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5 proposed tax changes that every South African should watch out for: expert - BusinessTech

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 06:03
5 proposed tax changes that every South African should watch out for: expert  BusinessTech

Personal income tax, which is mostly collected from employees, is by far the largest contributor to tax in South Africa says Jerry Botha, managing partner of…

Ruined wedding dress led to a booming business - IOL

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 06:00
Ruined wedding dress led to a booming business  IOL

A deep disillusionment over a wedding gown has spurred an enterprising businesswoman to start a niche company.

Products made of threatened African wildlife sold at US expo - The News & Observer

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 02:55
Products made of threatened African wildlife sold at US expo  The News & Observer

Photos and video taken by an animal welfare activists at a recent trophy hunting convention show an array of products crafted from the body parts of threatened ...

Products Made of Threatened African Wildlife Sold at US Expo - U.S. News & World Report

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 02:54
Products Made of Threatened African Wildlife Sold at US Expo  U.S. News & World Report

Photos and video taken by an animal welfare activists at a recent trophy hunting convention show an array of products crafted from the body parts of threatened ...

Meet MIZIZI, How One Twenty Four Year Old Ghanaian American Is Inspiring Africans To Stay Rooted - Forbes

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 00:07
Meet MIZIZI, How One Twenty Four Year Old Ghanaian American Is Inspiring Africans To Stay Rooted  Forbes

One recent movement that has been on my radar is social media's build-up of online communities in the information age.

AfCFTA receives further support from Pan-African organisations - The New Times

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 19:45
AfCFTA receives further support from Pan-African organisations  The New Times

AfroChampions board chairman Ali Mufuruki, and TMEA CEO Frank Matsaert (right) following the signing of the agreement to support the CFTA process. Net.

Absa strikes alliance for pan-African banking service - Fin24

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 18:51
Absa strikes alliance for pan-African banking service  Fin24

Absa has formed a partnership with Société Générale for a pan-African wholesale banking *service*.

TESLA set to enter Nigeria’s energy market - Ventures Africa

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 18:49
TESLA set to enter Nigeria’s energy market  Ventures Africa

TESLA, a United States electric carmaker and clean-energy company will introduce batteries that can power homes and businesses in Nigeria. This would allow ...

HP announces Elisabeth Moreno as VP & Managing Director for HP Africa - IOL

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 18:00
HP announces Elisabeth Moreno as VP & Managing Director for HP Africa  IOL

CAPE TOWN – HP on Wednesday announced the appointment of Elisabeth Moreno as the new Managing Director for HP Inc. Africa, effective immediately.

Africa Top10 Business News - iAfrica.com

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 17:38
Africa Top10 Business News  iAfrica.com

Admassu Tadesse, President and CEO of the Trade and Development Bank (TDB) – shares his thoughts, at the Africa Investment Forum, on the bank's growth ...

Cryptocurrencies have just been declared hobbyist 'financial instruments' in South Africa – here's what that means - Business Insider South Africa

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 17:31
Cryptocurrencies have just been declared hobbyist 'financial instruments' in South Africa – here's what that means  Business Insider South Africa

Three small mentions of cryptocurrency amid more than a hundred pages of complex technical taxation amendments just changed how tokens such as bitcoin ...

BCW Phases Out Chief Operating Officer Role In Africa COO Ruth Kolevsohn exits as merger leads - The Holmes Report

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 17:20
BCW Phases Out Chief Operating Officer Role In Africa COO Ruth Kolevsohn exits as merger leads  The Holmes Report

JOHANNESBURG — BCW has finalised its management team in Africa, including making one of the last chief operating officers in the network, Ruth Kolevsohn, ...

Cameroon: Germany’s KWF to unlock €3mln as part of the Skills Initiative for Africa Program - Business in Cameroon

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 17:07
Cameroon: Germany’s KWF to unlock €3mln as part of the Skills Initiative for Africa Program  Business in Cameroon

German development bank KWF plans to finance big vocational training and skills development projects in Cameroon. Projects can be submitted by.

Itex unveils a refreshed brand identity, introduces new range of services - Ventures Africa

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 16:45
Itex unveils a refreshed brand identity, introduces new range of services  Ventures Africa

In the past, it seemed almost impossible to eradicate the long queues in banking halls because consumers had their reservations about performing nonphysical ...

Is CBN’s projection to attain 80 percent financial inclusion by 2020 feasible? - Ventures Africa

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 16:42
Is CBN’s projection to attain 80 percent financial inclusion by 2020 feasible?  Ventures Africa

At its National Financial Stakeholders meeting held in Abuja yesterday, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) expressed confidence that the 80 percent financial ...

US will continue to be key market for Indian services, products: KPMG - The New Indian Express

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 16:33
US will continue to be key market for Indian services, products: KPMG  The New Indian Express

According to the tax and advisory services company feels that aspirations of Indian companies and citizens with the reforms implemented will drive India in ...

Kenya's Safaricom's overdraft service exceeds expectations - IOL

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 16:30
Kenya's Safaricom's overdraft service exceeds expectations  IOL

Safaricom, part-owned by South Africa's Vodacom and Britain's Vodafone, launched the new overdraft feature called Fuliza on Jan. 7 this year.

London Stock Exchange honors the best of African companies - CNN

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 16:20
London Stock Exchange honors the best of African companies  CNN

A crowd of entrepreneurs, investors, executives, and government officials gathered at the London Stock Exchange Wednesday for the launch of a landmark ...

Out and About in US Bar - Business Daily

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 15:50
Out and About in US Bar  Business Daily

Chances are you might not find yourself in this random bar in New Jersey's Bayonne City. El Guila Dorada is a Mexican spoon on 38th and Broadway. I'm not ...