Tuesday, 21 November 2017

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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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Agriculture in Zambia set to be next big business

Agriculture in Zambia set to be next big business

“It is an over-worn cliché to say that Zambia will one day become the ‘bread basket’ of the region but there is no doubt that, despite of current challenges, the future of Zambia’ ...

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Kenyan ICT company gains international recognition

Kenyan ICT company gains international recognition

The international investors that have boosted more than 650 technology startups have thrown their weight behind their first East African company, Kenya’s Bamba Group.US accelerato ...

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Woolworths delivers growth update

Woolworths delivers growth update

Retailer Woolworths said first-half headline earnings per share increased by 30.6% with a 17.1% increase in revenue of R35.5bn and a 48.1% increase in gross profit. The increase w ...

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