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China's investment in West Africa challenges France for business in its former colonies - South China Morning Post

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South China Morning Post

China's investment in West Africa challenges France for business in its former colonies
South China Morning Post
When Ivory Coast put out a tender to build a bridge over the lagoon in its commercial hub of Abidjan, 10 out of the 18 companies that expressed interest were either Chinese firms or in partnership with them. China State Construction Engineering won the ...

Cipla plans acquisitions to enter new therapies, boost Africa business - Business Standard

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Business Standard

Cipla plans acquisitions to enter new therapies, boost Africa business
Business Standard
Cipla is planning acquisitions and product in-licensing to enter new therapies and consolidate its business in Africa market. Last week, Cipla acquired Mirren, a South African over-the-counter medicine (OTC) manufacturer and distributor, for Rs 2.28 ...

China battles France for business in its former African colonies - The Straits Times

11 hours 27 min ago

The Straits Times

China battles France for business in its former African colonies
The Straits Times
The 109 billion CFA francs (US$191 million) deal highlighted China's growing muscle in a part of Africa that until recently its business people showed little interest in: the French-speaking west. The area's fast-growing economies have seen a ...

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China Battles France for Business in Its Former African Colonies - Bloomberg

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Bloomberg

China Battles France for Business in Its Former African Colonies
Bloomberg
The 109 billion CFA francs ($191 million) deal highlighted China's growing muscle in a part of Africa that until recently its business people showed little interest in: the French-speaking west. The area's fast-growing economies have seen a spectacular ...

Russia Reaffirms Commitment to Help Solve Endless Conflicts in Africa - Business Post Nigeria (press release) (blog)

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 22:06

Russia Reaffirms Commitment to Help Solve Endless Conflicts in Africa
Business Post Nigeria (press release) (blog)
As already known, African countries have seriously adopted “economic diplomacy” and are looking to find pragmatic solutions to issues relating to infrastructure development, foreign trade and investment cooperation. The transcript posted to Kremlin ...

Experts Brainstorm on Climate Data Sharing in Africa - Business Post Nigeria (press release) (blog)

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 21:48

Business Post Nigeria (press release) (blog)

Experts Brainstorm on Climate Data Sharing in Africa
Business Post Nigeria (press release) (blog)
More than 15 climate scientists from African Regional Climate Centres (RCCs) and National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs) from July 10-11, 2018, met to review a study report on the application of WMO resolution 40 on climate data ...

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Maritime Week Africa 2018 held - GhanaWeb

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 18:56

GhanaWeb

Maritime Week Africa 2018 held
GhanaWeb
The Maritime Week Africa is the only international bunkering event focused entirely on Africa. This year's program focuses on what Africa is doing to prepare for the 2020 global 0.5% Sulphur cap. The conference also examined the options for African ...

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We should blame politicians, not Mandela, for South Africa's unfinished business - Quartz

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 16:58

Quartz

We should blame politicians, not Mandela, for South Africa's unfinished business
Quartz
July 2018 marks Nelson Mandela's centenary year. Why is he still so revered across the world? The answer simply is that he is widely regarded as the personification of values which he spent much of his life fighting for. These included social justice, ...
Brand South Africa joins Business Engage to host the Centenary Business Summit in Honour of Nelson MandelaBrand South Africa (press release) (blog)
Obama made a rare public appearance to deliver a biting critique of Trump's worldview — without saying his nameBusiness Insider
Barack Obama speaks to rousing applause and a standing ovationBusiness Day

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Farmcrowdy wins Digital Business of the Year Award in Africa - Daily Trust

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 16:28

Disrupt Africa

Farmcrowdy wins Digital Business of the Year Award in Africa
Daily Trust
Launched in 2017, GABA, the world's premier annual business award was created to celebrate, honour and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and working professionals in the continent of Africa.
Nigeria's Farmcrowdy wins Digital Business of the Year AwardDisrupt Africa
Farmcrowdy Agritech Startup Wins 2018 Global African Business Awards (GABA)Tech in Africa

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Gupta link 'killed the business'‚ says Mzwanele Manyi - Times LIVE

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 12:39

Times LIVE

Gupta link 'killed the business'‚ says Mzwanele Manyi
Times LIVE
Manyi attributed that decline to government in the Free State and Limpopo formally cancelling their bulk subscription transactions‚ and the suspension of TNA business briefings with the South African Broadcasting Corporation . He said that despite the ...
'Zupta ties killed #AfroVoice'Independent Online

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DHL announces its partnership with Marketplace Africa - Independent Online

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 08:50

Independent Online

DHL announces its partnership with Marketplace Africa
Independent Online
Hennie Heymans, the chief executive for DHL Express sub-Saharan Africa, said: “DHL is a facilitator of global trade, and if we can improve connectivity and accessibility to global markets for local businesses, this will go a long way in helping small ...

