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Having a ball: Halifax student's business brings soccer balls to Africa - MetroNews Canada

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 19:48

MetroNews Canada

Having a ball: Halifax student's business brings soccer balls to Africa
MetroNews Canada
Third year Saint Mary's University student Keegan McGinnis started a clothing business that sees soccer balls sent to Africa for each item sold. By: Yvette d'Entremont Metro Published on Sun Feb 11 2018 10:45:00. When Keegan McGinnis goes to Africa in ...

South Africa's next leader Cyril Ramaphosa faces plenty of challenges - NBCNews.com

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 10:03

NBCNews.com

South Africa's next leader Cyril Ramaphosa faces plenty of challenges
NBCNews.com
South African media said Sunday that the party's national executive will meet on Monday as the nation awaits word on Zuma's fate. Ramaphosa's business reputation — Forbes estimates his wealth at $675 million — has already brought the country some ...
South Africa political deadlock as Zuma clings to powerBusiness Recorder
South Africa's ANC losing support amid Zuma uncertaintyBusiness Insider
S Africa's ANC to meet Monday as Zuma deadlock tightensBusiness Standard
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South Africa's ANC losing support amid Zuma uncertainty - Business Insider

Sat, 02/10/2018 - 11:47

Business Recorder

South Africa's ANC losing support amid Zuma uncertainty
Business Insider
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — While South Africa awaits news on whether President Jacob Zuma soon will resign, a senior leader of the ruling African National Congress says the party must reverse a decline in popularity that has gone on for more than a decade ...
South Africa political deadlock as Zuma clings to powerBusiness Recorder

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Seaboard Corporation's acquisition bid of Unga Group denied - African Business Chief

Sat, 02/10/2018 - 10:45

African Business Chief

Seaboard Corporation's acquisition bid of Unga Group denied
African Business Chief
The Delaware-based agribusiness conglomerate, Seaboard Corporation, earlier this week sought to acquire an additional 46.1% stake in Unga Group, a flour milling firm. Seaboard currently owns a 2.92% stake in the company, and is aiming to raise that 49 ...

DW Business – Europe & Africa - Deutsche Welle

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 21:35

DW Business – Europe & Africa
Deutsche Welle
Stock investors are in celebratory mood as no other asset class is doing better than equities these days. As the bull run continues breaking all-time highs virtually every week, DW's Lars Halter sees clouds emerging. USA Barack Obama mit Truthahn ...

How AfDB is changing perspectives for Africa's development – Adesina - Premium Times

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 21:28

Premium Times

How AfDB is changing perspectives for Africa's development – Adesina
Premium Times
It's a new way of doing business: successful technologies will be introduced and scaled up across agro-ecological zones instead of the old country-by-country approach. This is long overdue: After all, pests don't require visas to carry devastation from ...

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Zuma drama overshadows South Africa's Mandela commemorations - Business Insider

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 12:26

Reuters

Zuma drama overshadows South Africa's Mandela commemorations
Business Insider
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The drama over whether South African President Jacob Zuma soon will leave office because of corruption allegations is overshadowing commemorations of the centenary of Nelson Mandela's birth. Top leaders of the ruling African ...
South Africa's Ramaphosa targets “pressing matters” in push for Zuma exitBusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
South Africa's Ramaphosa targets 'pressing matters' in push for Zuma exitReuters
South Africa's ANC was preparing to fire Zuma this week, top official saysGuardian (blog)

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Kenya to digitally transform its census - African Business Chief

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 11:50

African Business Chief

Kenya to digitally transform its census
African Business Chief
170,000 digital tablets have been assigned to Kenya, to be obtained next year, as the country digitally performs its population census. The news was announced on 8 February by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS), who state that the country ...

ENGIE and Sonatrach form solar partnership - African Business Chief

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 11:26

African Business Chief

ENGIE and Sonatrach form solar partnership
African Business Chief
The French utility, ENGIE, and the Algerian state-owned oil and gas firm, Sonatrach, have announced their alliance to provide photovoltaic (PV) and energy efficiency solutions. The two companies signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to provide ...

