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GIBS offers two new business programmes in Africa
University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS)...
Anglo Gold signs Obuasi Gold Mine re-development deal in Ghana
AngloGold Ashanti is pleased to announce that it has...
Investec Bank’s new investment product targets emerging markets
For the first time since the end of the...
State Owned Entities (SOEs) pose risk to South Africa’s fiscal position
SOEs have a crucial role in maintaining the basic...
Argility Technology Group announces Indaba Mobile acquisition
Argility Technology Group has announced the acquisition of Indaba Mobile...
AngloGold Ashanti full year production rises by 4%
AngloGold Ashanti achieved guidance for the fifth straight year...
South Africa committs to intra-African investment
South Africa remains committed to intra-African investment, declares Lerato...
South African Finance Minister launches online budget data portal
Malusi Gigaba, South African Finance Minister officially launched the...
Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund commits $200 million in loans
The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), suppliers of debt...
How South Africa’s change in Leadership may affect #2018Budget
The recent change in South Africa’s leadership, following the...

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#SONA2018 Economics wish list for South Africa

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

#SONA2018 Economics wish list for South Africa

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver his maiden State of the Nation Address (SONA) on 16 February 2018. The annual speech kicks off the Parliamentary year and focuses on the country’s current political and economic situation. Regarding the latter, South Africa experienced deteriorating economic conditions during 2014-2017, and there is great hope for an improvement

Housing shortage yields high investment opportunities

Monday, February 12th, 2018

Housing shortage yields high investment opportunities

Investment is needed in the affordable housing sector. Historically, growth in this sector has been hampered by perceptions of high risk and as a result, undervalued investments. If investors take the time to do their due diligence...

PwC economists predict ZAR1.5 billion loss in sales due to sugar tax

Monday, February 12th, 2018

PwC economists predict ZAR1.5 billion loss in sales due to sugar tax

In 2016, the South African National Treasury announced a Sugar Beverage Levy (SBL) on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) scheduled to take effect April 2018. The aim of the levy was to prevent and control obesity in South Africa,...

Xero unveils State of Small Business Technology Adoption research

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

Xero unveils State of Small Business Technology Adoption research

New research reveals South African small businesses are at risk of being left behind if they don’t adopt new technologies. The research from accounting software firm Xero, conducted in partnership with World Wide Worx (WWW) shows that...

Top leadership placements in South Africa pushes for transformation

Monday, January 29th, 2018

Top leadership placements in South Africa pushes for transformation

Annual statistics for top leadership placements in South Africa has for the second year in a row shown a sustained increase in race and gender transformation. Jack Hammer, rated as one of the Top 3 executive search...

African Development Bank calls for Africa’s industrialization

Friday, January 19th, 2018

African Development Bank calls for Africa’s industrialization

Akinwumi Adesina, African Development Bank President has made a compelling case for accelerating Africa’s industrialization in order to create jobs, reduce poverty and promote inclusive economic growth. Citing data from the Bank’s 2018 African Economic Outlook launched in Abidjan,...

Deloitte Africa unveils 2018 Outlook for Emerging Market insights

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Deloitte Africa unveils 2018 Outlook for Emerging Market insights

The year 2017 saw Emerging Markets (EMs) become the engine of global growth, creating a demand shock that must be welcomed for its potential to contribute to global inclusive growth and new economic opportunity. While it may...

Top convenience retail trends in South Africa

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Top convenience retail trends in South Africa

With the continued growth and awareness of the convenience retail sector and the strengthening of its position as part of the traditional retail industry, organisations such as the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) are employing the...

South Africa’s medical tourism remains an untapped industry

Monday, January 15th, 2018

South Africa’s medical tourism remains an untapped industry

Medical tourism is an avenue that is often overlooked when considering tourism in South Africa, even though it is set to grow globally at an estimated 15% annually. Research by SA Tourism indicates that foreign spending on...

Kofi Annan outlines final Africa Progress Panel report

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

Kofi Annan outlines final Africa Progress Panel report

By 2050 more than one in four people on our planet will be African. Bold action is needed now to ensure that all of them have a fair chance of leading healthy, prosperous and fulfilling lives, urges...

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