World Cup hopefuls Zambia sack coach Sredojevic

ZAMBIA have fired Serbian coach Milutin Sredojevic as they prepare for a tough World Cup qualifying programme from September, the national football association confirmed on Sunday. “The Football Association of…

Industry feels impact of SA protests

Businesses and consumers have begun feeling the contagion effect of the country’s heavy dependency on South Africa after the unrest that plagued the rainbow nation last week over the incarceration…

South Africa Mops Up After Violent Protests Shake the Nation

CLEAN-UP operations continue in South Africa after violent unrest was stemmed by military intervention, with major roads reopened across KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng provinces. At least 212 people died during a…

Fears of food and fuel shortages as unrest rocks South Africa

Violence and looting has raged in South Africa for the sixth day running, stoking fears of food and fuel shortages as disruption to farming, manufacturing and oil refining began to…

Angola’s debts to Western oil companies reach $1B: Report

REUTERS – Angola has accumulated around $1bn in debt to Western oil companies operating its oilfields, with the bill prompting the African country’s recently launched sale of stakes in its…

US$260 million for rehabilitation of the Beira-Mutare, Maputo-Harare railway lines

By Lisa Masuku Mozambique has invested US$260 million towards the rehabilitation of the Beira-Mutare and the Maputo-Harare railway lines and procurement of four locomotives and 150 wagons to service the…

West African regional bloc adopts new plan to launch Eco single currency in 2027

A group of fifteen West African countries have adopted a new road map to launch a single currency in 2027 after its previous plans were derailed by the coronavirus pandemic.…

Power cuts likely to continue throughout winter: Eskom

Eskom has warned that planned power cuts are likely to continue through winter because of an aging generation fleet and the cold weather which leads to higher demand. The cash-strapped…

Washington Arubi named Nedbank Player of the tournament

By ZBC Reporter Former Warriors goalkeeper, Washington Arubi capped off a fine season in South Africa after being named the Nedbank Cup Player of the tournament at the end of…

Shoprite sells its Nigerian operations

SHOPRITE, Africa’s largest food retailer, has sold its Nigerian operations to local investors 16 years after it opened its first outlet in the continent’s most populous country. The company sold…