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Stakeholders Seek Standards for Financial Services in Africa - Business Post Nigeria (press release) (blog)

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 21:35

Business Post Nigeria (press release) (blog)

Stakeholders Seek Standards for Financial Services in Africa
Business Post Nigeria (press release) (blog)
Stakeholders in the financial services industry in Nigeria have commenced participation in the development of African standards for financial services under the auspices of the African Organization for Standardization (ARSO). Welcoming members of the ...

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West Africa's extremism spreading as thousands flee homes - Business Insider

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 16:34

West Africa's extremism spreading as thousands flee homes
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OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — West Africa's extremist threat has moved into a new part of the vast Sahel region, with a previously calm area of Burkina Faso facing the kinds of assaults that have forced thousands elsewhere to flee over the past ...

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Pistorius prosecutor sets sights on South Africa's Zuma - Business Insider

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 14:53

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Pistorius prosecutor sets sights on South Africa's Zuma
Business Insider
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The former South African state prosecutor who led the case against convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius is prepared to take legal action against Jacob Zuma, the ex-president who left office last week following a series of scandals. A ...
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On a mission to connect Africa - Independent Online

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 08:02

Independent Online

On a mission to connect Africa
Independent Online
At 5 895 metres, Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa. “Every African should attempt to summit Mt Kilimanjaro as a pilgrimage once in their lifetime. I think the mountain allows you time to reflect and introspect. Some of my colleagues ...

Rehab tourism is big business - Fin24

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 07:49

Fin24

Rehab tourism is big business
Fin24
When it comes to South African tourism, our beaches, safari parks, Table Mountain and the Garden Route undoubtedly garner the most attention. There are, however, more reasons tourists come to our country. South Africa has become increasingly popular ...

Ramaphosa's Sona broadly welcomed by business - Times LIVE

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 12:20

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Ramaphosa's Sona broadly welcomed by business
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“South African banks are ready to respond to the call for business to work with other stakeholders towards the recovery of the economy and country. We will play our part in the proposed investment conference and the work groups and commissions on ...
"Tough decisions" for South Africa to cut deficit - RamaphosaIndependent Online
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Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa's president - CNNMoney

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 16:20

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Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa's president
CNNMoney
Cyril Ramaphosa has been confirmed as the new president of South Africa in a parliamentary vote just hours after the scandal-plagued Jacob Zuma resigned from the role. Related Videos. Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa's president 02:47 Cyril ...
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Greenpeace Africa hopes Ramaphosa will scrap nuclear deal - Independent Online

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 14:02

Independent Online

Greenpeace Africa hopes Ramaphosa will scrap nuclear deal
Independent Online
CAPE TOWN - "We trust that president Cyril Ramaphosa will listen to the massive opposition from the South African public and leave the dodgy nuclear deal far behind," Greenpeace Africa said on Friday. The South African civil society groups and ...
Business expectations from Ramaphosa's maiden SONACNBCAfrica.com
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Jambojet plans to acquire four bombardier planes - African Business Chief

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 13:39

African Business Chief

Jambojet plans to acquire four bombardier planes
African Business Chief
The subsidiary of Kenya's national carrier, Jambojet, has announced plans to acquire four additional aircrafts. The firm want to purchase four Bombardier Q400 planes over the next 18 months to aid its regional and local expansion. The CEO of Jambojet ...

Zimbabwe is open for business: Mining dialogue - CNBCAfrica.com

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 12:46

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Zimbabwe is open for business: Mining dialogue
CNBCAfrica.com
Given its abundant mineral resources, Zimbabwe is hoping that the change in leadership will help unlock the countries investment opportunities in the mining sector. The Zimbabwe is Open for Business: Mining Zimbabwe dialogue took place on the side ...

Reduced hydro power hikes up energy prices in Kenya - African Business Chief

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 12:22

African Business Chief

Reduced hydro power hikes up energy prices in Kenya
African Business Chief
Due to dropping water levels in Kenya, less hydro power is being generated, leading to energy bills rising. With less access to the hydro energy, the Kenyan government are having to turn to alternative fuel, such as diesel-powered electricity. The cost ...

Business expectations from Ramaphosa's maiden SONA - CNBCAfrica.com

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:55

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Business expectations from Ramaphosa's maiden SONA
CNBCAfrica.com
This evening's address by President Ramaphosa promises to steer the country back on track and focus the country on the work that lies ahead. But what tone should Ramaphosa strike and what should be his message to investors be? Joining CNBC Africa is ...

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Strathmore University, Liquid Telecom unite to bolster Africa's business analytics capability - ITWeb Africa

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:13

ITWeb Africa

Strathmore University, Liquid Telecom unite to bolster Africa's business analytics capability
ITWeb Africa
Newly established Strathmore Africa Data Analytic Centre is among several joint projects recently undertaken with the academic institution. Kenyan private university Strathmore has received support from pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom in the ...

Strathmore University, Liquid Telecom unite to bolster Africa's business analytics capability - ITWeb Africa

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:13

ITWeb Africa

Strathmore University, Liquid Telecom unite to bolster Africa's business analytics capability
ITWeb Africa
Newly established Strathmore Africa Data Analytic Centre is among several joint projects recently undertaken with the academic institution. Kenyan private university Strathmore has received support from pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom in the ...

South Africa: Business Urges the Ramaphosa to Get Down to Work - AllAfrica.com

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:32

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South Africa: Business Urges the Ramaphosa to Get Down to Work
AllAfrica.com
BUSINESS Leadership South Africa (BLSA) welcomes the election of Mr Cyril Ramaphosa, as President of South Africa following the resignation of Mr Jacob Zuma. BLSA believes the election of a new president this afternoon represents a fresh opportunity to ...
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Garvey's influence on Africa was huge - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 09:23

Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Garvey's influence on Africa was huge
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
Garvey was part of a centuries-long history of diasporic blacks that sought re-connection with, and return to, the African continent akin to the biblical return to Canaan of the Jews. For continental Africans, Garveyism became a vehicle to express ...

Business community ready to work with Ramaphosa to revive economy - Eyewitness News

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 08:02

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Business community ready to work with Ramaphosa to revive economy
Eyewitness News
The business community says that it is prepared to work with him to attract foreign investors into the country. Business Unity South Africa (Busa) says that Ramaphosa's election is the first important step towards renewing the country's economy ...

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AfDB, Egypt push for innovation driven Africa - Guardian (blog)

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 05:49

Guardian (blog)

AfDB, Egypt push for innovation driven Africa
Guardian (blog)
Committed to the development of the continent on all fronts, the African Development Bank (AfDB), and the Egyptian Government are championing a new push for Africans to work together towards building a new Africa driven by innovation and technology ...

Airtel's Africa business valued at $6.6 billion - Economic Times

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 04:44

Economic Times

Airtel's Africa business valued at $6.6 billion
Economic Times
KOLKATA: Bharti Airtel's Africa business is being valued at $6.6 billion even as the Sunil Mittal-led telco's international holding company for Africa operations explores an initial public offer (IPO) to dilute a minority stake, analysts said. Bharti ...
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Multi-millionaire Cyril Ramaphosa is South Africa's new president - Business Insider

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 02:05

Business Insider

Multi-millionaire Cyril Ramaphosa is South Africa's new president
Business Insider
He also has ownership in major companies like McDonald's South Africa and was once on the advisory board for Coca-Cola International. Ramaphosa has been named one of the country's wealthiest politicians, with a net worth of about $450 million. However ...
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