23/02 South African is expected to harvest 33 percent less maize in 2018 compared with a record crop in the previous season after a decrease in plantings and low rainfall in the western part of the maize belt, a Reuters poll of six traders and market analysts showed on Friday.  Full story
23/02 More than 500 workers will embark on a strike on Monday at Koornfontein Mine, which is owned by the Gupta family, over concerns of nonpayment of salaries, South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said on Friday.  Full story
23/02 The number of internet users in Tanzania rose by 16 percent at the end of 2017 to 23 million, with the majority of those using their handsets to go online, the telecom industry regulator said on Friday.    Mobile phone use has surged in Tanzania and other African countries over the past decade, h  Full story
23/02 South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers said on Friday that its members had not been paid on time at the Optimum coal mine, which is owned by the Gupta family, and would not return to work at the operation which has started business rescue proceedings.  Full story
23/02 South Africa's budget reverses some of last year's fiscal deterioration but poor finances of state-owned companies remain a major risk to fiscal targets, ratings agency Fitch said on Friday.. . .  Full story
23/02 South African clothes retailer Truworths on Thursday reported flat retail sales growth in the first-half, which it blamed on a challenging trading period marred by political uncertainty in its home market.. . .  Full story
23/02 South African power producer Eskom said on Thursday the Optimum coal mine, which is owned by the Gupta family and supplies one of the utility's power stations, had started business rescue. . .  Full story
23/02 South African wine and spirits maker Distell Group on Friday reported a 9.3 percent increase in revenue in the first-half, supported by higher volumes in the firm's spirits and ready-to-drink businesses.. . .  Full story
23/02 South Africa's rand was slightly weaker on Friday against the dollar, which recovered as U.S. Treasury yields levelled off.. . .  Full story
23/02 Northam Platinum reported a widened half-year loss on Friday citing costs related to a transaction to increase its black ownership profile but the mid-tier South African miner still posted an operating. . .  Full story
23/02 Loss before tax increased to R505.4 million (2016: R419.6 million) and loss for the period widened to R517.8 million (2016: R437.6 million).. . .  Full story
23/02 Sales revenue for the interim period lowered to R3.4 billion (R3.5 billion) and operating profit decreased to R338.8 million (R352.0 million). Loss for the period widened to R283.8 million (loss of. . .  Full story
23/02 Revenue for the interim period lowered to R157.3 million (2016: R159.3 million), gross profit decreased to R70 million (2016: R73 million), loss for the period came in at R1.8 million (2016:. . .  Full story
23/02 Revenue for the interim period increased by 9.3% to R13.444 billion (2016: R12.297 billion), operating profit climbed 14.6% to R1.832 billion (2016: R1.599 billion), profit for the period attributable to equity. . .  Full story
22/02 Revenue for the interim period remained stable at R10.912 billion (2016: R10.920 billion), gross profit was recorded at R5.265 billion (2016: R5.278 billion), trading profit weakened by 4% to 1.703 billion. . .  Full story
22/02 Revenue for the interim period was 4% lower at R3.4 billion (2016: R3.5 billion). Net profit from operations decreased by 14.7% to R238.9 million (2016: R280.2 million). Profit attributable to owners. . .  Full story
22/02 South African cement producer PPC said Jabu Moleketi has been nominated for the position of chairman of the board to succeed its current chairman Peter Nelson, as it aims to align. . .  Full story
22/02 South African bonds stayed in demand on Thursday as markets priced in expectations that government efforts to reduce the country's large debt pile will enable it hang on to its last. . .  Full story
22/02 South Africa's budget measures to raise value added tax (VAT) rate and cut spending was a welcome step, rating agency S&P Global said on Thursday.. . .  Full story
22/02 Ratings agencies Fitch, Moody's and S&P Global all applauded South Africa's budget where the Treasury raised value added tax for the first time in over two decades and announced plans to. . .  Full story
22/02 The chief executive of Sibanye-Stillwater said on Thursday it might take one more year before the South African precious metal miner resumes dividend payouts.. . .  Full story
22/02 Revenue for the year shot up to GBP20.3 billion (GBP14.8 billion) and profit from operations jumped to GBP6.5 billion (GBP4.7 billion). Profit attributable to owners multiplied to GBP37.5 billion (R4.6. . .  Full story
22/02 Revenue for the year increased to USD26.2 billion (2016: USD21.4 billion) and operating profit shot up to USD5.5 billion (2016: USD1.7 billion). Profit for the financial year attributable to equity shareholders. . .  Full story
22/02 Revenue fro the year jumped to GBP616.0 million (GBP594.3 million) whilst operatign profit improved to GBP408.6 million (GBP396.8 million). Profit attributable to owners jumped to GBP216.7 million (GBP182.7 million). Furthermore, headline. . .  Full story
22/02 Revenue for the period increased to R2.646 billion (2016: R2.607 billion), gross profit rose to R348.3 million (2016: R329.1 million), profit from operations fell to R86.9 million (2016: R89.4 million), profit. . .  Full story
22/02 Revenue for the year soared to R45.9 billion (2016: R31.2 billion). Loss for the period attributable to owners of Sibanye-Stillwater was recorded at R4.4 billion (2016: profit of R3.5 billion), while. . .  Full story
22/02 South African retailer Massmart Holdings on Thursday posted a 2 percent rise in annual profit, helped by cost cuts as consumers battling high personal debt levels spent warily.. . .  Full story
22/02 South African retailer Woolworths Holdings Ltd posted a 15 percent fall in half-year profit on Thursday hurt by a hefty write-down charge on the value of its David Jones business in. . .  Full story
22/02 South Africa's rand was slightly weaker on Thursday against the dollar, which was lifted by higher Treasury yields, while bonds extended gains made in the previous session after the unveiling of. . .  Full story
22/02 South African-based gold and platinum producer Sibanye-Stillwater reported an attributable loss for 2017 and in a bid to preserve cash turned off the dividend flow that has made it a darling. . .  Full story
22/02 Revenue for the interim period increased to R13.5 billion (2016: R13.2 billion), operating profit rose to R717.8 million (2016: R659.8 million), net profit for the period attributable to equity holders of. . .  Full story

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