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Business – Europe & Africa - Deutsche Welle

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 19:08

Deutsche Welle

Business – Europe & Africa
Deutsche Welle
Business. Business – Europe & Africa. Facebook meets with banks to boost services - Iran sanctions spell trouble for EU companies - Amsterdam's new digital garbage collection service. Error loading player: No playable sources found. Watch video 11:18.

African Baobab tree big business - africanews

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 18:18

africanews

African Baobab tree big business
africanews
Until recently, baobabs were only tapped for local use but in a major business shift, a small network of producers and suppliers has pushed the fruit's profile abroad. Inside the hard, green shell that dangles from the spindly branches of Africa's most ...

Funerals held for 3 Russian journalists killed in Africa - Business Insider

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 17:23

Funerals held for 3 Russian journalists killed in Africa
Business Insider
The Russian company is linked to Yevgeny Prigozhin, a St. Petersburg entrepreneur dubbed "Putin's chef" because his restaurants hosted President Vladimir Putin's dinners with foreign dignitaries. Central African Republic officials said men wearing ...

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Alibaba joins fight to protect Africa's environment - Independent Online

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 17:03

Alibaba joins fight to protect Africa's environment
Independent Online
Solheim celebrated the impact that the Alibaba foundation had in highlighting the importance of wildlife rangers in protecting eco-tourism in Africa. Moreover, Solheim called on companies such as Alibaba to help in the fight to protect our natural ...

South Africa's business-friendly president alarms investors with land grab proposal - CNBCAfrica.com

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 16:16

Business Insider

South Africa's business-friendly president alarms investors with land grab proposal
CNBCAfrica.com
But, some investors are fearful that constitutionalizing land grabs would undermine business stability and economic growth, which has remained subpar thanks to years of corruption under former President Jacob Zuma's administration. South Africa's ...
Tribal chiefs face reckoning over rights to South Africa's rural homelandsBusiness Insider

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Nedbank CEO Mike Brown on how to improve business confidence in SA - CNBCAfrica.com

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 16:04

CNBCAfrica.com

Nedbank CEO Mike Brown on how to improve business confidence in SA
CNBCAfrica.com
Nedbank has reported a 26 per cent jump in half-year profit, boosted by a recovery in Ecobank Transnational Incorporated which recovered from weak investment and consumer spending in the commodity-rich West African region. The group has declared an ...

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South Africa's best companies for customer experience - BusinessTech

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 15:32

BusinessTech

South Africa's best companies for customer experience
BusinessTech
The National South African Customer Satisfaction Index (SAcsi) for 2017, compiled by Consulta, shows a strong correlation between successful customer experience strategies and business outcomes – albeit in only a few selected brands in the local ...

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South Africa: Minister Lindiwe Zulu On Launch of Tuksnovation High-Tech Business Incubator - AllAfrica.com

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 14:38

South Africa: Minister Lindiwe Zulu On Launch of Tuksnovation High-Tech Business Incubator
AllAfrica.com
Minister of the Department of Small Business Development, Ms Lindiwe Zulu, officially launched the TuksNovation High-Tech Business Incubator at the University of Pretoria, Hatfield Campus, on 06 August 2018. Established in partnership with the Small ...

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The first annual African Ranger Awards ceremony held in CT - Independent Online

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 14:33

Independent Online

The first annual African Ranger Awards ceremony held in CT
Independent Online
Key initiatives include fostering linkages between Chinese charitable organizations and Africa's nature reserves to retain the continent's rich wildlife assets, as well as curbing the trade of illegal wildlife products. The Paradise Foundation and the ...

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The business of motherhood - CNBCAfrica.com

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 11:43

CNBCAfrica.com

The business of motherhood
CNBCAfrica.com
CNBC Africa is joined by a female entrepreneur who is building opportunity and creating value for skilled mothers across South Africa. Phillipa Geard, the owner of Recruit My Mom has set up a recruitment agency which supports mothers that want to ...

