Kumba Iron Ore reports fall in FY profit

South Africa's largest iron ore producer Kumba Iron Ore on Tuesday posted a 28 percent drop in full-year earnings.

Afcon 2013 "exceeded expectations" says CAF

The governing body of African football - The Confederation of African Football (CAF) - has congratulated South Africa for hosting a "largely successful" Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon), which "exceeded expectations".

Nampak invests R1.6bn in bottle, can production

Africa's largest packaging company, Nampak, has announced that it is investing R1.

Implats warns of lower than expected half-year earnings

Implats, the world's second-largest platinum producer, has warned of "lower than expected" earnings for the six months to end-December.

Nigeria celebrate cup of nations win

A stunning goal from Sunday Mba saw Nigeria crowned champions of Africa for the third time on Sunday.

South Africa: Minimum farm wage raised to R105 a day

The new minimum wage for South African farmworkers is R105 a day, labour minister Mildred Oliphant announced on Monday.

Amplats loses R6.3bn

Anglo American Platinum (Amplats), the world's largest platinum producer, has announced a hefty full year operating loss of R6.

Proteas beat Pakistan by 211 runs

South Africa have beaten Pakistan by 211 runs on day four of the first Test at the Wanderers in Johannesburg.

Bafana crash out of Afcon

Bafana Bafana crashed out of the African Cup of Nations on Saturday, despite playing their best football of the tournament, losing in a narrow quarter final penalty shoot-out defeat against Mali.

Investing in 2013: Abax Investments

Abax Investments is an owner-managed company that focuses exclusively on investment management.

Billionaire Patrice Motsepe pledges to donate half of his fortune

South African billionaire Patrice Motsepe, the founder and executive chairman of African Rainbow Minerals, has pledged to donate half of his fortune, following in the steps of the likes of Bill Gates and Warren Buffet.

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.