Business Southern Africa

Another Limited Bugatti Veyron Lands in Zimbabwe

MARVELLOUS MAKAMBA HARARE- Another version of the multimillion-dollar Bugatti has been offloaded in Harare few weeks after a similar model road monster landed in the troubled Southern African nation. The Bugatti Veyron Fbg par Hermès, one of the only 20 in the world, was seen being offloaded at the Robert Mugabe International airport on Fridays […]

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Gauteng Tourism eyes US market in AFROPUNK Joburg 2018 promotion drive

STAFF WRITER JOHANNESBURG- Gauteng Tourism returns to New York this weekend to promote the AFROFUNK Joburg 2018 after a similar campaign last year yielded results, with throngs of international revellers attending the inaugural edition of the festival. Team SA – comprising Gauteng Tourism, Constitution Hill, Brand SA and South African Tourism – will undertake onsite activations […]

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Ecobank appoints Patrick Akinwuntan as the MD of Ecobank Nigeria

LOME- Ecobank has appointed Patrick Akinwuntan as the managing director and regional executive – designate of Ecobank Nigeria, the appointment is subject to applicable regulatory approvals. Prior to this appointment, Akinwuntan was the group executive, consumer banking responsible for leading the consumer banking business across Ecobank’s global network of 40 countries, 36 of which are […]

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Kenyatta calls for accelerated investment in infrastructure

NAIROBI- President Uhuru Kenyatta has made an urgent call for developing and funding bankable infrastructure projects to drive Africa’s growth agenda. In his keynote address at the Africa50 general shareholders meeting held in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, President Kenyatta said support for bankable projects in energy, transport, ICT, water and sanitation provide unprecedented opportunities for private […]

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African Development Bank partner Portuguese-speaking countries to spur economic development

SANTA MARIA-  The African Development Bank and the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP) have signed a Declaration to support the “Development Finance Compact for the Lusophone Countries of Africa”. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank and Maria do Carmo Silveira, Executive Secretary of CLPL, signed the agreement on Wednesday on the sidelines […]

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Zim businessman Buyanga acquires SAs Pagliari Group

BY STAFF WRITER JOHANNESBURG- Zimbabwean businessman Mr Frank Buyanga’s African Medallion Group has expanded his tentacles in South Africa after taking control of Cape Town-based Pagliari Group, a subsidiary of Rand Refinery. Mr Buyanga confirmed the development in Johannesburg last week in a brief statement saying: “We endeavour to enhance the numismatic establishment as well […]