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Zimbabweans celebrate in S. Africa years after fleeing Mugabe - Business Standard

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Zimbabweans celebrate in S. Africa years after fleeing Mugabe
Business Standard
... whose parents moved to South Africa before she was born, Mugabe's shock exit offered a chance to finally get to know her homeland. "I want to go back to my homeland. I've never been," she said. (This story has not been edited by Business Standard ...
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Mnangagwa urges Mugabe to quit as party seeks impeachmentAfrican Business Magazine (press release) (blog)
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China's CEFC Denies Links to Alleged Africa Bribery Plot - U.S. News & World Report

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U.S. News & World Report

China's CEFC Denies Links to Alleged Africa Bribery Plot
U.S. News & World Report
The Chinese energy company denies it had anything to do with a multimillion dollar bribery scheme that U.S. prosecutors say was organized by two businessmen to secure business from African officials on its behalf. In a statement late Tuesday, Nov. 21 ...
US Bribery Case Sheds Light on Mysterious Chinese CompanyNew York Times
US arrests two Chinese oil company reps in Africa bribery schemeABS-CBN News
Africa: US Arrests Former Officials in Africa Bribery SchemesAllAfrica.com
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South Africa, Eritrea take up Afreximbank's shareholding - Guardian (blog)

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Guardian (blog)

South Africa, Eritrea take up Afreximbank's shareholding
Guardian (blog)
South Africa and Eritrea have taken up shareholding in the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank)- the continent's multilateral trade finance institution, in demonstration of their commitments to promoting intra-trade and economic integration.With ...

How young business leaders platform will benefit Rwanda - The New Times

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 22:34

The New Times

How young business leaders platform will benefit Rwanda
The New Times
The young executives' club on Monday launched the Africa Great Lakes Chapter in Kigali. The chapter covers members from Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan and DR Congo. The organisation provides a platform for chief executives to engage, learn ...

Mugabe's 37-year rule ends as Zimbabwe rejoices - African Business Magazine (press release) (blog)

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 21:01

African Business Magazine (press release) (blog)

Mugabe's 37-year rule ends as Zimbabwe rejoices
African Business Magazine (press release) (blog)
Robert Mugabe has resigned as president of Zimbabwe, bringing an end to the 37-year reign of one of Africa's longest-serving and most controversial leaders. After decades of wielding almost untrammelled power in the Southern African nation, Mugabe was ...
Emmerson Mnangagwa will lead Zimbabwe until 2018 electionsBusiness Day
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Zimbabwe parliament begins Mugabe impeachment processBusiness Daily (press release) (blog)
Independent Online -BBC News -Times LIVE
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Kevin Hardy to drive Ayo's growth - Independent Online

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 20:32

Independent Online

Kevin Hardy to drive Ayo's growth
Independent Online
JOHANNESBURG - JSE-listed diversified investment group, African Equity Empowerment Investments (AEEI), announced the appointment of Kevin Hardy as chief executive of its information and communication technology (ICT) group, Ayo Technology Solutions ...

Chinese oil giant denies Africa bribery scheme after US probe - Channel NewsAsia

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 19:05

Channel NewsAsia

Chinese oil giant denies Africa bribery scheme after US probe
Channel NewsAsia
SHANGHAI: Top Chinese oil company CEFC China Energy on Tuesday (Nov 21) denied any involvement in an alleged multi-million dollar bribery scandal that US investigators say helped the giant win business advantages in Africa. US officials announced ...
US arrests two Chinese oil company reps in Africa bribery schemeABS-CBN News
Africa: US Arrests Former Officials in Africa Bribery SchemesAllAfrica.com
US charges ex-HK official with Africa corruptionFinancial Times
Nikkei Asian Review -Business Standard -Business Day
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Experts Seek Urgent Action on Food Security Threat in West Africa - Business Post Nigeria (press release) (blog)

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 18:15

Business Post Nigeria (press release) (blog)

Experts Seek Urgent Action on Food Security Threat in West Africa
Business Post Nigeria (press release) (blog)
According to a report titled 'The Cost of Ocean Destruction,' which was released to celebrate the World Fisheries Day, vessels arrested for illegally fishing in West African waters are still carrying on with business as usual. The report, released by ...

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US arrests two Chinese oil company reps in Africa bribery scheme - ABS-CBN News

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 15:47

ABS-CBN News

US arrests two Chinese oil company reps in Africa bribery scheme
ABS-CBN News
Ye was labelled China's "newest oil baron" by Forbes magazine in 2016 after his company made a number of large investments in the Czech Republic. CEFC China Energy has spread its business through Eastern Europe, Africa, and the Gulf states, rising in ...
Africa: US Arrests Former Officials in Africa Bribery SchemesAllAfrica.com
US charges ex-HK official with Africa corruptionFinancial Times
US bribery charges implicate Chad's Idriss Deby and Uganda's former UN presidentBusiness Day
Nikkei Asian Review
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AABLA crowns top West Africa business leaders - CNBCAfrica.com

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 14:06

CNBCAfrica.com

AABLA crowns top West Africa business leaders
CNBCAfrica.com
The 7th All Africa Business Leaders Awards in Partnership with CNBC Africa announced the winners of the West Africa leg at the Eko Hotels and Suites in Lagos, on November 04, 2017. VIP guests, media and stakeholders joined the West Africa finalists, ...

