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SOUTH AFRICA BUSINESS CONFIDENCE RISES FIRST TIME IN SIX MONTHS

South African business confidence rose for the first time in six months in July, boosted by exports. The index increased to 94.7 from 93.7 in June, the South African Chamber

APPLE JUST BECAME AMERICA’S FIRST TRILLION-DOLLAR COMPANY

After a record financial quarter—and expectations of new iPhones in the fall—investors briefly pushed Apple’s market capitalization over $1 trillion today (Aug. 2). To visualize how many zeroes that is,

NIGERIA HAS TAKEN ITS FIRST STEPS IN ADOPTING CHINA’S YUAN AS A RESERVE CURRENCY

Nigeria has become the latest African country to step up its bid to adopt Chinese yuan as a reserve currency. Two months after agreeing a three-year $2.5 billion currency swap

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SWITZERLAND PROMISES IMPROVED RELATIONS WITH NIGERIA IN NON-OIL SECTOR

The Swiss Government is to strengthen its relations with Nigeria in the non-oil sectors in line with the Federal Government’s diversification agenda. Swiss Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Eric Mayoraz, made

PAYLATER, THE MOBILE APP PROVIDING NIGERIAN CONSUMERS WITH ACCESS TO CREDIT, HAS REACHED 1 MILLION DOWNLOADS

Paylater is issuing loans to Nigerians completely digitally, without seeing or speaking to customers LAGOS, Nigeria, In Nigeria, a country of nearly 200 million people, 61% of the adult population

SOUTH AFRICA MOVING TO EXPROPRIATE WHITE FARMERS’ LAND

Country’s president says ruling party to push ahead with plans to redistribute land, without compensation for white farmers, widening concerns. South Africa’s president says the ruling African National Congress (ANC)

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CASH OR BOND – WHAT’S BEST FOR BUYING INVESTMENT PROPERTY IN SOUTH AFRICA?

There are certainly advantages to paying cash for your investment property. However Pieter Piek of Just Property Invest suggests an intriguing alternative “The advantages of an outright cash purchase are

#BRICSSUMMIT: SOUTH AFRICAN OFFICIALS PRAISE BRICS SUMMIT OUTCOMES

New measures to strengthen cooperation on innovation and industrialization were taken at the end of the BRICS Summit in South Africa. This has sent a clear signal of continued multilateralism

MAKING THE INTERNET MORE USEFUL FOR MORE PEOPLE IN NIGERIA

The Google for Nigeria event, announced more products and programs to help more people in Nigeria and across Africa benefit from the opportunities the web has to offer. Google Station:

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#GOOGLEFORNIGERIA: GOOGLE OUTDOORS AFRICA’S FIRST FREE WI-FI HOTSPOT IN NIGERIA

Google launched a network of free Wi-Fi hotspots in Nigeria on Thursday, part of its effort to increase its presence in Africa’s most populous nation. The U.S. technology firm owned