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15 days ago
Cheapest solar in Africa comes to Zambia
Cheapest solar in Africa comes to Zambia

First Solar, Enel SA and Neoen SAS have won contracts to develop two photovoltaic power projects in Zambia.

15 days ago
Sony climbs on PlayStation games
Sony climbs on PlayStation games

Sony shares reversed declines in Tokyo trading after the company announced a release date for its virtual-reality headset.

15 days ago
KPMG steps down as Fifa’s auditor
KPMG steps down as Fifa’s auditor

KPMG quits as Fifa’s auditing firm as soccer’s world governing body races to clean up a reputation dented by claims of corruption.

15 days ago
Judge dismisses civil suit against Samarco
Judge dismisses civil suit against Samarco

Brazilian miner Vale SA says a civil lawsuit seeking environmental and property damages for the deadly Samarco disaster has been dismissed.

15 days ago
Zimbabweans go hungry in ‘promised land’
Zimbabweans go hungry in ‘promised land’

Villagers relocated to a farm complex in eastern Zimbabwe to make way for a diamond field hope that Robert Mugabe’s move ...

16 days ago
Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26bn
Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26bn

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella takes a bold step to make the software company a major force in next-generation computing.

16 days ago
Shares in G4S plunge after Florida shooting
Shares in G4S plunge after Florida shooting

Private security company G4S saw its shares take a knock in London after news of the Florida gunman’s link to the firm.

17 days ago
Humans, robots and the lure of ‘dark factories’
Humans, robots and the lure of ‘dark factories’

The race to reinvent industry in the Pearl River Delta masks a fundamental drawback for China’s industrial base.

18 days ago
Presidents, billionaires drive Africa’s malaria battle
Presidents, billionaires drive Africa’s malaria battle

Spending on malaria surged to $2.7 billion last year, according to the World Health Organisation.

18 days ago
Trump victory ‘would rattle markets’
Trump victory ‘would rattle markets’

Italy’s economy minister says Wall Street should fear the day Donald Trump finds his way to the White House.

18 days ago
Fuel joins the list of things China makes for the world
Fuel joins the list of things China makes for the world

Manufacturing giant China is turning a record amount of crude into refined products - and sending some abroad at an unprecedented pace.

18 days ago
Would you eat pizza from a vending machine?
Would you eat pizza from a vending machine?

Push a few buttons. Pay what you owe. And voila! Your hot pizza lands on a tray. Sounds like something from the future, right? Not so...

18 days ago
Talent shortage stymies Indonesia’s tech scene
Talent shortage stymies Indonesia’s tech scene

Highly skilled workers account for only about 10 percent of total employment in the Indonesian archipelago of 250 million people.

19 days ago
Wanted: Oil traders who can hold their booze
Wanted: Oil traders who can hold their booze

Chinese oil companies are luring traders offering better pay and perks in a hiring spree triggered by the freeing up of China's crude import trade.

19 days ago
Hey, Siri! How will Apple keep up?
Hey, Siri! How will Apple keep up?

In the world of personal digital assistants, how is Apple doing against Alphabet’s Google Now and Amazon.com’s Alexa?.