Angola: Latest News
Makula Dunbar, 10:13 am
Hundreds of millions of dollars may have been divvied up between Angola’s President, Eduardo dos Santos, and Russian and French arms dealers, in what has been called “one of the most egregious cases of financial crime
Makula Dunbar, 1:23 pm
Since the third period of Angola’s civil war ended in 2002, military presence in the nation had died down. Though on June 15, when protesters took a stand for human and women’s rights, soldiers from Angola’s Armed Force were deployed arresting citizens and raiding homes.
Dana Sanchez, 3:25 pm
“Ethical food labeling is very new in South Africa as I believe it is in the other emerging markets. So (the Fairtrade label) really creates a novelty for consumers that want to buy something different,” says Arianna Baldo with Fairtrade South Africa.
Dana Sanchez, 11:03 am
Fastjet says it hopes to offer flights booked early for about $100 each way between Johannesburg and Dar es Salaam. Launch dates have not yet been announced.
Makula Dunbar, 9:07 am
Angola is spending US$1 billion on refurbishing three textile factories that will provide jobs to 2,700 people,
Makula Dunbar, 11:03 am
The PIC now plans to expand its real estate empire into the rest of Africa. The PIC’s property boss Lesiba Maloba is awaiting final approval to invest up to R12bn in commercial real estate in various countries across Africa, the PIC’s first foray into property markets outside SA’s borders.
Makula Dunbar, 3:01 pm
Though urbanisation is underway in Africa as it is in other parts of the world, the continent’s population remains more rural than urban.
Dana Sanchez, 5:56 pm
Among the star performers attracting growing numbers of investment projects are Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia Mozambique, Mauritius and South Africa.
Makula Dunbar, 4:46 pm
Research that benchmarks African private equity against the global market for the first time shows the industry is far maturer than analysts had previously thought.
Dana Sanchez, 7:04 pm AFKI Original
Nando’s signature dish is its peri peri flame-grilled chicken. Peri peri is the South African name for the African bird’s eye chili. The name is thought to have originated in the Portuguese-speaking Mozambican community.
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