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FEATURE - SA spearheads Africa's efforts to rebuild creaking infrastructure - Independent Online

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 10:47

Independent Online

FEATURE - SA spearheads Africa's efforts to rebuild creaking infrastructure
Independent Online
The October 9-10 Infrastructure Africa summit in Johannesburg will bring together prominent infrastructure experts, government officials and business leaders to discuss how to accelerate development. In general, African governments are starting to take ...

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TPSF in Istanbul for Turkey-Africa business forum - IPPmedia

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 08:56

IPPmedia

TPSF in Istanbul for Turkey-Africa business forum
IPPmedia
Jointly organized by the Turkish Ministry of Economy, African Union Commission (AUC), and DEIK, the forum brings together businessmen from Turkey and Africa to deliberate on how they can work together to promote trade and investments between the two ...

Workers strike at Heineken South Africa - Independent Online

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 06:49

Independent Online

Workers strike at Heineken South Africa
Independent Online
JOHANNESBURG - Heineken South Africa said on Tuesday workers contracted to a company that provides it with logistics services were on strike at its Sedibeng Brewery but the work stoppage had caused minimal disruptions. The beer and cider maker said ...

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Africa selling itself short - Independent Online

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 20:38

Independent Online

Africa selling itself short
Independent Online
This was the consensus among panel members discussing the "Africa Agenda 2063" at the first day of the Infrastructure Africa Business Investment Forum in Johannesburg. Brigette Baillie, partner in the project development and finance sector at global ...

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Infrastructure critical to Africa's future and success - Independent Online

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 16:01

Independent Online

Infrastructure critical to Africa's future and success
Independent Online
JOHANNESBURG - Africa's burgeoning youth population had the potential to be a demographic dividend, but unless properly harnessed could become a demographic nightmare. This was one of the sentiments expressed on the opening day of the ...

DHL wins Intercontinental Award at Top Employer Africa 2018 - African Business Chief

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 15:53

African Business Chief

DHL wins Intercontinental Award at Top Employer Africa 2018
African Business Chief
For the fifth consecutive year, DHL Express has been deemed a Top Employer in Africa during the Top Employer Africa 2019 ceremony, held in South Africa. The company received the most Top Employer certifications across the continent, granting it the ...

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DHL wins Intercontinental Award at Top Employer Africa 2018 - African Business Chief

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 15:48

African Business Chief

DHL wins Intercontinental Award at Top Employer Africa 2018
African Business Chief
For the fifth consecutive year, DHL Express has been deemed a Top Employer in Africa during the Top Employer Africa 2019 ceremony, held in South Africa. The company received the most Top Employer certifications across the continent, granting it the ...

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Egypt's first smartphone maker plans expansion in Africa - Business Insider

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 15:27

Business Insider

Egypt's first smartphone maker plans expansion in Africa
Business Insider
The company expects to triple its total production from 500,000 units in 2018 to 1.5 million units in 2019, Ahmad el-Sawaf, SICO's international business development manager said. Of the 1.5 million, 900,000 would be sold in Egypt while 600,000 would ...

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WATCH: UK expresses faith in SA economy, backs Ramaphosa's stimulus package - Independent Online

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 14:01

Independent Online

WATCH: UK expresses faith in SA economy, backs Ramaphosa's stimulus package
Independent Online
JOHANNESBURG - The United Kingdom's trade commissioner for Africa, Emma Wade-Smith, said on Tuesday that the UK had full confidence in South Africa's "stimulus package" and was more likely to continue to invest in South Africa despite the country's ...

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Gupta lieutenant Chawla wanted Parliament to pay for him to fly business class from India - News24

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 13:38

News24

Gupta lieutenant Chawla wanted Parliament to pay for him to fly business class from India
News24
Parliament found that a return business class ticket between South Africa and New Delhi would cost about R177 000. Chawla also insisted that the committee use a Hindi interpreter. "Chawla is a South African, by the way," Chauke said. "He's been in the ...

