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Africa rebounding but must prepare for future - Independent Online

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 17:31

Independent Online

Africa rebounding but must prepare for future
Independent Online
JOHANNESBURG – Africa's gross domestic product (GDP) growth is rising but it must do more to solidify a fragile recovery and prepare for major disruptions in the global economy, the International Monetary Fund's top official for Africa said. Economic ...

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Black Friday to be 'bigger than ever' in South Africa, retailers promise - Business Insider South Africa

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 16:49

Business Insider South Africa

Black Friday to be 'bigger than ever' in South Africa, retailers promise
Business Insider South Africa
“As the company that first brought Black Friday to South Africa, we intend to go bigger than ever this year,” Walsh told Business Insider South Africa. She said Takealot's Blue Dot Sale will start at 00:01 on Black Friday. Customers can expect ...

Eskom is eating South Africa – Goldman Sachs - Independent Online

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 16:15

Independent Online

Eskom is eating South Africa – Goldman Sachs
Independent Online
INTERNATIONAL – On a dry plain in Limpopo province in 2007, the leaders of South Africa's monopoly utility broke ground for a huge new power plant. It was named Medupi for “rain that soaks parched lands” in Sepedi, a local language. Jubilant officials ...
Keeping the lights on: fixing Eskom is Cyril Ramaphosa's toughest jobBusiness Day
The Utility That's Eating South AfricaBloombergQuint

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PR guru speaks on the business of public relations - CNBCAfrica.com

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 16:02

CNBCAfrica.com

PR guru speaks on the business of public relations
CNBCAfrica.com
He was named among 30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs in Africa by Forbes in 2014. Seven years since the inception of his PR firm Ditshego Media, his business has continued to grow in leaps and bounds. A few days ago, he announced expansion ...

Start-ups & innovators pitch their business ideas at Youth Connect Africa Summit - CNBCAfrica.com

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 16:02

CNBCAfrica.com

Start-ups & innovators pitch their business ideas at Youth Connect Africa Summit
CNBCAfrica.com
This year's Youth Connect Africa Summit under the theme Connecting youth for continental transformation gave a platform for start-ups and innovators to pitch their business ideas in front of a crowd and potential investors in a session dubbed 'Face the ...

Safaricom to launch a programme to support ethical hackers - African Business Chief

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 15:56

African Business Chief

Safaricom to launch a programme to support ethical hackers
African Business Chief
The Kenyan telecommunications company, Safaricom, has announced it will be establishing a programme to promote and support ethical hacking. The company seeks to promote and reward the removal of bugs and vulnerabilities in IT systems. Safaricom ...

Safaricom to launch a programme to support ethical hackers - African Business Chief

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 15:56

African Business Chief

Safaricom to launch a programme to support ethical hackers
African Business Chief
The Kenyan telecommunications company, Safaricom, has announced it will be establishing a programme to promote and support ethical hacking. The company seeks to promote and reward the removal of bugs and vulnerabilities in IT systems. Safaricom ...

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SA is Africa's wealth management hub - report - Independent Online

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 15:17

Independent Online

SA is Africa's wealth management hub - report
Independent Online
DURBAN – South Africa, mainly Johannesburg, is Africa's main wealth management hub with $82 billion (R1.2 trillion) in assets under management. According to the New World Wealth's AfrAsia Bank Africa Wealth Report 2018, about $140bn of African High ...

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Pasdec enters RM380m manufacturing contract with Nissan South Africa - The Star Online

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 10:13

The Star Online

Pasdec enters RM380m manufacturing contract with Nissan South Africa
The Star Online
Pasdec enters RM380m manufacturing contract with Nissan South Africa. Corporate News. Thursday, 11 Oct 2018. 4:48 PM MYT. KUALA LUMPUR: Pasdec Holdings Bhd 's Botswana unit has been selected by Nissan South Africa (Pty) Ltd to manufacture ...

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Rwanda: Premier Ngirente in Istanbul for Turkey-Africa Business Forum - AllAfrica.com

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 07:56

Rwanda: Premier Ngirente in Istanbul for Turkey-Africa Business Forum
AllAfrica.com
Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente on Wednesday emphasized the need for Turkey and Africa to strengthen existing economic partnerships. He was speaking at the opening of the Turkey-Africa Economic and Business Forum, where he represented President ...

