Sunday, 21 January 2018

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Zimbabwe’s economic revival, new leader, new democracy – An exciting read

Zimbabwe’s economic revival, new leader, new democracy – An exciting read

Zimbabwe’s new president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has a plan to revive one of the world’s worst-performing economies and end its isolation: pay compensation to white farmers whose lan ...

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AfDB makes a fascinating case for Africa’s economic growth

AfDB makes a fascinating case for Africa’s economic growth

The President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has made a convincing case for fast-tracking Africa’s industrialization in order to create jobs, reduce poverty an ...

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What is Bitcoin?

What is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin has hit the mainstream over the last few months as the decentralised digital currency continues to hit outlandish heights. It pushed past the $10,000 mark for the first ti ...

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Fuel prices to fall again in February in South Africa

Fuel prices to fall again in February in South Africa

South Africa’s hard-pressed motorists can look forward to a bit more light relief on the first Wednesday in February, with fuel prices set to drop again, says the Automobile Assoc ...

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Political influence on South Africa’s economy

Political influence on South Africa’s economy

SA's economic insecurity arising from what might or might not happen in political point view will have a key influence in South Africa's property market in 2018, says Paul Stevens ...

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Lesotho mine discovers massive 100 carat diamonds

Lesotho mine discovers massive 100 carat diamonds

London-listed Gem Diamonds said yesterday it had recovered two large diamonds. The company said it had recovered high quality 117 and 110carat, D colour Type IIa diamonds from the ...

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Top Africa business opportunities for 2018 – Part I

Top Africa business opportunities for 2018 – Part I

Payment solutions Every year in Africa, over $100 billion in transactions are still done in cash. This presents a huge and lucrative financial services opportunity for savvy entre ...

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Top investment opportunities in Zimbabwe for 2018

Top investment opportunities in Zimbabwe for 2018

A beautiful country that came under a rough patch is on the eve of revival. A new government vowed to improve the economy, rule of law and most notably to guarantee favourable inv ...

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WorldRemit raises $40 million capital, targets 5 million customers in Africa

WorldRemit raises $40 million capital, targets 5 million customers in Africa

WorldRemit has raised $40 million to drive its next phase of global growth, aiming to serve 10 million customers connected to Nigeria and other emerging markets. As part of the ex ...

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Mood upbeat on Nigerian Stock Exchange

Mood upbeat on Nigerian Stock Exchange

With an absent president, a restrictive foreign exchange regime and slumping oil revenues, the opening months of 2017 proved to be a torrid time for investors in Nigeria. As money ...

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