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Egypt knocks SA from top investment spot in Africa - RMB report

2017-09-18 19:55

Egypt has toppled SA from its long-standing top spot regarding investments in Africa, according to Rand Merchant Bank’s latest Where to Invest in Africa report.

50% of African countries see hotel values rise more than rate other property investments - report

2017-09-13 20:33

About 50% of all African countries have seen hotel values rise at a greater rate than any other property investment class over the last years, according to a hospitality consultant for sub-Saharan Africa.

African women entrepreneurs heading to AWIEF conference in Cape Town

2017-09-11 19:08

AWIEF has its sights set on the economic empowerment of women, who, in its view, have historically been side-lined and disregarded in predominantly patriarchal and tribal societies.

African airlines show increased passenger demand

2017-09-06 21:11

African airlines experienced a 6.5% increase in traffic compared to a year ago, down from 9.8% demand growth in June, according to the International Air Transport Association.

Prestigious Swiss hotel school exploring SA potential

2017-09-05 19:50

Representatives of one of the best hotel management schools in the world have been in South Africa recently to look at the potential of expanding its reach in the country.

Key drivers of tourism in SA, Africa predicted

2017-09-01 07:01

Key economies in sub-Sahara Africa such as South Africa and Nigeria can expect strong growth in inbound trips, according to new data by Euromonitor International.

Africa’s other junk economies

2017-08-27 06:00

Every African nation that has sold dollar debt has at least one junk rating.

Junk ratings across Africa, yet bond yields don't show it

2017-08-24 11:32

Every African nation that has sold dollar debt now has at least one junk rating, but it would be hard to tell by looking at the bond market.

New Africa infrastructure fund

2017-08-16 19:27

A.P. Moller Holding has together with PKA, PensionDanmark and Lægernes Pension launched a new infrastructure fund with a focus on Africa.

UK-Africa trade will be even better after Brexit

2017-08-13 06:02

Throughout my visit to South Africa and Namibia last month, I was struck by the bonds that link the UK and the southern African region.

 

Risk side of SA's reputation going down

2017-09-17 14:53

The risk side of South Africa's reputation is deteriorating notably, according to the Africa Risk-Reward Index released by Oxford Economics.

Arise acquires stake in Equity Group

2017-09-12 19:30

Investment company Arise has acquired a stake in Equity Group Holdings, the parent company of Equity Bank.

African women innovators, entrepreneurs to be honoured

2017-09-08 17:57

The inaugural Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum Awards will take place during the upcoming AWIEF Conference and Exhibition in Cape Town.

Sanlam Private Wealth Africa opens office in Mauritius

2017-09-05 21:13

Sanlam Private Wealth (SPW) has opened its first office in Africa outside South Africa.

African airlines show largest air freight demand increase

2017-09-05 18:13

African carriers posted the largest year-on-year increase in air freight demand of all regions in July 2017 and the second fastest monthly rise in seven years.

Massmart: 6 years after Walmart acquisition

2017-08-30 06:01

Fin24 takes a look at how Massmart has changed since Walmart took a controlling stake in the company six years ago.

Weathering Africa's commercial real estate storm

2017-08-24 18:52

What threatens risk in Africa is equally what contributes to making the continent such a landscape of opportunity, says a real estate finance expert.

City Lodge pleased with Africa progress

2017-08-16 20:05

The City Lodge Hotel Group is making good progress with the development of new hotels in Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique.

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Focus on Africa: 'Terror attack', gold medal for Semenya and more

Each week News24 brings you the week's top stories on the African continent. Seventeen people were killed by three gunmen in a restaurant in Burkina Faso, while Caster Semenya made waves on the track, and on social media. Watch for more.

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Steinhoff in renewed bid for R35.5bn stake in Shoprite

2017-08-07 13:58

Steinhoff will be listing its African business unit, which plans to acquire a stake in Shoprite.

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