The ongoing fall in commodity prices has forced mining giant Anglo American to slash jobs worldwide. DW speaks to political economist Patrick Bond about the impact for South Africa.
One of the world's leading miners has said it will cut tens of thousands of jobs as part of a radical overhaul. The announcement comes as the industry is struggling with weak demand and painfully low commodity prices. (08.12.2015)
Green architecture in South Africa, making schools better by planning trees, and Zambia's air pollution problem. Join us on eco@africa for these and many other exciting environmental stories from Africa and Europe.
The Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA), the first ever museum of modern African art, has opened to much fanfare in Cape Town, South Africa. Art lovers are over the moon – but there has also been controversy.
The Southern Africa’s regional body (SADC) is sending a rapid-response team to Lesotho. The team is to investigate the assassination of the country’s army commander.
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