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South Africa facing its longest downward business cycle since 1945: analysts - BusinessTech

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 10:19

BusinessTech

South Africa facing its longest downward business cycle since 1945: analysts
BusinessTech
In 2018 emerging markets will average economic growth rates of around 5% – but South Africa will probably achieve only a tenth of that. This is according to a new report by the Centre for Risk Analysis (CRA) which notes that the country is currently ...

South African passports are down – again – in global rankings, no thanks to China and India - Business Insider South Africa

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 09:03

Business Insider South Africa

South African passports are down – again – in global rankings, no thanks to China and India
Business Insider South Africa
South Africa dropped another two rungs in the latest Henley Passport Index published on Tuesday. The index measures passport power by the number of destinations the holder can visit without arranging a visa first. For South Africans, that number is 102 ...
South Africa has seen a big drop in passport rankings – these are the countries you can now travel to visa-freeBusinessTech

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South Africa in longest downward business cycle since 1945, economists report - The South African

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 08:45

The South African

South Africa in longest downward business cycle since 1945, economists report
The South African
The report on South Africa's longest downward business cycle has been compiled by the Centre for Risk Analysis (CRA) at the Institute of Race Relations (IRR) and is supported by leading economist Mike Schüssler, who spoke to Fin24 on the issue.
SA In Longest Downward Business Cycle Since 1945 – ReportiAfrica.com

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India/ West Africa Business Conclave Holds In Abuja - Africa Independent Television

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 19:23

Africa Independent Television

India/ West Africa Business Conclave Holds In Abuja
Africa Independent Television
The Indian high commissioner earlier told newsmen at a briefing ahead of the conclave that India is committed to supporting West Africa. He said India will establish eight new embassies across Africa in order to increase its level of business ...

Positive side of migration within Africa - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 19:22

Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Positive side of migration within Africa
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
Understanding how migration can build wealth in Africa requires closer attention to migratory trends. According to data from my organisation, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), of the 41.5 million people who migrated from, ...

Can responsible business impact Africa? - Guardian (blog)

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 17:49

Guardian (blog)

Can responsible business impact Africa?
Guardian (blog)
To succeed in Africa, businesses have to be resilient, adaptive, innovative and entrepreneurial. They strive to succeed, despite the rapid changes and number of challenges encountered in the operating environment. With an increase in the rate of ...

African procurement leaders commit to implementing innovative technologies - African Business Chief

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 15:27

African Business Chief

African procurement leaders commit to implementing innovative technologies
African Business Chief
Heads of Public Procurement Regulatory Authorities in Africa signed a declaration to commit to implementing innovative technologies. Thirteen heads pledged to improve procurement processes with the use of technology following the Global Pubic ...

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Sanlam TVC | The 200-Year Life - African Business Chief

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 12:31

African Business Chief

Sanlam TVC | The 200-Year Life
African Business Chief
How do you plan for a 200-year life? Scientists predict the first person to live to 200 has already been born. But what does that mean? How does one even go about planning for a lifespan that long? These are important questions. At Sanlam,... How do ...

The International LIST Tour Africa unveils acclaimed Business Experts as Panelist - Information Nigeria

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 11:25

Information Nigeria

The International LIST Tour Africa unveils acclaimed Business Experts as Panelist
Information Nigeria
“We look forward to bringing together the many business leaders in Nigeria in a bid to create a world class business module for the giant of Africa. The speakers at the LIST Tour conference represent many important facets of entrepreneurship – the ...

Russia-Africa business forum to promote opportunities - The Southern Times

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 09:36

The Southern Times

Russia-Africa business forum to promote opportunities
The Southern Times
Business opportunities for Russian companies on the African continent will be promoted at the upcoming first edition of the Russia-Africa Trade and Investment Forum (RAfTIF), planned by organizers to be a platform that serves as a bridge between ...