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Africa is the youngest continent in the world in terms of its people and is expected to have the largest workforce in the world by 2035. Consumer-facing industries will grow significantly between now and 2010. (Image: NASA)
Bottom line: It's about Africa

Africa is the story, actually the big story is Africa*. This was the message from Malcolm Horne, of Broll at the fourth South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC) annual research conference.

By Danette Breitenbach 11 Apr 2014 09:35

TransUnion expands into Africa
TransUnion expands into Africa

TransUnion, a global credit and information management organisation, has acquired majority shareholding in CRB Holdings Limited, signifying its bold expansion steps into Africa.

By Gregory Gondwe 28 Oct 2011 11:19

Herman Manson
[Netprophet 2011] African ecommerce market has a long way to go

A billion Africans and 50 million bank accounts. In South Africa, credit cards are used by only 16.5% of the population (2008). No African country comes close to 1% of total retail spend spent online - the magic figure which constitutes the tipping point for digital retail growth. No wonder, then, that the ecommerce market in Africa hasn't bloomed.

By Herman Manson 12 May 2011 18:55

Gregory Gondwe
Zambia relooks its investments campaign

Although Zambia is experiencing more investments in its mining sector, government is planning to establish multi-facility economic zones (MFEZ) across the country and improve its petroleum sector.

By Gregory Gondwe 15 Sep 2008 09:36

Gregory Gondwe
Mwanawasa's death not to derail economic growth - minister

Zambia's Finance and National Planning Minister, Ng'andu Magande has down-played fears that the death of the country's President Levy Mwanawasa could derail the country's economic prosperity.

By Gregory Gondwe 1 Sep 2008 12:10

Gregory Gondwe
Zambian economic gurus hold trade and investment meeting

A 60-member strong team, drawn from various sectors of economy in Zambia, were last Friday, gathered at Solwezi Provincial city to see how best they can explore trade and investment opportunities in the country.

By Gregory Gondwe 1 Sep 2008 11:38

BP Zambia restart Ndola operations
BP Zambia restart Ndola operations

British Petroleum (BP) Zambia Limited, which was barred from collecting fuel from its Ndola terminal due to a K26bn debt, has started operations after offsetting the debt.

By Gregory Gondwe 21 Aug 2008 12:24

Gregory Gondwe
Zambia to open Africa's largest copper mine

Zambia, which is endowed with substantial mineral resources, is to open Africa's largest copper mine in December this year.

By Gregory Gondwe 21 Aug 2008 11:53

Gregory Gondwe
Zambia's new mining fiscal regime boosts revenue

Zambia's new mining fiscal regime, which came into effect on April 1 this year, is said to have bolstered the country's revenue.

By Gregory Gondwe 15 Aug 2008 10:36

Gregory Gondwe
Zambia hikes fuel prices

Zambia's Energy Regulation Board (ERB) announced in a statement released in Lusaka lats week that it has increased prices of all petroleum products.

By Gregory Gondwe 12 Aug 2008 09:54

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