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Insolvency statistics: A true reflection of the business environment in South Africa - Lexology

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Lexology

Insolvency statistics: A true reflection of the business environment in South Africa
Lexology
On 22 January 2018, Statistics South Africa released a report for the period January to December 2017 on insolvencies in South Africa. This report reveals a general decrease in liquidations. In 2017, the total number of liquidations decreased by 3,4 ...

South Africa raises VAT for first time in 25 years - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

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Business Daily (press release) (blog)

South Africa raises VAT for first time in 25 years
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
WorldComputer shops embrace lucrative business: outfitting cryptocurrency · WorldSingapore pays bonus to citizens as economy grows. But with the VAT rate unchanged since 1993 the move was likely to prove unpopular ahead of a national election next year ...
South Africa: Budget 2018 - Business Stoic While Labour FumesAllAfrica.com
South Africa's FM Under Scrutiny Ahead of Cabinet ReshuffleU.S. News & World Report
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Chamber of Commerce begins trade mission to South Africa March 11 - Guardian (blog)

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Guardian (blog)

Chamber of Commerce begins trade mission to South Africa March 11
Guardian (blog)
Chairman of the Nigeria-South Africa Chamber of Commerce (NSACC), Mr. Foluso Phillips, is leading a trade mission of Nigerian firms to South Africa for the first NSACC trade mission since the inauguration of the new President of South Africa, Mr. Cyril ...

Adcock considers expansion to mitigate risks - Business Day

8 hours 57 min ago

Business Day

Adcock considers expansion to mitigate risks
Business Day
Pharmaceutical company Adcock Ingram is considering exports to the Asia-Pacific and South America as it looks to build its international business, CEO Andy Hall says. While growing the business in other parts of Africa was an immediate focus, Hall said ...

Barclay's Africa hands over 9Mobile to Teleology Holdings - Guardian (blog)

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Guardian (blog)

Barclay's Africa hands over 9Mobile to Teleology Holdings
Guardian (blog)
Indications emerged yesterday that Barclay's Africa has handed over the remains of 9mobile to Teleology Holdings. The Guardian gathered that a letter had been communicated to that effect to the management of Teleology. Teleology is a firm championed by ...

South Africa's new president wants to confiscate land from white farmers - Business Insider

12 hours 26 min ago

Business Insider

South Africa's new president wants to confiscate land from white farmers
Business Insider
"The expropriation of land without compensation is envisaged as one of the measures that we will use to accelerate redistribution of land to black South Africans." Ramaphosa minced no words: he's talking about taking land from white farmers and giving ...

Integration steps Africa requires for trade glory - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 19:49

Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Integration steps Africa requires for trade glory
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
The CFTA is a clear message to the whole world that Africa means business. At their recent ordinary summit on January 28, 2018, the African presidents launched the Single African Air Transport Market, with 23 countries participating, covering more than ...

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Digital tech's role in Africa transformation - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 19:30

Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Digital tech's role in Africa transformation
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
... vegetable market in Africa is haphazard and registers post-harvest losses of more than 40 per cent. Twiga has virtually eliminated waste by aggregating customer data and organizing distribution of produce to retailers on need basis. The platform ...

DW Business – Europe & Africa | All media content | DW | 21.02.2018 - Deutsche Welle

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 19:27

Deutsche Welle

DW Business – Europe & Africa | All media content | DW | 21.02.2018
Deutsche Welle
Latvian president calls for anti-corruption drive -EU hands out €546 million in cartel fines - BP predicts oil demand peak in late 2030s.

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Micro business counts on Ramaphosa to plot path growth - africanews

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 18:11

africanews

Micro business counts on Ramaphosa to plot path growth
africanews
Madlala is one of many business people in South Africa, as well as investors at home and abroad, who are pinning hopes on Ramaphosa, a former businessman who held stakes in mining company Lonmin, mobile operator MTN Group and McDonald's South African ...

