Wednesday, 23 May 2018

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Eskom power supply to boost Zambia and Zimbabwe economies

Eskom power supply to boost Zambia and Zimbabwe economies

Eskom’s supply of power to Zimbabwe and Zambia has helped stabilise power supplies in South Africa’s neighbouring countries and allowed First Quantum Minerals and other mining hou ...

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SA tops Africa in consumer spending

SA tops Africa in consumer spending

South Africa is now ranked the most promising market for consumer spending by the middle-class, pipping Africa’s biggest economy, Nigeria, which is ranked second, findings of a su ...

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IMF upbeat about Tanzania economy, despite challenges

IMF upbeat about Tanzania economy, despite challenges

The International Monetary Fund (IMP) has completed its third review of Tanzania’s economic performance under the programme supported by the Policy Support Instrument (PSI). In th ...

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Emerging markets suffering, but not in disaster

Emerging markets suffering, but not in disaster

The world’s investors are still trembling about a feared emerging markets meltdown. In a recent survey by Dutch fund manager NN Investment Partners, a third of the institutional i ...

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SA traditional trade sector thriving with R46-billion in annual sales

SA traditional trade sector thriving with R46-billion in annual sales

The perception that South Africa’s Traditional Trade (TT) sector is shrinking in the face of increasing pressure from modern retail outlets could not be further from the truth. Sa ...

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MTN ‘facing Cameroon fine’

MTN ‘facing Cameroon fine’

The Cameroonian branches of the MTN and Orange mobile phone companies have been fined more than US$160m over unpaid taxes. Other companies are also caught up in the fines after an ...

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India to increase exports to Kenya, Tanzania, DRC

India to increase exports to Kenya, Tanzania, DRC

India plans to double its exports to Kenya by tapping into its one million diaspora community that has lived in the country for the past century. In a one-day forum held in Nairob ...

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IMF completes fourth PSI review for Rwanda

IMF completes fourth PSI review for Rwanda

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today completed the fourth review of Rwanda’s economic performance under a three-year programme supported by the IMF’s ...

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Zimbabwe: Lonrho ventures into food processing

Zimbabwe: Lonrho ventures into food processing

Lonrho African Holdings has disposed its stake in Lonrho Fresh Exports Zimbabwe (LFEZ) to its indigenous partner Edwin Moyo as part of a new strategy which will see the group tran ...

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R19 to the dollar by end of 2016?

R19 to the dollar by end of 2016?

When there is a crisis people react to a situation and often the knowledgeable ones about the subject matter speak a lot. At almost every South African news outlet economists are ...

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