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    Radisson Hotel Group has announced its first resort and third hotel in Zambia, with the signing of Radisson Blu Resort Mosi-oa-Tunya, Livingstone, Zambia. Due to open by the end of 2022, this new addition places the group firmly on track to achieving its objective of reaching 150 hotels in operation and under development in Africa by 2025.
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    Europlaw Group and SJ Global Investments entered into international joint venture agreement

    Europlaw Group decided of entering into a formal business collaboration of entering into a joint venture with SJ Global Investments...

    Issued by Europlaw 2 Mar 2021

    2020 a slow year for dealmaking in Africa, but post-pandemic opportunities look promising - Part 3

    In the final part of this three-part series, we analyse M&A data from Kenya, Mozambique and Nigeria...

    By Wildu du Plessis and Morne van der Merwe 1 Mar 2021

    What is sustainability accounting? What does ESG mean? We have answers

    Sustainability is a hot topic today due to increasing awareness of climate change and inequality, among other pressing issues...

    By Leanne Keddie 3 Feb 2021

    Africa can finance its development but needs a paradigm shift

    Africa faces its worst economic recession in 25 years, largely due to the Covid-19 pandemic...

    By Matilda Moyo 22 Dec 2020

    Bizcommunity's festive thank you to the SA business community

    Since March 2020 when Covid-19 first turned business on its head, Bizcommunity has been the place where virtual business gets done, fully set up to seamlessly steer your business communications through the challenges of lockdowns, meltdowns and new remote working norms...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 18 Dec 2020

    Energy resources can spark Africa's economic growth

    Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, not all of the economic news in Africa has been negative. We continue to see promising developments...

    By NJ Ayuk 4 Nov 2020

    Covid-19 and AfCFTA: why now is the time to maintain momentum despite the global pandemic

    The buzz and excitement around the continent's trade agreement, hailed as the answer to a fully integrated pan-African economy, has undoubtedly slowed its pace since the secretariat became operational in April 2020...

    By Zuneid Yousuf 15 Oct 2020

    Getting real about virtual events

    2020 sure has been event-ful. Online platforms have proven increasingly valuable, especially in the business-to-business space, enabling more knowledge sharing, wider audience reach and networking opportunities than ever before!..

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 9 Oct 2020

    Business as usual in post-pandemic recovery will only reinforce economic hardship

    Africa's low level of economic diversification is a leading factor in the continent's economic fragility. Further, the Covid-19 pandemic has magnified the risks of countries' over-dependence on a single natural resource such as oil...

    By Njuguna Ndung'u 28 Sep 2020

    Africa is open for business

    Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, investment opportunities still abound in Africa. Global markets are shifting to South Asia and Africa...

    15 Sep 2020

    Mobile payments will unlock new business for banks in Africa

    Mobile payments and other phone-based transactions represent a must-win opportunity for banks in Africa. The estimated market in facilitating payments alone is $500bn...

    8 Sep 2020

    Project funding through true Europlaw International escrow banking platform

    Europlaw Group, situated in the Republic of South Africa and the United Kingdom, now offer project funding through our newly established escrow banking platform with the assistance of our preferred bankers...

    Issued by Europlaw 25 Aug 2020

    #WorldEntrepreneursDay: Pezesha, Kenya's digital financial enabler platform and marketplace

    Every year, 21 August marks World Entrepreneurs' Day. The purpose of this day is to create awareness of entrepreneurs and innovation throughout the world...

    By Evan-Lee Courie 21 Aug 2020

    Why the African free trade area could be the game-changer for the continent's economies

    Most economists see structural transformation as one of the main routes to Africa's sustainable development...

    By Muazu Ibrahim 3 Aug 2020

    Why African countries are reluctant to take up Covid-19 debt relief

    A debt service relief package has been approved by some of the world's biggest lenders for more than 25 African countries...

    By Misheck Mutize 30 Jul 2020

    Network International to acquire DPO in landmark pan-African payments deal

    DPO Group will support the expansion of Network International's presence across Africa, one of the most under-penetrated and fast-growing payments markets in the world...

    29 Jul 2020

    What drove Asia's economic success stories, and what should Africa emulate?

    The remarkable economic transformation of Asia in recent decades has attracted global attention. It has ignited scholarly and policy debates about the region's development models and strategies...

    By Mills Soko 27 Jul 2020

    Covid-19 impact on consumption patterns in Africa's key markets

    Prior to the pandemic, Africa was identified as one of the fastest-growing consumer markets in the world, with household consumption growing even faster than GDP...

    23 Jul 2020

    Independence is at the heart of the African Development Bank's ability to be effective

    Independence is a cardinal pillar for organisations that are set up to deliver a public good. Their success depends on it...

    By Kalu Ojah 13 Jul 2020

    Safeguarding our communities through the Covid-19 pandemic

    Financial leaders are at a tipping point. The choices they are making today will become the bedrock of the industry for years to come...

    By Olga Arara-Kimani 6 Jul 2020

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