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Bharti Airtel mulls Africa business IPO - Mobile World Live

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 13:43

Mobile World Live

Bharti Airtel mulls Africa business IPO
Mobile World Live
Bharti Airtel International (BAIN), a subsidiary of India-based Bharti Airtel which runs the company's Africa operations, confirmed it was investigating a potential IPO of the business. Netherlands-based BAIN, which runs wireless and mobile money ...
Bharti to explore listing of Africa business in international exchangeMoneycontrol.com
Bharti Airtel explores options to list Africa arm on global exchangeBusiness Standard

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South Africa's ruling party could replace Zuma on Thursday - News & Observer

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 12:49

News & Observer

South Africa's ruling party could replace Zuma on Thursday
News & Observer
South Africa's ruling party moved to replace the defiant President Jacob Zuma as early as Thursday while police raided his business associates at the center of corruption scandals that have infuriated the country. African National Congress leaders said ...

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Bharti Airtel plans listing Africa business - International Financing Review

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 12:27

Bharti Airtel plans listing Africa business
International Financing Review
Bharti Airtel plans listing Africa business. 14 February 2018 By S Anuradha. This content is only available to IFRe.com subscribers. This content is available to IFRe.com subscribers. Please login if you have a subscription. Alternatively, you can ...

Kenya bids for US military aircraft fleet - African Business Chief

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 12:17

African Business Chief

Kenya bids for US military aircraft fleet
African Business Chief
Kenya placed a bid for the acquisition of a US military aircraft fleet, valued at Sh43bn (US$425mn). However, it is yet to be confirmed as to whether the bid will be considered due to it missing the deadline. According to the Government Accountability ...

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Bharti to explore listing of Africa business in international exchange - Moneycontrol.com

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:58

Moneycontrol.com

Bharti to explore listing of Africa business in international exchange
Moneycontrol.com
"Board of Directors of BAIN BV on February 12 has authorized its management to initiate non-binding exploratory discussion with various banks/intermediaries to explore possibility/feasibility of listing of its shares on an internationally recognised ...
Bharti Airtel mulls Africa business IPOMobile World Live

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Bharti Airtel to explore listing of Africa business in international exchange - Financial Express

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:49

Financial Express

Bharti Airtel to explore listing of Africa business in international exchange
Financial Express
“Board of Directors of BAIN BV on February 12 has authorized its management to initiate non-binding exploratory discussion with various banks/intermediaries to explore possibility/feasibility of listing of its shares on an internationally recognised ...

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Nigel Quadros – Supabet – “Africa is the new frontier of business” - SBC News

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:04

SBC News

Nigel Quadros – Supabet – “Africa is the new frontier of business
SBC News
It's no secret that Africa, as a continent, encompasses a number of the world's fastest-growing economies. With that in mind, it's little wonder that companies from across the globe have identified it as a region to focus on. The sports betting ...

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Nigel Quadros – Supabet – “Africa is the new frontier of business” - SBC News

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:04

SBC News

Nigel Quadros – Supabet – “Africa is the new frontier of business
SBC News
It's no secret that Africa, as a continent, encompasses a number of the world's fastest-growing economies. With that in mind, it's little wonder that companies from across the globe have identified it as a region to focus on. The sports betting ...

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South African police raid business family linked to Zuma - WTOP

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 09:26

WTOP

South African police raid business family linked to Zuma
WTOP
A judicial commission is preparing to investigate the alleged graft associated with the India-born Gupta brothers, who moved to South Africa around the time of the transition from white minority rule to democracy in the 1990s. One of Zuma's sons ...
South African police target business family linked to ZumaWashington Post
South Africa Zuma: Gupta family home raided by policeBBC News
If Zuma goes Ramaphosa must get down to business right awayDeutsche Welle
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South Africa: Business Leaders Laud Axing of Zuma - AllAfrica.com

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 09:02

CBC.ca

South Africa: Business Leaders Laud Axing of Zuma
AllAfrica.com
Pretoria — BUSINESS Leadership South Africa (BLSA) has welcomed as "courageous" the decision by the African National Congress (ANC) to recall President Jacob Zuma. The ruling party's national executive committee recalled its former leader on Tuesday ...
South African police raid business family linked to ZumaFox Business
South African police raid business family linked to embattled president Jacob ZumaCBC.ca
South Africa's Zuma crisis: Gupta home raided by policeBBC News
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Gupta brother and business associate 'arrested' - Times LIVE