SA smartphone sales climb 28% as prices fall - Independent Online

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 14:03

Independent Online

SA smartphone sales climb 28% as prices fall
Independent Online
“Falling prices of smartphones, aggressive operator promotions and growing Wi-Fi/4G penetration are all helping to speed up the adoption of smartphones in South Africa," Nikolay Dolgov, general manager, point-of-sales tracking at GfK said.

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Technology eases the burden of tax compliance on business – Report - CNBCAfrica.com

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 13:07

CNBCAfrica.com

Technology eases the burden of tax compliance on business – Report
CNBCAfrica.com
... burden of tax compliance on businesses. On this back drop, how can the public sector harness the continent's technological advancement in the past decade to improve the revenue mobilization? Titus Mukora, Partner at PwC joins CNBC Africa for more.

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South African rate hikes seen coming soon as risks mount - Independent Online

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 13:06

Independent Online

South African rate hikes seen coming soon as risks mount
Independent Online
Dismal medium-term budget forecasts in October, which saw the rand plunge to 12-months lows, and political wrangling ahead of the ruling African National Congress' (ANC) conference in December to elect a successor for President Jacob Zuma as party ...

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South African Premier Business Awards finalists named - Brand South Africa (press release) (blog)

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:05

Brand South Africa (press release) (blog)

South African Premier Business Awards finalists named
Brand South Africa (press release) (blog)
south african premier business awards Proudly South African Public Relations Manager Deryn Graham; Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies; and Rabia Metedad, Brand South Africa Activations Manager, are guests at the media launch. (Images: Melissa ...

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Chinese national liquor Moutai eyes Southern African market - China Daily

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:35

AsiaOne

Chinese national liquor Moutai eyes Southern African market
China Daily
WINDHOEK -- China's national liquor Kweichow Moutai is looking for investment opportunities in Namibia and across the SADC (Southern African Development Community) region, Chinese Ambassador to Namibia Zhang Yiming has told Xinhua. Zhang said this ...
Chinese National Liquor Moutai Sets Foot in Africa, Business News ...AsiaOne
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Mugabe's Downfall Could Be Good Business for China - Bloomberg

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:24

Bloomberg

Mugabe's Downfall Could Be Good Business for China
Bloomberg
“Mnangagwa has a more open and moderate approach in economic policies and is also a friend of China,” said Shen Xiaolei, a research fellow on Africa in the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China's state think tank. “Mugabe's receding power is just a ...
DANIEL SILKE: Nine scary parallels between Zimbabwe and South AfricaRand Daily Mail
Like Zimbabwe, South Africa needs leadership changeBusiness Recorder
Mnangagwa urges Mugabe to quit as party seeks impeachmentAfrican Business Magazine (press release) (blog)
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Media Special Report: Africa's print media crosses the digital divide - African Business Magazine (press release) (blog)

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:05

African Business Magazine (press release) (blog)

Media Special Report: Africa's print media crosses the digital divide
African Business Magazine (press release) (blog)
For traditional print publishers in Africa, the emergence of digitally native content providers and tech-savvy audiences represents both a compelling opportunity and a defiant challenge to long-established business models. For authoritarian political ...

BLSA reveals huge stake in economy - Independent Online

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 08:31

Independent Online

BLSA reveals huge stake in economy
Independent Online
JOHANNESBURG - Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) members have employed 1.29 million people and contributed nearly R2 trillion to the struggling economy last year. A report released by economic consultancy firm Quantec Research yesterday ...

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Ghana must take advantage of Africa's energy deficit – Kufuor - GhanaWeb

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 02:26

GhanaWeb

Ghana must take advantage of Africa's energy deficit – Kufuor
GhanaWeb
Former President John Agyekum Kufuor is optimistic that Ghana can grow its energy sector to become an exporter of power on the African continent. According to him, the huge deficit in power supply on the continent presents an opportunity for Ghana to ...

New research reveals scale of business contribution to South Africa - Independent Online

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 21:05

Independent Online

New research reveals scale of business contribution to South Africa
Independent Online
JOHANNESBURG - A report by Quantec Research, a leading South African economic consultancy, on Monday revealed the significant contribution made by South African business to the wealth of the country. The report notes, amongst other things, the ...

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