China to overhaul foreign investment law
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China to overhaul foreign investment law

Yue Wang China is seeking a legal reform that would fundamentally change the way foreign…

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100 terrorists killed in raids
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100 terrorists killed in raids

A total of 109 Boko Haram fighters have been killed by soldiers responding to attacks…

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Boko Haram threatens Nigeria polls
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Boko Haram threatens Nigeria polls

Campaigning in Nigeria’s knife-edge presidential election entered its final week yesterday, with mounting questions about…

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Kenyan MP shot dead
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Kenyan MP shot dead

A Kenyan lawmaker was shot dead in the capital early yesterday, in an incident likely…

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Bob Marley will be face  of first global weed brand
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Bob Marley will be face of first global weed brand

PLENTY of ground has been broken since Washington and Colorado became the first states to…

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MOTORING: Cape Town bans ‘pimp my ride’
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MOTORING: Cape Town bans ‘pimp my ride’

The motor industry is in uproar over the Cape Town traffic department’s efforts to clampdown…

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TENNIS: Williams sisters inspire at  Australian Open
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TENNIS: Williams sisters inspire at Australian Open

Sisters, friends, survivors: all the strengths and virtues that Serena and Venus Williams have shown…

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Bullish Mozambique bets on natural gas
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Bullish Mozambique bets on natural gas

MOZAMBIQUE’S new government, appointed January 17 by President Filipe Nyusi, features an enlarged energy ministry…

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Toyota to build more SUVs
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Toyota to build more SUVs

TOYOTA Motor Corporation will build more sport-utility vehicles this year at factories in Japan and…

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Sánchez under spotlight
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Sánchez under spotlight

Alexis Sánchez will arrive at the Etihad Stadium today with plaudits, compliments and comparisons to…

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Vybz Kartel’s Fame Soars Behind Bars
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Vybz Kartel’s Fame Soars Behind Bars

Vybz Kartel is locked behind bars but his legacy lives on as the deejay’s popularity…

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Brace for $40-a-barrel oil
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Brace for $40-a-barrel oil

THE US benchmark crude price, down more than $60 since June to below $45 Wednesday,…

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Indonesia queries AirAsia licence
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Indonesia queries AirAsia licence

Ships searching for the wreck of an AirAsia passenger jet that crashed with 162 people…

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China steps in as world’s new bank
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China steps in as world’s new bank

BUOYED by its economic might, China is beginning to play a critical role in shaping…

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Gold outlook 2015: Analysts anticipate break from turmoil
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Gold outlook 2015: Analysts anticipate break from turmoil

This time last year, the gold market was in a sorry state. Market participants were…

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