Afcon 2013 a 'success': sports minister

Sports minister Fikile Mbalula has labelled South Africa's hosting of this year's Africa Cup of Nations a major success.

Unilever South Africa to invest R1bn in new plant, expansion

Unilever South Africa on Wednesday said it would invest more than R1 billion in a new plant and on the upgrade and expansion of existing operations.

Afcon 2013: Bafana win Group A, qualify for knock-out stages

Unless you've been living in a hole in the ground, you've probably got a bit of a sore head this morning after celebrating Bafana Bafana's superb draw with Morocco last night, which has saw the hosts progress to the knock-out stages of the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time in 11 years.

Anglo American reports platinum slump

Anglo American, the world's biggest producer of platinum, on Friday said its production of platinum dropped 29 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012 following violent strike action at mines in South Africa.

Afcon 2013: Bafana beat Angola, Igesund praises team's spirit

Fans at Durban's Moses Mabhida stadium celebrated last night as Bafana Bafana got their Africa Cup of Nations campaign back on track with a 2-0 win over Angola in Group A.

Amplats, Anglo American 'stole' our money says Mantashe

Gwede Mantashe, the secretary general of the African National Congress (ANC), has accused mining giant Anglo American of "stealing our money".

Igesund blames players for disappointing draw with Cape Verde

Following South Africa's goalless draw with Cape Verde in their Afcon 2013 opener on Saturday, coach Gordon Igesund (pictured) has taken aim at his players, accusing them of losing their nerve.

Rio Tinto's Tom Albanese resigns

The chief executive of mining giant Rio Tinto, Tom Albanese (pictured), has resigned after the company announced a $14 billion write-down.

Q&A: Richmark Holdings

Richmark's dream is to help grow the South African economy by creating jobs that empower people and provide the necessary funding to support emerging ventures.

Protests causing 'irreparable damage' to brand SA

South Africa's investor image is again being tainted by strikes.

R1bn boost for South African farming

Land Bank is better placed than ever to assist South Africa's farming community across the value chain, says Dr Moraka N Makhura.

Afcon 2013: Preview

The countdown is on to the 2013 Orange Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon).

Table Mountain confirmed as natural wonder

Table Mountain, one of the most recognisable mountains in the world, was declared one of nature's greatest wonders over the weekend.

Masters of the bookmaking universe

Betting World is one of South Africa's premier bookmaking operations and a wholly owned subsidiary of JSE listed, Phumelela Gaming and Leisure Limited.

Cosatu anti e-tolling marches under way

Cosatu's protest marches against e-tolling are under way in Johannesburg and Pretoria.

Highway to heaven: Intercape

Earlier this year Intercape became the first in the industry in South Africa to introduce G7 luxury double-decker coaches.

Big shake-up at Altech Autopage Cellular

As JSE-listed Altech subsidiary Altech Autopage Cellular integrates with sister company Altech Technology Concepts, forming a dynamic new service provider in the Telecommunications & ICT sector, Africa Outlook talks to Altech Autopage Cellular's Boyd Chislett.

Energy efficiency: The business case

Companies have begun adopting energy saving technologies as a matter of good business practice in a world with high and volatile energy prices.

Interview: Big Break Legacy winner Graham Rower

Africa Outlook talks to Graham Rowe the winner of season one of reality TV show the Big Break Legacy.