Business News

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 […]

Central Africa News

Four French Businessmen Arrested in Burundi

NAG Correspondent- BUJUMBURA-  Four French businessmen and a Burundian national have been arrested over embezzlement of millions of dollars in the telecommunication sector. One of them appeared in court on Monday, June 25th. Their lawyer Fabien Segwatwe said:”They were arrested by police on Friday, June 22 in Bujumbura. Officially, they are accused of forgery, use of […]


NUM’s JB Marks Trust Fund celebrates 21 yrs of existence

STAFF WRITER Johannesburg- The National Union of Mines (NUM) is celebrating 21 years of the existence of JB Marks Education Trust Fund, which was established to empower NUM members and their dependents, particularly graduates entering the mining, energy and construction sector. Since its inception in 1997, the Trust Fund has increased its intake from 53 beneficiaries […]


A new Automated Biometric Identification System for South Africa

Ujuh Reporter and SANews The South African government has launched a new Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS) that promises to drastically change the manner in which citizens are identified and will form a backbone of how the public and private sector will manage the authentication of their clients. Launching the system today, Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba, […]


Legislators in Africa address food security and nutrition challenges

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is strengthening the capacity of Africa Legislators to address food security and nutrition challenges on the continent. This follows a Technical Cooperation Project (TCP) signed between FAO and Pan Africa Parliament titled “Strengthening capacities of Parliamentarians in Africa for an enabling environment for Food Security […]