NEC Increases its Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa-Based ICT ... - ITWeb

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 08:06

NEC Increases its Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa-Based ICT ...
ITWeb
NEC Corporation (NEC) (TOKYO: 6701) today announced an increase in investment in XON Holdings Proprietary Limited (XON), an ICT solutions company based in the Republic of South Africa, making it a subsidiary through NEC Europe Ltd. XON, a Systems ...

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OPINION: Be Alert of the Trap to Sabotage China-Africa Cooperation - Independent Online

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 07:02

Independent Online

OPINION: Be Alert of the Trap to Sabotage China-Africa Cooperation
Independent Online
... cooperation for common development. I have strong confidence and belief in you to be powerful champions for China-Africa friendship and great defenders of the shared interests of China-Africa cooperation. H.E. Ambassador Lin Songtian is the Peoples ...

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NEC Increases its Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa-Based ICT ... - Business Wire (press release)

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 07:00

NEC Increases its Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa-Based ICT ...
Business Wire (press release)
NEC Corporation today announced an increase in investment in South Africa-based XON Holdings Proprietary Limited, making it a subsidiary.

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Looting of Africa calls for action - Mail & Guardian

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 23:00

Mail & Guardian

Looting of Africa calls for action
Mail & Guardian
A new World Bank report, The Changing Wealth of Nations 2018, documents Africa's impoverishment by the rampant extraction of minerals, oil and gas. Yet the bank enables the repatriation of foreign loan repayments and transnational corporate profits ...

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Boosting africa's business landscape through PITCH@PALACE - Vanguard

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 21:41

Vanguard

Boosting africa's business landscape through PITCH@PALACE
Vanguard
This year's edition of Pitch@Palace with the theme “Human Tech –Benefits for Humanity”, aims to enhance ideas revolving around technology and its plethora of human benefits whereby entrepreneurs will be granted access to all the required support from ...

Africa's power to defeat challenges and grow in 2018 - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 19:48

Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Africa's power to defeat challenges and grow in 2018
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
The global economy looks on pace to growing in 2018, buoyed by the robustness of opportunities in Europe and emerging markets. Africa has a tough outlook and a year full of challenges but rich partnerships and strong markets remain attractive to ...

Africa's power to defeat challenges and grow in 2018 - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 19:48

Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Africa's power to defeat challenges and grow in 2018
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
The global economy looks on pace to growing in 2018, buoyed by the robustness of opportunities in Europe and emerging markets. Africa has a tough outlook and a year full of challenges but rich partnerships and strong markets remain attractive to ...

Entrepreneurship was a big topic at the Georgetown Africa Business Conference - Technical.ly DC

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 17:55

Technical.ly DC

Entrepreneurship was a big topic at the Georgetown Africa Business Conference
Technical.ly DC
The population of Africa (currently at 1.3 billion people) is projected to double by 2050. Dr. Abubakar Bukola, the president of Nigeria's Senate, told hundreds in attendance last weekend at the third annual Georgetown Africa Business Conference at ...

Airtel Sh2.5bn 4G license fee - African Business Chief

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 17:19

African Business Chief

Airtel Sh2.5bn 4G license fee
African Business Chief
The Indian telecommunications firm, Bharti Airtel, has announced the payment of a Sh2.53bn (US$25mn) license fee for its Kenyan branch. The fee was paid for 4G Internet connectivity, allowing the company the utilise the high-speed connection across it ...

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Tullow initiates set up of plant for export processing - African Business Chief

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 17:00

African Business Chief

Tullow initiates set up of plant for export processing
African Business Chief
BDO releases report on the future of oil and gas in Africa · Kenyans could purchase Turkana oil blocks in initial public offering · Kenya to launch oil and gas standards monitoring · Read the latest issue of Business Chief, Africa edition, here. Over ...

The World Bank's role in the systematic looting of Africa - Business Day

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 12:22

Business Day

The World Bank's role in the systematic looting of Africa
Business Day
A new World Bank report, The Changing Wealth of Nations 2018, documents Africa's impoverishment by rampant minerals, oil and gas extraction. Yet the bank enforces the foreign loan repayments and trans-national corporate profit repatriation that sustain ...