Former South African President Nelson Mandela has been re-admitted to hospital with the recurrence of a lung infection.
Zambia's ex-President Rupiah Banda has pleaded not guilty to a charge of abuse of power during his time in office.
Central African Republic rebel leader Michel Djotodia has suspended the country's constitution and announced he is dissolving parliament.
South African Transport and logistics parastatal Transnet has awarded a huge new contract – worth about R1.
South Africa has produced many ethical, world-class and globally competitive companies and on Wednesday their efforts were recognised at the inaugural SA Premier Business Awards - the country's top business awards.
Nigeria's Zenith Bank has listed $850 million worth of its ordinary shares on the London Stock Exchange (LSE).
British entrepreneur and Easyjet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou is expanding his orange hotels brand to Africa, with a budget property in Johannesburg developed with FTSE-listed conglomerate Lonrho.
Equal opportunities for the Youth of South Africa - has much changed since 1994?
By Abram Molelemane
As I write this, I'm having a drink with my colleague Nick Owsley, a graduate with an Honours Degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the University of Cape Town.
Construction and mining equipment maker Bell has reported a 12 percent increase in revenue for 2012, up to R5.
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.