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SANRAL empowers local SMMEs road maintenance providers
The present upgrading of the Moloto Road north of...
Nthwese Developments gets 2018 SAPOA Property Development Award
Nthwese Developments Bambanani Shopping Centre in Diepsloot won the...
Shopping malls remain more profitable for big brands
Shopping centres are being expanded, renovated and some newly...
Tech hubs in East Africa spur next generation of disruptors
Ongoing improvement in East Africa’s economic prospects is forecast...
Climate Investor One becomes major renewable energy development funders
Climate Fund Managers (CFM), the fund manager of the...
GRIT and Hodari officially launch Mozambican Property and Asset Management Company
Grit, the only listed Africa-focused income distribution group to...
VC4A calls for African start-up entrepreneurs to apply for investment
VC4A (https://VC4A.com)  is calling for disruptive African scale-ups looking...
Sasfin Wealth appoints new Senior Portfolio Manager
Sasfin Wealth is pleased to announce the appointment of...
Cyber and digital skills top growth threats to private business
Growth confidence is high amongst private business owners, for...
SAICA charges former Eskom CFO Anoj Singh with misconduct
The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) announced...

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Terrestrial fibre hinders Internet penetration in Africa

Monday, May 21st, 2018

Terrestrial fibre hinders Internet penetration in Africa

Experts at the Africa Session of the International Telecoms Week conference in Chicago have described terrestrial fibre constraints as the mother of all bottlenecks hindering increased Internet penetration on the continent. During his presentation on the theme, Enabling Content on the African Continent, Chief Executive Officer of research firm, Xalam Analytics, Guy Zibi analyzed the

ICT investment key to fuelling Africa’s digital growth

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

ICT investment key to fuelling Africa’s digital growth

Rapid advancements in information communications technologies (ICT) over the past 20 years has substantially altered the ways in which people live, work, play and interact with one another. The World Bank’s World Development Report shows that ICT...

British Airways offers direct flights between London and Durban

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

British Airways offers direct flights between London and Durban

A decision by British Airways to introduce a direct, non-stop flight between London’s Heathrow Airport and Durban’s King Shaka International Airport is a game changer for KwaZulu-Natal as it will be instrumental in contributing to an increase...

South Africa committed to renewable energy – not nuclear

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

South Africa committed to renewable energy – not nuclear

The South African government today, 15 May 2018, re-affirmed its commitment to renewable energy as part of the country’s energy mix whilst dodging any mention of its plans for nuclear energy. Jeff Radebe, South African Energy Minister...

ECA Conference of Ministers praised for discussing real African issues

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

ECA Conference of Ministers praised for discussing real African issues

Finance ministers and policy makers from across the continent have reaffirmed their commitment to the African Consolidated Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) at the close of a high-level meeting widely praised for discussing real issues affecting the continent....

AIMS announces first women in climate change science fellows

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

AIMS announces first women in climate change science fellows

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences – Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI), today, 15 May 2018, announced the first cohort of Women in Climate Change Science Fellows: Dr Nana Klutse from Ghana, Dr Jessica Nosizwe Paula Thorn, a...

How to address energy paradox in Africa

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

How to address energy paradox in Africa

Almost 20 years ago, approximately 400 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa had no access to electricity. Today, the number of people without access has increased, as the population growth has outpaced infrastructure development. As a result, there are over 600...

Africa emerges as new global oil and gas hub

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

Africa emerges as new global oil and gas hub

New prospecting, drilling and refining technologies combined with increased global energy consumption supported by Africa’s increasingly positive demographic and legislative environments are breathing new life – and significant investment – into Africa’s growing oil and gas sector....

How to mobilise US-Africa pension funds to invest in African infrastructure

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

How to mobilise US-Africa pension funds to invest in African infrastructure

Highly attractive infrastructure and private equity investment opportunities abound in Africa, but foreign pension funds willingness to invest in the region will depend on a more stable political and regulatory environment, and the availability of local peers...

LIXIL invests in growth across Africa

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

LIXIL invests in growth across Africa

LIXIL Africa, the South African division of pioneering water and housing product maker LIXIL, announced it is ramping up its investment in new technology and facilities across its African brass and sanitaryware operations. This was confirmed by...

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