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S.Africa need to learn from regional peers:  Ramokgopa

S.Africa need to learn from regional peers: Ramokgopa

The intra-regional trade is estimated to be around a region of ten percent.
S.Africa's Nampak plans bottle plants in Nigeria

S.Africa's Nampak plans bottle plants in Nigeria, Ethiopia

Nampak plans to open glass bottle factories in Nigeria and Ethiopia at a cost of $155 million.
IMF lowers Zimbabwe's growth forecast after exports fall

Zimbabwe's economy seen growing at a faster 2.7 pct in 2016

Zimbabwe expects economic expansion to quicken to 2.7 percent in 2016 on the back of modest growth from all economic sectors.
Nigeria's cenbank injects dollars into banking system-regulator

S.African bank to halt dollar supplies to Angola

S.Africa's Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) said on Thursday it will stop supplying Angolan banks with U.S. dollars from Nov. 30.
Black Friday gains popularity in South Africa

Black Friday gains popularity in South Africa

"It's kind of like the Super Bowl of shopping"
South Africa's Q4 business confidence at lowest in five years as economy struggles

South Africa's Q4 business confidence at lowest in five years as...

The Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) index shed two points to 36, bringing its total losses over the past year to 15 points.

Zambia's Lungu says won't take over struggling mines

Lungu said that the government had tried its best to keep the job losses to the barest minimum.
Fitch sees Brazil

Fitch sees Brazil, Middle East/Africa region vulnerable to 2016 downgrades

The agency has cut the ratings of 12 commodity exporting emerging economies already this year, and 14 countries.
What S.African companies should know before expanding into the rest of Africa

S.Africa's Gauteng premier calls for improved trade in the region

Gauteng premier calls for improved trade relations in the region.
S.Africa's competition watchdog approves Diageo

S.Africa's competition watchdog approves Diageo, Brandhouse merger

S.Africa's Competition Tribunal approves a merger between Diageo and Brandhouse Beverages.
World Bank's IFC issues first green bond in South Africa

World Bank's IFC issues first green bond in South Africa

The International Finance Corporation issued on Wednesday its first South African rand-denominated green bond.
Goodwell Fund to assist tech start-ups in SSA

Goodwell Fund to assist tech start-ups in SSA

How South African investment fund plans to help assist those who are currently excluded in formal financial services?
South Africa's rand slips as U.S. Fed hike bets return

S.African rand steadies but looming U.S. rate hike poses risk

South Africa's rand remains largely unchanged against the dollar in early Wednesday trade.
Glencore's Zambia copper mining unit lays off 4

Glencore's Zambia copper mining unit lays off 4,300 workers

According to union and company sources, Glencore has laid off 4300 workers.
South Africa avoids recession but economic growth sluggish

South Africa avoids recession but economic growth sluggish

Africa's most industrialised economy remains under stress, and might not achieve even the sluggish 1.5 percent 2015 growth target set by the National Treasury.
Botswana to award contract for 300 MW coal-fired power plant

Botswana to award contract for 300 MW coal-fired power plant

Botswana will award a contract to build a 300 megawatt coal-fired station this week that could transform the country to be an exporter.

S.Africa's Vodacom seeks to rework $500 mln Neotel deal

S.Africa's Vodacom wants to rework a $500 million deal to buy local fixed-line operator Neotel.
South Africa's rand firmer

Why companies need to be customer-centric?

Companies need to develop products that are customer centric and this requires improved market research.
S.Africa's Transnet raises $850 mln via syndicated loan for capex

S.Africa's Transnet raises $850 mln via syndicated loan for capex

South African logistics group Transnet raised 12 billion rand ($853 million) through a syndicated loan.
South Africa considers more aid for farmers as drought bites

South Africa considers more aid for farmers as drought bites

South Africa may grant emergency aid to farmers in Gauteng province due to a severe drought that is scorching grazing pastures.
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