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South Africa business delegation arrives in Angola for Trade and Investment mission - CNBCAfrica.com

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 07:52

CNBCAfrica.com

South Africa business delegation arrives in Angola for Trade and Investment mission
CNBCAfrica.com
The South African business delegation has arrived in Luanda, Angola for a five-day Trade and Investment Mission that is led by the Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Bulelani Magwanishe. The mission will take place from today until 21 July 2018.

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The world's biggest music company is setting its sights on Africa - Quartz

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 07:10

Quartz

The world's biggest music company is setting its sights on Africa
Quartz
After nearly two decades of decline and existential threat, the global music business is growing. Sales were up by 8.1%, reaching $17.3 billion last year, according to industry trade body, IFPI. And while the formal, established business was going ...

Mass radio campaign saves thousands of child lives in Africa - Business Insider

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 00:46

Mass radio campaign saves thousands of child lives in Africa
Business Insider
LONDON (Reuters) - A mass radio campaign in Burkina Faso led to a significant rise in sick children getting medical attention and could prove one of the most cost-effective ways to save young lives in poor countries, researchers said on Tuesday ...

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Farmcrowdy Wins Africa Digital Business of the Year Award for 2018 - THISDAY Newspapers

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 21:50

THISDAY Newspapers

Farmcrowdy Wins Africa Digital Business of the Year Award for 2018
THISDAY Newspapers
Sunday Okobi. Farmcrowdy, Nigeria's first and leading digital agriculture platform has won the Digital Business of the Year (2018) award in Africa. The award was granted at the annual Global African Business Awards (GABA) ceremony in Addis Ababa, ...

Farmcrowdy wins Digital Business of the Year Award in Africa for 2018 - Vanguard

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 20:48

Vanguard

Farmcrowdy wins Digital Business of the Year Award in Africa for 2018
Vanguard
Farmcrowdy, Nigeria's first and leading digital agriculture platform yesterday won the Digital Business of the Year (2018) award in Africa. The award was granted at the annual Global African Business Awards (GABA) ceremony in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Microsoft appoints new Africa, Middle East head to drive growth - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 19:26

Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Microsoft appoints new Africa, Middle East head to drive growth
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
He started off at Microsoft in 2007 in the server and tools business, which he managed across most of Africa and Levant. In 2008, he became the general manager of Microsoft West Central Africa. During his four-year tenure, he led growth across the ...

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Farmcrowdy wins Digital Business of the Year Award in Africa for 2018 - Guardian (blog)

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 15:48

Guardian (blog)

Farmcrowdy wins Digital Business of the Year Award in Africa for 2018
Guardian (blog)
Farmcrowdy, Nigeria's first and leading digital agriculture platform yesterday won the Digital Business of the Year (2018) award in Africa. The award was granted at the annual Global African Business Awards (GABA) ceremony in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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Africa must deepen investment insurance – ATI - GhanaWeb

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 15:35

GhanaWeb

Africa must deepen investment insurance – ATI
GhanaWeb
As part of programmes to mark the 25th Anniversary Celebrations and Annual General Meeting of Afreximbank in Abuja, Nigeria, a number of panellists spoke on financing and regulatory considerations around the African Continent Trade Financial Area ...

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Mauritius is the richest country in Africa - Report - Independent Online

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 15:03

Independent Online

Mauritius is the richest country in Africa - Report
Independent Online
... Mauritius in focus and said that it is the richest country in Africa. According to the report, Mauritius' wealth has been primarily due to having a strong economic growth, stable government and its ability to draw wealthy individuals to do business ...
How Mauritius became the richest country in AfricaBusinessTech

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