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Pick n Pay Group’s Africa operations contribute ZAR4.6 billion
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Alpha Investment Group invests ZAR400 million in KidZania
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  • The African Development Bank and the African Institute of Mathematics and Sciences (AIMS) have initiated a landmark relationship aimed at building an industry-led research institution in the league of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, led a delegation of the High-Level Advisory Council of AIMS to a meeting with the […]

  • Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) SOC Limited is participating at the 59th ACI Africa Regional Conference and Exhibition currently underway in Victoria Islands, Lagos, Nigeria. “As a major role-player within the global aviation industry, ATNS strongly believes in collaborating with its stakeholders across Africa and creating strategic partnerships that will ultimately lead to safer and […]

  • Melville Douglas, a boutique investment management company has appointment Paolo Senatore as the company’s new Global Strategist. “What truly sets Melville Douglas apart is our approach to investing – driven by balance, a long-term outlook and a commitment to fundamental research. Over the years we have delivered consistent results for our investors thanks to our […]

  • Vodacom has become the first African mobile network to exceed 80% population coverage on 4G network. Vodacom now provides 80.12% 4G coverage in South Africa, with 99.78% of the population covered by 3G and 99.97% covered by 2G. The accelerated rural coverage programme, outlined by Vodacom in June 2017, has assisted in providing South Africans […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Pick n Pay today, 19 April 2018, published its annual financial results for the year ending 25 February 2018.  Headline earnings per share grew 7.1%, with diluted HEPS up 7.7%.  Trading profit was up 4.9%, with the trading profit margin unchanged at 2.2%.  Turnover growth for the year as a whole was 5.3%, delivered in a […]

  • Alpha Investment Group (Alpha), a 100% black-owned investment holding company, is set to invest approximately ZAR400million to bring KidZania to South Africa. This initial investment will see the launch of a flagship children’s educational city facility, KidZania Johannesburg, empowering children with informative career choices and creating over 500 jobs during development and ongoing operations. KidZania Johannesburg, the first […]

  • The FinTech space in Africa is witnessing rapid growth as innovative new financial services players disrupt the traditional modalities of banking across the continent. Finnovation Africa: Kenya 2018 will gather international FinTech experts together with African pioneers, investors, government policymakers, entrepreneurs and leading bankers to harness the FinTech revolution to boost strategic economic priorities such as […]

  • Despite decades of progress towards achieving equality in the workplace, women remain significantly under-represented in emerging tech. The imbalance between men and women in the technology sector is unlikely to be remedied unless organisations, schools and universities work together to change entrenched perceptions about the tech industry, and also educate young people about the dynamics […]

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  • 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
  • Pick n Pay Group’s Africa operations contribute ZAR4.6 billion

    Pick n Pay today, 19 April 2018, published its annual financial results for the year ending 25 February 2018.  Headline earnings per share grew 7.1%, with diluted HEPS up 7.7%.  Trading profit was up 4.9%, with the trading profit margin unchanged at 2.2%.  Turnover growth for the year as a whole was 5.3%, delivered in a

    Pick n Pay Group’s Africa operations contribute ZAR4.6 billion
  • 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 to collaborate and co-invest in projects. This was one of the key take-outs from the US-Africa Pension Funds

    How to mobilise US-Africa pension funds to invest in African infrastructure
  • Artificial intelligence – how it will change the way you drive

    Driverless cars have received a lot of media coverage recently, and there is no doubt that they are benefitting from massive amounts of R&D. So, while there have been some recent setbacks, and there will doubtless be more, it appears they will one day become a reality. In the meantime, though, the technology being developed

    Artificial intelligence – how it will change the way you drive
  • Sasfin acquires Saxo Capital Markets South Africa from Saxo Bank

    Sasfin Holdings Limited (Sasfin), Saxo Bank and the management of SCMSA are pleased to announce that Sasfin and the management of SCMSA have agreed to acquire SCMSA from Saxo Bank, subject to the fulfilment of certain conditions precedent. Saxo Bank, headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, is a leading multi-asset trading and investment specialist Fintech bank, with

    Sasfin acquires Saxo Capital Markets South Africa from Saxo Bank

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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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