Talking Books Ep 19: 'Vusi: Business & Life Lessons from a Black Dragon' book by Vusi Thembekwayo - CNBCAfrica.com

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 10:03

CNBCAfrica.com

Talking Books Ep 19: 'Vusi: Business & Life Lessons from a Black Dragon' book by Vusi Thembekwayo
CNBCAfrica.com
What is it that differentiates highly successful people from those who lead perfectly run-of-the mill, mundane lives? Venture capitalists, speaker and author Vusi Thembekwayo broke out from the restrictions of normality to shape his own world. By the ...

Kenyatta to meet Trump for trade talks as ties improve - The East African (press release) (blog)

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 09:11

The East African (press release) (blog)

Kenyatta to meet Trump for trade talks as ties improve
The East African (press release) (blog)
“The meeting between the two leaders will reaffirm the long-standing relationship between the United States and Kenya as a cornerstone of peace and stability in Africa and the broader Indo-Pacific region,” Mr Trump's press secretary Sarah Sanders said ...

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Meet PepsiCo's Next CEO: Ramon Laguarta - Wall Street Journal

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 01:34

Deutsche Welle

Meet PepsiCo's Next CEO: Ramon Laguarta
Wall Street Journal
He rose through the ranks of the European operations, becoming head of PepsiCo's Europe and sub-Saharan Africa business. Last year he was tapped as Ms. Nooyi's No. 2 and relocated to the U.S. from Geneva with his wife, Maria. They have three sons.
Nooyi to step down as PepsiCo CEODeutsche Welle

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Africa Tourism Leadership Forum set to provide experiential learning in MICE and business tourism - Independent Online

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 16:31

Independent Online

Africa Tourism Leadership Forum set to provide experiential learning in MICE and business tourism
Independent Online
Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, Exhibitions and events (MICE) remain key pillars in development across Africa tourism. These provide platforms for strategic deal-making and entice new investors to holiday destinations. With a growing fascination ...

Sierra Leone Business: Aptech Africa will help to solve our water problems – Dep. Water Resources Minister - Awoko

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 15:40

Awoko

Sierra Leone Business: Aptech Africa will help to solve our water problems – Dep. Water Resources Minister
Awoko
“Aptech Africa Ltd. is Africa's Solar Energy and Water Pump Specialist. It has offices located in South Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, and Central African Republic. Aptech Africa was founded in 2006 as a distribution and installation company for ...

50 Influential women in business - The Africa Report

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 13:15

50 Influential women in business
The Africa Report
When Snowy Khoza was appointed executive chair of infrastructure company Bigen Africa Group in July 2016, nothing could have prepared her for what happened next. “The day I took office, 70% of the men resigned,” she recalled during the Women Initiative ...

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Accelerating the transformation of Africa - African Business Magazine (press release) (blog)

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 12:28

African Business Magazine (press release) (blog)

Accelerating the transformation of Africa
African Business Magazine (press release) (blog)
Africa represents only 3% of global trade. It seems to have missed the boat on industrialisation. A chain of countries winning independence has created a continent cut into pieces by borders, which now need to be overcome. Behind these borders economic ...

Death, diamonds and Russia's push into Africa - Business Day

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 12:24

Business Day

Death, diamonds and Russia's push into Africa
Business Day
Africa Intelligence, a Paris-based investigative and research outfit, reported in July that the government of the Central African Republic had begun extracting diamonds on an alluvial site not far from the capital, Bangui, with the help of a company ...

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Clicks Group CEO reflects on their 50th year in business - CNBCAfrica.com

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 12:05

CNBCAfrica.com

Clicks Group CEO reflects on their 50th year in business
CNBCAfrica.com
David Kneale, CEO of Clicks Group joins CNBC Africa with exciting developments for the pharmaceutical giant. They will be celebrating their 50th year in business after humble beginning in Cape Town in 1968. https://www.cnbcafrica.com/videos/. By.

South Africa on track to break emigration records in 2018: report - BusinessTech

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 11:59

BusinessTech

South Africa on track to break emigration records in 2018: report
BusinessTech
South African businesses also tend to find their feet relatively easy, and easily adapt to the way business is done,” it said. “This, together with the fact that there is a large South African community settled in the UK, and the relative ease to ...

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