South Africa participates in biannual EuroScience Open Forum
Money 24 June 2014

Denmark, 24 June 2014 - Global science enthusiasts, academics and government representatives are meeting in Copenhagen for the biannual EuroScience Open Forum. Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor represented South Africa.

Looking at the mining wage deal
Money 24 June 2014

Cape Town – The platinum mining strikes have finally come to an end. The final wage agreement is due to be signed on Tuesday. For more on the end of the platinum strike eNCA spoke to Independent Mining Analyst, Bongani Mbindwane.

Platinum miners rejoice as wage agreement comes to close
Money 24 June 2014

Marikana - A sigh of relief was breathed on Monday night as the platinum strike was over in principal. On Tuesday labour union Amcu would sign on the dotted line, ending a five-month long dispute. Mining companies have offered workers R12, 500 by 2017.

Mining sector can restore reputation with investors
Money 23 June 2014

Johannesburg – The five-month strike in the platinum sector finally came to an end on Monday. eNCA speaks with mining and labour analyst Mamokgethi Molopyane about what this means for the country’s economy.

Miners celebrate wage victory
Money 23 June 2014

Rustenburg - Amcu boss Joseph Mathunjwa says the new wage deal will be signed on Tuesday and workers are due to return to their posts on Wednesday. Mathunjwa says the finer details of the wage agreement will be ironed out in due time.

SA’s economic downgrades open doors for Nigeria
Money 23 June 2014

Johannesburg - Africa's most advanced economy - South Africa - has been under pressure for most of the year. And a credit downgrade has dealt a double blow effect to the country.

Ethiopia achieves stellar growth rates
Money 18 June 2014

Ethiopia - In the past decade the country has consistently achieved substantial GDP growth levels of over ten percent annually. eNCA takes a look at Ethiopia’s growth story.

International ratings agencies not happy with South Africa
Money 13 June 2014

Standard and Poor's has downgraded our credit worthiness to triple B minus, with a stable outlook.

Platinum strike may cause interest rate increase
Money 13 June 2014

Johannesburg - The strike in the platinum sector has had quite an impact on South Africa’s economy. Absa Investment analyst Chris Gilmour says we can expect to see an increase in interest rates.

Analyst speaks about African Development Bank's new strategy
Money 11 June 2014

Johannesburg, 10 June 2014 - William Gumede eNCA Africa's resident geo-economic analyst unpacks what the African Development Bank approved its first Human Capital Strategy means for the continent.