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WEF Building Africa: Industrialisation key to Africa’s economic transformation

On this Building Africa debate CNBC Africa is joined by panellists consisting of Phuthuma Nhleko, Executive Chairman, MTN; Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda; Oluyemi Oluleke Osinbajo, Vice President of Nigeria ...
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2017 Growth Rate Explicate: Sub-Saharan Africa and South Africa

From 3.5 per cent growth in 2015 to 1.4 per cent in 2016, there has been a decline in growth rates in Sub-Saharan Africa. Also in South Africa, the government budget and reports ...
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CEO confidence rises despite new risks and uncertainty

In PwC’s 20th annual survey of CEOs worldwide, 38% (2016:35%) are very confident about their company’s growth prospects in the next 12 months while 29% (2016:27%) believe global economic growth will pick up ...
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World Economic Forum (WEF): Sage CEO laments absence of small business issues at Davos

CEO Stephen Kelly says small businesses still being ignored by policy makers as big business flocks to Davos Sage launches Forum for Business Builders to give entrepreneurs a voice Global research by Sage ...
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Maputo Could Be a Mega-Ship Port

The Port of Maputo in Mozambique has excellent development potential. It is located along the east coast of Southern Africa, to the north of the Ports of Durban and Richards Bay. It is ...
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Super-Wide Rail Cars Could Boost Port Transfers

The majority of maritime ports worldwide offer the option of intermodal transfer of containers between maritime and railway transportation, and at some ports, the port railway may serve as the means by which ...
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A Global Analysis about the Outlook of Islamic Banking and Finance in 2017

2017 will prove to be the best year for Islamic Financial market By the end of 2017, the total volume of Islamic Finance industry will reach $2.7 trillion: Zubair Mughal Due to sharply ...
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Ethiopia Gearing to become Africa’s Top Tourism Spot

During the past two decades, Ethiopia’s ambitious economic initiatives to become a middle income country managed to progressively grow and develop the economy. The country has given ample focus to sectors like tourism, ...
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Africa’s agricultural production systems need a radical change – ECA’s Karingi

Karingi indicated that the progress in the levels of agricultural productivity has been uneven across countries, ranging from an increase of 325% in Nigeria to a decrease of about 40% in Zimbabwe and ...
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African Market to Represent 50% of Global Revenue for Moroccan and French Companies By 2022

Sub-Saharan Africa has been identified to be promoting Moroccan and French businesses as a study conducted by BearingPoint and Asmex indicates that Moroccan and French companies have attained a good position and growth ...
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Ethiopia Gearing to become Africa’s Top Tourism Spot

During the past two decades, Ethiopia’s ambitious economic initiatives to become a middle income country managed to progressively grow and develop the economy. The country has given ample focus to sectors like tourism, ...
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/ / Ethiopia News, Mag, Travel

RiskMap 2017. Southern Africa: Management of Political Change Will Dictate the Level of Uncertainty for Businesses

Macro-economic instability fuelled by low oil prices and global economic sentiment will continue to be the main driver of business risks across Southern Africa in 2017 Internal political uncertainty across a number of ...
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Crowding the private sector into Africa’s climate action

The global community for climate action was spooked by the November 8 election of Donald Trump as the next President of the United States. The US President-elect had earned the sobriquet of “climate ...
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RiskMap 2017. East Africa: Political flux threatens stability of business environment

Macro-economic instability fuelled by low oil prices and global economic sentiment will continue to be the main driver of business risks across East Africa in 2017 Internal political uncertainty across a number of ...
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RiskMap 2017. West Africa: No smooth sailing in the “New normal”

Macro-economic instability fuelled by low oil prices and global economic sentiment will continue to be the main driver of business risks across West Africa in 2017 African nations vying to emerge as the ...
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West Africa Named To Have High Potential In Islamic Finance

West Africa has been named as of the geographical regions with high potential in Islamic finance, as reported by Thomson Reuters, and the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD), ...
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Ghana Decides Today Peacefully

Since the last election in 2012 which led to a misunderstanding between the opposition party and ruling party (resulting to the opposition party taking the issue to court), there is been a higher ...
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