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Volvo introduces Euro car of the year in South Africa

The new XC40, Volvo’s first premium compact SUV, is now available in South Africa. With the title of 2018 European Car of the Year already under its belt, the SUV is set to create yet another stir for the Volvo brand in South Africa where the XC90, S90 and V90 Cross Country have paved the […]

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20% of South African firms have no women in senior roles, report

While the overall business environment for women appears to be improving in South Africa, there is a clear divide between businesses that are gender-equitable and those that aren’t. According to a new report from Grant Thornton, nearly a third of senior positions in South Africa are occupied by women, but 20% of the businesses in […]

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Vukani Mngxati of Accenture now Country Managing Director for South Africa

Global provider of digital, technology and operations services Accenture has appointed Vukani Mngxati country managing director for South Africa effective May 1, with responsibility for driving Accenture’s growth strategy in sub-Sahara Africa. Mngxati will succeed William Mzimba who has been Accenture’s country managing director for South Africa since 2006 and with Accenture for 18 years. […]

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SearchInform enters South African market

SearchInform, a Russian developer of information security systems – has entered the South African market. The Russian company has signed a partnership agreement with Condyn, a local provider of information and security solutions located in Centurion. Condyn will present the SearchInform product in the region. The new partnership will lift the profile of the SearchInform […]

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Legal: CRS Technologies sheds light on South Africa’s Labour Laws Amendment Bill

The Labour Laws Amendment Bill, first introduced to South Africa’s parliament in November 2015, and has been passed by the National Assembly. If it passes the review process by the National Council of Provinces and authorised by the President, it will ensure that fathers have the right to ten consecutive days leave when a child […]

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Honeywell International Cockpit Technologies selected for South Africa’s first Boeing 737 MAX fleet

Honeywell International Inc. has announced that Comair has selected its suite of advanced cockpit technologies for its future fleet of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. “Our new fleet additions will enable us to be on the cutting edge of aerospace technology and in a leadership position among the airlines in region,” said Erik Venter, chief executive […]

Business & Economy

Vodacom World Mall South Africa will close for half a year due to major revamp

Vodacom World, the company’s flagship cellular mall, centrally situated in Midrand, will undergo major renovations for a period of six months and will be closed from 17 March reopening late 2018. When completed, Vodacom World will offer a truly unique experience for customers of all ages, showcasing the latest consumer technologies and offering a personalised […]

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Nigerian stabbed, almost set ablaze in South Africa

The Nigerian Community in South Africa said a member, identified as Desmond, was stabbed and almost set ablaze during a xenophobic attack in Rustenberg, North-West Province area. Mr Adetola Olubajo, the President of Nigerian Union, South Africa, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday. He said, “Desmond is a Nigerian hair […]

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Isuzu Motors starts new South Africa operations

Isuzu Motors has launched its business operations in South Africa.  This follows the announcement of last year where Isuzu had said that it would purchase the light commercial vehicle operations in Port Elizabeth and also the balance of shareholding in its Isuzu Trucks South Africa operations. Speaking at the event which was held at manufacturing […]

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Pipedrive says South Africans are the best salespeople in the world

Global sales CRM platform, Pipedrive, has published its annual ‘Global Sales Review 2017’ report analyzing tens of thousands of sales teams worldwide. The anonymized metadata provides a snapshot of sales performances across 34 different countries, and spans a range of sectors. Insights from Pipedrive’s user base of 70,000 companies help the platform to design valuable […]

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Why South Africans kill Nigerians

What do you think? Are South Africans killing Nigerians because Nigerians are too smart for them? Or is because of crime rates? Or is it because of xenophobia? Read Premium Time’s report

Crime Watch

As Zuma relinquishes power in South Africa, new dawn begins

South African President Jacob Zuma resigned Wednesday, bringing an end to his scandal-marred tenure and leaving the nation’s leadership in the hands of the ruling African National Congress’s new leader, Cyril Ramaphosa. “The ANC should never be divided in my name,” Zuma said in a televised address to the nation. “I have therefore come to the […]

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President Jacob Zuma resigns as South Africa’s president

See the video Jacob Zuma, the president of South Africa, has resigned after days of defying orders from the ruling African National Congress to leave office and on the eve of a no-confidence vote in parliament. In a televised address to the nation late on Wednesday, the 75-year-old said he was a disciplined member of the […]

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IFC lends $100m to FNB for SME promotion in South Africa

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has announced new financing of R1.2 billion, $100 million, to support FNB’s lending to small and medium enterprises, with a focus on women-owned businesses. The financing falls under the IFC SME Push Program, a comprehensive, multi-stakeholder initiative that intends to promote lending and strengthen support for small […]

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Total sells 25% stake in South African exploration block to Qatar Petroleum

Integrated oil and gas company Total has signed an agreement to sell a 25 per cent interest in the Exploration Block 11B/12B, offshore South Africa, to Qatar Petroleum. The transaction remains subject to regulatory approval. “This transaction enhances the partnership on Block 11B/12B in preparation for the high potential exploration well scheduled to be drilled […]