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Nigeria could be a key Brexit ally, according to Commonwealth Business Chief. - Ventures Africa

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 17:11

Ventures Africa

Nigeria could be a key Brexit ally, according to Commonwealth Business Chief.
Ventures Africa
India alone, also a Commonwealth member, accounts for 15 percent of Nigeria's exports. Nigeria is also the fifth largest economy in the Commonwealth, and with South Africa, represent about 70 percent of Commonwealth African trade. The CWEIC “is ...

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South Africa's FM Under Scrutiny Ahead of Cabinet Reshuffle - U.S. News & World Report

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 15:30

U.S. News & World Report

South Africa's FM Under Scrutiny Ahead of Cabinet Reshuffle
U.S. News & World Report
Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba's budget speech comes less than a week after South Africa's leadership transition. He says VAT will increase by 1 percent, to 15 percent. It's the first hike since 1993, during South Africa's transition from white ...
5 important things happening in South Africa todayBusinessTech

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Kenya's petrol prices higher than Tanzania's - African Business Chief

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 14:04

Kenya's petrol prices higher than Tanzania's
African Business Chief
Due to the large taxes being implemented on Kenya's petrol industry, citizens are paying significantly more than its neighbouring country. Despite both Kenya and Tanzania both acquiring and monitoring the fuel in similar ways, Kenyan's are paying at ...

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'Black Panther' is a powerful force at the box office everywhere — including Africa - Los Angeles Times

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 14:02

Los Angeles Times

'Black Panther' is a powerful force at the box office everywhere — including Africa
Los Angeles Times
Marvel Studios and Ryan Coogler's blockbuster superhero movie “Black Panther” has become a legitimate global juggernaut, grossing a jaw-dropping $427 million in global ticket sales and defying movie business assumptions. It's also showing strength in ...

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Snapchat app maker opens its African office in SA - Business Day

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:46

Business Day

Snapchat app maker opens its African office in SA
Business Day
Snap has partnered with Ad Dynamo, its authorised sales representative with the ability to sell Snapchat advertising in SA, Business Day can exclusively disclose. Ad Dynamo, which already has a similar arrangement with Twitter, calls itself "Africa's ...

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Migrant deported by Israel back to Africa recounts ordeal - Business Insider

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 10:20

Migrant deported by Israel back to Africa recounts ordeal
Business Insider
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Inside the immigration office in Tel Aviv, Yohannes Tesfagabr considered his options. He could not dare return to his native Eritrea, a country he risked his life to flee in 2010. He also hoped to avoid the fate of compatriots ...

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East Africa: How Terrorists Raise Money to Hit Targets - AllAfrica.com

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 07:55

AllAfrica.com

East Africa: How Terrorists Raise Money to Hit Targets
AllAfrica.com
Kampala — Terrorists are using a string of local businesses across the East African countries from which they reap millions of dollars they use to finance their terror missions in the region, according to findings in the Financial Intelligence ...

5 important things happening in South Africa today - BusinessTech

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 06:56

BusinessTech

5 important things happening in South Africa today
BusinessTech
Finance minister Malusi Gigaba will deliver the 2018 budget speech today at 14h00. Analysts are expecting a host of tax hikes along with some budget cuts to help plug a R50 billion gap in the Treasury. One of the biggest expected changes is to the ...
'This is going to be a very tough budget'Times LIVE
Zuma budget hole leaves SA with tough decisions on taxMail & Guardian

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APNewsBreak: NY touts economy boom with pic of South Africa - Citizentribune

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 22:51

APNewsBreak: NY touts economy boom with pic of South Africa
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AfDB signs Sh71 billion financing deal with Jica - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 19:49

Business Daily (press release) (blog)

AfDB signs Sh71 billion financing deal with Jica
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
AfDB signs Sh71 billion financing deal with Jica. Tuesday, February 20, 2018 18:40. By GEOFFREY IRUNGU. Akinwumi Adesina, African Development Bank president. file PHOTO | NMG. Facebook · Twitter · LinkedIn · Google · Whatsapp · Messenger. The African ...