Wednesday, 26 April 2017

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South Africa’ Ekurhuleni municipality sets aside R12 billion for SMMEs

South Africa’ Ekurhuleni municipality sets aside R12 billion for SMMEs

The mayor of Ekurhuleni Mzwandile Masina has said that the city has set aside R12 billion for youth-owned businesses and small, medium and micro-enterprises (SMMEs) to reposition ...

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Anglo American reports 9% production increase

Anglo American reports 9% production increase

Anglo American reported a 9 percent rise in overall production for the first quarter of 2017 compared with 2016, but copper output fell 3 percent due to poorer grades and a tempor ...

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Germany plans to increase private investment in Africa

Germany plans to increase private investment in Africa

In a bid to narrow the gap between the rich and poor, a key to avoiding a destructive rise in populism, as described by Germany Finance Minister, Wolfgang Schaeuble on Saturday, t ...

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Zambian opposition leader remains in custody

Zambian opposition leader remains in custody

Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema will remain in custody until at least next week after a court said on Thursday it would rule on his application to have treason charge ...

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Nine African Ministries to participate at the annual Africa Energy Forum in Copenhagen

Nine African Ministries to participate at the annual Africa Energy Forum in Copenhagen

AEF is the annual meeting point for Africa’s energy sector for decision-makers to explore investment opportunities, form partnerships and sign deals. African Ministries from Democ ...

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World Bank reports strong economic prospects for Africa’s economy

World Bank reports strong economic prospects for Africa’s economy

Africa's economic prospects this year are positive despite a recent slowdown in growth, the World Bank said in a report. In its latest Africa Pulse report, a biennial analysis, it ...

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5 terrible reasons to start a small business

5 terrible reasons to start a small business

Not everyone should start a business. Small business owners should have the heart to start a business and a clear idea. Statistically 80 percent of small businesses fail because p ...

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Egypt’s economy expected to grow 4%

Egypt’s economy expected to grow 4%

Egypt's economy is expected to grow 4.0 percent in the 2016/17 fiscal year ending in June, broadly in line with the finance minister's latest projection of 3.8 to 4 percent, a Reu ...

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Botswana most attractive investment destination in Africa

Botswana most attractive investment destination in Africa

According to the Index, Botswana scores highly based on a range of factors that include improved credit rating, current account ratio, import cover and ease of doing business. Com ...

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Namibian bank rolls out first mobile fuel payments

Namibian bank rolls out first mobile fuel payments

Financial Service Provider, Bank Windhoek, last week, embraced mobile technology to launch the first mobile fuel payment system in Namibia. GoPay, built in collaboration with WIZZ ...

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