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Buhari Rejoices with Accounting Doyen, Akintola Williams at 103

This Day 11 Aug 2022
... with the reputable international news agency and Editor of Reuters Africa, Chiahemen was respected for his brilliant contributions and editorial role of covering news about Africa from a business and development perspective, beyond the narrow stereotypes of disaster and poverty.

Buhari Mourns Veteran Journalist, John Chiahemen

This Day 10 Aug 2022
... was respected for his brilliant contributions and editorial role of covering news about Africa from a business and development perspective, beyond the narrow stereotypes of disaster and poverty.

Boeing sees $14.9bn in growth opportunity in Saudi Arabia over next 5 years

Arab News 29 Jul 2022
... to its defense and security needs, creating jobs and growing Saudi Arabia’s aerospace and defense industry,” Rick Lemaster, vice president of Middle East, North Africa, and Turkey and international business development at Boeing Defense, Space and Security, told Arab News.

The key to Africa’s economic revolution

B & FT Online 25 Jul 2022
As the Africa No Filter report points out, the AfCFTA features in less than 1 percent of business news about the continent ... The AfCFTA Secretariat’s Secretary-General, Wamkele Mene, has that thanks to the agreement, Africa is “open for business.” That is true, but it will mean ...

Over-concentration on consumer taxes hurting Ghana’s revenue mobilisation drive – Tax analyst

Business Ghana 25 Jul 2022
The country’s current tax to GDP ratio stands at 12 per cent, which falls below the Sub-Saharan Africa average of 16.5 per cent. In an interview with Citi Business News on the matter, MrBoi noted that a rebalancing of Ghana’s tax regime was needed ... .

Mastercard strengthens leadership team to accelerate growth

Gulf Daily News 07 Jul 2022
Jones joined Mastercard in 2015 as Head of Commercial Products for Middle East and Africa responsible for product and sales. Before joining Mastercard, Jones served as the Head of Commercial Business for American Express Middle East and North Africa, based in Dubai, UAE.-- TradeArabia News Service.

Red flag: Revlon’s bankruptcy is more than just the loss of a household name

Independent online (SA) 20 Jun 2022
When I heard the news, I started to think ... Besides, Revlon South Africa might still be in business, and I might not even need to be worried. While the news that Revlon Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the US was publicised globally, there has been no word on how Revlon South Africa would be affected ... BUSINESS REPORT .

From Saharanpur to South Africa: The rise and fall of Gupta brothersThe eldest of the ...

Deccan Herald 19 Jun 2022
In 2016, South Africa saw a major political controversy over allegations that the Gupta brothers had promised the then deputy finance minister an elevation to the post of the finance minister if he advanced their business interests ... The Gupta business empire was ... Business News.

'Juneteenth is like freedom': Twin Ports community celebrates

Duluth News Tribune 19 Jun 2022
The event included business and organization booths, local food vendors, music and speeches ... Bernice Pepper stands with her wares at her booth Saturday on Barker's Island in Superior during the Twin Ports Juneteenth celebration.Laura Butterbrodt / Duluth News Tribune. “We started off in Africa and then we came here, enslaved," she said.

KuCoin Into The Cryptoverse Report: Social Media Is The Primary Source of Information For 72% ...

The Joplin Globe 16 Jun 2022
VICTORIA, Seychelles--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 16, 2022--. KuCoin, the global cryptocurrency exchange, has released the Into The Cryptoverse report analyzing investor behavior and cryptocurrency adoption rates in South Africa ... https.// Into the Cryptoverse Report South Africa 2022 (Graphic. Business Wire).

BusinessDay to host maiden technologies and trends in telecom conference

Business Day Online 14 Jun 2022
BusinessDay Media limited, West Africa provider of business news and economic ...

Loss of airline a blow to SA and industry – aviation association

Independent online (SA) 10 Jun 2022
... Association of Southern Africa (Caasa), Kevin Storie, said yesterday ... Meanwhile, Tourism Business Council of South Africa (Tbcsa) chief executive Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa said Comair’s liquidation news were very concerning and devastating for their members of the tourism value chain.

OPINION | Tokenising equity can revolutionise capital financing as the JSE falters

Mail Guardian South Africa 07 Jun 2022
... in South Africa ... While this will give established players like the JSE no joy, this innovation is great news for South Africa, for business owners and for the millions of unemployed people in the country whose future prospects depend on greater investment in the local economy.

Leading brands awarded at the maiden National Brands Innovation Awards 2022

B & FT Online 06 Jun 2022
The event also saw the honouring of 10 outstanding business journalists in Ghana; William Selassy Adjadogo (B&FT’s Managing Editor), Albert Danyo (TV Africa News Anchor), Alfred Ocansey (TV3 Business News Editor), Celestina Damoah (Atinka TV), Charles Ayitey (Joy Business), Charles Benoni Okine (Ag.

African reporter who heckled Psaki says payments firm axed site’s subscription income

New York Post 01 Jun 2022
Jos Natalie, chairman of Today News Africa’s board of advisers, said in a statement provided by Ateba, “We may now have no choice but to go out of business, to close shop.”. Ateba, 42, founded Today News Africa in 2015 and burst onto the national stage in the US late last year with his persistent questioning during briefings.

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