Tuesday, 26 September 2017

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SMEs face tight credit squeeze under tougher norms – Kenya

SMEs face tight credit squeeze under tougher norms – Kenya

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) face a credit squeeze when banks adopt tougher standards of scrutinising borrowers, analysts said. Analysts at Britam Asset Managers said ...

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South Africa issues $ 2.5 billion bonds

South Africa issues $ 2.5 billion bonds

South Africa has issued a pair of dollar bonds in overseas capital markets worth $2.5 billion. This to help finance its foreign currency commitments, National Treasury said on Wed ...

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Zambia seeks proposals for new mobile providers

Zambia seeks proposals for new mobile providers

Zambia is seeking bidders for a fourth mobile-network license to take on operators including market leader MTN Group in the southern African country, Transport and Communications ...

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Investors behind mining charter – SA Minister

Investors behind mining charter – SA Minister

Mineral Resources Minister, Mosebenzi Zwane, told around 1 000 of delegates at the annual Africa Downunder conference, in Perth, Australia on Thursday that investors were behind t ...

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Africa seeks to unlock tourism potential

Africa seeks to unlock tourism potential

African ministers on Tuesday called on African governments to liberalise tourism policies to make it easy for tourists and operators to move through the continent in order to enha ...

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Kenya tops region in funding enterprises owned by women

Kenya tops region in funding enterprises owned by women

The push for financial inclusion is paying off as Kenya now tops the region in provision of capital for women-run enterprises. This is according to the Dell Global Women Entrepren ...

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Angola seeks to diversify economy through agriculture

Angola seeks to diversify economy through agriculture

After suffering a huge blow following the fall in prices of petroleum products, Angola has turned to the agro-industry to recover from the current economic crisis. The country is ...

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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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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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