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Afreximbank raises $150 million for Samurai loan facility
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About 90% of imports and exports in Africa driven by sea
Statistics indicate that 90% of imports and exports in...
Altron sells Powertech Transformers stake for ZAR250 million
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BCX appoints Rapelang Rabana as new Chief Digital Officer
Today, marks a significant shift on Rekindle Learning’s journey....
How to prevent commercial identity theft
The recent data breach where a wide range of...
Ecobank Group Research reveals top 3 emerging trends for Africa
The 2017 version of Ecobank Research’s Fixed Income, Currency...
Future Energy East Africa comes to Nairobi
Huge potential, unlimited opportunities, this is how energy experts...
Craige Fleischer steps down as Samsung Director of Integrated Mobility in Southern Africa
Samsung Electronics South Africa has announced that Craige Fleischer,...
BCX Disrupt Africa Summit kicks-off in Kyalami
South Africans are engaging with some of the world’s...
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MTN Group confirms that Stephen Blewett, MTN Benin Chief Executive Officer has received official...

Allied Electronics Corporation Limited (Altron), a Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) listed company on 15...

Today, marks a significant shift on Rekindle Learning’s journey. Rapelang Rabana will be stepping...

  • MTN Group confirms that Stephen Blewett, MTN Benin Chief Executive Officer has received official notification from the government of Benin, requesting him to leave the country by 24 November 2017. The reason cited for this request is Blewett’s engagement in activities detrimental to security and public order. MTN has taken note of the government’s concerns, […]

  • The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has successfully completed its first ever Samurai Syndicated Term Loan Facility, raising the equivalent of US$150 million, comprised of two tranches of JPY 6.2 billion and US$100 million. Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ (MUFG) acted as sole Coordinator, Bookrunner, Facility and Documentation Agent Bank for the facility while Bank of […]

  • Statistics indicate that 90% of imports and exports in Africa are driven by sea. With a global middle class set to reach 5 billion people by 2030, global trade is set to continue to grow at an unprecedented rate1. Reports suggest that global freighter fleet is expected to double over the next decade due to […]

  • Allied Electronics Corporation Limited (Altron), a Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) listed company on 15 November 2017, announced that it has reached an agreement to dispose of its 80% interest in Powertech Transformers Proprietary Limited (Powertech Transformers) to a B-BBEE consortium comprising of Europe’s number one medium-sized manufacturer of transformers, SGB-SMIT, and local black-owned Power Matla […]

  • Today, marks a significant shift on Rekindle Learning’s journey. Rapelang Rabana will be stepping down as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to become Chairperson of Rekindle Learning. Rabana will be taking on a new role as Chief Digital Officer of ICT company, BCX, the enterprise subsidiary of Telkom. Nomsa Seisa, a seasoned business executive and entrepreneur […]

  • The recent data breach where a wide range of sensitive information was revealed to be available on millions of South African consumers should be a wake-up call to businesses. This is according to Frank Knight, Debtsource Chief Executive Officer, who says all South African businesses, regardless of size, must be more vigilant about any documentation, […]

  • The 2017 version of Ecobank Research’s Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities (FICC) Guidebook, which provides expert knowledge and analysis on African markets for investors and businesses, was launched today at AfricaFICC. Indicating a positive outlook for the continent, three key trends are forecast to take hold during the next 12 months. The first indicates an economic […]

  • Huge potential, unlimited opportunities, this is how energy experts in the region describe the East African power sector. A required investment of approximately $93 billion per annum needed to address East Africa’s power and infrastructure needs opens up exciting business opportunities for suppliers and solution providers from across the globe. Future Energy East Africa (www.Future-Energy-EastAfrica.com), […]

  • Samsung Electronics South Africa has announced that Craige Fleischer, Director of Integrated Mobility Southern Africa, will be leaving the company at the end of December to pursue new business opportunities. “Craige has been with Samsung for six years, during which time he has become synonymous with Samsung Mobile. His formidable sales skills were a significant […]

  • South Africans are engaging with some of the world’s greatest disruptors at the inaugural BCX Disrupt Africa Summit, which is currently underway at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit and International Convention Centre in Midrand. The two-day event, which ends on 17 November 2017 will feature a high-calibre speaker line-up of disruption leaders, many of whom […]

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  • Afreximbank raises $150 million for Samurai loan facility

    The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has successfully completed its first ever Samurai Syndicated Term Loan Facility, raising the equivalent of US$150 million, comprised of two tranches of JPY 6.2 billion and US$100 million. Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ (MUFG) acted as sole Coordinator, Bookrunner, Facility and Documentation Agent Bank for the facility while Bank of

