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Airtel's plan to list Africa business to help in fight against Jio - Daily News & Analysis

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 00:45

Daily News & Analysis

Airtel's plan to list Africa business to help in fight against Jio
Daily News & Analysis
Bharti Airtel's plan to list BAIN, the holding company that controls Africa operations, will be a big positive for country's largest telecom player and makes strategic sense, according to analysts. Though the discussions regarding the listing of Bharti ...

Market report: FTSE 100 lifted by hopes of new pro-business South Africa - Telegraph.co.uk

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 19:14

Telegraph.co.uk

Market report: FTSE 100 lifted by hopes of new pro-business South Africa
Telegraph.co.uk
The shares of companies with exposure to South Africa helped the FTSE 100's recovery get back on track yesterday on rising hopes that the rainbow nation's new pro-business president can rescue its flagging growth and weed out endemic corruption. After ...

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Kenya's liquor manufacturers insist on new licencing laws - African Business Chief

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 16:16

African Business Chief

Kenya's liquor manufacturers insist on new licencing laws
African Business Chief
Manufacturers of alcohol in Kenya have called for liquor licensing to be decided on a national level. Laws on manufacturing and importing alcohol in the country are currently legalised on a local, county level. The request for relocating authority is ...

Cyril Ramaphosa, elected South Africa's new president, confronts woes of Zuma legacy - Washington Post

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 16:04

Washington Post

Cyril Ramaphosa, elected South Africa's new president, confronts woes of Zuma legacy
Washington Post
CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Cyril Ramaphosa was elected by parliament as South Africa's president on Thursday, marking a turning point for the country after the slow-motion collapse of the once-legendary ruling party under Jacob Zuma. Zuma resigned on ...
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Bharti mulls listing Africa arm BAIN BV - The Hindu

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 15:09

Bharti mulls listing Africa arm BAIN BV
The Hindu
Telecom firm Bharti Airtel is in discussions with consultants and intermediaries for listing shares of its Netherlands-based unit, BAIN BV, that controls the firm's Africa operations, on a global stock exchange. “The board of directors of BAIN BV on ...

Meet South Africa's new first lady - Tshepo Motsepe - Independent Online

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 13:41

Independent Online

Meet South Africa's new first lady - Tshepo Motsepe
Independent Online
She was also a former board member of the Vaal Reefs Disaster Trust and a former board member of the Kids Haven Foundation Former Membership. 3. Motsepe is part of an influential family. She is the sister of SA billionaire and mining magnate, Patrice ...

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Meet South Africa's new first lady - Tshepo Motsepe - Independent Online

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 13:38

Independent Online

Meet South Africa's new first lady - Tshepo Motsepe
Independent Online
She was also a former board member of the Vaal Reefs Disaster Trust and a former board member of the Kids Haven Foundation Former Membership. 3. Motsepe is part of an influential family. She is the sister of SA billionaire and mining magnate, Patrice ...

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Stanbic Bank targets firms with e-Biller - African Business Chief

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 12:45

African Business Chief

Stanbic Bank targets firms with e-Biller
African Business Chief
Read the latest issue of Business Chief, Africa edition, here. e-Biller will also keep an electronic record, or audit trial, with a history of recorded transactions. “e-Biller enables companies to stay competitive and ahead in their sectors by ...

Africa Business Roundtable gets new president - Amoré (press release) (blog)

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 12:42

Amoré (press release) (blog)

Africa Business Roundtable gets new president
Amoré (press release) (blog)
The African Business Roundtable (ABR) has inaugurated Mr Samuel Dossou-Aworet as its new president. Dossou-Aworet takes over from Alhaji Bamanga Tukur. The Presidential Handover Ceremony and dinner took place at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel on Wednesday ...

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We are closely monitoring developments in South Africa - Moody's - Independent Online

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 12:11

Independent Online

We are closely monitoring developments in South Africa - Moody's
Independent Online
CAPE TOWN - In early trade today, the markets welcomed Jacob Zuma's resignation as head of state and Cyril Ramaphosa's impending election. Zuzana Brixiova, Vice President at Moody's has been keeping a close eye on these developments in South Africa ...

