L'Oreal announced it has acquired the Health & Beauty business of Interconsumer Products Limited (ICP) in Kenya from its founding shareholder.
South African drinks giant Distell has brought Scottish whisky distiller Burn Stewart Distillers Limited for R2.
Two explosions near the finishing line of the Boston Marathon have left three people dead and more than 140 injured.
Food processing plant and equipment specialist Bühler South Africa on Friday launched its mobile Isigayo compact mill in Johannesburg, aimed at tackling government's mandate of developing the small-scale milling sector and improving food security in the Southern African region.
Adam Scott clinched his maiden major title and became the first Australian winner of the Masters with victory against 2009 champion Angel Cabrera in a sudden death play-off at Augusta National.
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso won a drama-packed Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday, with Lotus' Kimi Raikkonen and Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton finishing second and third.
South Africa-based cellular giant MTN on Friday said its subsidiary MTN Dubai was one of 12 operators to be prequalified by the Myanmar Telecommunications Ministry for two telecommunications licences in the country.
South Africa-based defence and aerospace company Paramount Group has won a bid to supply Brazil with police vehicles in preparation for the Fifa World Cup in the country next year and the 2016 Olympics.
Gold Fields Ghana has said employees have resumed work at its two mining units following a strike.
FNB account holders in South Africa are now able to send and receive international money transfers using their cellphones, it has been announced.
South Africa's Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has approved the proposed merger of the African operations of British bank Barclays and the Absa Group.
South African President Jacob Zuma conveyed his condolences to the people of Britain on Monday following the death of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
As far as investing in Africa is concerned, fortune will favour the brave.
Africa's largest integrated communications company Telkom has warned of a drop in profit for the year to March as it battles against tougher competition from mobile and broadband companies.
Goal-line technology will be introduced in the English Premier League in time for the 2013-14 season, the Football Association (FA) expects.
South African President Jacob Zuma will attend the inauguration of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, the Presidency.
The South African presidency says former President Nelson Mandela has been discharged from a hospital following treatment for pneumonia.