South Africa mining, manufacturing growth defy market expectations
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South Africa mining, manufacturing growth defy market expectations

Editor Southern Times - Oct 20, 2017

Johannesburg, (CAJ News) - SOUTH Africa’s mining and manufacturing sectors have increased outputs thereby defying prevailing economic challenges and market…

Zambia’s economic diversification gets World Bank, IMF backing
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Zambia’s economic diversification gets World Bank, IMF backing

Editor Southern Times - Oct 20, 2017

By Jeff Kapembwa LUSAKA – Zambia’s diversification of the economy from traditional copper mining into maximising potential in other sectors…

‘Home and Away Roaming Project bears fruits in SADC’
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‘Home and Away Roaming Project bears fruits in SADC’

Editor Southern Times - Oct 20, 2017

By Sharon Kavhu Windhoek –  Namibia’s Prime Minister, Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila has commended the implementation of the ‘SADC Home and Away…

AG calls for strict monitoring of mining activities to avoid environmental damage
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AG calls for strict monitoring of mining activities to avoid environmental damage

Editor Southern Times - Oct 20, 2017

By Lahja Nashuuta Windhoek – The Namibian Minister of Mines and Energy, Obeth Kandjoze has acknowledged lack of adequate monitoring…

Can the Africa Union save Africa’s mineral resources?
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Can the Africa Union save Africa’s mineral resources?

Editor Southern Times - Oct 13, 2017

By Timo Shihepo Windhoek – As a way of trying to minimise the exploitation of Africa’s mineral resources the African…

Master Plan to make Namibia a logistics hub
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Master Plan to make Namibia a logistics hub

Editor Southern Times - Oct 13, 2017

By Magreth Nunuhe Windhoek – Namibia has the opportunity to transform itself into an international logistics hub for the SADC…

Africa’s mining sector is patriarchal: AWIMA
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Africa’s mining sector is patriarchal: AWIMA

Editor Southern Times - Oct 13, 2017

By Timo Shihepo Windhoek- President of African Women in Mining Association (AWIMA) Melody Kweba has expressed disappointment with the African…

Lack of knowledge hampers Africa’s growth
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Lack of knowledge hampers Africa’s growth

Editor Southern Times - Oct 13, 2017

By Jeff Kapembwa Lusaka – Lack of capacity by African countries coupled with scanty knowledge on project preparation have been…

Nam’s ICT Summit to unlock economic opportunities
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Nam’s ICT Summit to unlock economic opportunities

Editor Southern Times - Oct 13, 2017

By Sharon Kavhu Windhoek – Namibia’s fourth national Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Summit is meant to unlock economic opportunities through…

GMB pays farmers $427 million
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GMB pays farmers $427 million

Editor Southern Times - Oct 13, 2017

Harare  – The Grain Marketing Board (GMB) says it has so far paid out $427 million for grain deliveries and…

Malawi, Namibia pledge to work together to puff up agric
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Malawi, Namibia pledge to work together to puff up agric

Editor Southern Times - Oct 13, 2017

By Penelope Paliani Kamanga LILONGWE - The farmers unions of Malawi and Namibia have pledged to work together in order…

Zimbabwe officials start work on One Stop Border Post
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Zimbabwe officials start work on One Stop Border Post

Editor Southern Times - Oct 13, 2017

By Business Reporter Zimbabwe’s technocrats on Monday started modalities for the implementation of the Beitbridge One Stop Border Stop (OSBP)…

NBC to acquire DTT decoders from South Africa
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NBC to acquire DTT decoders from South Africa

Editor Southern Times - Oct 06, 2017

Lahja Nashuuta Windhoek- The Namibia Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) is now looking towards South Africa for the supply of Digital Terrestrial…

Time for central banks to engage social media
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Time for central banks to engage social media

Editor Southern Times - Oct 06, 2017

Ranga Mberi It is easy to lose count of the number of times the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has…

Africa will become the food basket of the world – Dangote
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Africa will become the food basket of the world – Dangote

Editor Southern Times - Oct 06, 2017

New York - Nigerian business leader Aliko Dangote has told American investors Africa will become the food basket of the…

Zambia: Chinese-FOCAC funding
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Zambia: Chinese-FOCAC funding

Editor Southern Times - Oct 06, 2017

Jeff Kapembwa Lusaka – African countries jostling for Chinese assistance in loans and grants under the $60 billion Forum for…

AfDB, AU, UN agencies pledge more action for Africa’s industrial transformation
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AfDB, AU, UN agencies pledge more action for Africa’s industrial transformation

Editor Southern Times - Oct 06, 2017

The African Development Bank (AfDB) on Thursday, September 21, 2017, joined partners from the African Union Commission, African governments, key…

Driving the   ship into the ICT future
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Driving the ship into the ICT future

Editor Southern Times - Oct 06, 2017

PowerCom is an ICT infrastructure company, which was on the verge of closing down but has gone through various business…

Zimbabwe central bank introduces savings bond
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Zimbabwe central bank introduces savings bond

Editor Southern Times - Oct 02, 2017

Harare  – The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) on Tuesday went to the market with a new “savings bond” which…

Namibia in a recession
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Namibia in a recession

Editor Southern Times - Oct 02, 2017

By Magreth Nunuhe Windhoek – Namibia is in an economic recession. This comes after the country logged a contraction for…