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The best universities in South Africa to study business and law - BusinessTech

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 08:40

BusinessTech

The best universities in South Africa to study business and law
BusinessTech
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings has published its latest subject rankings, showing which South African universities come out tops for those looking to study business and law. The subject rankings are based on the same range of 13 ...

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SA's economic slump doesn't just hit South Africans - Independent Online

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 08:02

Independent Online

SA's economic slump doesn't just hit South Africans
Independent Online
The three nations, together with Botswana, also derive revenue from a customs-sharing pool that gains and falls on South African trade. The continent's most-industrialised country is struggling through a recession, but the central bank is hamstrung in ...
South Africa's Economic Slump Doesn't Just Hit South AfricansBloombergQuint

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SA remains Africa's top pick for foreign investors - Business Day

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 04:04

Business Day

SA remains Africa's top pick for foreign investors
Business Day
SA is still the most attractive financial market for international investors in Africa, according to the Absa Africa financial markets index. The country remained in the top position for the second year running with a score of 93 out of 100, supported ...

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Standard Chartered claims trade increase between China and Africa following US tariffs - African Business Chief

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 16:39

African Business Chief

Standard Chartered claims trade increase between China and Africa following US tariffs
African Business Chief
The London-based financial services firm, Standard Chartered, has announced an expected rise in trade between Africa and China. According to a senior executive at Standard Chartered Bank in China, the Asian country is expected to increase its imports ...
StanChart sees increased China-Africa trade due to US tariff warBusiness Daily (press release) (blog)
Standard Chartered: US trade war'll boost China-Africa tradeNew Telegraph Newspaper

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Standard Chartered claims trade increase between China and Africa following US tariffs - African Business Chief

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 16:39

African Business Chief

Standard Chartered claims trade increase between China and Africa following US tariffs
African Business Chief
The London-based financial services firm, Standard Chartered, has announced an expected rise in trade between Africa and China. According to a senior executive at Standard Chartered Bank in China, the Asian country is expected to increase its imports ...
StanChart sees increased China-Africa trade due to US tariff war ...Business Daily (press release) (blog)
Standard Chartered sees increased China-Africa trade due to US trade warIndependent Online
Standard Chartered: US trade war'll boost China-Africa tradeNew Telegraph Newspaper

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SA government 'concerned' over Khashoggi, still open to business with Saudi - Mail and Guardian

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 15:28

Mail and Guardian

SA government 'concerned' over Khashoggi, still open to business with Saudi
Mail and Guardian
The country, which has been condemned for killing civilians in Yemen, is aiming to conclude partnership agreements with arms companies in South Africa before the end of the year. The department of international relations has meanwhile remained mum on ...

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Russia expands its military and business ties to Africa - PRI

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 15:21

PRI

Russia expands its military and business ties to Africa
PRI
It joins a number of countries such as Turkey and the United Arab Emirates looking to set up bases in Africa, mediate in diplomatic stand-offs and strike business deals. China has long had a major economic presence in Africa but it has shied away from ...

Africa: Unlocking Markets, Cross-Border Trade in Africa Using Technology - AllAfrica.com

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 15:19

Africa: Unlocking Markets, Cross-Border Trade in Africa Using Technology
AllAfrica.com
African consumer and business spending is projected to reach a combined $6.7 trillion by 2030 with some reports indicating a $2.1 trillion consumer spending projection for as early as 2025. While it is exciting to share the continent's potential, it is ...

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Africa sleeping on Sh8.2B worth of business opportunities in nutrition - Capital FM Kenya

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 14:48

Capital FM Kenya

Africa sleeping on Sh8.2B worth of business opportunities in nutrition
Capital FM Kenya
NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 17 – Africa has Sh8.2 billion worth of business opportunities in Nutrition. This was announced during the first nutrition investor forum in Africa held in Nairobi. Opening the forum, Former President of the United Republic of ...
Investors to explore USD 82 million worth of business opportunities at the first Nutrition Investor Forum in Africaafricanews

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Investors to explore USD 82 million worth of business opportunities at the first Nutrition Investor Forum in Africa - africanews

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 13:34

africanews

Investors to explore USD 82 million worth of business opportunities at the first Nutrition Investor Forum in Africa
africanews
Leading business leaders, policy makers and prominent development campaigners joined over 200 delegates to launch the first ever Nutrition Africa Investor Forum (https://www.GainHealth.org/knowledge-centre/event/nutrition-africa-investor-forum/) in ...

