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South Africa to Withdraw Rand-Rigging Complaint Against Some Banks

Bloomberg - 59 minutes ago
South Africa's Competition Commission said it's continuing with charges against all banks named in its rand-rigging probe after the continent's biggest lender earlier said allegations...

Do South Africa's top CEOs deserve their high salaries?

BusinessTech - 2 hours ago
Professional services firm, Deloitte's inaugural Executive Remuneration Report explores how executive salaries have increased over the past few years relative to company performance, and value...

Fendt lands in Africa – as production grows in Germany

Agriland - 2 hours ago
German manufacturer Fendt has officially launched its tractors in Africa for the first time. The launch took place at the NAMPO Harvest Day in Bothaville, South Africa, last month. Four tractors from...

South Africa's rand weakens after employment data, stocks rise

Nasdaq - 3 hours ago
Market focus on Yellen's speech * Gold shares lead stocks higher (Updates levels, adds quotes) JOHANNESBURG, June 27 - South Africa's rand weakened on Tuesday after poor employment figures,...

South African Central Bank Says Ombudsman's Actions Risk Economy

Bloomberg - 3 hours ago
South Africa's central bank filed court papers to reverse an instruction by the anti-graft ombudsman that its mandate of protecting the value of currency be changed, saying the “reckless”...

South Africa's central bank files challenge against mandate change proposal

Nasdaq - 3 hours ago
(Adds governor's quotes, details) JOHANNESBURG, June 27 (Reuters) - South Africa's central bank on Tuesday filed a High Court challenge against a recommendation by the main anti-graft...

South African central bank takes legal action to protect mandate

Financial Times - 3 hours ago
South Africa's central bank took legal action on Tuesday to challenge an attempt to water down its inflation targeting mandate, saying any such step would have “immediate and damaging...

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PwC: Africa's hospitality sector withstands economic headwinds

eTurboNews - 2 hours ago
South Africa's hospitality sector is poised for further growth in the next five years bolstered by inbound travelers amid a difficult and volatile economic climate. Pietro Calicchio, Hospitality & Gaming Industry Leader for PwC Southern Africa, says ...and...

EAC-Sacu tariffs negotiations to conclude by end-July

Creamer Media's Engineering News - 5 hours ago
The tariff schedule negotiations under the free trade agreement (FTA) between partners in the East African Community (EAC) and the Southern African Customs Union (Sacu) are expected to be concluded by the end of July. The tariff schedules were an ...and...

Epicor distribution deal grows Sub-Saharan footprint

Caj News Africa - 6 hours ago
JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) -EPICOR Software Corporation, a global provider of industry specific software to promote business growth, has signed an international channel distribution deal to accelerate business growth and meet demand across Africa.and...

Ketumile Masire, obituary: former Botswanan President who brought stability to the southern African nation

The Independent - 6 hours ago
Ketumile Masire was a cattle herder turned statesman who, as President of Botswana between 1980 and 1998, helped to solidify his country's standing as one of the most thriving nations in Africa. Masire was widely heralded as a model leader in a model ...and...

Sicomin Appoints Aerontec as South African Distributor

NETCOMPOSITES - 8 hours ago
To further strengthen Sicomin's presence in Southern Africa and overall expansion of its global network, both companies will participate in the South African Collaboration Incoming Trade Mission on 27-30 June 2017. 11 French maritime companies...

[Press Release] Final call for for HiiL's Justice Accelerator – applications close on Friday 30 June

htxt.africa - 8 hours ago
Are you working on a startup or innovation which aims to improve legal systems in Southern Africa? There's still time left to get your application in for this year's Hague Institute for Innovation of Law's Justice Accelerator, which you can find online...

Southern Africa: COSAFA Under

17 Championships Provides Steep Learning Curve - 8 hours ago
The COSAFA Under-17 Championships to be staged in Mauritius from July 21-30 will be for many of the players a first introduction to the rigours of international football. The ultimate aim for teams from the region is to qualify for the African Under-17 ...and...

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All That Africa Could Be

The American Interest - 1 hour ago
On the other side of the ledger, President Reagan's much-pilloried policy of “constructive engagement” with apartheid South Africa actually turned out to be a great success, most notably defying its many critics with the 1988 Tripartite Accord. This ...and...

Durban Film Fest brings Germany to South Africa

Channel 24 - 6 hours ago
The German Focus at DIFF 2017 is presented by German Films, the Goethe-Institut and the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in South Africa in cooperation with DIFF. DIFF is one of Africa's leading and longest running festivals, and runs from 13...

S African Christian charity founder to speak in Norwich

Network Norwich - 6 hours ago
In early July, Barbara Tofaute, the founder of the transformative South African Christian charity, Hope and Light, who was awarded The Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany for this work, will be sharing her story at Witard Road Baptist...

South Africa: Special Investigating Unit and PSETA Signs MOU On Cyber Crime With French Embassy, 28 Jun

AllAfrica.com - 7 hours ago
With South Africa being the top cybercrime target in Africa, the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) and the French Embassy together with the Public Service Sector Education and Training Authority (PSETA) will be signing a Memorandum of Understanding ...and...

Hurdles spotlight on SA champion Alkana in Czech Republic meeting

eNCA - 7 hours ago
... event in Ostrava Czech Republic on Wednesday night, includes the sprint hurdles events for both men and women. On the men's side the spotlight will rest firmly on South African Antonio Alkana who lowered the African record to 13.11 in Prague on June...

Wonderland at Jezebel's: South Africa and Gilead

eNCA (satire) - 8 hours ago
the music of Jefferson Airplane, the voice of Grace Slick singing the lines she wrote, and Offred entering Jezebel's, the epitome of the hypocrisy at the heart of the Republic of Gilead, the theocratic-misogynistic dystopian nightmare to which the...

Minister Zwane swipes at Chamber of Mines

Times LIVE - 9 hours ago
... from the provisions of the charter to include not only persons or communities disadvantaged by unfair discrimination before the Constitution took effect‚ but also Africans‚ Coloureds and Indians who became citizens of the Republic of South Africa ...and...

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