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  • Delayed govt payments forcing contractors out of business – Databuild 28 Jan 2020 12:30 Engineering News The South African government’s failure to pay building contractors on time or to even pay them at all, sometimes, is one of the major causes of job losses in the construction sector, an industry executive said on Tuesday. Databuild CE Morag Evans said many …
  • Sport24.co.za | Leyds has unfinished business in SA, eyes Bok berth, Lions tour 28 Jan 2020 11:03 News24 2020-01-28 13:00 Cape Town - Stormers utility back Dillyn Leyds has unfinished business in South African rugby and is eager to hit the ground running in this year's Super Rugby tournament. Register your interest for the British & Irish Lions …
  • Vivo signs 500 students onto eCampus learning program 28 Jan 2020 10:34 Ghana MMA Business News of Tuesday, 28 January 2020 Source: www.classfmonline.com 2020-01-28 Out of the 500 students, 300 were females and 200 were males Vivo Energy Ghana, marketers and distributors of Shell-branded products and services, has signed 500 students …
  • Johannesburg Business School intros ICT-focused MBA 28 Jan 2020 10:26 News The University of Johannesburg’s newly-established Johannesburg Business School (JBS), has introduced its ICT-focused Master of Business Administration degree (MBA), as part of its strategy to equip business leaders with skills required to succeed in the …
  • Accra International Conference Centre set for the African goose summit 2020 28 Jan 2020 09:30 Ghana MMA Business News of Tuesday, 28 January 2020 Source: Emmanuel Addo Darkwa, Contributor 2020-01-28 Accra International Conference Centre set for the African goose summit 2020 The story of the African business and the African entrepreneur could be likened to …
  • Dangote Industries ADS appearing on CNN International programming 28 Jan 2020 00:50 Maravi Post Dangote Industries strengthens relationship with CNN . MaraviPost Business: Dangote Industries Limited, one of Africa’s largest business conglomerates, is sponsoring the prestigious ‘Facetime’ segment on CNN Marketplace Africa, CNN International’s show …
  • Fastjet finalising talks to sell its Zimbabwe business 28 Jan 2020 00:12 Bulawayo 24 News Fastjet says it is finalising discussions with an investor consortium led by biggest shareholder Solenta Aviation to acquire the group's Zimbabwe operations. Solenta Aviation Group holds a 29% stake in Fastjet Plc.   Fastjet, which has operations in …
  • Digital reality- South African consumers prefer word of mouth - The Media Online 27 Jan 2020 23:51 Africa News Ninety-eight percent of South African consumers like ‘talking’ versus 95% who like ‘tapping’ (digital interaction or communication) when it comes to sharing their brand experiences or seeking recommendations. A new report from Nielsen, the Real Life vs …
  • BUSINESS MAVERICK: Congo Republic oil lubricates the path of corruption 27 Jan 2020 23:47 News (Photo: Adobestock) The Congo Republic is Africa’s third-largest oil producer, which makes it prime failed state material. Corruption and oil generally flow together on the world’s poorest continent. On Transparency International’s Corruption Perception …
  • Zimbabwe leans on Rwanda for ease of doing business tips 27 Jan 2020 23:09 Zimbabwe News By Robert Tapfumaneyi ZIMBABWEAN authorities are leaning on Rwanda to provide helpful tips on how they could ease the country’s stiff investment policies blamed for planting roadblocks in the way of prospective foreign investors. It takes an investor a …
  • Business Maverick: Kenya Central Bank Follows South Africa With a Surprise Rate Cut 27 Jan 2020 19:56 News Kenya’s monetary policy committee reduced its key rate to 8.25% from 8.5%, Governor Patrick Njoroge said in an emailed statement on Monday. That’s the second consecutive cut and moves the rate to the lowest in more than eight years. All three economists …
  • Every South African needs to speak out against NHI – John Steenhuisen 27 Jan 2020 19:41 Politics Web DA leader says the very last thing we need is more ANC govt control over healthcare Every South African needs to speak out against the NHI 27 January 2020 My fellow South Africans Today marks the start of my tour across South Africa to gauge the real state …
  • SOUTH AFRICAN AIRWAYS CELEBRATES NEW AIRBUS A 27 Jan 2020 16:43 Black Star News South African Airways (SAA), Africa’s Skytrax 4-Star airline, is celebrating the introduction of its new Airbus A350-900 now flying between New York-JFK and Johannesburg by offering a low fare of $350.00* each way (based on a roundtrip purchase). This fare …
  • NBSSI/GIZ partner to support WIDU digital platform 27 Jan 2020 16:06 Ghana MMA Accra, Jan. 27, GNA – The National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)  have entered into a partnership to improve employment and income situation through WIDU digital platform. The two …
  • Portugal hacker says he exposed African tycoon 27 Jan 2020 11:29 Seatlle Post-Intelligencer Barry Hatton, Associated Press Updated 3:15 am PST, Monday, January 27, 2020 In this March 5, 2015 photo, Isabel dos Santos, reputedly Africa's richest woman, attends the opening of an art exhibition featuring works from the collection of her husband …
  • ‘I did it’: Portugal hacker says he exposed African tycoon 27 Jan 2020 11:15 The Republic LISBON, Portugal — A Portuguese hacker is claiming responsibility for leaking confidential documents implicating the billionaire daughter of a former prominent African leader in alleged murky international business deals. Lawyers for Rui Pinto, who is in a …
  • Productivity falls in African commodity exporting nations 27 Jan 2020 11:11 Namibian OUTPUT per worker in sub-Sahara African countries including Namibia has dropped due to falling commodity prices, weakening external demand, and growing domestic fragilities, the World Bank has said. Labour productivity growth dropped sharply in sub-Saharan …
  • Why education, agriculture and growth in business matter 27 Jan 2020 10:35 The Citizen to flourish, it needs support of the public sector; and for the public sector to raise the resources to run the country and create employment, it needs the private sector. So, it’s a symbiotic relationship which depends much on understanding. Having …
  • These are the top business schools in the world – where an MBA could double your salary 27 Jan 2020 10:33 News The Financial Times has published its annual ranking of the world’s top business schools. FT’s Global MBA index for 2020 received submissions from 150 business schools around the world, which was then narrowed to a list of the top 100 schools. According to …
  • Pirelli opens office at Gauteng’s fastest growing business node 27 Jan 2020 08:53 News DURBAN - Global consumer tyre company, Pirelli, has taken up residence in Att House, at Maxwell Office Park, situated in Waterfall City.  The Italian multinational is the latest international firm to choose Waterfall as its South African corporate …

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