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DANGOTE: ONLY AFRICAN IN BLOOMBERG 50 LIST OF YEAR’S MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE

NEW YORK, United States of America, December 5, 2017/APO Group/ — Aliko Dangote was honored last night at the Bloomberg 50 annual gala dinner at New York’s iconic Gotham Hall.

TRANSPARENCY IS KEY TO CORRUPTION-FREE INFRASTRUCTURE IN AFRICA

CAPE TOWN, South Africa,  — The first Regional Roundtable on Infrastructure Governance was held in Cape Town at the beginning of November. Peter Eigen, founder of Transparency International (www.Transparency.org), who

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COUNTERFEIT CLOTHING WORTH OVER R45-MILLION SEIZED IN JOBURG CBD

Counterfeit clothing worth over R45-million was seized in central Johannesburg on Thursday when police raided an abandoned building allegedly used by foreign nationals as their production plant. The raid at

NIGERIA’S POPULATION HITS 193.3M – NATIONAL BUREAU OF STATISTICS REPORT

Nigeria’s population is now 193,392,517 and there are about 11,547,236 vehicles of various types across the federation, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said. In a report titled: “Road

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SHARP RISE IN PEOPLE JUMPING SA SHIP

South African computer programmer Dennis Bartlett says his decision to emigrate was a “no-brainer”. “In my field there are no jobs in South Africa …. The UK on the other

SOUTH AFRICAN AIRWAYS REJECTS ‘BASELESS’ REPORTS THAT FOOD ON FLIGHTS NOT HALAAL

JOHANNESBURG – South African Airways (SAA) has issued a statement reassuring its Muslim customers that the airline institutes the “highest Halaal standards” when serving food. This follows reports in which

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AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION PREDICTS MASSIVE FUEL PRICE HIKE AHEAD OF FESTIVE SEASON

JOHANNESBURG – The Automobile Association is predicting a massive increase of up to 76 cents a litre for petrol this festive season. It’s predicting a 72 cents hike for both

SOUTH AFRICA’S ECONOMIC PROBLEMS ROOTED IN CORRUPTION’

JOHANNESBURG – Opposition parties and business organisations say a further downgrade by Standard & Poor’s Global and a review by Moody’s was to be expected, citing political uncertainty as the

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CAPE TOWN AND JOHANNESBURG VOTED AS ‘TWO OF THE BEST CITIES’ FOR EXPATS

Cape Town and Johannesburg. Johannesburg and Cape Town. You can’t have one without the other. In fact, the friendly rivalry between the two cities is perhaps more healthy than obsessive.

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BLACK FRIDAY OFF TO ROCKY START AS SOME SA SITES CRASH

CAPE TOWN/JOHANNESBURG – Hundreds of irate consumers took to Twitter in the early hours of Friday morning when their favourite online stores crashed the minute the Black Friday specials became