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Episode 189: Mike Wronski chats the top 5 Social Media platforms in SA.

Date: 22 Sep 2016
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Big business opportunities ahead for Africa - McKinsey

Africa's overall growth has slowed but new research shows long-term fundamentals are strong and there are big business opportunities ahead...

16 Sep 2016

Nigeria says to borrow from World Bank, China, Japan

Nigeria's presidency said last week that it had approved an external borrowing plan after the cash-strapped African economy plunged into official recession...

12 Sep 2016

AU, AFRIMA release full nominees list for public vote

The All African Music Awards (AFRIMA) released the full list of continental nominees this week ahead of public voting, which opens on 12 September 2016...

9 Sep 2016

ECA launches monthly Africa economic and social data

The Economic Commission for Africa has launched its newest product, the Africa 'Statistical Flash', with macro-economic and social data on Africa...

6 Sep 2016

B2B networking platform for fashion industry

With Fashionomics, the African Development Bank plans to raise the profile of African fashion and textiles on the international stage...

6 Sep 2016

Minor Hotels sees further growth potential for its brands in Africa

Minor Hotels is expanding aggressively across the African continent, with two new resorts in the pipeline in North Africa...

1 Sep 2016

Japan PM pledges to invest USD30bn in Africa by 2018

Japan will pour $30 billion (27 billion euros) in investment in Africa by 2018, including $10 billion in infrastructure development...

30 Aug 2016

Gender inequality costs Africa USD95bn a year - UN

The UN has urged African nations to close a gender gap that is costing an estimated $95 billion (84 billion euros) a year in lost economic potential...

30 Aug 2016

Using art to drive Africa's economic agenda

African arts are a language to drive and integrate Africa's economic and development agenda...

25 Aug 2016

Addis Ababa to host 10th African Development Forum

Preparations are underway for the 10th African Development Forum to be convened by the Economic Commission for Africa, the African Union and the African Development Bank...

23 Aug 2016

The impact on Africa after Brexit

African economies may be severely affected by Britain's exit, according to analyst Amelia Tan, writing for the UN's Africa Renewal...

By Amelia Tan 17 Aug 2016

Exciting future for continent that accesses the power of Internet of Things

With smartphone usage on the up and IT literacy expanding, bringing Internet of Things (IoT) level connectivity is a natural progression for this tech-hungry continent...

By Brett Parker 16 Aug 2016

Why KPMG doubts that SA has overtaken Nigeria again

KPMG disagrees with reports that SA has overtaken Nigeria as Africa's largest economy in dollar terms, saying the calculations behind this assertion are methodologically incorrect...

By Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 16 Aug 2016

Africa is ripe for disruption

The Africa rising narrative is not wholly dead, says Graham Cruikshanks, TBWA\ Africa's Director of Africa Operations...

By Graham Cruikshanks 15 Aug 2016

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