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South Africa’s top seller budget cars

It’s happening in Cape Town! Information reaching us says the Volkswagen Polo Vivo continues its streak as South Africa’s best-selling passenger car in October 2017, reports Naamsa. In addition, it also retained its position as SA’s leading budget car; outselling its nearest rival by 792 units. Learn more

Automotive

Male and female models pose on South African cliff

Male models in between posing. Photograph by Barry Christianson @thesestreetsza #thesestreetsza #everydayafrica #everydayeverywhere #shootingcapetown #kalkbay #capetown #southafrica #ocean A post shared by Everyday Africa (@everydayafrica) on Oct 16, 2017 at 10:40pm PDT

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KPMG gets into tax trouble in South Africa

South Africa’s assessment expert has undermined to make legitimate move against KPMG for repudiating a report it dispatched that was utilized to ruin the previous finance minister, dragging the accounting firm further into a developing political embarrassment. The withdrawal of the report a week ago put KPMG amidst a battle between two sides of the […]

Business & Economy

Ethiopia outperforms Nigeria, South Africa, Egypt economically

Africa economic giants stumble, as Ethiopia outperforms peers, Africa’s economic giants, Nigeria, South Africa and Egypt, have been stumbling recently. Rising security risks and political instability in Egypt, economic downturn and militancy in Nigeria and escalating political risks in South Africa led to doubts whether the balance between risks and opportunities in these markets is […]

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Nigerians make a city in South Africa their own

  The chairman of the Nigeria Union in the North West Province of South Africa, Chacaodili Nwanedo, has revealed that no fewer than 200 small businesses in the area are owned by Nigerians. Nwanedo made his comments in Rustenberg South Africa on Tuesday July 11, while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). He […]

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Visiting South Africa? 3 dishes you must not miss!

Bobotie is a delicacy that many people in South Africa consider as very delicious. Don’t leave SA without tasting it! This above, is known as Biltong and butternut quiche. Together with Cape Malay dish, both are the darlings of the people living in South Africa. And here is our darling Samoosa, a Cape Malay dish […]

Food & Beverages

South Africa: Women rape man, 33, steal his sperm

It is no longer the story of men raping women but of women raping men and then taking it to the next level: stealing their sperm. As of now, no arrests have been made in South Africa. Read a preview of the story: Read full story

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Land reform policy in South Africa means foreigners won’t be able to own lands in the future

President Zuma of South Africa is taking it serious. He has given clear-cut details of a land holdings bill, which will bar foreigners from buying land in South Africa. Furthermore, reports say that land ownership by individuals will be restricted to 12,000 hectares.

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Nigeria gets help from South African soldiers

In case you don’t know, the man in the picture above, a military man is a South African soldier. Nigeria has hired about 100 of these kind of fighter to help fight against Boko Haram. Recall that Chadian fighters have already entered Nigeria and begun battling against Boko Haram forces in the north, all these […]

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Mozambique joins the Economic Partnership Agreement between the EU and Southern African States

Press release The Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the European Union and the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) has become the first regional EPA in Africa to be fully operational after its implementation by Mozambique. Mozambique was the last piece of the SADC-EPA jigsaw to fall into place. The other five countries – Botswana, Lesotho, […]

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South Atlantic Cable System to link between Africa and South America

South Atlantic Cable System, the first submarine cable system across the South Atlantic is in the final stretch of its installation between Africa and South America. Angola Cables, the company overseeing installation and the operations of SACS, and NEC Corporation, a Japanese system integrator of highest quality fibre optic cable systems and the turn-key contractor […]

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Africa in for competition regulation

The top ten economies by Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Africa all have active competition regulation, save for Angola and Nigeria but those countries are in the process of establishing completion law regimes, which are expected to be up and running soon. About twenty countries currently have functional competition law regimes, several more have enacted […]

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Vodacom: 1st African mobile network to exceed 80 per cent population coverage on 4G

Vodacom has become the first African mobile network to exceed 80% population coverage on 4G. Vodacom now provides 80.12 per cent 4G coverage in South Africa, with 99.78 per cent of the population covered by 3G and 99.97 per cent covered by 2G. The accelerated rural coverage programme, outlined by Vodacom in June last year, […]

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Mobile Outfitters Africa opens first shop in SA

U.S. manufacturer and innovator of mobile accessories Mobile Outfitters Africa has officially opened its first outlet in Africa at Mall of Africa, South Africa’s largest shopping mall and home to over 300 shops, many of which are flagship stores. In 2009, the Mobile Outfitters brand opened their first location, and now you can find their […]

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African market factors outlook April 19 2018

The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Thursday. – – – – – EVENTS: *Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed expected to name his new cabinet. GLOBAL MARKETS Resource stocks were on a roll in Asia on Thursday as oil prices hit […]

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