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The Spectrum Of Business In Africa Through E-Commerce - Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 13:28

Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)

The Spectrum Of Business In Africa Through E-Commerce
Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)
Small scale and large scale entrepreneurs have taken the advantage of the effectiveness of the media and technology, including e-commerce to promote and market products, reaching every corner of the globe without fatigue. What is e-commerce and how has ...

Ethiopian Airlines revises 15-year strategic plan - African Business Chief

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 12:41

African Business Chief

Ethiopian Airlines revises 15-year strategic plan
African Business Chief
The flag carrier of Ethiopia, Ethiopian Airlines, has announced plans to revise its 15-year strategic plan following recent growth. The plan was originally introduced in 2010 and outlined a scheme that would see the Airline become the biggest on the ...

Labat Africa's share price surges 170% in half-year to end of February - Business Day

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 12:35

Business Day

Labat Africa's share price surges 170% in half-year to end of February
Business Day
Labat said in a statement after markets closed on Monday that logistics sales grew to R49.17m from R17.26m in the prior period, while revenue in its technology segment grew to R6.43m from R3.38m. The results released on Monday were broadly in line with ...

CCA and USABC Lead High Level US Business Delegation Meeting with HE Muhammadu Buhari - AllAfrica.com

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 11:38

CCA and USABC Lead High Level US Business Delegation Meeting with HE Muhammadu Buhari
AllAfrica.com
Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) and the U.S. Africa Business Center (USABC) convened a high-level U.S. business delegation meeting with H.E. Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria at Blair House. Senior executives of AGCO ...

CEO Summit Highlights Small Business in Africa; Spotlight on Mozambique and Botswana - The Zebra

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 11:36

The Zebra

CEO Summit Highlights Small Business in Africa; Spotlight on Mozambique and Botswana
The Zebra
The Moroccan American Network will host its Third CEO Summit focusing on small business opportunities from the U.S. to Africa, on May 10, 2018, at the historical National Press Club in Washington, D.C.. Entitled “Shaping the Future of Africa ...

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Africa investment forum to help pool funds for development projects - Independent Online

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 11:31

Independent Online

Africa investment forum to help pool funds for development projects
Independent Online
He said South Africa would need US$100 billion over the next 10 years for infrastructure development and the forum would offer a place to bring in a pool of capital for projects. Adesina said the forum would help catalyze private-sector investments in ...
AfDB leads effort to industrialize AfricaGhana Business News
AfDB Seeks Funds to Plug Africa $170 Billion Infrastructure GapBloombergQuint
South Africa says country ready to host 2018 Africa Investment ForumBulawayo24 News (press release) (blog)

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Rogue Uber drivers in customer billing fraud - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 08:05

Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Rogue Uber drivers in customer billing fraud
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
They are in clear violation of our Community Guidelines. Fraudulent activity undermines the trust on which Uber is built. That's why we are constantly on the lookout for fraud by riders and driver-partners who are gaming our systems,” said Uber East ...

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Ethiopian Airlines to step up expansion with more deals and jets - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 07:02

Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Ethiopian Airlines to step up expansion with more deals and jets
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
The economic downturn in Africa caused by the collapse of oil prices in 2014 has indirectly hit the continent's airlines, and Ethiopian is unable to repatriate more than $145 million in profits from Angola, Sudan and Zimbabwe because of foreign ...

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5 important things happening in South Africa today - BusinessTech

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 06:04

BusinessTech

5 important things happening in South Africa today
BusinessTech
South Africa's municipalities are in trouble, with 112 (or 40%) being unable to carry out effective service delivery in this financial year, according to finance minister Nhlanhla Nene. This includes being unable to pay creditors within the 30 day ...

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Nairobi bid for UN office angers Uganda - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 04:25

Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Nairobi bid for UN office angers Uganda
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
... Centre in Africa, triggering Kampala's rage. The UN office provides support for UN field missions in Africa. These include administrative, logistical, information and communications technology services to 13 client missions in Africa; representing ...

