Business & Investment

Liberia:Rev. Tolbert to Job Seekers – ‘Come With Skills, Talents’

January 18, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Observer] In the face of public concerns about the growing number of individuals trooping to the CDC headquarters daily in illusive search of almost non-existent jobs, Peace Ambassador Rev. William R. Tolbert, III is calling on them to come along with…

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South Africa:Labour On Postponement of Compensation Fund Case

January 18, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Govt of SA] The trial of three former employees of the Department of Labour’s Compensation Fund (CF) accused of defrauding the Fund was today postponed in the Pretoria Magistrates’ Court to allow lawyers to submit their heads of argument.

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Kenya:NSE Upgrade to Enable Kenyans Borrow and Lend Each Other Shares

January 18, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[East African] Kenyan investors will be able to lend and borrow shares from each other from June, with the NSE set to roll out a system upgrade to accommodate the product within the next five months.

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Africa:Everyone’s a Winner? How ‘Impact Investing’ Can Make Money – and Do Good

January 18, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Rural families in Africa who need access to power and investors seeking a decent return on their money are getting together so everyone prospers. The cherry on the cake? It’s good for the environment too.

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Tanzania:Tanzania Cancels Licences for Ships Seized With Cocaine, Explosives

January 18, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[East African] Tanzania has cancelled licences given to two ships to fly its flag after the vessels were seized carrying illicit drugs and explosives.

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Africa:Egypt, Ethiopia to Set Up Joint Investment Council

January 18, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Egypt Online] Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Sahar Nasr on Wednesday 17/1/2018 reached an agreement with her Ethiopian counterpart Fitsum Arega to set up a joint investment council.

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Kenya:AfDB Warns of Kenya Debt Risk As More Loans Mature, Projects 5.6% Growth

January 18, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[East African] Kenya could struggle to meet its public debt obligations as more long term loans mature this year, economists at the African Development Bank (AfDB) have said, in what appears to be a veiled warning against the borrowing frenzy.

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South Africa:Inequality Is Extreme and Still Rising

January 18, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[AfricaFocus] “I came here because of my deep interest and affection for a land settled by the Dutch in the mid-seventeenth century, then taken over by the British, and at last independent; a land in which the native inhabitants were at first subdued, …

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Angola:Government to Hear Private Entrepreneurship’s Concerns

January 18, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Ministry of Economy and Planning intends to run as from next week several auscultation meetings with businesspeople linked to the country’s private sector to receive additional inputs for the Programme to Support for Production, Exp…

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South Africa:Koko Golden Handshake Would Prove Eskom Rewards Bad Behaviour

January 18, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[DA] The reports today that Eskom is currently in secret talks with its former Acting CEO, Matshela Koko, to negotiate a suitable financial package upon his exit, is nothing less than an attempt to reward bad behaviour.

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