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Africa50 signs development agreement with Senelec in Senegal
At its second annual Shareholders Meeting in Dakar, Africa50,...
Facebook in South Africa used by 29% of the population
Social Media use has intensified among South Africans during...
QNET to create new entrepreneurship opportunities in Tanzania
QNET, a company of Asian heritage and a part...
Patrice Motsepe listed on Forbes 100 greatest living business minds
To celebrate Forbes centennial, the publication has listedan A-to-Z...
FSDH Merchant Bank announces key investment by AFIG Funds in Nigeria
FSDH Merchant Bank, a financial services group in Nigeria,...
First time car buyer checklist
Owning a car is one of life’s milestones, bringing...
Nigerian industrialist Aliko Dangote speaks at Bloomberg Global Business Forum 2017
On the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly,...
PwC report – user experience takes centre stage in Africa’s media industry
Amid shifting consumer preferences, rapid advances in technology and...
Senegal, France to host Global Partnership for Education Financing Conference
The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) www.GlobalPartnership.org is delighted...
AdaptIT mentors Uyandiswa to be independent
In 2014, Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) listed software provider,...
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  • At its second annual Shareholders Meeting in Dakar, Africa50, the infrastructure fund for Africa, signed a development agreement with Senelec, Senegal’s electricity provider, for competitive selection of a strategic sponsor to develop a 120 MW combined cycle thermal power plant at Malicounda. Together, the consortium will secure financing and supervise construction and operation of the […]

  • Social Media use has intensified among South Africans during the past year, with Facebook now being used by 29% of the population. This is a key finding of the SA Social Media Landscape 2018 study, conducted by brand intelligence organisation Ornico and high-tech market research consultancy World Wide Worx. The study found that the number […]

  • QNET, a company of Asian heritage and a part of the $200 billion global direct selling industry is entering the buoyant direct selling sector in Eastern Africa and expects to offer world class quality consumer products and to elevate standards of living by garnering the spirit of entrepreneurship to all individuals, even those with little […]

  • To celebrate Forbes centennial, the publication has listedan A-to-Z encyclopedia of ideas from 100 entrepreneurs, visionaries and prophets of capitalism, the greatest ever collection of business essayists and greatest ever portrait portfolio in business history. Forbes.com explains Motsepe’s journey of fulfilling his dreams and passion for business. After I completed my first significant transaction, buying […]

  • FSDH Merchant Bank, a financial services group in Nigeria, announced that Advanced Finance and Investment Group (AFIG Funds), a leading African private equity fund manager has, through the Atlantic Coast Regional Fund (ACRF), completed an investment in the Bank. “We are pleased to become a shareholder in FSDH, a well-established financial services group in Nigeria […]

  • First time car buyer checklist

    September 22nd, 2017

    First time car buyer checklist

    Owning a car is one of life’s milestones, bringing consumers independence and freedom. However, buying a car can be a daunting prospect for many newcomers. The combination of huge choice in the market, a large financial commitment and complex financial terms can intimidate first-time buyers, turning an exciting occasion into a stressful nightmare. WesBank provides […]

  • On the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, Bloomberg Philanthropies hosted by former mayor of New York Michael Bloomberg, inaugurated its first Global Business Forum with an astounding line up of global innovators, including Africa’s richest man, Nigerian industrialist Aliko Dangote. Following talks by former US president Bill Clinton, French president Emmanuel Macron, Apple […]

  • Amid shifting consumer preferences, rapid advances in technology and ongoing disruption to business models, the new strategic imperative for entertainment and media (E&M) companies is to turn customers into fans, by innovating to create the most compelling, engaging and intuitive user experiences. Significant shifts are underway in how Africa’s E&M companies compete and generate value, […]

  • The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) www.GlobalPartnership.org is delighted that the governments of Senegal and France will co-host its financing conference, which will take place on 8 February 2018 in Dakar, Senegal. The announcement of the co-hosting was made by Presidents Macky Sall of Senegal and Emmanuel Macron of France at a high-level event on […]

  • In 2014, Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) listed software provider, Adapt IT, acquired 49% of Uyandiswa, a start-up project management consultancy based in Johannesburg, as part of its enterprise development commitment.  Sbu Shabalala, Adapt IT Chief Executive Officer, announced during the company’s recent annual results presentation that the programme has proven successful and has borne the […]

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  • QNET to create new entrepreneurship opportunities in Tanzania

    QNET, a company of Asian heritage and a part of the $200 billion global direct selling industry is entering the buoyant direct selling sector in Eastern Africa and expects to offer world class quality consumer products and to elevate standards of living by garnering the spirit of entrepreneurship to all individuals, even those with little

    QNET to create new entrepreneurship opportunities in Tanzania
  • Patrice Motsepe listed on Forbes 100 greatest living business minds

    To celebrate Forbes centennial, the publication has listedan A-to-Z encyclopedia of ideas from 100 entrepreneurs, visionaries and prophets of capitalism, the greatest ever collection of business essayists and greatest ever portrait portfolio in business history. Forbes.com explains Motsepe’s journey of fulfilling his dreams and passion for business. After I completed my first significant transaction, buying

    Patrice Motsepe listed on Forbes 100 greatest living business minds
  • FSDH Merchant Bank announces key investment by AFIG Funds in Nigeria

    FSDH Merchant Bank, a financial services group in Nigeria, announced that Advanced Finance and Investment Group (AFIG Funds), a leading African private equity fund manager has, through the Atlantic Coast Regional Fund (ACRF), completed an investment in the Bank. “We are pleased to become a shareholder in FSDH, a well-established financial services group in Nigeria

    FSDH Merchant Bank announces key investment by AFIG Funds in Nigeria
  • PwC report – user experience takes centre stage in Africa’s media industry

    Amid shifting consumer preferences, rapid advances in technology and ongoing disruption to business models, the new strategic imperative for entertainment and media (E&M) companies is to turn customers into fans, by innovating to create the most compelling, engaging and intuitive user experiences. Significant shifts are underway in how Africa’s E&M companies compete and generate value,

    PwC report – user experience takes centre stage in Africa’s media industry
  • Transforming companies can help drive gender equality

    Global and national development requires that we provide opportunities for all of our people. These principles, expressed most clearly in the UN Sustainable Development Goals, are no burden on society. They are their own reward. And nowhere more so than in the area of gender equality. Freeing women from discrimination, exploitation and violence will not

    Transforming companies can help drive gender equality
  • Sasol announces new ZAR21 billion BBBEE ownership structure

    Sasol Limited has announced its proposed new Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) ownership structure, Sasol Khanyisa, which will be submitted for shareholder approval at the Sasol Limited AGM later this year. Sasol Khanyisa is intended to achieve effective direct and indirect B-BBEE ownership of at least 25% in Sasol South Africa, a wholly-owned subsidiary of

    Sasol announces new ZAR21 billion BBBEE ownership structure

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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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