Thursday, 21 March 2019

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  • South Africa hit by more blackouts

    South Africa hit by more blackouts

    South African state utility Eskom stepped up blackouts on Saturday as it lost 900 megawatts of electricity imports from neighbouring Mozambique, which was hit this week by a cyclon ...

  • Massmart 2018 earnings down nearly 32%

    Massmart 2018 earnings down nearly 32%

    Massmart, which owns local brands such as Game, Makro, Builder’s Warehouse and CBW, said the combination of low sales growth and higher expense growth caused group trading profit e ...

  • 5 rewards of using digital advertising as a start-up

    5 rewards of using digital advertising as a start-up

    Digital advertising is growing and the revenue of digital ads is expanding every year hugely as mobile has recently taken over with more number of people surfing from mobile itself ...

  • Zimbabwe to operate new Inter-bank forex market

    Zimbabwe to operate new Inter-bank forex market

    Zimbabwe’s Central Bank Governor, John Mangudya said it is in the process of establishing a new inter-bank foreign exchange market. On Wednesday, the Central bank governor said the ...

Kenya to benefit from Nordic countries partnership

Kenya to benefit from Nordic countries partnership

KENYA and East African counterparts are set to enjoy improved business partnerships with Nordic countries following the conclusion of the investment and trade forum in Gävle, Swed ...

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Ghana, Ivory Coast trade tensions loom

Ghana, Ivory Coast trade tensions loom

"THE Bureau for Internal Affairs (BIA), an anti-corruption organisation and a centre for information gathering on public concerns, has called on President John Mahama as Chairman ...

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Ghana EPA receives Canadian boost

Ghana EPA receives Canadian boost

"THE Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) has installed new and up-to-date communication equipment to enhance the operations of the Environmental Protection Agency (EP ...

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Joburg issues the first historic JSE bond

Joburg issues the first historic JSE bond

" THE City of Johannesburg announced the successful auction of the first green bond, COJGO1, which matures in 2024. The bond of R1.46 billion is priced at 1.85 percent above the R ...

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CBK projects growth for banking sector

CBK projects growth for banking sector

" THE Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) said that the local banking sector was robust and stable as it registered enhanced performance in the past year.According to the just released Ba ...

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Shoprite further expands to Ibadan

Shoprite further expands to Ibadan

SHOPRITE, the South African-headquartered group, said it would commission a new outlet in Ibadan, Oyo State as part of its ongoing expansion plans.The company said that store, whi ...

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Ghana board urged to promote domestic investment

Ghana board urged to promote domestic investment

GHANA’S Minister of Trade and Industry, Haruna Iddrissu, has discouraged the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) against reducing investment promotion to Foreign Direct Inves ...

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ECOWAS to protect displaced victims

ECOWAS to protect displaced victims

THE Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has pledged its commitment to protect internally displaced persons (IDPs) who are victims of various crises in the region.Th ...

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Arik to introduce flights to UAE

Arik to introduce flights to UAE

ARIK Air, the largest airline in the region, has announced plans to commence a direct commercial flight from Abuja to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on July 28.It would be the ...

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East African Ministers present budget estimates

East African Ministers present budget estimates

THE East African Council of Ministers has presented a budget estimate of slightly more than $124 million to the East African Legislative Assembly sitting in Arusha, Tanzania.The b ...

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