Zico eyeing pan-African growth

Zico Group, established by prominent business activist Sandile Zungu, is going Pan African says CEO Tshego Sefolo.

Old Mutual iWYZE: Emerging market appeal

Emerging market (mass market) segments are increasingly important and the battle is being won by smaller, agile players, who offer cost- and technically-leading products and services.

Africa's most talked about golf hole

Africa Outlook talks to Pete Richardson, corporate sales manager at Legend Lodges, Hotels & Resort, a unique, world-class resort that is home to the world famous Extreme 19th.

Upping the ante: Continental Reinsurance continues to expand

Continental Reinsurance is the largest local reinsurance company in Nigeria.

The battle to save Namibia's coastline

The Namibian Dolphin Project is a research and conservation project working in Walvis Bay and Lüderitz.

Investment profile: Nigeria

Nigeria is Africa's foremost business destination second only to South Africa.

Intdev on hiring trail following strategic expansion

Following a series of acquisitions, Intdev Internet Technologies - a business solutions specialist company - is pushing to expand its offering and is looking to hire new staff.

South Africa's property market recovery excites Sable

Sable Holdings' managing director Gavin Bowes talks to Africa Outlook.

Howden aims for new heights

Africa Outlook talks to Thomas Bärwald, the CEO of gas and air handling equipment giant Howden Africa, a regular in the Business Times newspaper's 'Top 100 Companies', which has its eye on growing its markets through excellent engineering and service.

Jai Courtney: Hollywood's new all action Aussie

A good day to break through: Aussie Jai Courtney is Hollywood's new action-hero after lead role with Bruce Willis in A Good Day To Die Hard.

Times are a-changin: BHP and Rio get new CEOs

First it was Tom Albanese, and then Marius Kloppers stepped down.

British American Tobacco profits rise

British American Tobacco, the world's second-biggest maker of cigarettes, has announced a 24 percent rise in profits in 2012 as the company raised prices amid stricter legislation against smoking.

2012… A year to forget?

While the Mayans were wrong about the world ending on December 21, 2012 was largely a year to forget.

South Africa unveils tough budget

Finance minister Pravin Gordhan has unveiled a tough budget with spending cuts and increased "sin taxes".

Benitez slams Chelsea fans in post-match rant

Chelsea manager Rafa Benitez has slammed the club's board and the fans who have called for his dismissal at a press conference after the Blues' victory over Middlesborough on Wednesday night.

Reeva's last text revealed

Reeva Steenkamp's last text message the night she was was shot dead by Oscar Pistorius was to the father of a friend, her 'Joburg dad', to let him know she would be staying at the Paralympian's house as it was too late to drive home.

Nedbank reports 20% profit gain

Old Mutual-controlled Nedbank on Monday reported a 20 percent rise in full-year profit after winning more than half a million new customers.

SAB to build new R700m plant in South Africa

South African Breweries (SAB) is to build a R700 million maltings plant in Alrode.

Oscar Pistorius' brother to face homicide trial

Oscar Pistorius' brother Carl is facing renewed charges of culpable homicide, related to the death of a female motorcyclist in 2008.