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Three E. Africa states in US crosshairs over mitumba ban - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 07:30

Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Three E. Africa states in US crosshairs over mitumba ban
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
Three E. Africa states in US crosshairs over mitumba ban. Thursday, February 15, 2018 9:20. By KEVIN J. KELLEY. mitumba ban Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda have until next week's meeting of their leaders to reverse the decision or face the penalties. FILE ...

Kenyan banks' East Africa expansion hits rough patch - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 07:26

Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Kenyan banks' East Africa expansion hits rough patch
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
Kenyan banks are not deriving value in their regional operations with subsidiaries in volatile South Sudan unlikely to stay viable due to conflict and currency woes, investment bank Renaissance Capital says. KCB, Loading... Equity Bank, Stanbic and Co ...

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Africa Hub Grows Its Business in Berlin - Variety

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 07:01

Variety

Africa Hub Grows Its Business in Berlin
Variety
Building on the success of its inaugural edition last year, the Berlinale Africa Hub will return to its location next to the historic Martin Gropius Bau to offer a glimpse of trends in the dynamic and fast-growing pan-African film market. With a focus ...

Bharti Airtel plans listing Africa business - Gadgets Now

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 06:04

Gadgets Now

Bharti Airtel plans listing Africa business
Gadgets Now
SINGAPORE - Indian mobile operator Bharti Airtel is considering listing Bharti Airtel International Netherlands (BAIN), the holding company for its Africa operations. "The board of BAIN has authorised its management to initiate non-binding exploratory ...
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Bharti Airtel mulls listing of Africa business - Financial Express

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 23:40

Financial Express

Bharti Airtel mulls listing of Africa business
Financial Express
It is now focusing on 3G, 4G data and m-commerce (Airtel Money) as the next growth engines in Africa. At present, it offers 3G services and Airtel Money in all 14 countries and 4G services in four countries. Bharti in a bid to cut costs and turn around ...
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Jacob Zuma has resigned as president of South Africa - Business Insider

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 22:14

Business Insider

Jacob Zuma has resigned as president of South Africa
Business Insider
Jacob Zuma has resigned as president of South Africa. The resignation came after the African National Congress (ANC), the country's ruling party, decided to remove the president from his role on Monday. In a televised speech to the nation on Wednesday ...
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Zimbabwe opposition leader Tsvangirai dies in South Africa - Business Insider

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 20:54

Business Insider

Zimbabwe opposition leader Tsvangirai dies in South Africa
Business Insider
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai died on Wednesday after a long battle with cancer, casting his Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party into the unknown less than three months after the army ousted long-time ruler ...

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African Business Owner in the US? Trade Expo Africa is a Must-Attend | May 25th – 27th - BellaNaija

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 16:31

BellaNaija

African Business Owner in the US? Trade Expo Africa is a Must-Attend | May 25th – 27th
BellaNaija
Trade Expo Africa (TEXA) is the 1st African B2B trade show, dedicated to African business owners & business professionals. It was established to showcase African Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) operating in the United States of America (USA) and other ...

Ethiopian Airlines to launch flight to Chicago in June - African Business Chief

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 15:53

African Business Chief

Ethiopian Airlines to launch flight to Chicago in June
African Business Chief
Read the latest issue of Business Chief, Africa edition, here. “Chicago is the third biggest city in the US and a critical global aviation hub. It will now become our fourth direct-flight destination in the US and through it we will be filling a gap in ...

Several people were arrested during police operations, South African media reported. - WSB Atlanta

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 15:26

Several people were arrested during police operations, South African media reported.
WSB Atlanta
The ANC was accelerating efforts to end the country's political limbo and push through a power transition in one of Africa's biggest economies. The party wants Zuma to end his second five-year term early so that it can build up support ahead of 2019 ...