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South African economy in significant distress

Alastair Macduff.

By AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH African businesses’ confidence is at an all-time low owing to political uncertainty, poor economic performance, policy confusion and a general lack of leadership and many South African businesses are in distress. This is according to the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) in the wake of prevailing economic and […]

FNB Namibia attains historic 5-star green rating

FNB Parkside building

From AFRED SHILONGO in Windhoek, Namibia WINDHOEK, (CAJ News) – FIRST National Bank (FNB) Namibia Holdings has set a benchmark in sustainable building in the country after its @Parkside building was awarded a 5-Star Green Star Africa “As Built” rating. The Green Building Council gave the rating, making it the first 5-Star rated building in Namibia and […]

Zimbabwe’s ailing economy hits rock bottom

zim flag

HARARE, (CAJ News) – ZIMBABWE’S economic crisis is at its worst in years after panicking citizens horded commodities and left supermarket shelves empty in recent days. Alarmed buyers bought goods in bulk after unspecified reports of impending goods shortages in a country ravaged over the years by drought and cash shortages. The resultant shortages have […]

China lauds SA for best special economic zone

Songtian Lin, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, during a meeting with CDC executives

By AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A CHINESE envoy has lauded the Coega Development Corporation (CDC) Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in South Africa as the most successful such initiative in the continent. Songtian Lin, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, described the SEZ located in the Nelson Mandela Bay metro in the Eastern Cape Province as […]

Orion Minerals lists on the JSE

Left to Right: Errol Smart, CEO Orion Minerals and Prejelin Naggan, Head of Primary Markets at the JSE.

By MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ORION Minerals, an Australian base metals firm, has listed on the Main Board of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). With an active exploration and development programme in South Africa, it has listed in the Gold Mining sector, becoming the 13th firm to list on the bourse this year. […]


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