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DW Business – Europe & Africa | All media content | DW | 20.02.2018 - Deutsche Welle

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 19:24

Deutsche Welle

DW Business – Europe & Africa | All media content | DW | 20.02.2018
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EU prepares for trade war with US – Trump Jr on marketing blitz in India -Venezuela launches 'petro' cryptocurrency.

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EPZA to loan warehouses to meet export demands in Kenya - African Business Chief

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 17:45

African Business Chief

EPZA to loan warehouses to meet export demands in Kenya
African Business Chief
The Export Processing Zones Authority (EPZA) is planning to lease warehouses in Kenya in order to meet high export demands. The EPZA is targeting 10 counties for public or private warehouses - Athi River, Eldoret, Kiambu, Kisumu, Machakos, Mombasa ...

Cape Town Tourism Is Open For Business Despite Drought - HuffPost South Africa

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 14:05

HuffPost South Africa

Cape Town Tourism Is Open For Business Despite Drought
HuffPost South Africa
Given the current climate, many visitors are rethinking their plans to travel to Cape Town, and this hesitation has a huge impact both on the local economy and the national tourism sector. In particular, international visitors who book package holidays ...
The world's first major city at risk of running out of water has pushed back its 'Day Zero' for the third time — in ...Business Insider

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iHub to launch innovation centres in Kenya - African Business Chief

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 12:17

African Business Chief

iHub to launch innovation centres in Kenya
African Business Chief
Two new Regus business centres to open in Nairobi · Safaricom launches innovation centre in Nairobi · Read the latest issue of Business Chief, Africa edition, here. The government-run UK Aid, an organisation that sustains small and medium civil society ...

Zuma resigns: Implications for the business community - CNBCAfrica.com

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 10:47

CNBCAfrica.com

Zuma resigns: Implications for the business community
CNBCAfrica.com
Former President of South Africa Jacob Zuma stepped down on Wednesday the 14th of February following pressure from the governing ANC party. His deputy, Cyril Ramaphosa was sworn in as the country's new president the following day, with promises of a ...
Ramaphosa tells South Africa: get some morning exerciseBusiness Insider
Fitch: Zuma resignation reduces S Africa policy paralysis riskBusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
Zuma ally fights S Africa graft probeBW Businessworld
City A.M. -The Globe and Mail
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UMB calls for promotion of tourism industry in Africa - GhanaWeb

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 05:02

GhanaWeb

UMB calls for promotion of tourism industry in Africa
GhanaWeb
Mr John Awuah, UMB Chief Executive Officer, has called for the promotion of the tourism industry in Africa, in order to accelerate the continent's socio-economic development. He said tourism is one of the key industries driving the change process on ...

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DW Business – Europe & Africa - Deutsche Welle

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 20:10

Deutsche Welle

DW Business – Europe & Africa
Deutsche Welle
Consumers, retailers and the Japanese government are all committed to the widespread adoption of virtual currencies – although concerns linger that the craze for virtual cash may pass. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo. Südafrika Präsident Jacob Zuma ...

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African youth locked out of Africa mining sector - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 20:06

African youth locked out of Africa mining sector
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
An earth mover collects titanium for further production at Base Titanium company in Kwale. file photo | nmg. Facebook · Twitter · LinkedIn · Google · Whatsapp · Messenger. Extractives are a very critical part of mineral-rich economies across Africa and ...

Acacia Mining to survey commercial viability of Sh161bn of gold - African Business Chief

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 17:36

Acacia Mining to survey commercial viability of Sh161bn of gold
African Business Chief
The British miner, Acacia Mining, is to conduct a survey to understand the commercial viability of the deposits on 1.1mn ounces of gold. The company has been exploring the town Kakamega, located in the West of Kenya, for the precious metal. The ...

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10 franchises you can open for R2 million and less in South Africa - BusinessTech

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 17:01

BusinessTech

10 franchises you can open for R2 million and less in South Africa
BusinessTech
Matrix Warehouse's franchise support team use their extensive franchising and industry experience to guide franchisees in the running of their businesses. The comprehensive franchisee introductory training conducted over 28 days at the Matrix Warehouse ...

