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B&FT appoints new Business Development Manager

B & FT Online 19 Apr 2021
The Business and Financial Times (B&FT), Africa’s leading provider of business information, has appointed Saviour Tamakloe as its new Business Development Manager (BDM) ... Africa, where he successfully developed business relationships with both local and international partners.
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5 FTSE 250 stocks to buy

The Motley Fool 17 Apr 2021
At the same time, Africa can be a tricky place for companies to operate ... That’s why we think now could be the perfect time for you to start building your own stake in this exceptional business – especially given the shares look to be trading on a fairly undemanding valuation for the year to March 2021.
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Malawi Household Food Security Bulletin | Mobile Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping (mVAM) on the Effects of COVID-19 in Malawi – Round 10, 10th February – 11th March 2021

Reliefweb 15 Apr 2021
In urban areas, there was a decrease in market access ... If the downward trend continues, some businesses may slowly return to normal. However, retail businesses may take some time to pick up again, as they are mostly dependent on imports from other countries, including South Africa, where the situation and subsequent lockdowns remained tenuous ... .
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Government encourages SA businesses to market to Africa’s population

Independent online (SA) 10 Apr 2021
”Why should businesses pay attention to this? It is because for the first time we now offer an opportunity to scale, to expand the market and commercial presence beyond the Southern African Customs Union and the Southern African Development Community into new markets in east, west and north Africa and other regions of the continent,” he said.
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Progressive portrayal of women: … Reflections on how we continue to shift the narrative

B & FT Online 09 Apr 2021
The media and creative agencies are also making a conscious effort to take big steps, with the likes of Norkor Duah, CEO of MullenLowe Accra, Beatrice Agyemang, Group CEO of Media General, Edith Dankwa, CEO of Business and Financial Times, and Esther Cobbah, CEO of StratComm Africa paving the way.
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A single trade currency for Africa - Mene

Independent online (SA) 08 Apr 2021
Johannesburg - The secretary-general of the African Continental Free Trade Area’s (AfCFTA’s) secretariat announced that the continent will soon have its own uniform payments and settlement platform to ease the burden of doing business in 42 currencies ... He said he expected Africa to become a monetary union but that this will take time.
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Turkish Ambassador speaks on Turkey-Ghana relations

B & FT Online 08 Apr 2021
The Turkey-Africa Business Forum to be held in Turkey this year will be a timely event to discuss various opportunities.Turkey is one of the foremost tourist destinations globally, attracting a record 50 million people in 2019 alone.
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Akua Brayie Owusu-Nartey: Progressive Portrayal of Women: Reflections on how we continue to shift the narrative

Joy Online 08 Apr 2021
The media and creative agencies are also making a conscious effort to take big steps, with the likes of Norkor Duah, CEO of MullenLowe Accra, Beatrice Agyemang, Group CEO of Media General, Edith Dankwa, CEO of Business and Financial Times, and Esther Cobbah, CEO of StratComm Africa paving the way.
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IHG Hotels & Resorts appoints Haitham Mattar as MD of India, Middle East & Africa

The Times of India 07 Apr 2021
“I am very pleased to welcome Haitham back to IHG and lead our business in IMEA at such a crucial time for the travel and tourism industry… his knowledge, diverse experience, along with cross-continent and local expertise will be invaluable, as we look to continue driving our recovery” ... more from times of india business ... Business.
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Farmer Issiaka Ouedraogo walks past cocoa pods growing on a tree, on a cocoa farm outside the village of Fangolo, near Duekoue Ivory Coast. The world's largest cocoa producer resumed exports
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Re: Fairtrade operations with cocoa farmers

B & FT Online 07 Apr 2021
Fairtrade Africa extends its compliments to you and the Business & Financial Times for your role in promoting public awareness through business news ... Fairtrade producer organisations (Cooperatives or Associations), and not individual farmers, pay a one-time membership fee of ...
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After its first $54M fund, Algebra Ventures launches $90M fund for startups in Egypt

Crunch 06 Apr 2021
If achieved, Algebra will most likely have the largest indigenous fund from North Africa and arguably in Africa ... According to Hussein, the partners at Algebra have studied successful businesses in other emerging markets for some time and want to identify parallels in North Africa where the firm can invest.
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Vodacom empowers over 146 youth with digital skills

Algeria Times 06 Apr 2021
Increasing rates of youth unemployment remains a major challenge in South Africa. At the same time, businesses of all types and sizes are struggling to fill a wide range of digital technology roles that are critical for future growth ... South Africa has suffered from persistently high levels of unemployment.
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Spain Looks to Africa for Ways to Curb Migrant Influx

Beijing News 06 Apr 2021
Apart from economic aid to African states, a Spanish warship will be deployed off the coast of West Africa to combat the pirates and smugglers. At a time when Spain's unemployment rate and the number of failing businesses are surging as a result of the pandemic, the measures are a sign of a growing urgency for Madrid to halt illegal immigration.
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BPO doesn’t have to mean job losses as Covid-19 continues

Independent online (SA) 06 Apr 2021
ONCE a company has established a use case for Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and the advantages that this model delivers, many are uncertain as to what happens next ... According to a survey conducted by the Department of Small Business Development, 42.7% of all small to medium enterprises in South Africa closed their doors in the past year.
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How this London-based Ghanaian bakery became a household name within the Afro-Caribbean community

Ghana Web 04 Apr 2021
Before starting his bakery, John’s family and other African families got their bread from a company that imported them from West Africa. With time, the company’s business became stale. Coming from Ghana, John knew the significance of ‘word of mouth’ in business growth.
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