ANC investigates Mbeki NEC recording

The ANC is investigating leaks from its ongoing National Executive Committee meeting. eNCA reports that They include a clip of former president Thabo Mbeki asking the executive to reflect on the state of the governing party, and the allegations about the way...

SA rand holds steady at 16-month high against dollar

South Africa’s rand steadied early on Monday, holding at a 16-month high against the dollar hit in the previous session, after subdued U.S. jobs data supported hopes that interest rates would remain low for some time, bolstering risk appetite. Reuters reports that at...

U.S. pump prices head for highest since 2014

U.S. motorists are expected to see a shortage of fuel and an increase in prices after a cyber-attack shut down the country’s largest pipeline. FSN reports that four days after the attack it’s still not clear when the pipeline, that carries almost half the...

Zambia prepares for presidential elections

Nineteen people, including incumbent President Edgar Lungu, have so far paid their nomination fees to stand as presidential candidates in Zambia’s Aug. 12 general election, the country’s electoral body said today. Xinhua News reports that Chief Electoral...