Friday, 20 April 2018

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  • AfriForum to privately prosecute Julius Malema

    AfriForum to privately prosecute Julius Malema

    Lobby group AfriForum announced on Thursday that it intended to privately prosecute Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema on charges of fraud and corruption. The ann ...

  • Ethiopia parliament elects female speaker, PM names cabinet

    Ethiopia parliament elects female speaker, PM names cabinet

    Ethiopia’s parliament, the House of Peoples’ Representatives, has chosen a former Minister of Women’s Affairs, as its new speaker, state-affiliated FANA Broadcasting Corporate repo ...

  • Zimbabwe celebrates Independence Day

    Zimbabwe celebrates Independence Day

    On this day in 1980, Southern-Rhodesia gained independence from the British, taking the name Zimbabwe. The day marked the end of racial segregation after a prolonged war of liberat ...

  • Debut Africa Blue Economy Forum Announced

    Debut Africa Blue Economy Forum Announced

    The first Africa Blue Economy Forum (ABEF) is to be held in London on 7-8 June 2018, to coincide with World Oceans Day. More than 150 delegates and speakers are expected to attend, ...

Legal mentorship programme offered to support African start-ups in Cameroon

Legal mentorship programme offered to support African start-ups in Cameroon

A new Pro Bono initiative aimed at African start-ups will provide complimentary legal services to small and medium-sized enterprises. The programme spearheaded by Centurion Law Gr ...

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Fraud prevention workshop held in West Africa

Fraud prevention workshop held in West Africa

Visa has staged its first ever fraud prevention workshop dedicated to its West Africa-based clients and partners. Held in Dakar, the three-day workshop provided an in-depth look a ...

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African Entrepreneurship Award launched

African Entrepreneurship Award launched

The BMCE Group Bank of Africa has announced the second edition of the African Entrepreneurship Award, which kicked off earlier this week. The African Entrepreneurship Award, initi ...

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Lewis Group expands in Lesotho, Botswana

Lewis Group expands in Lesotho, Botswana

Lewis Group has received regulatory and competition approvals for the acquisition of 20 Ellerines and Beares stores in Botswana, and 10 in Lesotho. The furniture retailer, made th ...

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How mobility is transforming Nigeria’s business landscape

How mobility is transforming Nigeria’s business landscape

With sub-US$50 smartphones on the way, rapid improvements to telecom infrastructure, and the availability of affordable cloud applications, the mobile Internet is rapidly transfor ...

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Kenya rise to second in retail consumer market in Sub-Saharan Africa

Kenya rise to second in retail consumer market in Sub-Saharan Africa

The sharp rise in the number of shopping malls has placed Kenya’s retail sector in second spot in Sub-Saharan Africa, after South Africa. According to research conducted by the Ox ...

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Mobile company launches entrepreneurship challenge across Africa

Mobile company launches entrepreneurship challenge across Africa

The Pan-African competition, launching today, will be the first of its kind in Africa, bringing together over 1000 entrepreneurs, students and investors, to collaborate on ways to ...

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Sideways move a solid bet for young guns eyeing the top job

Sideways move a solid bet for young guns eyeing the top job

Despite transformation still lagging in the top echelons of SA’s Top 40 companies, a recent report indicates an interesting development in leadership talent among executives. Acco ...

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Leadership change at West African bank

Leadership change at West African bank

Ecobank, yesterday announced a leadership change in its most profitable subsidiary, Ecobank Ghana Limited. Samuel Ashitey Adjei, the current Managing Director of the Ghana Subsidi ...

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New project to provide secure online browsing to Nigerian mobile market

New project to provide secure online browsing to Nigerian mobile market

Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, has been selected to provide its LinqUs Mobile ID platform to MTN Nigeria. This new project, operated for MTN in SaaS mode by Gemalt ...

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