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VIENNA, AUSTRIA: The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) will work together with two influential institutions, the China Council for Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) and the China-Africa Development Fund (CAD

NEW YORK, US: WTO members meeting as the General Council agreed on 30 November on a draft ministerial decision aimed at addressing the challenges faced by small economies.

DUBAI, UAE: 17-18 November 2015 brought together (in Dubai) some African Heads of State and Governments, as well as the captains of industry that have operations in the African continent; the occasion was the third iteration of the Africa

A continent of corruption... The latest African edition of the Global Corruption Barometer estimates that nearly 75 million people have paid a bribe in the past year…

Natasha Marrian, writing in BD Live, reports that ‘the African National Congress (ANC) says the implementation of a national minimum wage is a done deal…’

According to a report by Andiswa Maqutu in BD Live, Transnet acting group CEO Siyabonga Gama says many companies in SA have ‘lazy cash sitting on their balance sheets’ that ‘should be invested in upgrading plant a

This video is presented by the Institute for Security Studies and the Pardee Centre for International Futures... (Video)

As business for the year gears up we look at just what 2015 has in store for investment on the continent? Where does opportunity lie and where does danger lurk... (Video)

Sara Canals, writing in Africa Renewal, says the newly signed tripartite free trade area aims to bring together EAC, COMESA & SADC blocs…

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA: Various businesses have saved thousands of rands because they heeded a call by the Department of Public Works to always verify orders received from fraudsters posin


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