Monday, 19 November 2018

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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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Chinese imports from Africa drop

Chinese imports from Africa drop

China's imports from Africa fell nearly 40% last year, Chinese officials have said, as low commodity prices and slowing growth in the Asian impact on its trade. Imports from the c ...

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Orange grows in Africa

Orange grows in Africa

French telecoms giant Orange says it has agreed to buy two subsidiaries of Airtel in Burkina Faso and Sierra Leone as part of its strategy of investing in emerging markets. The de ...

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Orange will acquire 100% of the mobile operator Cellcom Liberia

Orange will acquire 100% of the mobile operator Cellcom Liberia

Orange, on Tuesday announced that it has entered into a firm agreement with Cellcom Telecommunications Limited to acquire, through its subsidiary Orange Côte d’Ivoire, 100% of Cel ...

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South Africa ends trade row with US

South Africa ends trade row with US

South Africa has fixed a trade row with the United States which threatened millions of dollars’ worth of business, its trade minister has said. The US had said it would throw Sout ...

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