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 08:04

Times LIVE

Gupta brother and business associate 'arrested'
Times LIVE
A Gupta brother and one of the family's business associates have been arrested by the Hawks‚ sources said on Wednesday morning. The Hawks were seen early on Wednesday shutting off a portion of the street outside the family's home in Saxonwold ...
UPDATE: Hawks arrest three people in connection with Vrede farm scandaleNCA
South Africa Hawks police unit seal off road around Gupta homeYahoo News UK

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South African police target business family linked to Zuma - Washington Post

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 07:33

Washington Post

South African police target business family linked to Zuma
Washington Post
JOHANNESBURG — South African police have raided the residential compound of a business family suspected of using its ties to President Jacob Zuma to influence Cabinet appointments and land state contracts. Agents from the Hawks, an elite police ...
Gupta brother and business associate 'arrested'Times LIVE

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Guinea Fowl, Goat Thriving Livestock Business In West Africa - Leadership Newspapers (press release)

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 05:58

Leadership Newspapers (press release)

Guinea Fowl, Goat Thriving Livestock Business In West Africa
Leadership Newspapers (press release)
The red goat of Maradi and guinea fowl are becoming big livestock business that is currently improving the lives of family farmers, stimulating local economies, and making better nutrition more accessible in West Africa. These indigenous livestock ...

India scripts history by clinching first ever series in South Africa - Hindu Business Line

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 04:11

Hindu Business Line

India scripts history by clinching first ever series in South Africa
Hindu Business Line
Indian team led by an inspirational Virat Kohli today scripted history by winning its first ever series across formats on the South African soil as they crushed South Africa by 73 runs thereby taking an unassailable 4-1 lead in the six-match ODI series ...
Rohit, Kuldeep guide India to unprecedented series win in South AfricaBusiness Standard
India vs South Africa, 5th ODI: India beat SA by 73 runs to clinch historic series winIndia Today
5th ODI: Rohit Sharma achieves half of Virat Kohli's centuries record, but still gets trolledInternational Business Times, India Edition

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Sime Darby's Africa ambitions stall pending new deforestation rules - Business Insider

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 03:05

Business Insider

Sime Darby's Africa ambitions stall pending new deforestation rules
Business Insider
GBAH, Liberia/KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - When Malaysia's biggest plantation company Sime Darby leased 220,000 hectares of lush forest in northwest Liberia in 2009, executives said they had found a much needed new frontier in global palm oil development ...

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Anglo American near five-year high on good news from South Africa - Telegraph.co.uk

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 23:13

Telegraph.co.uk

Anglo American near five-year high on good news from South Africa
Telegraph.co.uk
MINING heavyweight Anglo American climbed back up towards five-year highs after its South African iron ore subsidiary reported a “royal flush” set of results and the country's ruling ANC made moves to usher in a new pro-business leader. The rainbow ...

Africa is an 'enormous' market for Irish agri-food sector, according to ibec - RTE.ie

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 18:11

RTE.ie

Africa is an 'enormous' market for Irish agri-food sector, according to ibec
RTE.ie
Agri-food is a sector most likely to be adversely impacted by Brexit and so the sector is being encouraged to build trading relationships elsewhere - namely Africa. Ibec held an event called Winning Business in Africa, for food and drinks companies ...

South Africa Telecoms Market Report 2018 - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Business Wire (press release)

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 17:53

South Africa Telecoms Market Report 2018 - ResearchAndMarkets.com
Business Wire (press release)
This country report and accompanying data annex provide a comprehensive overview of South Africa's telecoms market, including KPIs and data on subscribers, penetration, revenue and ARPU. The report analyses the strategies of major players in the ...

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South Africa's KAP Distances Itself From Embattled Steinhoff - Bloomberg

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 17:36

Bloomberg

South Africa's KAP Distances Itself From Embattled Steinhoff
Bloomberg
KAP Industrial Holdings Ltd., a South African company 43 percent owned by Steinhoff International Holdings NV, is distancing itself from the scandal-hit retailer by scrapping two business deals with the group. An agreement to share corporate-services ...

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Beijing is the receiver of almost half of Nairobi's foreign debt spend - African Business Chief

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 17:10

African Business Chief

Beijing is the receiver of almost half of Nairobi's foreign debt spend
African Business Chief
Beijing took almost half of Nairobi's spending on foreign debt repayments in the third quarter of last year. Sh12.72bn (US$125mn) was spent on servicing loans from Kenya's Treasury during the review period. The money represented 48.26% of what the ...