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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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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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NIGERIA BEATS SOUTH AFRICA, OTHERS AS 2018 BEST ECONOMY IN AFRICA

Forbes Africa, a major global research firm, has rated Nigeria as the 2018 best economy in Africa, beating South Africa, Egypt and others. According to Forbes, Nigeria came top with

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OVER 300 INDUSTRY LEADERS TO ATTEND THIS YEAR’S CRU AFRICA FERTILIZER AGRIBUSINESS CONFERENCE

Over 300 industry leaders to attend this year’s CRU Africa Fertilizer Agribusiness Conference 2018, which is aimed at promoting investment, partnership and innovation across the sector. After three successful events

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FIVE BIGGEST THINGS SOUTH AFRICANS ARE CUTTING BACK ON TO SAVE MONEY

South African consumers are under increasing pressure according to Nielsen’s latest Consumer Confidence Survey – which showed a 5-point decrease in South African consumer confidence to 90 in Q2, 2018.

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SA TO SPEND R276.6 BILLION ON IT IN 2018

South Africa is expected to spend R276.6 billion on IT in 2018, a 4.3% increase from 2017, according to Gartner. The market analysis and research firm said all IT segments

ADDRESS DELIVERED BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA, HIS EXCELLENCY CYRIL MATAMELA RAMAPHOSA AT THE OPENING CEREMONY OF THE BEIJING FOCAC SUMMIT 2018

Your Excellency Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China, Your Excellency Paul Kagame, Chairperson of the African Union and President of Rwanda, Your Excellency Moussa Mahamat Faki, Chairperson

THERESA MAY FLIES INTO NIGERIA FOR TALKS ON HOW TO TACKLING MODERN SLAVERY AND ILLEGAL MIGRATION

The prime minister already announced £4bn of extra British support for African economies during the first leg of her trip on Tuesday. She also insisted her “sensible” Brexit plans will

NIGERIA SEES DECLINE IN BANKED ADULTS THANKS TO MOBILE MONEY ROADBLOCKS

Despite being home to Africa’s biggest mobile phone market, Nigeria is seeing a decline in banked adults in the country. According to a report in Bloomberg, financial inclusion in the

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VICE PRESIDENT OSINBAJO SAYS FOCUS ON VEHICLE RE-FINANCING WILL BOOST AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), has called on stakeholders in the African automotive industry to pay more attention to vehicle refinancing because according to him, it is impossible to have

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