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Mar 19, 2014
The Rhodes University council has elected Rhodes alumnus Vuyo Kahla its new and first black chairperson, the Grahamstown-based university announced on Wednesday. Kahla, who had served the university as a member of both its council and board of governors, took over...
Feb 13, 2014
Following a reshuffle of its executive body, Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) has announced changes to its board of directors, which would now comprise several of South Africa’s heavy-hitters in business. The new board, effective from February 20, would be...
Dec 06, 2013
The project has achieved financial close.
Nov 08, 2013
Kinangop wind park project is the first in a series of projects under US President Barack Obama’s Power Africa initiative.
Oct 17, 2013
Standard Bank and the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) on Wednesday concluded a $108-million debt-financing package with power producer Triumph Kenya for the construction of an 83 MW heavy fuel oil plant. Standard Bank group company CfC Stanbic Bank...
May 21, 2013
International packaging and paper group Mondi has appointed Fred Phaswana as joint chairperson with effect from June 1. Phaswana, who was currently chairperson of Standard Bank Group, Standard Bank of South Africa, the South African Institute of International Affairs...
May 17, 2013
Standard Bank Group (SBG) has recently released its 2012 ‘Sustainability Report’ and says its sustainability programmes are mutually reinforcing and have served the company well.
Feb 19, 2013
Financial services provider Standard Bank has arranged an international financing package for the development of a $126-million 60 000 cubic metres a day desalination plant in Accra, Ghana. Spanish infrastructure company Abengoa and the Sojitz Corporation of Japan,...
Nov 02, 2011
Sep 05, 2011
Standard Bank Group Chief Executive Jacko Maree has committed 10% of his taxable income towards helping needy black scholars receive an excellent education. He will be doing this every year, at least for as long as the current personal tax structure remains broadly...
Mar 27, 2009
A former AngloGold Ashanti board member, Sam Jonah, has been appointed to serve as nonexecutive director on the board of UK-based mobile phone operator Vodafone from April 1. “I am delighted to welcome Sam Jonah to the Vodafone board. He will make a great...
Jun 11, 2008
Botswana's economic growth is robust but it remains too dependent on mining, and high transport and communication costs are hampering diversification, delegates said at the inaugural Botswana Economic Forum on Wednesday. The southern African country's...
Sep 15, 2006
A major conference on opportunities available to South African companies for international long-term debt financing, such as bond issues and private placements to permit domestic and international expansion, is to be held in New York at the end of next month.
Jan 20, 2006
BC and AC – acknowledged abbreviations for Before Christ and After Christ – are important historical markers.
Oct 14, 2005
Standard Bank has unveiled plans for a new regional office complex at Kingsmead Office Park, in Durban.
Oct 13, 2003
London-based gold miner Randgold Resources has secured a $250-million credit facility, which it will receive if it wins the bid battle for Ghana's Ashanti, a source close to the situation said yesterday.
Oct 10, 2003
South African industrial goods company Barloworld has been rated among the top performing companies in the industrial goods category on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for the second year in succession.
Feb 20, 2003
Canada’s First Quantum Minerals this week announced that it was satisfied with the results of a definitive feasibility study for phase one development of its 80%-owned Kansanshi copper-gold project in Zambia.