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Effects of China-America trade war haunt undiversified African economies

As a global trade war rages, Africa fears contagion from lower commodity prices, according to the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales...

Amazon Effect: And its Impact on Manufacturers

The technological revolution has introduced a new level of innovation in the way business operations are conducted. A decade ago, it may have...
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South Africa: Unemployed youth win contract to build homes

Arc Skills sees its prize students start their own company, win their first big contract and create job opportunities for 100 young people. ...

Manufacturing Indaba to provide golden opportunities for rooftop solar companies

In response to South Africa’s national power utility Eskom’s challenge to meet the nation’s energy demand, alternative energy sources are being thoroughly explored and...
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South Africa’s Western Cape records 331 murders in May

South Africa's Western Cape Province recorded 331 murders in May, compared with 304 murders in the same period last year, due to "systemic failures,"...
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South Africa’s fiscal deficit set to worsen

South Africa's fiscal deficit is set to worsen primarily due to the country's growth outlook, which will put additional pressure on debt levels, the...
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#StopTheCrash Campaign for Car and Motorcycle Safety Launches in South Africa

For the first time in Africa, the #StopTheCrash Partnership hosts live demonstrations of crash avoidance technologies in support of the United Nations Global Goals...
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Rosatom highlights on “Smart Water” Solutions for South Africa

Speaking at the technical hub at African Utility Week in Cape Town, Andrei Grinevich, Head of International Affairs of “Rusatom Smart Utilities” highlighted the...
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S. African president promises to embark on economic reforms

With South Africa's slow economic growth, stubborn unemployment, President Cyril Ramaphosa has told the Goldman Sachs investors conference that his government would focus on...
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Africa’s top producer of Gold is Ghana

Ghana has become the largest gold producer in Africa, toppling South Africa in a recent data released by the World Bank. The data copied to...
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Ghana overtakes SA as Africa’s leading gold producer

Ghana has overtaken South Africa to become Africa’s leading gold producer with figures from 2018 production confirmed, a publication sighted here on Thursday said. ...
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AU says South Africa’s election peaceful, credible

South Africa's election was prepared and conducted in a professional and transparent manner and in accordance with the relevant laws governing elections in South...
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South African labor federation says workers still exploited

Despite the strides South Africa has made in improving labor conditions over the years, workers are still faced with numerous problems, a Congress of...
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Seven Day National Mourning Declared in South Africa for Flood Victims

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday declared a week-long national mourning for the 70 flood victims in what was believed to be the...

Seedstars Launches A Pan-African Venture Fund To Accompany Its Regional Strategy

Seedstars is partnering with First Growth Ventures to launch Seedstars Africa Ventures, a sub-Saharan Africa fund targeting $100mn to make early-stage minority investments from...
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South African authorities asked to protect refugees, migrants against xenophobic attacks

In response to the “follow-up” meeting between the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu and the Minister of Police Bheki Cele with...
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Expert says racism still endemic in South Africa

Race relations in South Africa have not dramatically improved since 1994, because racism continues raising its ugly head now and again, said constitutional law...
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Frost & Sullivan study shows desalination investments in Africa on the rise

North Africa dominates the desalination market by 79.9% in Africa A recent study conducted by Frost & Sullivan found that the desalination market in Africa...
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South Africa’s new IPID boss vows to investigate police wrongdoing independently

The newly-appointed acting executive director of South Africa's Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) said Wednesday the agency will investigate police wrongdoing independently without fear...
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Kenya and South Africa to Agree to Boost Bilateral Relations

Kenya and South Africa are set to sign cultural cooperation agreement in order to boost bilateral ties, officials said on Monday evening. Kiprop Lagat, director...

ILAPI Petitions CHRAJ Over US$178 Million KelniGVG Contract

The Institute for Liberty and Policy Innovation (ILAPI), a policy think tank that won the 2017 African Think Tank Shark Tank in South Africa,...
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Zambia to procure modern equipment for defense forces

The Zambian government said on Wednesday that it is in the process of procuring modern equipment for its defense forces. Davies...
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South Africa’s Opposition Reacts to Alleged Racial Witch Hunt

South Africa's opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) has voiced concern over an alleged attempt by electricity utility Eskom to retrench skilled white employees as a...
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Thousands in South Africa take part in nationwide march against job losses

Thousands of workers staged a march across South Africa Wednesday, demanding a suspension of job losses. The march took place in all the nine provinces...
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South Africa’s new mining policy to unlock Botswana’s potential

Botswana's mining industry is set to benefit from the continuing uncertainty around the Mining Charter in South Africa, Botswana local asset management firm Kgori...
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Classes on Hold in South Africa As University Demonstration Linger on

Lectures remain suspended in three South African universities following violent protests that have claimed a student's life. Classes at University of Kwazulu-Natal, Durban University of...
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Lightning kills 1, injuries 12 in South Africa

One South African child died and 12 others were injured on Wednesday in Johannesburg when they were struck by lightning while playing soccer. ...
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Ghana’s President Akufo Addo Jets Off to South Africa, US and Ethiopia

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo left Ghana on Sunday for an eight-day working visit to South Africa, the United States of America, and Ethiopia. A...
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Ghanaian president leaves for working visit to S. Africa, U.S., Ethiopia

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo left here Sunday for an eight-day working visit to South Africa, the United States and Ethiopia, according to the presidency....
Ali Nawaz Leghari, 40, killed the two girls and three boys ? aged between three and 13 ? in a village in the southern Sindh province, some 140 miles north of Karachi.

More than 1,300 convicted for crimes against women, children in South Africa in 6...

A total of 1,357 criminals were sentenced to life sentences or many years of imprisonment in South Africa between July 1 and Dec. 31...