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[SAnews.gov.za] The Oceans Economy has already contributed about 4.4% to South Africa's Gross Domestic Product (GDP). [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Source: Allafrica.com Business News
[SAnews.gov.za] A total of US$50 000 is to be allocated to projects in support of African oceans economy projects under the 2050 African Integrated Maritime Strategy. [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
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[Govt of SA] On behalf of the Government and the people of South Africa, President Jacob Zuma has extended the country's condolences to the Republic of Portugal following tragic fires ravaging parts of the country that have claimed the lives of many and destroyed property and land. This is especially [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Source: Allafrica.com Business News
[Govt of SA] Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) 17th Meeting of the Council of Ministers, Concluding Press Statement by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
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[GroundUp] Safety on trains eclipsed the Auditor General's report to the Select Committee on Economic and Business Development of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) on Wednesday. [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
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[UN News] African countries individually represent relatively small markets, but collectively, they represent enormous market potential, the United Nations deputy chief told an Africa Week event in New York on Wednesday. [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
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[Afreximbank] The Babacar Ndiaye Lecture Series, an international series introduced by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), debuted in Washington D.C. today with Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz saying that African countries should adopt a coordinated strategy that encompassed the agriculture, manufacturing, mining, and service sectors in order to attain the same [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
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[Nation] Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) investors yesterday lost Sh11.44 billion as the cloud of political uncertainty that has persisted since the September 1 nullification of the presidential election intensified with news that electoral agency commissioner Roselyn Akombe had resigned and fled the country. [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
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[Financial Gazette] British lender Barclays Plc last week concluded the disposal of its Zimbabwean unit to Malawi's FMB Capital Holdings (FMBCH) after it was given the greenlight by regulatory authorities to sell 81 percent of its shares in Afcarme, the majority shareholder of Barclays Bank Zimbabwe (BBZ). Barclays Plc will [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Source: Allafrica.com Business News
[Nation] Air ticket sales dropped by Sh1.5 billion over the past two months following travel restrictions in government and the prolonged election period that has seen cautious travellers reduce cross-border movement. [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
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[The Herald] Mines and Mining Development Minister Walter Chidhakwa has taken advantage of the ongoing bi-annual Dubai Diamond Conference to invite international diamond buyers to tender for Zimbabwean diamonds which will "soon" go under the hammer. The conference brings together international leaders of the diamond industry among them African Ministers [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
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[Premium Times] The 36 states of the federation spent N2.67 billion to service external debt in September. [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
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[Premium Times] The Pensions Transition Arrangement Directorate, PTAD, has disclosed plans to commence payment of pension benefits to soldiers, paramilitary officers and police officers dismissed as a result of their roles in the Nigerian civil war which lasted between 1967 and 1970. [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Source: Allafrica.com Business News
Earlier
[Daily Maverick] Funding, the creation of jobs, poverty and green issues were all part to the mix at the World Bank summit in Washington. Delegates spoke their minds, spending was slammed and the soothing non-speak of diplomacy was absent. By GEOFF HILL. [...]
Wed, Oct 18, 2017
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[GroundUp] Kropz mining company says there will be "irreversible environmental damage" done to groundwater if it is forced by legal action to stop pumping water from the Elandsfontein aquifer on the West Coast. [...]
Wed, Oct 18, 2017
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[Daily Maverick] The SA Revenue Service (SARS) does not wish to interfere with hard-won media freedom. However, it is a fair demand that the media be held to its highest standards to be factual, accurate and truthful in its coverage of SARS. By SANDILE MEMELA. [...]
Wed, Oct 18, 2017
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[Daily Maverick] Unilateral fees increases for the 2018 academic year by some universities might be a recipe for disaster, warns the Higher Education Transformation Network. By ORATENG LEPODISE. [...]
Wed, Oct 18, 2017
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[SAnews.gov.za] The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) has described as regrettable the protest action over fishing rights allocations in the Western Cape. [...]
Wed, Oct 18, 2017
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[The Herald] First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe yesterday donated 3 000 day-old chicks to the ZANU-PF Women's League Harare chapter as she steps up her empowerment drive in all the country's 10 provinces. The First Lady, who is also the ZANU-PF Women's League Secretary, plans to donate 30 000 day-old [...]
Wed, Oct 18, 2017
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[New Era] Windhoek -More than 150 University of Namibia (Unam) Khomasdal campus student teachers protest-marched in Windhoek yesterday to demand that the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture releases the bulletin of teacher vacancies for 2018. [...]
Wed, Oct 18, 2017
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