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Sierra Leone national consultation to rebuild export economy

Sierra Leone national consultation to rebuild export economy

A national consultation is currently underway in Sierra Leone, with the aim to help the country’s small and medium enterprises reach new export markets, and re-orient an economy s ...

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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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Dangote group begins work in Zimbabwe

Dangote group begins work in Zimbabwe

Geologists from Nigeria's Dangote Industries Limited have reportedly begun work aimed at setting up a cement manufacturing plant in Zimbabwe. According to Zimbabwe's state-control ...

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DRC gold production up

DRC gold production up

The African gold mining company, Randgold Resources has told investors to expect a bonanza in production from its Kibali mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Speaking on Wedn ...

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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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Tigo Tanzania pays $2.1 million in quarterly profit share to customers

Tigo Tanzania pays $2.1 million in quarterly profit share to customers

Tanzania’s leading digital lifestyle company, Tigo, has announced another quarterly payment of US$ 2.1million (Tshs 4.4 bilion) to its 4.6 million Tigo Pesa users, the seventh tim ...

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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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