Tag "AFRICA"

STARBUCKS HAS FAILED IN SOUTH AFRICA SO FAR BUT IS SET FOR A DO OVER

Just three years ago, residents of the Rosebank neighborhood of Johannesburg were buzzing around the launch of the first Starbucks store in sub-Saharan Africa. Even though the city has plenty

NIGERIA’S BENIN BORDER CLOSURE IS AN EARLY WARNING SIGN FOR THE AFRICAN FREE TRADE DEAL’S OPTIMISM

This May, the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) came into force after its ratification by a sufficient number of African countries, marking a critical milestone in the Pan-African trade

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THE AWKWARD HISTORY BEHIND NIGERIA AND SOUTH AFRICA’S TURBULENT RELATIONSHIP

Since the end of apartheid in South Africa in 1994, South Africa and Nigeria have never had an easy relationship. Over the years, as different presidents have come and gone,

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THE ROLE OF MANUFACTURING IN AFRICA

Manufacturing plays a prominent role in Africa’s economic development made evident by how industrial growth positively affects the overall GDP and productivity of the nation. Manufacturing activities promote development in

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CLEOPATRA MBALI MASINGA FEELS COMPELLED TO CREATE AWARENESS AND COMPASSION FOR DISPLACED WOMEN AND CHILDREN AROUND THE WORLD

As an immigrant from South Africa who is grateful for Canada’s safety and respect of human rights, Cleopatra Mbali Masinga feels compelled to create awareness and compassion for displaced women

SOMETHING GREAT IS ABOUT TO HAPPEN IN THE CITY OF JOHANNEBURG

  Something great is coming to the city of Johannesburg Refiloe Mamafa, Yvonne May, Kunle Ayo, Sam Ayunke and Co.  another memorable Praise Theatre, on Thursday 28th March 2019 by 5:00

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THE IMPACT OF INDUSTRY 4.0 ON AFRICA’S MANUFACTURING SECTOR

Despite its status of a developing continent, Africa’s manufacturing space stands the opportunity to reap significant benefits from Industry 4.0, also known as “Fourth Industrial Revolution”. Industry 4.0 represents the

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175KM OIL DISCOVERY OFF SOUTHERN COAST OF SOUTH AFRICA

Total Announces Ground-breaking Oil Discovery 175km Off the Southern Coast of South Africa Now, more than ever, is the time to attend the Africa Gas Forum where attendees will be

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D’BANJ SAYS IT’S ON ALL OF US TO END EXTREME POVERTY

D’banj is using his music to contribute towards ending poverty. Dapo Oyebanje, popularly known by stage name D’banj, can be seen as one of the artists revolutionising African music with

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PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA OFFICIALLY CLOSES THE TWO-DAY PRESIDENTIAL JOBS SUMMIT HELD AT THE GALLAGHER CONVENTION CENTER IN MIDRAND, JOHANNESBURG

The Summit was convened under the auspices of the National Economic Development and Labour Council (NEDLAC) and brought together all constituencies under one roof to focus on collaborative and high-impact