Investors shun Zambia’s energy sector . . . Want to know true cost of producing electricity
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Investors shun Zambia’s energy sector . . . Want to know true cost of producing electricity

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

By Jeff Kapembwa LUSAKA - Mining companies are not ready to invest in the Zambian power sector until its true…

Global platinum production to fall in 2017
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Global platinum production to fall in 2017

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

By Tichaona Kurewa HARARE-Platinum producers in Southern Africa face tough times in 2017 as global total platinum production is expected…

Africa needs to address power generation woes
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Africa needs to address power generation woes

Staff Reporter - Mar 13, 2017

By Lenin Ndebele THERE'S a lot of talk about what could lead Africa's economic turnaround, from information technology, agriculture as…

Nam unveils R57.54 billion budget
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Nam unveils R57.54 billion budget

Staff Reporter - Mar 13, 2017

By Andreas Thomas WINDHOEK - Namibia Minister of Finance, Calle Schlettwein, on Wednesday presented the national budget for the 2017-18…

Namibia rakes in R4 billion from De Beers
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Namibia rakes in R4 billion from De Beers

Staff Reporter - Mar 13, 2017

By Timo Shihepo WINDHOEK – The Namibian Government raked in R4 billion from De Beers in 2016, The Southern Times has…

Vic Falls hotel occupancy rate remains flat, revenue increases slightly
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Vic Falls hotel occupancy rate remains flat, revenue increases slightly

Staff Reporter - Mar 13, 2017

By Tichaona Kurewa VICTORIA FALLS - Occupancy rate for the eight major hotels in Victoria Falls remained unchanged in January…

Mustang discovers huge graphite reserves in Mozambique
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Mustang discovers huge graphite reserves in Mozambique

Staff Reporter - Mar 13, 2017

LONDON - The Australian mining company, Mustang Resources, has announced that it has discovered high-grade graphite at its Caula project…

Zim exports continue upward trend
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Zim exports continue upward trend

Staff Reporter - Mar 06, 2017

By Tichaona Kurewa HARARE - Zimbabwe’s exports for the month of January 2017 have increased slightly compared to the same…

Mozambique discovers oil
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Mozambique discovers oil

Staff Reporter - Mar 06, 2017

MAPUTO  – The South African petrochemical giant, Sasol, has announced the discovery of oil off the coast of southern Mozambique,…

China disturbed by EU tariffs on steel products
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China disturbed by EU tariffs on steel products

Staff Reporter - Mar 06, 2017

BEIJING – China has expressed doubts about exorbitant tariffs imposed by the European Union (EU) on steel products from China,…

Botswana secures market for FMD-prone beef
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Botswana secures market for FMD-prone beef

Staff Reporter - Mar 06, 2017

By Mpho Tebele GABORONE- The beef industry in Botswana is expected to return to profitability following an announcement by Minister…

Bots targets Nam, Zim to boost trade
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Bots targets Nam, Zim to boost trade

Staff Reporter - Mar 06, 2017

By Mpho Tebele GABORONE- Parastatal Botswana Investment and Trade Centre (BITC) this week said it will lead trade promotion missions…

Southern African states bank on new economic blueprints
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Southern African states bank on new economic blueprints

Staff Reporter - Mar 06, 2017

By Timo Shihepo WINDHOEK–Southern African countries are pinning their hopes on new economic plans but research reveals that they are…

Botswana mining industry adopts sustainability model
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Botswana mining industry adopts sustainability model

Staff Reporter - Feb 24, 2017

By Mpho Tebele GABORONE- MINES in Botswana would be the first in Africa to adopt a Canadian model of sustainability…

Export incentive spur production
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Export incentive spur production

Staff Reporter - Feb 24, 2017

By Tichaona Kurewa HARARE-THE five percent export incentive the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) introduced in 2016 is spurring production…

Nam on economic recovery
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Nam on economic recovery

Staff Reporter - Feb 24, 2017

By Magreth Nunuhe Windhoek – The Namibian government says that it can now maintain its debt levels and does not anticipate…

SACU won’t give in to SA’s demands
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SACU won’t give in to SA’s demands

Staff Reporter - Feb 24, 2017

By Timo Shihepo WINDHOEK – THE Southern African Customs Union (SACU) says it will not increase South Africa’s revenue from…

Economic corridors: Vehicles for economic transformation
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Economic corridors: Vehicles for economic transformation

Staff Reporter - Feb 24, 2017

By Magreth Nunuhe WINDHOEK – THE Economic Commission for Africa and the Walvis Bay Corridor Group hosted Corridor Management Institutions…

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SMALL-AND-medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are businesses whose personnel numbers fall below certain limits. SMEs play a major role in most economies, particularly in developing countries. 

The Southern Times - Feb 21, 2017

SMALL-AND-medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are businesses whose personnel numbers fall below certain limits. SMEs play a major role in most economies, particularly in developing countries.

Botswana copper production resumes
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Botswana copper production resumes

Staff Reporter - Feb 03, 2017

By Mpho Tebele Gaborone-Production in copper-nickel mining subsector that came to a standstill following the collapse of three miners in…