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Dana Sanchez, 6:01 pm
Bamboo farming in Tanzania could help offset deforestation, reduce the cost of carbon emissions and its fast-growing qualities as a wood substitute could help create new industry and jobs in Tanzania.
Dana Sanchez, 2:36 pm
With Swedish exports down 3.6 percent in 2012 and afraid of being stuck in a slow-growth economy, Sweden is targeting Africa to revive trade.
Dana Sanchez, 1:50 am
Can African businesses looking to expand in Africa compete with foreign companies and overcome trade and import restrictions that vary wildly from one African country to the next?
Dana Sanchez, 9:48 pm
Africa is a continent of 54 countries, each with its own risks and opportunities and one of the biggest myths about doing business there is to generalize about them, says Jay Ireland, CEO of General Electric in Africa.
Dana Sanchez, 7:56 pm
U.S. investors have failed to recognize the potential for business opportunities in Africa, partly due to the way the U.S. media cover news in Africa, according to Robert Scharar, an investment advisor and fund manager of the Africa Fund.
Makula Dunbar, 1:15 am
From Ventures Africa Lord Mayor of the City of London, Alderman Roger Gifford, has pledged that the City of London and its bourse LSE, will help the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) attain a leading role among African capital markets. Citing the bourse as the gateway to African capital market, Gifford said the NSE is currently […]
Makula Dunbar, 7:26 pm
From All Africa Bank Windhoek Holdings’ anticipated listing on the Namibian Stock Exchange (NSX) by late June would be the largest public offer of shares by a Namibian company since the establishment of the NSX. Bank Windhoek Holdings Limited’s (BWH) application for its primary listing on the Main Board of the NSX has been approved […]
Makula Dunbar, 9:18 pm
From Ventures Africa The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday inaugurated the Alternative Securities Market (ASEM), which is a platform for small businesses and SMEs in Nigeria to trade their equities on the NSE. The Small Businesses and Mid-Cap’s will be listed on the trading board of the NSE giving them opportunity to access the […]
Makula Dunbar, 8:15 pm
From Stock Market Wire Fastjet, Africa’s low-cost airline, has signed a memorandum of understanding with local South African investment company Blockbuster, with the objective of fastjet operating services in South Africa by the end of May Read more at stockmarketwire.com
Makula Dunbar, 5:01 pm
From Capital FM A Mauritius-based consumer finance company Africa Finance Business (afb) has opened a new office in Nairobi in a Sh250 million capital investment. This development brings the number of afb’s offices across Africa to four, with other offices operational in Lusaka, Accra and Cape Town. Speaking in Nairobi, afb’s Chief Executive Officer Karl […]
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