFPRI, and Eric Kaduru, founder and CEO, KadAfrica are the recipients of the Yara Prize 2015...
29 Sep 2015
Non-governmental and farmer organisations strongly condemn the go-ahead given by the South African GMO authorities for Monsanto to commercially sell its genetically modified...
19 Jun 2015
The governments of South Africa and New Zealand will join forces to share their expertise on food safety systems for export with their counterparts in the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC).
1 Sep 2014
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
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
If there is one industry where everything is in flux and companies have to re-jig their shapes and formats all the time, it is SA's packaging manufacturers. Apart from constantly changing industry conditions, not least from encroaching rivals, each firm has specific obstacles to get over.
Mark Allix 2 Jun 2014
Zimbabwe's new central bank chief said the country's economy was weakening and the bank did not have the tools to fix it.
8 May 2014
The local arm of SABMiller (SAB)‚ South African Breweries' maltings division is looking to supply product to other African countries following its investments to expand capacity‚ according to the unit's general manager Thinus van Schoor.
Nick Hedley 13 Mar 2014
LONDON - Sea piracy fell to its lowest level around the world in six years last year thanks to a clampdown on Somali pirates according to the International Maritime Bureau.
17 Jan 2014
Safe-haven investments do not come much safer than food producers. This has made big-name companies such as AVI and Tiger Brands market favourites and driven up the JSE food producers sector rating to a level last seen 19 years ago.
8 Oct 2013
Pioneer Food's revenue for the 11 months to August increased by 10% to R18bn‚ the company said in a voluntary trading update on Monday (16 September).
17 Sep 2013
In SA, Famous Brands produces 265,000 cups of specially blended coffee a day. With 2,175 restaurants, the company, whose brands include Wimpy, Steers and Mugg & Bean, also makes 77m ice-cream cones a year. It's the big daddy of SA franchising, with a R9,7bn market capitalisation, and it wants to repeat its local success in the rest of Africa.
Zeenat Moorad 16 Sep 2013