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New SES VP of Sales to expand video business in Africa - IT News Africa

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 13:59

New SES VP of Sales to expand video business in Africa
IT News Africa
On Monday 19 January 2018, SES Video announced the appointment of Clint Brown as the new Vice President, Sales and Market Development, for Africa. The appointment forms part of SES's strategy to bolster its video growth strategy across Africa and ...

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South Africa steps up action against Zuma-linked family - Business Insider

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 13:36

The Business Times

South Africa steps up action against Zuma-linked family
Business Insider
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African authorities are escalating an anti-corruption drive against a business family linked to former president Jacob Zuma, saying they could seek Interpol's help to track suspects believed to be out of the country. Police ...
South Africa widens corruption hunt for Zuma allies to India, ChinaThe Business Times
S Africa widens hunt for Zuma allies to India, ChinaBusiness Standard
Explainer: If Ajay Gupta flees to Dubai – UN convention can bring him back to SATimes LIVE

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KenGen to upgrade Masinga dam wall - African Business Chief

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 12:53

African Business Chief

KenGen to upgrade Masinga dam wall
African Business Chief
The power producing firm, KenGen, has announced its plans to upgrade the Masinga hydroelectric dam. The upgrades will include raising the wall by 2m and installing equipment that will ultimately pump downstream water back to the dam. “We plan to raise ...

​Can the budget save South Africa from further credit rating downgrades? - Mail & Guardian

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 12:30

​Can the budget save South Africa from further credit rating downgrades?
Mail & Guardian
“The likelihood of further downgrades of South Africa's sovereign credit ratings during 2018 appear to be remote in the light of recent political developments, including the election of Cyril Ramaphosa as the new president of the country,” said Conrad ...

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OPINION: Focus on the health of South Africa's tax base - Independent Online

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 10:31

Independent Online

OPINION: Focus on the health of South Africa's tax base
Independent Online
After almost a decade of deterioration in South Africa's fiscal position due to the Zuma administration, another blow was dealt to South Africa's fiscal health during the October 2017 Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement. Outcomes of the MTBPS showed a ...

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Time to upgrade South Africa's credit rating: analysts - BusinessTech

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 08:11

BusinessTech

Time to upgrade South Africa's credit rating: analysts
BusinessTech
According to prominent researchers at the University of Pretoria and the North-West University, current positive sentiment and expectations of economic and political stability should prompt rating agencies to seriously consider upward adjustments of ...
​Can the budget save South Africa from further credit rating downgrades?Mail & Guardian

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Fish exports earn more than imports - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 07:25

Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Fish exports earn more than imports
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
Kenya earned much more from fish exports in the last three years than it paid for imports despite rising volumes shipped in and an outcry over foreign sea food flooding the local market. The country earned Sh8.5 billion from selling abroad, which was ...

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Isuzu to bring Fortuner competitor to South Africa - BusinessTech

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 07:23

BusinessTech

Isuzu to bring Fortuner competitor to South Africa
BusinessTech
Isuzu Motors announced the official launch of its business operations in South Africa on Friday (16 February), following an announcement last year that it would purchase the light commercial vehicle operations in Port Elizabeth and also the balance of ...
Isuzu Motors SA officially launched: New MU-X to debut locallyWheels24
Goals for car industry empowerment will be incremental, says DaviesBusiness Day

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Africa Town and Cafe fourth Maribyrnong food business to be convicted since November - Herald Sun

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 07:08

Herald Sun

Africa Town and Cafe fourth Maribyrnong food business to be convicted since November
Herald Sun
Planning services director Nigel Higgins said the council's stringent inspections helped keep the public safe. “We take enforcement of noncompliance seriously and believe that no food business should put members of the public at risk of food poisoning ...

Africa Business Listing Won't Make A Big Dent In Bharti Airtel's Debt - BloombergQuint

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 04:32

BloombergQuint

Africa Business Listing Won't Make A Big Dent In Bharti Airtel's Debt
BloombergQuint
Bharti Airtel Ltd. plans to take its African business public to bring down its debt even as India's largest wireless carrier is locked in a tariff war in the world's second largest telecom market. That will only partly help it reduce its debt. Even if ...

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