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Nigeria set to beat SA in investor stakes

Mar 26 2015 13:59

SA's importance as Africa's primary market for international investors is expected to fall over the next five years, while that of Nigeria is set to rise, says a survey.


Election uncertainty kills construction in Nigeria

Mar 26 2015 15:00

Political uncertainty over Nigeria's election and economic turmoil from low oil prices have delivered a double blow that has slashed revenues and triggered layoffs.


SA and Nigeria must strive for more equal relations

Mar 22 2015 12:00

There should be as much opening up for Nigerian businesses in South Africa as there is in Nigeria for SA like MTN, says Nigerian vice-presidential candidate Yemi Osinbajo.


UK gives Zim $72m to help rural farmers

Mar 20 2015 18:44

The UK has given Zimbabwe $72m to help increase food production by rural farmers over the next four years, as the country faces the prospect of poorer harvests due to inadequate rains.


Swiss to return $380m of Abacha's loot to Nigeria

Mar 20 2015 16:22

Geneva's public prosecutor will send $380m confiscated from the family of Nigeria's former military ruler Sani Abacha to Nigeria and close a 16-year investigation into his funds.


Worst to come for Zim as nature comes into play

Mar 20 2015 13:45

With drought on the way and agricultural policy a failure, things can only get worse for the embattled Zimbabwean economy, says Malcom Sharara.


Investment beats indigenisation - Zim survey

Mar 20 2015 08:41

A survey shows most Zimbabweans think foreign direct investment has a better chance of reviving the ailing economy than the president's indigenisation programme.


African cities will continue to expand - report

Mar 18 2015 17:07

Current African cities will continue to expand and new cities will rise across the continent, PwC says.


Opportunity for those wanting to return to Africa

Mar 17 2015 12:33

At least 1 000 UK-based African professionals are gathering in London to meet with 25 pan-African employers wanting to woo them home with great opportunities.


Willing buyer, wiling seller still for best land reform

Mar 17 2015 09:08

The willing buyer, willing seller model is still the best for Namibia's land reform despite its shortcomings, according to a study.

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Zim inflation again in the red

Mar 16 2015 15:05

Zimbabwe’s inflation for February as measured by the consumer price index stood at -1.40%, a 0.12 percentage point drop on the January rate of -1.28%.

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Africa trade finance needs innovation, tech focus

Mar 16 2015 07:00

The finance trade in Africa often overlooks what would be needed to catalyse change and deliver on the continent's potential, says an expert.

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Johannesburg has been selected to host the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in 2017. "[The congress] will ensure that small business development remains firmly on the national agenda and the radar screen of all stakeholders, the Small Business Development minister said.

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