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Abuja Hosts India, West Africa Business Conclave - Independent Newspapers Limited

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 01:28

Abuja Hosts India, West Africa Business Conclave
Independent Newspapers Limited
With India and West Africa having a combined population of about 1.7 billion people and a combined gross domestic product of $3.1trn, a business conclave is all set to be held in Abuja, it has been gathered. India is also Nigeria's number one trading ...

Premier Ngirente in Istanbul for Turkey-Africa Business Forum - The New Times

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 23:54

The New Times

Premier Ngirente in Istanbul for Turkey-Africa Business Forum
The New Times
Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente on Wednesday emphasized the need for Turkey and Africa to strengthen existing economic partnerships. He was speaking at the opening of the Turkey-Africa Economic and Business Forum, where he represented President ...
TPSF in Istanbul for Turkey-Africa business forumIPPmedia
Turkey, African countries sign trade pacts in IstanbulHurriyet Daily News
2nd Turkey-Africa Economic and Business Forum Opens In IstanbulTaarifa Rwanda (satire) (press release) (blog)

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The Chinese phone giant that beat Apple to Africa - CNN

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 23:02

CNN

The Chinese phone giant that beat Apple to Africa
CNN
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (CNN Business) One of China's biggest smartphone makers has never sold a handset in the country. Yet thousands of miles away, it dominates markets across Africa. Unknown in the West, Transsion has left global players like ...

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Gates Foundation backs self-checkup app's Africa expansion - Independent Online

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 21:45

Independent Online

Gates Foundation backs self-checkup app's Africa expansion
Independent Online
Poor countries around the globe are suffering from severe shortages of health-care workers, according to the World Health Organization, with the most severe challenges in Africa, where the unmet need is forecast to rise most sharply. Ada's software is ...

Sudhir wins top East Africa business accolade - pmldaily.com

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 16:00

pmldaily.com

Sudhir wins top East Africa business accolade
pmldaily.com
KAMPALA- Business mogul Sudhir Ruparelia has been voted the East African leader of 2018, with his experience in business leadership, picked as an inspiration to many people in the region. Mr. Ruparelia, the founder and chairman of the Ruparelia ...

Kenya hosts first National Conference on Climate Governance - African Business Chief

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 15:59

African Business Chief

Kenya hosts first National Conference on Climate Governance
African Business Chief
The first National Conference on Climate Governance was held in Kenya's capital city, Nairobi, on 9 October. 47 regional governments from all of Kenya's counties attended the conference, along with policy makers. The event was convened by the Pan ...

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British American Tobacco named a top employer in Africa - Independent Online

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 14:45

Independent Online

British American Tobacco named a top employer in Africa
Independent Online
CAPE TOWN – British American Tobacco has been recognised by the Top Employers Institute as one of the best companies to work for in Africa. The Top Employers Institute conducts independent and internationally verified research into how a company ...
Here are the awesome perks offered at the best place to work in South AfricaBusinessTech

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Cash-strapped Zimbabwe warns over business licences - The East African (press release) (blog)

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 13:39

The East African (press release) (blog)

Cash-strapped Zimbabwe warns over business licences
The East African (press release) (blog)
EAC INTEGRATION. 1 East Africa Political Federation to unlock other EAC protocols · 2 Editorial EDITORIAL: A Community of interests? Not yet, alas · 3 Comment Take a bullet for Uganda, kick Museveni upstairs · 4 Business More work needed on monetary ...

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Business welcomes Tito Mboweni's appointment as finmin - CNBCAfrica.com

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 12:04

Business welcomes Tito Mboweni's appointment as finmin
CNBCAfrica.com
Nicola Kleyn, Dean of the Gordon Institute of Business Science and Kganki Matabane, CEO of Black Business Council joins CNBC Africa to give insight into Tito Mboweni's appointment as finance minister and how business will view this move from president ...

[LISTEN] A look at the role of business in growing South Africa's economy - 702

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 11:20

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[LISTEN] A look at the role of business in growing South Africa's economy
702
Chief Executive Officer at Business Leadership South AfricaBonang Mohale and President of the Black Business Council Sandile Zungu discussed with Eusebius McKasier how best business can contribute in the role of growing and renewing South Africa's ...