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South Africa: If Zuma Goes Ramaphosa Must Get Down to Business Right Away - AllAfrica.com

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 15:32

Deutsche Welle

South Africa: If Zuma Goes Ramaphosa Must Get Down to Business Right Away
AllAfrica.com
Jacob Zuma's time as president is running out. His party has officially asked him to step down. But his departure will leave his likely successor Cyril Ramaphosa with a wealth of problems to solve. Once Jacob Zuma finally steps down, Cyril Ramaphosa ...
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Nigel Quadros – Supabet – “Africa is the new frontier of business” - SBC News

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 15:18

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 ...

If Zuma goes Ramaphosa must get down to business right away - Deutsche Welle

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 15:05

Deutsche Welle

If Zuma goes Ramaphosa must get down to business right away
Deutsche Welle
Once Jacob Zuma finally steps down, Cyril Ramaphosa will inherit a deeply divided African National Congress (ANC) which many supporters have abandoned, a public service crippled by systemic corruption and a depressed economy. On Tuesday, February 2 ...
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Citibank projects higher 2018 growth on services, manufacturing rally - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 13:43

Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Citibank projects higher 2018 growth on services, manufacturing rally
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
“We have seen business confidence return after the elections and that's important.” Concerns around recovery of farming activities, which accounts for about a quarter of gross domestic product, remains the biggest downside risk to Citibank's growth ...

Investments on education ins South Africa proving successful - African Business Chief

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 12:04

African Business Chief

Investments on education ins South Africa proving successful
African Business Chief
Since Old Mutual Alternative Investment (OMAI) invested in 10 schools in South Africa through its Schools and Education Investment Impact Fund team, pass rates have visibly risen. Last year, the metric pass rates of the 10 schools rose to 92 ...

South African President Jacob Zuma is reportedly being fired by his own party - Business Insider

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 05:52

Business Insider

South African President Jacob Zuma is reportedly being fired by his own party
Business Insider
South Africa's ruling party reportedly decided on Tuesday to remove President Jacob Zuma from his position. After a 13-hour party meeting, Deputy President Cyril Rampahosa told Zuma on Monday to resign or face being ordered out of his role. Zuma has ...
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INFOGRAPHIC: Blockhain spending in Africa set to double - Independent Online

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 20:32

Independent Online

INFOGRAPHIC: Blockhain spending in Africa set to double
Independent Online
CAPE TOWN - In a report released by the International Data Corporation (IDC) shows that funding for blockchain solutions in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) is set to increase this year. According to the IDC, In its Worldwide Semiannual Blockchain ...

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Liquid Telecom to sponsor local start-ups for Africa Tech summit - The New Times

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 19:47

The New Times

Liquid Telecom to sponsor local start-ups for Africa Tech summit
The New Times
Africa Tech Summit Kigali brings together leaders from the African ecosystem, international players and investors who want to drive growth on the continent. According to a statement from Liquid Telecom, the summit will provide unrivalled insight ...

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Airbus inaugurates its Little Engineer programme in Kenya - African Business Chief

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 16:03

Airbus inaugurates its Little Engineer programme in Kenya
African Business Chief
Airbus, the aircraft manufacturer based in France, has launched an engineering programme targeted at students in Kenya. The programme was created through the firm's Airbus Foundation, as well as partners Little Engineer, The Travelling Telescope, and ...

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Bank of Baroda will no longer operate in South Africa - Hindu Business Line

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 14:51

Hindu Business Line

Bank of Baroda will no longer operate in South Africa
Hindu Business Line
The Indian state-owned bank came under the scanner after it emerged in April 2016 as the only bank willing to do business with the Gupta brothers -- Ajay, Atul and Rajesh -- who are accused of involvement in alleged state capture through their ...
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Africa has highest number of women running start-ups vs established businesses - Capital FM Kenya

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 14:14

Capital FM Kenya

Africa has highest number of women running start-ups vs established businesses
Capital FM Kenya
“Over half of the women in the region state they intend to start a business in 3 years, twice the percentage of those actually starting,” says the report. Across the 63 economies included in the report business rates increased by an average 8 percent ...

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Kenafric becomes one of the first food and beverage firms to enter the Ethiopian market - African Business Chief

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 12:05

Kenafric becomes one of the first food and beverage firms to enter the Ethiopian market
African Business Chief
Kenafric Industries, a food and beverage firm, has entered the Ethiopian market by opening a Sh500mn (US$5mn) facility near the capital city. The company has launched a sweets and biscuits production plant, located two hours from Addis Ababa. “We have ...

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Liberia's Ellen Johnson Sirleaf wins Africa leadership prize - Business Insider

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 11:58

The Hindu

Liberia's Ellen Johnson Sirleaf wins Africa leadership prize
Business Insider
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The Mo Ibrahim Foundation says it has awarded the $5 million African Leadership prize to former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. The Ibrahim Prize, which honors role models on a continent where many leaders have stayed ...
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BREAKING: Bank of Baroda exits South Africa - Independent Online

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 11:30

Independent Online

BREAKING: Bank of Baroda exits South Africa
Independent Online
BoB shares increased by over 7% ( 7.83 % ) after multiple brokerages remained optimistic on the counter even after BoB registered a dip of 56% in its net profit at Rs 112 crore for the third quarter to December. The South African Reserve Bank has said ...
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Bank of Baroda is leaving South Africa - BusinessTech

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 11:02

BusinessTech

Bank of Baroda is leaving South Africa
BusinessTech
Months after being forced to keep open the accounts of businesses owned by the controversial Gupta family, India-based money lender, The Bank of Baroda, has given notification to the South African Reserve Bank that it will be exiting the country. “The ...
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'Can you dig it?' Africa reality show draws youth to farming - Business Insider

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 10:35

'Can you dig it?' Africa reality show draws youth to farming
Business Insider
"Don't Lose the Plot," backed by the U.S. government, trains young adults from Kenya and neighboring Tanzania in farming and gives them plots to cultivate, with a $10,000 prize for the most productive. The goal: Prove to a booming African youth ...

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East Africa arrivals lift Kenya's tourism under open travel - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 09:14

Business Daily (press release) (blog)

East Africa arrivals lift Kenya's tourism under open travel
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
In his inauguration speech for his second term on November 28, President Kenyatta said Africans wishing to visit Kenya would be eligible to receive a visa on arrival adding that citizens from the East African Community will only need a national ...

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East Africa arrivals lift Kenya's tourism under open travel - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 09:10

Business Daily (press release) (blog)

East Africa arrivals lift Kenya's tourism under open travel
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
In his inauguration speech for his second term on November 28, President Kenyatta said Africans wishing to visit Kenya would be eligible to receive a visa on arrival adding that citizens from the East African Community will only need a national ...

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NEC Increases Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa-based ICT Solutions Company XON into a Subsidiary - AsiaOne

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 05:12

NEC Increases Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa-based ICT Solutions Company XON into a Subsidiary
AsiaOne
NEC Corporation is a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies that benefit businesses and people around the world. By providing a combination of products and solutions that cross utilize the company's experience and global resources ...

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US Pork Industry Hopes to Expand Trade with South Africa - Pork Magazine

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 03:53

Pork Magazine

US Pork Industry Hopes to Expand Trade with South Africa
Pork Magazine
South Africa restricts the import of pork from countries with Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS), though the World Health Organization has claimed that trade does not increase the risk of transmitting the disease, NPPC states. The ...