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Precious metals stocks drive markets to close in the green

Independent online (SA) 21 May 2024
On Tuesday morning, the US dollar traded 0.1% higher against the South African rand at R18.2086, while the euro traded ... The British pound gained 0.2% against the South African rand, trading at R23.1381.

Investors express optimism about Uganda's business environment: report

Xinhua 21 May 2024
KAMPALA, May 21 (Xinhua) -- Investors in Uganda have expressed optimism about the business environment, especially in the manufacturing and wholesale trade sectors in the East African country, according to a government report released on Tuesday.

Second-hand clothes import hits US$323m in two years

B & FT Online 16 May 2024
He described the report of the OR Foundation as an agenda by the West to kill the trade in Ghana and other African countries.

Russian shipments to Africa surpasses sales to US

MENA FN 13 May 2024
(MENAFN) Recent macroeconomic data reveals a notable uptick in African imports from Russia, surpassing the volume of trade with North and South America combined, reports Russian business daily RBK ... .

Pan African upgrades full-year guidance buoyed by soaring gold price

Independent online (SA) 10 May 2024
This at an assumed exchange rate of $1.R18.50 against gold prices of around $2 308 in midday trading yesterday ... Shares in Pan African were 1.26% firmer at R5.62 in afternoon trade on the JSE yesterday. BUSINESS REPORT .

South African policies are damaging their credibility

Blitz 08 May 2024
A South African Trade Union Solidarity Helping Hand in 2009 reported that one child was raped in South Africa every five minutes and since then because of the rapidly deteriorating social and economic ...

Sub-Saharan Africa faces challenging external conditions, according to UNCTAD Report

Capital Ethiopia 06 May 2024
... Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) ... Additionally, promoting regional integration and enhancing intra-African trade can unlock new opportunities for economic expansion and resilience.

Only 300 businesses in Ghana qualify to participate in AfCFTA

Ghana Business News 03 May 2024
The DOCs, after the workshop, were expected to gain enough knowledge on corporate governance to appreciate its practices to make the intra-African trade under the AfCFTA easier for businesses of all kinds.

Collaborate to reduce cost of trading under AfCFTA – Ghanaian SMEs urged

B & FT Online 26 Apr 2024
Also, railways, many of which were developed during the colonial period have not been maintained properly and were not also designed to support the transport of goods for intra-African trade.

BHP makes 38.8 bln USD takeover bid for Anglo American

Xinhua 25 Apr 2024
Its share price jumped more than 13 percent to 24.98 pounds in early trading, AFR reported ... African iron ore and platinum businesses, and the offer remains conditional and non-binding, the report said.

Financing Africa’s sustainable growth: strategies and outlook

Mail Guardian South Africa 23 Apr 2024
This deficiency in trade finance is particularly detrimental to SMEs, which are often the backbone of African economies. The report further highlights the high ... Role of banks in supporting African trade.

Government opens up to private sector to solve logistical challenges

Business Ghana 21 Apr 2024
Dr Stephen Amoah, a Deputy Finance Minister, has articulated the government's readiness to partner with value chain stakeholders to solve logistical challenges in the country to boost intra-African trade.

South Africa: Cosatu Demands Urgent Action By the SAPS Following the Brutal Killing of a ...

All Africa 13 Apr 2024
The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) is horrified by the brutal killing of Moeletsi Sedi, a young worker who was reported to have been brutally killed by pit bulls in Rustenburg on the 6th of April ....

Linking a borderless Africa: Leveraging AfCFTA’s potential to drive business and economic growth

B & FT Online 09 Apr 2024
The African ... The recently published Standard Chartered Future of Trade report emphasises the crucial role that the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will play in enhancing intra-Africa trade.

South Africa is to shut down captive lion farms—experts warn the plan needs a deadline

Phys Dot Org 08 Apr 2024
A new ministerial task team report just released has cemented the government's intention, , to put an end to African lions being legally sold and traded live, both internationally and domestically.

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