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Trends and Events in Africa: 2017

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China’s First African Silk Road and Possible Future Development

China recently assisted Kenya, Djibouti and Ethiopia build new heavy weight standard gauge railway lines. However, in 1976 China actually completed construction of a railway line that extended inland from the Tanzanian port of Dar es Salaam. read more

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My Business Expo: South Africa 2018 – Africa’s largest event for anyone starting or growing a business

 It is the hottest event on the South African business calendar, with over 250 exhibitors and 100 sessions and seminars. Now, the largest event in Africa for anyone starting or growing a business, My Business Expo: South Africa 2018 presents an unmissable opportunity for anyone looking to kick-start their own business, or to take the next step to growth and success. read more

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The growing importance of Gas in the Africa Mix, latest market trends

The 3rd Africa Gas Forum will be taking place on Monday, 19th February 2018 at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa, and is affiliated to African Energy Indaba (AEI) as an official side event. read more

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Rand firmer, financial sector weighs on JSE

Commentary from Tom Elliot, International Investment Strategist at the deVere Group: read more

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The Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront Rhino Arrives

Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront takes its turn to host a life-sized, brilliantly imagined rhino on its premises in Granger Bay until the end of February 2018. read more

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The Rising Prevalence of Coupon Code Websites In South Africa

In areas of Africa with high rates of internet access, coupon shopping is every day becoming a more accessible way of getting goods. In western countries, like the United States and countries in Europe, using coupon sites to find deals on everyday items is an easy way to save money throughout the entire year. Now, with the proliferation of the internet, shoppers in all corners of the world are gaining access to the savings made available by coupon code websites. read more

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Global Company Increased Investment In South Africa

JOHANESSBURG – The international company Bureau Veritas is showing an increased friendly disposition and is planning in investing in South Africa after sending more investments to that country. Bureau Veritas is a company that specializes in testing, inspection, and certification of construction entities. read more

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Safe, Fast And Transparent Way To Transfer Money Abroad With Transferwise

TransferWise is a unique service that allows sending money abroad using the real exchange rates at no extra hidden charges. This money transfer service is the smart way when sending money abroad fast and does not require a money order. It is 8-times cheaper to transfer money with TransferWise at no added markup to the exchange as is the case with banks and exchange rate companies. read more

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Innovation and blockchain tech high on the agenda at the 10th Africa Energy Indaba

Leading figures within the African energy scene will convene at the 10th Annual Africa Energy Indaba, the World Energy Council’s annual African regional meeting, to discuss the importance of innovation and regional integration at a time when the energy sector is undergoing a major transition. read more

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South Africa: Outstanding PPAs for solar, renewables to be signed by end of March

The announcement was made by the South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA). The PPAs relate to 26 renewable energy projects, of which 12 totalling 813 MW are for large-scale PV plants selected in round 4 of the REIPPPP program. read more

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South Africa chosen to host iconic United Nations Africa satellite symposium

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AviaDev heads to Cape Town

(L-R) Jacques Moolman, General Manager, Southern Sun Cape Sun Hotel,
Jon Howell, Managing Director, AviaDev, Tim Harris, CEO, Wesgro read more

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South African CEOs cautiously optimistic about their own company’s prospects for growth in the next 12 months: PwC annual CEO survey

  • 22% of SA’s CEOs are ‘very confident’ of their own company’s growth in the next 12 months;
  • 37% of CEOs in SA are ‘very confident’ about their own company’s prospects for growth over the next three years;
  • US reinforces its lead on China as a target market for growth in 2018.
  • Over half of CEOs globally expect their headcount to increase.

Worldwide the majority of CEOs are optimistic about the economic environment amid geopolitical uncertainty, corporate misconduct and the impact of artificial intelligence on the future job market. This is according to one of the key findings of PwC’s (www.PwC.com) 21st survey of 1,293 CEOs around the world. read more

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