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War offers Ramaphosa more options

African mining and energy companies move into new markets and try to steer around sanctions on Russia

Moscow's invasion of Ukraine and western sanctions complicate strategy for some South African mining companies but other African companies are benefiting as Europe scrambles for al...


Gunning for Khama

The diplomatic rift between Botswana and South Africa is set to deepen after Gaborone charged its former President Ian Khama with illegally possessing arms with a messy extradition...


State relaxes grip on national freight

Private sector participation in the ailing rail freight network has been granted, signalling more privatisation to come

For the first time in its 160-year history, the national rail freight system, operated by state-owned Transnet Freight Rail, will open Its network to private operators. The news fo...


Ramaphosa heading for second term

The anti-corruption drive and the demise of powerful interest groups are set to change the face of the ANC

As the ruling African National Congress prepares for its elective conference in December, the focus is now on the contested slot of Deputy President, as rival factions fail to groo...


Nyusi tries to shake off the mud

The loans trial is over and an IMF deal is nearly final. The President wants a reset but he’ll need more than a ministerial reshuffle to clear the air

Now the proceedings against those charged with beggaring Mozambique's future by covertly borrowing US$2 billion are over, the main question is how far the public airing of the deep...


The Change campaign changes hands

A spate of by-elections saw the demise of Mwonzora’s state-sponsored opposition and the arrival of Chamisa's bright yellow party

Two conclusions emerge from the results of the by-elections for 28 parliamentary seats and 122 council seats on 26 March: that the ruling party's strategy of dividing the oppositio...

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Sanctioned mogul adds steel to portfolio

Zimbabwean business mogul Kudakwashe Tagwirei continues building his empire, despite US sanctions and fresh revelations

Pfimbi means storage in Shona, but it also implies a secret place known by you alone, where you stash something for safekeeping. It's an apt name for a shell company used by sancti...


Economic swings and roundabouts

Russia's war is stoking a commodity boom but tax windfalls cannot offset the Ramaphosa government's economic and political woes

At the fourth annual international investment conference in Johannesburg on 24 March, South Africa hauled in another 332 billion rand (US$22.7bn) for new projects which, added to p...


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