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National Lotteries Commission to host 2017 Stakeholder Indaba
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Digital Africa innovation competition to tackle tech transition challenges
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  • 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 […]

  • The National Lotteries Commission (NLC) is hosting its two day bi-annual Stakeholder Indaba on 21 to  22 September 2017. The session aims to discuss ways in which funding can be of impact. Hence this year’s Indaba will carry the theme Funding for Impact. With South Africa’s economy under strain, creating jobs for the 27% of […]

  • South Africa is on the cusp of a work space revolution. An ever increasing mobile workforce and with it, new demands for convenience, comfort and flexibility have changed the face of how and where people go about their workday. Work space is being inspired more and more by how people want to use it.  According […]

  • For the 40th birthday of Proparco, the subsidiary of the Agence Française de Développement (AFD, French Development Agency) focused on private sector, AFD, Bpifrance and the La French Tech have launched on 19 September 2017 the second edition of Digital Africa, a startup competition and digital innovation to support sustainable development in Africa. The first […]

  • The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced the appointment of Kwabena Ayirebi, as Banking Operations Director. Ayirebi, a Ghanaian national, joins the Bank from the HSBC, MENA, where he served variously as Senior Executive, Global Banking and Commercial Banking; Managing Director, Regional Head of Trade and Receivables Finance; Global Head of Business Management, Trade and […]

  • Nigerian business leader Aliko Dangote told investors “Agriculture, agriculture, agriculture. Africa will become the food basket of the world.” In a packed room at the headquarters of global law firm Shearman and Sterling LLC  high level business leaders and international diplomats invited by the Corporate Council for Africa to hear Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, […]

  • 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 […]

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  • 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
  • Morocco – Gabon 2017 Forum announce billion dollar investments

    The Morocco – Gabon Forum which has just ended in Rabat was the occasion for the Moroccan companies and investors to announce their intention to invest several billions of US dollars in Gabon in the sectors of Infrastructures, the numerical Economy, Agro-industrial industry and the sanitary facilities. Bringing together nearly 300 participants in the buildings

    Morocco – Gabon 2017 Forum announce billion dollar investments
  • Sasfin positioned for growth despite decrease in headline earnings

    Despite a disappointing decrease in headline earnings, Sasfin believes that future plans and growth strategies are set to see positive future prospects for the Group. Coming off strong growth in headline earnings of 29.03% in 2016, Sasfin delivered a disappointing 16.34% decrease in headline earnings to ZAR194.151 million (2016: ZAR232.080 million) and headline earnings per

    Sasfin positioned for growth despite decrease in headline earnings
  • NEPAD officially launches 5% Agenda for infrastructure financing in Africa campaign

    The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), African Union’s economic development programme gathered international investors and CEO-level business leaders at the NASDAQ Stock Market today, 18 September 2017, for the launch of its 5% Agenda campaign. The launch took place five years after a January 2012 African Union Summit adopted the Programme for Infrastructure Development

    NEPAD officially launches 5% Agenda for infrastructure financing in Africa campaign

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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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