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Crowdfunded solar panels aim to supercharge business in Africa - Malay Mail

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 12:07

Malay Mail

Crowdfunded solar panels aim to supercharge business in Africa
Malay Mail
Commercial-scale solar power — sufficient to run businesses as well as lights — could help many more rural people across East Africa earn a better living, say officials at Powerhive, a microgrid power company that provided the Kuka Poa panels.

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How Russia moved into Central Africa - Business Insider

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 10:05

Business Insider

How Russia moved into Central Africa
Business Insider
It joins a number of countries such as Turkey and the United Arab Emirates looking to set up bases in Africa, mediate in diplomatic stand-offs and strike business deals. China has long had a major economic presence in Africa but it has shied away from ...

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200 East Africa companies make the cut in CIO100 Awards - Capital FM Kenya

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 07:25

Capital FM Kenya

200 East Africa companies make the cut in CIO100 Awards
Capital FM Kenya
NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 17 – 200 regional companies have made it to the finals of the 2018 CIO100 awards from 536 entries. CIO East Africa CEO, Laura Chite, said the technical approach adopted in selecting the top 200 companies and organisations is intense ...

South African women are spending up to R100,000 to make their bums bigger - but doctors urge caution - Business Insider South Africa

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 07:09

Business Insider South Africa

South African women are spending up to R100,000 to make their bums bigger - but doctors urge caution
Business Insider South Africa
Social media has bolstered interest in so-called "Brazilian butt lifts" in South Africa, a plastic surgeon says. The cosmetic procedure involves fat being taken from one part of the body and injected into the patient's backside. However, the American ...

Intelsat and Q-KON Enable Large-Scale Broadband Access in Africa - Business Wire (press release)

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 07:00

Business Wire (press release)

Intelsat and Q-KON Enable Large-Scale Broadband Access in Africa
Business Wire (press release)
LUXEMBOURG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I) (“Intelsat”), operator of the world's first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, and Q-KON announced today that Q-KON will introduce new, multiple high-speed ...

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Dangote Canvasses For Intra-Africa Trade, Economic Cooperation - Leadership Newspaper (press release) (blog)

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 04:17

Leadership Newspaper (press release) (blog)

Dangote Canvasses For Intra-Africa Trade, Economic Cooperation
Leadership Newspaper (press release) (blog)
To achieve transformative progress in the continent, Foremost African businessman, Aliko Dangote is already canvassing for a robust intra-Africa trade and economic cooperation. Dangotes's burning desire for an economic integration conforms to the ...

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Standard Chartered sees increased China-Africa trade due to US trade war - Independent Online

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 21:45

Independent Online

Standard Chartered sees increased China-Africa trade due to US trade war
Independent Online
Carmen Ling, Standard Chartered's global head of the internationalisation of the Chinese currency renminbi (RMB), cautioned there would be no winners from the trade war in the short term, but added some African nations could gain in the long term.
East Africa now owes China $29.4 billion in infrastructure loansThe East African (press release) (blog)

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StanChart sees increased China-Africa trade due to US tariff war - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 19:50

Business Daily (press release) (blog)

StanChart sees increased China-Africa trade due to US tariff war
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
Carmen Ling, Standard Chartered's global head of the internationalisation of the Chinese currency renminbi (RMB), cautioned there would be no winners from the trade war in the short term, but added some African nations could gain in the long term.
Standard Chartered: US trade war'll boost China-Africa tradeNew Telegraph Newspaper

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Former Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete Calls For Improved Nutrition In Africa - Forbes

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 18:32

Forbes

Former Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete Calls For Improved Nutrition In Africa
Forbes
President Kikwete, who is the founder of the Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete Foundation, was among several political and business leaders who gathered on Tuesday for the first-ever Nutrition Africa Investor Forum, a gathering which aims to engage private sector ...

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Foreign investments in Africa drops by 3% in H1 2018- UNCTAD - BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 16:25

Premium Times

Foreign investments in Africa drops by 3% in H1 2018- UNCTAD
BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
The value of Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) in Africa dropped by 3 percent to an estimate of $18 billion on a (year-on-year) basis in the First Half (HI) of 2018 , according to the Investment Trends Monitor report by the United Nations Conference on ...
Egypt remains Africa's largest recipient of FDI, UNCTAD saysPremium Times

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