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Africa Business Headlines aggregated from diverse sources across the web, including local newspapers.

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[The Herald] Government has urged rural local authorities to prioritise repair of roads which are in poor state to facilitate ease movement of grain from farmers to the Grain Marketing Depots across the country. [...]
Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source: Allafrica.com Business News
[Zimbabwe Independent] While it is accepted that small to medium enterprises (SMEs) have been carrying the country in the last few years, it should equally be noted that the SME route has not been a route of choice for many people, but rather a route of convenience. [...]
Fri, Sep 22, 2017
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[SAnews.gov.za] The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) and liquor industry role players have committed to transforming the industry. [...]
Fri, Sep 22, 2017
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[Financial Gazette] Zimbabwe's largest platinum miner, Zimplats, is turning to health programmes to keep its employees well and reduce compensation and medical costs. [...]
Fri, Sep 22, 2017
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[CAJ News] Cape Town -THE continent's internet of things (IoT) capacity and potential will be on the spotlight at AfricaCom 2017, scheduled for Cape Town in November. Recognising the role IoT will play in redefining our world, especially across Africa (with anything from 12-billion 30-billion connected devices expected by 2020), [...]
Fri, Sep 22, 2017
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[Financial Gazette] The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA)'s Automated System for Customs Data (ASYCUDA) World has experienced technical problems over the past few weeks, disrupting the clearance of goods at the country's borders. [...]
Fri, Sep 22, 2017
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[The Herald] With a food import bill of Africa hovering around $35 billion per annum, can Africa feed itself? [...]
Fri, Sep 22, 2017
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[SAnews.gov.za] The 61st Session of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) General Conference has focused on how nuclear energy can assist member states in attaining their national and regional development goals. [...]
Fri, Sep 22, 2017
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[News24Wire] Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has advised all government departments and its entities to review all work done by KPMG to ensure the audit processes have not been compromised, he said in a statement on Friday. [...]
Fri, Sep 22, 2017
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[News24Wire] The High Court in Pretoria has dismissed a bid by SARS legal expert Vlok Symington, who was allegedly held hostage by the Hawks, to interdict his disciplinary hearing. [...]
Fri, Sep 22, 2017
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[Nyasa Times] Standard Bank says it is well positioned to uplift small and medium enterprises reap the benefits from Malawi's current economic growth and positive outlook for Gross Domestic Product (GDP). [...]
Fri, Sep 22, 2017
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[Zimbabwe Independent] The Employers' Confederation of Zimbabwe (Emcoz) last week held its annual congress in Victoria Falls. Matthew Chimbghandha was elected new Emcoz president, taking over from Josephat Kahwema. Business reporter Kudzai Kuwaza (KK) caught up with Chimbghandha (MC) at the resort town to discuss several issues, including challenges ahead, [...]
Fri, Sep 22, 2017
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[DA] The DA notes reports that Eskom is currently considering taking legal action against "at least three senior managers and two senior executives with misconduct for their alleged involvement in the [McKinsey] scandal". [...]
Fri, Sep 22, 2017
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[SAnews.gov.za] The Reserve Bank on Thursday expressed concern at the "regrettable" auditing practices involving KPMG. [...]
Fri, Sep 22, 2017
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[News24Wire] Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) said on Friday its board has decided to suspend the membership of KPMG SA, pending the outcome of an independent investigation into the auditing firm's involvement in conduct related to state capture in South Africa. [...]
Fri, Sep 22, 2017
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[COSATU] The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) signed a 3-year wage agreement with Exxaro Coal which comprises of Grootgeluk and Leeuwpan mines respectively workers will resume work today and the latest Tuesday next week with one operation at Lephalale in Limpopo and Delmas in Mpumalanga. [...]
Fri, Sep 22, 2017
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[COSATU] The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has served Petra Diamonds with a 48 hours notice to embark on a protected strike at Koffiefontein Mine in Northern Cape. [...]
Fri, Sep 22, 2017
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[News24Wire] An anti-corruption unit should be established to investigate corruption in the agricultural industry, Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery Bheki Cele said on Thursday. [...]
Fri, Sep 22, 2017
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[Daily Maverick] Civil society organisations on Wednesday announced a People's Tribunal on Economic Crime to be held in Johannesburg in November. The state's not willing to act, but someone has to. Such tribunals have been successful before and this one could provide a record of evidence for future leaders to [...]
Fri, Sep 22, 2017
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[Daily Maverick] Sparks sits in his shack in an informal settlement in Kliptown smoking a pipe with his friends. Just above his head a tangle of wires snakes out of the shack in all directions, a veritable distribution board supplying power to hundreds of residents of one of Johannesburg's oldest [...]
Fri, Sep 22, 2017
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