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South Africa highway crash kills at least 27, including kids - Business Insider

Sat, 10/20/2018 - 11:14

Business Standard

South Africa highway crash kills at least 27, including kids
Business Insider
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's government says at least 27 people, including small children, have been killed in a multi-vehicle accident in Limpopo province. The statement by President Cyril Ramaphosa's office says a minibus, truck and delivery ...
Road crash kills 27 in South Africa: officialBusiness Standard

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Africa's youngest billionaire is free 9 days after gunmen seized him - CNN

Sat, 10/20/2018 - 10:49

CNN

Africa's youngest billionaire is free 9 days after gunmen seized him
CNN
... with Coca Cola in 2014. Forbes Magazine said he has a net worth of $1.5 billion, and described him as Africa's youngest billionaire. He served two terms in the Tanzania parliament before he resigned in 2015 to dedicate more time to the family business.
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Bank of Africa Tower to be heart of Bouregreg Valley Development - African Business Chief

Sat, 10/20/2018 - 10:00

African Business Chief

Bank of Africa Tower to be heart of Bouregreg Valley Development
African Business Chief
The Bank of Africa Tower's construction contract was awarded this week to Belgian construction company Besix. The company's CEO, Rik Vandenberghe, stated that “The Bank of Africa Tower will be an emblematic building for the country. I am proud to see ...

Bank of Africa Tower to be heart of Bouregreg Valley Development - African Business Chief

Sat, 10/20/2018 - 10:00

African Business Chief

Bank of Africa Tower to be heart of Bouregreg Valley Development
African Business Chief
The Bank of Africa Tower's construction contract was awarded this week to Belgian construction company Besix. The company's CEO, Rik Vandenberghe, stated that “The Bank of Africa Tower will be an emblematic building for the country. I am proud to see ...

How to invest meaningfully in Africa - Independent Online

Sat, 10/20/2018 - 09:02

Independent Online

How to invest meaningfully in Africa
Independent Online
In reality, the fund managers were only physically able to trade 0.5% of their funds per day. As a result, it could take anywhere between 200 and 300 days to rotate or liquidate an entire fund. Considering this risk, it's startling to note that most ...

Rising Tide Africa launches TORLOWEI at the African Women's Business Initiative (AWBI) Event - BellaNaija

Sat, 10/20/2018 - 08:11

BellaNaija

Rising Tide Africa launches TORLOWEI at the African Women's Business Initiative (AWBI) Event
BellaNaija
Shining lights, exquisite couture, amazing music, amongst others were just a few features of a successful event which launched the maiden edition of the African Women's Business Initiative (AWBI) by Rising Tide Africa (RTA). The event was a fashion ...

South Africa's five most expensive puppy breeds - Business Insider South Africa

Sat, 10/20/2018 - 08:04

Business Insider South Africa

South Africa's five most expensive puppy breeds
Business Insider South Africa
The love and devotion of man's best friend may be beyond price, but breeding healthy pedigree puppies is most definitely a costly business. Here is a list of what could be the five most expensive puppy breeds on offer in South Africa today.

This is how many dollar millionaires there are in South Africa – and how many are part of the world's richest 1% - BusinessTech

Sat, 10/20/2018 - 08:02

BusinessTech

This is how many dollar millionaires there are in South Africa – and how many are part of the world's richest 1%
BusinessTech
Credit Suisse has published its latest Global Wealth Report for 2018, showing exactly how wealth in South Africa is spread out – and how many local citizens are among the global elite. According to the report, aggregate global wealth rose 4.6% to $317 ...

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Africa Top10 Business News - iAfrica.com

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 18:41

Africa Top10 Business News
iAfrica.com
Africa's leading non-banking financial services group, Imara, has postponed its Zimbabwe investment conference to June 2019 because of that country's fickle economy. The conference was expected to be one of the highlights on Zimbabwe's business ...

Africa Is a Good Place to Grow Your Business - AllAfrica.com

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 16:15

Africa Is a Good Place to Grow Your Business
AllAfrica.com
How would you describe your tenure at GE Africa? It has been great. When we started our journey seven-and-a-half years ago, the Africa business was not well defined. Now things are different because we have been able to push our capabilities across ...