    Afreximbank raises $150 million for Samurai loan facility
  • About 90% of imports and exports in Africa driven by sea

    Statistics indicate that 90% of imports and exports in Africa are driven by sea. With a global middle class set to reach 5 billion people by 2030, global trade is set to continue to grow at an unprecedented rate1. Reports suggest that global freighter fleet is expected to double over the next decade due to

    About 90% of imports and exports in Africa driven by sea
  • Ecobank Group Research reveals top 3 emerging trends for Africa

    The 2017 version of Ecobank Research’s Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities (FICC) Guidebook, which provides expert knowledge and analysis on African markets for investors and businesses, was launched today at AfricaFICC. Indicating a positive outlook for the continent, three key trends are forecast to take hold during the next 12 months. The first indicates an economic

    Ecobank Group Research reveals top 3 emerging trends for Africa
  • Mastercard and Nigerian business leaders plan to create economic hubs

    With half of Nigeria’s population currently living in cities, it is critical that a development framework is in place to ensure future growth is sustainable. This was a key message highlighted at the Mastercard CEO Conversations dinner held last night, where dialogue focused on: Developing Nigeria’s Smart Cities through Technology Transformation. Bismarck Rewane, renowned economist

    Mastercard and Nigerian business leaders plan to create economic hubs
  • Nigeria, Senegal and Cape Verde dominate West African hotel chains

    West Africa has been at the heart of the continent’s growth and economic transformation in recent years. Notwithstanding the sharp slowdown experienced in 2016 and 2017, the region’s economy is expected to rebound in 2017 onwards. Commodity-based economies, like Nigeria, are slowly recovering from the fall in oil prices and oil production, while countries like

    Nigeria, Senegal and Cape Verde dominate West African hotel chains
  • Boeing forecasts $730 billion market for new Airplanes in Middle East

    Boeing forecasts that airlines in the Middle East will need 3 350 new airplanes over the next 20 years, valued at an estimated $730 billion. Boeing presented its 2017 Current Market Outlook (CMO) for the region during the Dubai Airshow. “Traffic growth in the Middle East is expected to grow at 5.6 percent annually during

    Boeing forecasts $730 billion market for new Airplanes in Middle East

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  • Agility, APM Terminals, Borderless Alliance, Dole South Africa, DP World Maputo, Dube TradePort, ICTSI DRC and Walvis Bay Corridor Group are among the latest confirmed to join the pan-African trade debate at inaugural TOC in Durban. Sihle Zikalala, MEC...

  • The future state and role of the heavy haul rail network in Africa is a critical discussion if we are to increase intra-African trade. This is according to Brian Monakali, Deputy Chairman of the International Heavy Haul Association (IHHA)...

  • Oceana today released a new report highlighting unlawful fishing activities, authorized by four European countries, in the waters of The Gambia and Equatorial Guinea between April 2012 and August 2015. Using data from Global Fishing Watch, an online technology tool that...

  • The future of the heavy haul industry, a crucial cog in the global logistics chain, remains on shaky ground in light of adverse global market conditions that continue to threaten the profitability and sustainability of heavy rail operators around...

  • Railway infrastructure development is an important building block to improving trade across the Southern Africa Hinterland Territories, which comprises three landlocked countries; Malawi, Zimbabwe and Zambia. This is according to Emmanuel Ntshangase, Country Manager of Maersk Line Hinterland Territories...

  • Although South Africa’s engineering sector is making progress in attracting women in both technical and leadership roles, the journey ahead remains a long and challenging one, especially in the defence industry. According to statistics by South African NGO Women in Engineering (WomEng), women...

  • A conference taking place in Durban from 9 to 11 October 2017 is set to explore South Africa’s aspirations to build an energy hub for gas cooperation with international partners along the value chain. The International Gas Cooperation Summit...

  • The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, laid the foundation stone of the Lom Pangar Dam power plant in the département of Lom-et-Djerem in eastern Cameroon. The visit to Lom Pangar included top government officials, ministers of...

  • By deciding to hold over for trial the matter of the phosphate cargo vessel Cherry Blossom, which was seized in South African waters in April after an unscheduled stop, the South African court has rendered a transparently political opinion...

  • With Africa’s overall port utilisation capacity now exceeding 70%, ports authorities and terminal operators are actively calling for partners in development to equip Africa’s ports and harbours for post-neo-panamax shipping requirements. As international trade volumes increase at growth rates...

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