Sunday, 24 June 2018

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  • Buhari signs 2018 budget into law – Nigeria

    Buhari signs 2018 budget into law – Nigeria

    Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the 2018 appropriation bill, which is the nation’s budget encompassing the year’s federal expenditure.   The 25 billion dollars ...

  • BRICS and climate change

    BRICS and climate change

    The climate Smart Approaches seminar of the 8th BRICS Meeting of the Agriculture Cooperation Working Group is under way at Skukuza in Mpumalanga. Michael Mlengana, the director-gen ...

  • South Sudan president meets Machar for peace talks

    South Sudan president meets Machar for peace talks

    South Sudan President Salva Kiir and his arch-foe Riek Machar have been pictured in a group hug with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed who’s mediating peace talks between them. T ...

  • Jean-Pierre Bemba’s acquitted by the ICC

    Jean-Pierre Bemba’s acquitted by the ICC

    The International Criminal Court (ICC) has ordered the interim release "under specific conditions" of Jean-Pierre Bemba, the ex-vice president of the Democratic Republic of the Con ...

Africa emerging as inspiring hub of innovation for social media in banking

Africa emerging as inspiring hub of innovation for social media in banking

Islamic banking leaders and dignitaries from across Africa and the Middle East gathered earlier this week at the 2nd annual International Forum on Islamic Finance (IFIF 2016), to ...

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Court ruling in favour of Gupta family over Julius Malema

Court ruling in favour of Gupta family over Julius Malema

Oakbay Investments, the Gupta family, The New Age, ANN7 and other subsidiary companies today were granted an interdict by the Gauteng North High Court against the Economic Freedom ...

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New partnership to provide insurance products and services to Africans

New partnership to provide insurance products and services to Africans

Africa Internet Group (AIG), a leading e-commerce group in Africa, and AXA, a worldwide leader in insurance and asset management, yesterday announced a partnership whereby AXA wil ...

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South Africa to rise coal exports to India

South Africa to rise coal exports to India

A drop in Indonesian exports to India, which imported around 165 million tonnes of thermal coal in 2015, has offered an opportunity for South Africa. South Africa is eyeing a boos ...

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Sub-Saharan Africa consumer confidence levels remain steady

Sub-Saharan Africa consumer confidence levels remain steady

Despite the fact that a number of African countries were buffeted by falling commodity and currency prices towards the end of last year, the latest Nielsen Consumer Confidence Ind ...

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Orange to acquire Millicom’s subsidiary in DRC

Orange to acquire Millicom’s subsidiary in DRC

Today, Orange and Millicom signed an agreement leading to Orange’s acquisition of Millicom’s operations in the DRC (“Tigo DRC”). The mobile market in the DRC is undergoing signifi ...

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Mining Indaba: Safety focus in SA

Mining Indaba: Safety focus in SA

The top agenda when South Africa hosts the annual Mining Indaba in Cape Town on Monday might be mine safety in the aftershock of the mining disaster on Friday where close to 100 w ...

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Tigo Tanzania announces free WhatsApp messaging service

Tigo Tanzania announces free WhatsApp messaging service

Tanzania’s leading telecommunication company has announced free WhatsApp services for its 10 million users. This makes Tigo the first telecom in the country to offer the social me ...

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More accurate data needed in bid to set better economic policies in Africa

More accurate data needed in bid to set better economic policies in Africa

One of the largest regional conferences on the importance of data for better macroeconomic policies was concluded yesterday in Accra, Ghana. Organised by the Government of Ghana, ...

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Sasol to explore Mozambique

Sasol to explore Mozambique

South Africa's Sasol has received the green light by Mozambique to develop more oil and gas fields in the Southern African state, the company said on Monday, without disclosing ho ...

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