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Barclays Kenya to close down seven branches

Barclays Kenya to close down seven branches

Barclays Bank of Kenya (BBK) will close seven of its branches beginning October 1, putting at risk hundreds of jobs in the targeted units. Operations of the affected branches will ...

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Petrol prices to drop in SA

Petrol prices to drop in SA

The Retail price of 93 octane unleaded petrol (ULP) and lead replacement petrol (LRP) will drop by 69c with effect from midnight on Tuesday, the energy department has announced. T ...

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SA and Kenya to boost trade prospects

SA and Kenya to boost trade prospects

South African businesses had a crucial role to play in growing the Kenyan economy following on from the commitments made during the state visit by President Jacob Zuma in October ...

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Standard Bank links African and Chinese clients

Standard Bank links African and Chinese clients

Standard Bank on Wednesday launched the world’s first dedicated Africa China Banking Centre (ACBC) in Johannesburg. The Centre will look to provide a platform to link African and ...

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Coca-Cola Africa appoints new leader

Coca-Cola Africa appoints new leader

Coca-Cola Africa announced on Wednesday that it has appointed Roger Gauntlett General Manager of its South African business, the company said in a statement. The company said Gaun ...

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AfDB targets 25 million jobs for African youth

AfDB targets 25 million jobs for African youth

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has said, it has recognised the urgent need to promote inclusive, sustainable and jobs-rich growth where the youth are the drivers of the requi ...

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Predicting the growth of African cities and population

Predicting the growth of African cities and population

While African cities are growing rapidly in population, they are developing informally as current urban planning has proven to be ineffective, and private development is often det ...

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Brainworks seeks JSE listing to strengthen liquidity

Brainworks seeks JSE listing to strengthen liquidity

Mauritius-based holding company Brainworks, which has a diversified Zimbabwe-based investment portfolio, has made a submission to the JSE to list on its main board. The company, e ...

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Coca Cola reduces sugar across core brands – South Africa

Coca Cola reduces sugar across core brands – South Africa

People generally find it difficult to respond to policy driven interventions, directing people’s behaviour towards more healthy lifestyles requires an understanding of the nature ...

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How Kenya can industrialise in a few years

How Kenya can industrialise in a few years

Manufacturing can play a crucial role in Kenya’s inclusive growth by absorbing large numbers of workers, creating jobs indirectly through forward and backward linkages to agricult ...

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