Samsung opens largest Africa retail store at Two Rivers Mall - Capital FM Kenya

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 14:03

Capital FM Kenya

Samsung opens largest Africa retail store at Two Rivers Mall
Capital FM Kenya
Sung Yoon, President and CEO of Samsung Electronics Africa said the opening of the new store was in line with the firm's strategy of re-aligning its business operations in Africa for greater efficiency in the sales and marketing functions with a focus ...

Egypt named most attractive country in Africa for foreign investment - African Business Chief

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 13:59

African Business Chief

Egypt named most attractive country in Africa for foreign investment
African Business Chief
Experts speaking at the second annual Italia Africa Business Week, which drew to a close on Friday in Rome, have named Egypt as the top African opportunity for foreign investment. According to news outlet Ansamed, the country currently accounts for 48 ...

Egypt named most attractive country in Africa for foreign investment - African Business Chief

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 13:59

African Business Chief

Egypt named most attractive country in Africa for foreign investment
African Business Chief
Experts speaking at the second annual Italia Africa Business Week, which drew to a close on Friday in Rome, have named Egypt as the top African opportunity for foreign investment. According to news outlet Ansamed, the country currently accounts for 48 ...

South Africa: Sibonelo Radebe - Business and Economy Editor, the Conversation Africa - AllAfrica.com

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 11:21

South Africa: Sibonelo Radebe - Business and Economy Editor, the Conversation Africa
AllAfrica.com
He began his career in business and economic journalism in 1998 when he joined the Financial Mail. His career spanned senior positions at national titles in South Africa such as Business Day, the Financial Mail and The New Age. Prior to joining The ...

Sibonelo Radebe: Business And Economy Editor, The Conversation Africa - Techfinancials.co.za (blog)

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 07:06

Techfinancials.co.za (blog)

Sibonelo Radebe: Business And Economy Editor, The Conversation Africa
Techfinancials.co.za (blog)
He began his career in business and economic journalism in 1998 when he joined the Financial Mail. His career spanned senior positions at national titles in South Africa such as Business Day, the Financial Mail and The New Age. Prior to joining The ...

Uber versus Taxify — we compare their fares in Joburg, Cape Town and Durban - Business Insider South Africa

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 05:28

Business Insider South Africa

Uber versus Taxify — we compare their fares in Joburg, Cape Town and Durban
Business Insider South Africa
Business Insider SA compared the cost of South Africa's two largest e-hailing companies, Taxify and Uber, across the country's major cities. Taxify proved to be a cheaper e-hailing service than Uber in every city. Prices are based on each platform's ...

SA banking business reflects tough operating environment - Independent Online

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 05:03

Independent Online

SA banking business reflects tough operating environment
Independent Online
JOHANNESBURG – Standard Bank delivered “unexciting” headline earnings per share (Heps) for the nine months to September of 4 percent on a subdued South African business performance, alleviated by strong growth by the rest of its Africa operations.

Turner Africa chooses Greenworld as media sales representative for key TV channels in Nigeria - BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 00:12

BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)

Turner Africa chooses Greenworld as media sales representative for key TV channels in Nigeria
BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
Guillaume Coffin, VP of sales and Business Development – France and Africa said, “The partnership with Greenworld is an important move move for TURNER's developments and regional relevance in west Africa. Its expertise and its ability to innovate as ...

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DRC: Tense business climate amid political uncertainty - Deutsche Welle

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 18:35

Deutsche Welle

DRC: Tense business climate amid political uncertainty
Deutsche Welle
In 2014, the electrical engineer moved back to the DRC from South Africa, where he had been studying. It took him a year and $5,000 (€ 4,350) to launch his company, Congo Protection System. "It's not easy to set up a business here, especially in ...

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INSIGHT: Africans fear trend towards levies on data, services - Independent Online

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 16:02

Independent Online

INSIGHT: Africans fear trend towards levies on data, services
Independent Online
JOHANNESBURG - The brisk business Julius Kirya did from his cash transfer kiosk in the Ugandan capital has slowed right down with a new tax on mobile money. Many of his customers have returned to sending banknotes by hand, in some cases via ...