Saturday, 18 November 2017

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  • Isabel Dos Santos sacked from Angola state oil firm

    Isabel Dos Santos sacked from Angola state oil firm

    Isabel Dos Santos, the billionaire daughter of former President José Eduardo dos Santos, is Africa's rishest woman. She has been removed as head of Sonangol. The country is under i ...

  • 11 tourists killed in light airplane crash in Tanzania

    11 tourists killed in light airplane crash in Tanzania

    At least 11 people were killed in northern Tanzania on Wednesday when a light aircraft flying to the Serengeti National Park, a popular tourist destination, crashed, the flight ope ...

  • Africa has the prospect to become a trend setter

    Africa has the prospect to become a trend setter

    The future African consumer is Africa, South African creative agency Andpeople said during its presentation at the World’s Global Style Network (WGSN) Futures Summit last Thursday. ...

  • UAE trade with Africa rockets

    UAE trade with Africa rockets

    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has always had strong ties with Africa. Given that about 65% of all Arabs are also Africans, it is no surprise that there is a close relationship bet ...

Ecobank set to elect new directors

Ecobank set to elect new directors

TROUBLED Ecobank Transnational Incorporated is scheduled to elect new directors during an annual general meeting slated for the end of the month. The AGM is set for Lome, Togo on ...

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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 announces 32 taxable finance services

Ghana announces 32 taxable finance services

"THE Ghana revenue Authority (GRA) has released a list of financial services that would attract the 17,5 percent Value Added Tax (VAT) and National Health Insurance Levy (NHIL). A ...

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Newmont complies with directive on retrenchments

Newmont complies with directive on retrenchments

" NEWMONT Ghana Gold Limited, the mining firm, has temporarily halted plans to lay off 600 workers. The latest move is in response to National Labour Commission’s (NLC’s) directiv ...

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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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FNB urges early savings for holidays

FNB urges early savings for holidays

FIRST National Bank (FNB) advised consumers to start saving for the December holidays to fend off higher rates during the festive season.Eunice Sibiya, Head of FNB Consumer Educat ...

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