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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 ...

South Africa could get a new finance minister within hours – the top contenders include a yoga-loving MEC - Business Insider South Africa

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 09:08

Business Insider

South Africa could get a new finance minister within hours – the top contenders include a yoga-loving MEC
Business Insider South Africa
... amaBhungane reported that his son, Siyabonga Nene, asked the Public Investment Corporation to finance a huge investment in Mozambique. While the deal was not for Nene Junior's own benefit, the PIC went to great lengths to assist his business partner.
Paper says South Africa finance minister asks president to remove himBusiness Insider
Mixed emotions on Nene's resignation requestIndependent Online
South Africa Finance Chief Asks to Leave Amid Pressure to GoBloomberg
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Diani Reef recognized as Africa's leading beach resort - Capital FM Kenya

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 09:05

Capital FM Kenya

Diani Reef recognized as Africa's leading beach resort
Capital FM Kenya
DIANI, Ukunda, Oct 8 – Diani Reef Beach Resort and Spa has received a global recognition as Africa's leading beach resort 2018 during the World Travel Awards Ceremony in South Africa. Awarded at the Durban International Convention Centre on Saturday ...

South African businesses may soon have to disclose the gap between their highest and lowest paid workers - BusinessTech

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 07:31

BusinessTech

South African businesses may soon have to disclose the gap between their highest and lowest paid workers
BusinessTech
South African businesses may soon have to disclose the gap between its highest and lowest paid worker, and the difference in pay between men and women. This follows an agreement reached by Business Unity SA (BUSA) who said that companies would ...

Cape Town is Africa's top airport once again - Business Day

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 04:07

Business Day

Cape Town is Africa's top airport once again
Business Day
Cape Town International Airport was at the weekend voted Africa's leading airport for the second year running by travel and tourism professionals and consumers worldwide. The airport, which is run by the Airports Company of SA (Acsa), has remained a ...

Ben Fogle calls for big beasts of business to help avert extinctions - The Independent

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 01:21

The Independent

Ben Fogle calls for big beasts of business to help avert extinctions
The Independent
More than 1,000 delegates from 82 countries, including 24 African nations, will be at the fourth – and biggest ever – international conference on the Illegal Wildlife Trade in London this Thursday and Friday, with the aim of disrupting the criminal ...

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Why is it so hard for Africans to visit other African countries? - BBC News

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 00:07

BBC News

Why is it so hard for Africans to visit other African countries?
BBC News
Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote has said he needs 38 visas to travel within the continent on his Nigerian passport. Many European nationals, meanwhile, waltz into most Africans countries visa-free. African nations were supposed to scrap visa ...

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Publiseer Expands to Kenya, Targets South Africa - Business Post Nigeria (press release) (blog)

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 00:02

Business Post Nigeria (press release) (blog)

Publiseer Expands to Kenya, Targets South Africa
Business Post Nigeria (press release) (blog)
This followed its triumphant entry into the Ghana market, another major economy in the West African region. A statement issued by the company last week said plans are underway to explore the South African market. Publiseer is into digital publishing of ...

Chinese firm's Migori gold licence sparks war with Goldplat - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 20:01

Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Chinese firm's Migori gold licence sparks war with Goldplat
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
“Kilimapesa facilitated the subdivision of the whole of Moyoi Group ranch indicated on the map into individual titles on the understanding that the company had consent over the whole area covered by the ranch,” the company told the Business Daily in a ...

Segmentation of Africa based on colonial history - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 20:01

Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Segmentation of Africa based on colonial history
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
Our borders were mainly drawn up during the Scramble For Africa between 1881 and 1914 and our forefathers were not consulted on the matter but instead were given gold, silver and religion for their land. If, however, they thought that the exchange was ...

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There's growing demand for top business leaders in South Africa and the rest of Africa – here's what they are ... - BusinessTech

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 12:02

BusinessTech

There's growing demand for top business leaders in South Africa and the rest of Africa – here's what they are ...
BusinessTech
Multinational companies seeking to establish or grow their presence in Africa are in great need of qualified and experienced professionals to lead their organisations, both in South Africa and on the rest of the continent. This is according to Debbie ...

Being an entrepreneur in South Africa - BusinessTech

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 10:01

BusinessTech

Being an entrepreneur in South Africa
BusinessTech
In entrepreneurship we often hear people talking about “the hustle”, says Mike Vacy-Lyle, CEO of FNB Business. Traditionally, being viewed as a “hustler” was perceived as a negative connotation – recently, however, to survive as an entrepreneur it is ...

6 ways SA small businesses can survive the dire economy - which may last until 2020 - Business Insider South Africa

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 09:14

Business Insider South Africa

6 ways SA small businesses can survive the dire economy - which may last until 2020
Business Insider South Africa
Gossel says credit will become tighter and interest rates are likely to rise. “Consumers will continue to have their earning power eroded and will spend less. Competitors will become more aggressive,” Gossel told Business Insider South Africa.