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Top 10 Commercial Buildings in Africa - African Business Chief

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 21:31

African Business Chief

Top 10 Commercial Buildings in Africa
African Business Chief
Hilton Durban is a five-star hotel based in Durban, South Africa. Designed by FGG Architects Incorporated White Arkitekter AB, it took $61mn to build. Standing at 76m, it consists of 21 floors, 19 above ground and two below, and took over two years to ...

African female leaders convene in Paris for the first Women in Business Meeting - The Africa Report

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 19:57

African female leaders convene in Paris for the first Women in Business Meeting
The Africa Report
This July, Paris will play host to the first Women in Business Leadership Meeting, bringing together top African women leaders in the European city for the high-level event, which combines networking, presentations and workshops for increased business ...

THE ENTREPRENEUR AFRICA: The Business Meeting Lagos 2018 - Information Nigeria

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 19:32

Information Nigeria

THE ENTREPRENEUR AFRICA: The Business Meeting Lagos 2018
Information Nigeria
Do you wish to learn more about the rudiments of the business world? Do you want to find out the well kept secrets on how to increase profits and cut down losses? Do you want to learn the art of business strategy and identifying business opportunities ...

SA car exports brings in R164 billion - Independent Online

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 16:32

Independent Online

SA car exports brings in R164 billion
Independent Online
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's automotive industry achieved total export sales of vehicles and components worth R164.9 billion last year, which represented almost 14 percent of total South African exports. This enabled the domestic automotive industry ...

This is how much cheaper it is to call via Whatsapp in SA - Business Insider South Africa

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 12:06

Business Insider South Africa

This is how much cheaper it is to call via Whatsapp in SA
Business Insider South Africa
Making a three-minute call over WhatsApp instead of cellular can save you as much as R3, depending on which service provider you use. But the quality of WhatsApp calls are heavily dependent on network strength. An average WhatsApp call uses anything ...

Commerce Ministry to prepare action plan to boost trade with Africa - The Hindu

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 11:09

The Hindu

Commerce Ministry to prepare action plan to boost trade with Africa
The Hindu
The Commerce Ministry has decided to formulate a comprehensive action plan to boost India's trade with Africa which is “relatively” small at present, Union Minister Suresh Prabhu said. A series of engagements have been lined up in different parts of ...

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LISTEN: Somewhere in Africa is a child who may grow into the next Elon Musk or Jack Ma - Independent Online

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 11:05

Independent Online

LISTEN: Somewhere in Africa is a child who may grow into the next Elon Musk or Jack Ma
Independent Online
There are questions around their dominance. (The podcast deals further with Africa and the e-commerce model.) 5. Elon Musk, because I think he more than most entrepreneurs in big tech today manages to catch humanity's imagination on what is next. For ...

South Africa's new road rules spell big trouble for anyone who drives for a living - BusinessTech

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 09:47

BusinessTech

South Africa's new road rules spell big trouble for anyone who drives for a living
BusinessTech
Both individual employees and entire businesses are likely to suffer the affects of the latest AARTO amendment and incoming demerit system. This is according to Beata Warnich, associate at SchoemanLaw, who notes that the new system will introduce a ...

South Africa: Suspect Arrested for Housebreaking At Business Premises in North End - AllAfrica.com

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 09:37

South Africa: Suspect Arrested for Housebreaking At Business Premises in North End
AllAfrica.com
Property related crimes is one of Mount Road station big concerns and the Acting Station Commander, Colonel Kumla commented the members for the arrest of one suspect during a house breaking at a business premises in North End. The arrest was made after ...

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KPC in a fix over deal to pay contractor Sh4.4bn - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 09:00

Business Daily (press release) (blog)

KPC in a fix over deal to pay contractor Sh4.4bn
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
Ibrahim Zakhem, the head of Zakhem's Africa business, declined parliamentary summons to shed light on the claims, prompting MPs to issue fresh ones. The National Assembly's Public Investment Committee (PIC) noted that Mr Zakhem had evaded Parliament ...