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Cell C appoints new chairman and deputy chairman

Cell C appoints new chairman and deputy chairman

Cell C has on Monday announced the appointment of Kuben Pillay and Larry Nestadt to its board. According to a statement, the appointments follow the recent recapitalisation of Cel ...

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Diamond Bank to train 50 budding Nigerian entrepreneurs

Diamond Bank to train 50 budding Nigerian entrepreneurs

Diamond Bank Plc has set the stage for the selection, training and empowerment of 50 more entrepreneurs in the seventh edition of its Building Entrepreneurs Today (BET) initiative ...

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Liberia’s elections gather momentum

Liberia’s elections gather momentum

Liberia votes on October 10 and already, the elections fever has gripped the country as campaigns are being held by the 22 presidential candidates who are seeking to replace Ellen ...

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Dangote Cement records 12.6% increase in sales across Africa

Dangote Cement records 12.6% increase in sales across Africa

Revenues from operations in Nigeria increased by 34.5 percent while Pan-Africa revenue increased by 63.7 percent mainly as a result of increased volumes and foreign exchange gains ...

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Angola ‘go to the polls’ on August 23

Angola ‘go to the polls’ on August 23

Angola's general elections will be held on August 23 to choose a successor to President Eduardo dos Santos after his 38 years rule. Dos Santos, 74, has been in power since 1979 an ...

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President Muhammadu Buhari calls for Nigerian unity

President Muhammadu Buhari calls for Nigerian unity

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari addressed the nation following three months of medical leave in the UK. In a televised speech, Mr Buhari, 74, said he was "distressed" by calls ...

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Uganda licenses 3 flower firms to develop free zones

Uganda licenses 3 flower firms to develop free zones

The Uganda Free Zones Authority has issued 3 developer’s licenses to Wagagai Ltd, Jambo Roses Ltd and Ugarose flower to operate as free zone. “The flower sector is one of the sect ...

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ABSA Bank Limited and China Development Bank conclude a $100 million Special Facility Agreement

ABSA Bank Limited and China Development Bank conclude a $100 million Special Facility Agreement

ABSA Bank Limited, a subsidiary of the Barclays Africa Group (BAGL), has successfully concluded a five year $100 million Special Facility Agreement with the China Development Bank ...

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Mass burial for Sierra Leone mudslide victims

Mass burial for Sierra Leone mudslide victims

A mass burial for about 300 people killed by a mudslide and flooding has taken place on the outskirts of the capital Freetown. The graves were prepared at Waterloo, 30km from Free ...

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Standard Bank hopes to raise $3 billion for a crude oil pipeline in Uganda

Standard Bank hopes to raise $3 billion for a crude oil pipeline in Uganda

Standard Bank Group’s Ugandan unit plans to raise $3 billion for a crude pipeline by the second half of next year as the East African country prepares to start oil production by 2 ...

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