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Application economy creates opportunity for Africa

October 29, 2014 at 08:01

The application economy has arrived, and with it, immense business opportunity for Africa. This is according to Gary Lawrence, MD, CA Southern Africa, who says: “We all live in an […]

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Mobile Payments Skyrocket in Tanzania

October 27, 2014 at 11:12

Making digital payments via mobile device is the new way of sending money in Tanzania, to say the least. In fact, 131.8M people in the country have mobile money accounts […]

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UK’s Middle East Association makes a visit to Algeria

October 24, 2014 at 12:09

UK’s Middle East Association paid a visit to Algeria from 12-15 October The Middle East Association (MEA) is the UK’s leading business forum for promoting trade and investment with the […]

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New Revenues Can Offset Africa’s Rising Income Inequality

October 24, 2014 at 10:45

Combating rising income inequality in sub-Saharan Africa will require a pragmatic, multipronged approach to uncover new sources of revenue while also enabling critical investments in human capital, seminar participants agreed. […]

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Global African Investment Summit ends with record number of bankable projects in Africa presented to international investors

October 23, 2014 at 16:54

The Global African Investment Summit (TGAIS) closed yesterday after two days of high level panels and roundtables to explore investment opportunities in Africa. Over 500 of the city’s pension funds, […]

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General Electric bags two prestigious awards at coveted Ai Investment and Business Leader Awards 2014

General Electric bags two prestigious awards at coveted Africa Investor (Ai) Investment and Business Leader Awards 2014

October 22, 2014 at 12:45

General Electric bags two prestigious awards at coveted Africa Investor (Ai) Investment and Business Leader Awards 2014 •          GE Africa awarded Green Investment Initiative of the Year •          GE Chairman […]

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Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu

SA: Call to invest in research for small businesses

October 22, 2014 at 09:17

By – SAnews.gov.za Pretoria – Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has called for investment in research in the field of small business development. “We need to aggressively invest in this area […]

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MTN Sky winner, Shikanth Bugwandeen, with Mafikizolo and MTN CMO, Larry Annetts

And the MTN Sky competition winner is…

October 20, 2014 at 14:39

After weeks of waiting, speculation and fierce online discussions, the winner of the MTN Sky “Win A Plane” Competition was unveiled today amid much fan-fare. Durban-based Shikanth Bugwandeen was announced […]

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African Entrepreneurs & Innovation

October 17, 2014 at 17:26

From The Planet Earth Institute There is little doubt that the African continent is in for an exciting voyage of growth and development, both of which are being fuelled by […]

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SA: Small business conference to accelerate economic growth

October 17, 2014 at 10:35

By– SAnews.gov.za The Department of Small Business Development will host a conference which is expected to develop policies that will accelerate economic growth and development. “We will pursue an aggressive […]

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