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  • South Africans were never informed properly that nuclear power is not as expensive as it is made out to be, a nuclear energy expert said Thursday. Nuclear energy expert Des Muller dismissed these and other concerns as “propaganda”. He refuted the cost issue but also took aim at corruption concerns over the nuclear build programme […]

  • The power utility Eskom wants to use lessons learnt from the construction of the two mega power stations, Medupi and Kusile, to drive the country’s nuclear build programme. The continent’s nuclear future and specifically the South African nuclear industry’s readiness strategy came under the spotlight on the last day of the African Utility Week (AUW) […]

  • As a technology company, we spend a vast amount of our energy on advising our clients, in various sectors, on the ways that they can smartly adopt new technologies, business models and mindsets in order to survive the onslaught of digital disruption. It seems that almost every industry is in a state of flux – […]

  • “Africa’s role is pivotal to feeding the world’s growing population and repairing the problem of global food security,” says Martin Richenhagen, AGCO President, Chairman and CEO.  In a keynote speech, Richenhagen outlined AGCO’s vision and strategy for advancing African agricultural prosperity, at the official opening of the company’s new Africa headquarters in Johannesburg, South 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 […]

  • The 53rd Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank opened in Busan, Korea, today, 21 May 2018, with a call on African Governments to create the right environment for the private sector to lead the continent’s industrial revolution. Participants also advocated for a balance between the role of the State and the private sector. Korea […]

  • Zesimdumise Ndwandwe Nxumalo left Durban and moved to the big city of Johannesburg to pursue his dreams of becoming an Entrepreneur and Businessman. Nxumalo completed a Bachelor Arts Degree at Witswatersrand University, with the intention of majoring in an LLB. He began his entrepreneurial journey in March 2014 when Uber first launched in South Africa. […]

  • Africa-focused private equity manager, EXEO Capital, has announced an investment of $6.4 million into Capital Fisheries, a Zambian food distributor that specialises in the cold-chain distribution of animal proteins. The investment, which concluded in April 2018, was made by EXEO Capital’s Agri-Vie Fund II – a private equity fund focused on food and agribusiness investments […]

  • Siemens has won the Digital Solutions of the year award for its Siemens South Africa Head Quarters Micro Grid Project at the Africa Utility Week Industry Awards evening which took place in Cape Town last night. Why Microgrids are the future of Energy Management The traditional power grid provides reliable power most of the time. […]

  • Ecobank won the Best Digital Strategy Award at the Retail Banker International’s awards ceremony held at the Waldorf Hilton Hotel in London last week. Ecobank’s digital strategy leverages digitalisation for scale and ubiquity and is the key plank in its ambition to be the top consumer financial services franchise in Africa and to achieve its […]

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  • Korea – a model for Africa’s industrialization

    The 53rd Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank opened in Busan, Korea, today, 21 May 2018, with a call on African Governments to create the right environment for the private sector to lead the continent’s industrial revolution. Participants also advocated for a balance between the role of the State and the private sector. Korea

    Korea – a model for Africa’s industrialization
  • EXEO Capital backs Zambian food distributor

    Africa-focused private equity manager, EXEO Capital, has announced an investment of $6.4 million into Capital Fisheries, a Zambian food distributor that specialises in the cold-chain distribution of animal proteins. The investment, which concluded in April 2018, was made by EXEO Capital’s Agri-Vie Fund II – a private equity fund focused on food and agribusiness investments

    EXEO Capital backs Zambian food distributor
  • 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 in international arrivals from the United Kingdom and North America. British Airways announced the introduction of the route

    British Airways offers direct flights between London and Durban
  • 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. The event, hosted by the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, called for governments

    ECA Conference of Ministers praised for discussing real African issues
  • Malawi Stock Exchange to launch new Automated Trading System

    The Malawi Stock Exchange, in conjunction with the Reserve Bank of Malawi are in the course of automating the Malawi Stock Exchange trading processes, the bourse said in a communique. The project involves the establishment of an Automated Trading System (ATS) at the Malawi Stock Exchange as well as the introduction of electronically held certificates

    Malawi Stock Exchange to launch new Automated Trading System
  • National Oil Corporation to list on Nairobi and London Stock Exchanges

    Besides the meeting, trade and diplomacy, security and regional development are also part of Uhuru’s agenda. During his address at the Chatham House, the President will give details on Kenya’s efforts in achieving inclusive economic growth and the positive role the country plays in supporting regional peace among other global issues from Pan-African perspective. Also

    National Oil Corporation to list on Nairobi and London Stock Exchanges

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  • The first Africa Blue Economy Forum (ABEF) (www.ABEF2018.com) is to be held in London on 7 to 8 June 2018, to coincide with World Oceans Day. More than 150 delegates and speakers are expected to attend, including government ministers,...

  • Oceana, today, 12 March 2018, published a new investigative report highlighting four commercial fishing vessels that appeared to turn off their public tracking systems, potentially questionable behavior known as going dark at sea.  While this public tracking system, called the Automatic Identification...

  • During the third quarter of 2017, the total import and export container trade market experienced consistent 10% year-on-year growth, a similar result as in previous quarters, which on face value is remarkable growth. The main hallmark of South African...

  • 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...

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