Tuesday, 25 June 2019

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  • What SMEs should consider when applying for funding – SA

    What SMEs should consider when applying for funding – SA

    SMEs who are not adequately prepared when applying for credit often develop an incorrect assumption that banks are not open to lending. Valentine Jingura, Head of Pricing at FNB Bu ...

  • South African rand falls to its lowest in 2019

    South African rand falls to its lowest in 2019

    South Africa’s rand fell early on Thursday to its lowest this year. This comes as a dispute within the ruling African National Congress over the central bank weakened demand. At 08 ...

  • Mr Price shares rocket as sales exceed R20 billion

    Mr Price shares rocket as sales exceed R20 billion

    Mr Price's share price gained as much as 11.91 percent on Friday after the retailer announced that its sales exceeded R20 billion for the first time in the year to the end of March ...

  • SA retail sales up by 1.1%

    SA retail sales up by 1.1%

    South African retail sales rose 1.1 percent year on year in February after rising by 1.2 percent in January, Statistics South Africa said on Wednesday. On a month-on-month basis, s ...

FNB is Africa’s best valuable banking brand

FNB is Africa’s best valuable banking brand

For the second year in a row, First National Bank (FNB) was named Africa’s most valuable banking brand in the latest Brand Finance® Africa Annual Survey. The report notes that FNB ...

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8 things you need to know as a newcomer when doing business in Africa

8 things you need to know as a newcomer when doing business in Africa

Many companies from the developed world are setting their sights on Africa as a new frontier for business. I am sharing a summary of the key tips that I have extracted from years ...

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Ford and Volkswagen to form deeper cooperation

Ford and Volkswagen to form deeper cooperation

Volkswagen and Ford will announce a deeper alliance next week, one which goes beyond just collaborating on commercial vehicles, in a move meant to save both car companies billions ...

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Ghana hopes to increase local cocoa processing

Ghana hopes to increase local cocoa processing

Ghana is hoping to take greater advantage of cocoa, which is the basis of its economy. Accra intends to transform at least 50% of its bean production locally. A feasible prospect ...

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Apple profits drop in China

Apple profits drop in China

The CEO attributed Apple’s “shortfall” in its outlook to struggles in China that he pinned on the economy and “rising trade tensions” with the US. Apple cut its revenue outlook fo ...

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5 moneymaking business ideas in the oil and gas industry – 2019

5 moneymaking business ideas in the oil and gas industry – 2019

The oil and gas industry is probably one of the richest industries in the world. Despite its rigid regulation, business tycoons and capitalists are willing to defy the risks to ge ...

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High paying jobs in Africa – 2018

High paying jobs in Africa – 2018

Makamba Online decided to investigate the jobs which currently offer the highest pay check in Africa. In downhill order, we have incorporated the highest paying jobs in 2018. Unfo ...

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Why you should continue your job search during the festive season

Why you should continue your job search during the festive season

Many job seekers think that since no one is hiring there is no point in applying for possible opportunities and very often give up on their job hunt. During this period recruitmen ...

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Turning waste into biomass energy in Nigeria

Turning waste into biomass energy in Nigeria

Ikenna Ubah is a 27-year-old chemical engineer who abides to this saying. Ubah uses readily available waste to produce affordable and environmental-friendly briquettes in Nigeria ...

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Rio Tinto sells stake in Rossing Uranium Mine to China for $107 million

Rio Tinto sells stake in Rossing Uranium Mine to China for $107 million

Rio Tinto will sell its 69 percent stake in a Namibian uranium mine to China National Uranium Corp (CNUC) for up to $106.5 million, as China seeks to bolster supplies and Rio offl ...

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