Zimbabwe's new constitution - one of key elements of the power-sharing deal - was approved by an overwhelming majority in Saturday's referendum.
Gold Fields has promoted Kgabo Moabelo to the role of managing executive in South Africa.
African no-frills carrier Fastjet has taken another step towards buying South African airline 1 Time from its creditors.
Up to a million people are expected to gather in Rome today for the inauguration Mass of Pope Francis.
Oil giant Statoil ASA on Monday announced that it and partner Exxon Mobil had made another big gas discovery off Tanzania.
Multinational manufacturer Procter and Gamble (P&G) has announced "a significant new investment" of more than R1.
Plans have been announced to turn Nelson Mandela's time in prison at South Africa's infamous Robben Island into a video game.
Global brewing giant SABMiller has launched a cassava beer in Ghana, a move it says will increase choice for low-income consumers.
JSE-listed Famous Brands has announced its expansion into India, with a pilot Debonairs Pizza restaurant set to open in Mumbai in July 2013.
Advisory firm Grant Thornton's latest International Mining Report has painted a bleak picture of South Africa's mining industry.
White smoke flowed from the chimney above the Sistine Chapel on Wednesday night, signalling the election of a new pope.
Singapore-listed Golden Agri-Resources Ltd, the world's second-largest palm oil producer, said Wednesday its Liberia business Golden Veroleum has received a $500 million loan from the China Development Bank to develop palm plantations in the African country.
South Africa's Solidarity Union has blamed the government for Telkom's financial woes.
Africa is set for a new batch of luxury hotels after Starwood Hotels & Resorts World announced plans to open 50 new hotels in the continent and the Middle East over the next five years.
Nine South African policemen accused of killing Mozambican taxi driver Mido Macia have been denied bail.
The South African rand has fallen to a four-year low against the dollar after South Africa's current account deficit came in worse than expected for the fourth quarter of last year.
Nuclear energy group Westinghouse Electric has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with The South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) to "investigate and cooperate in the development of local fabrication capabilities for fuel assembly components".