Sunday, January 21, 2018

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Platinum miner Lonmin’s lenders relax loan agreements again | Investing Home

LONDON (Reuters) - Platinum miner Lonmin has received a further waiver on its debt agreements from its lenders, preventing a default, the South Africa-focused company said on Thursday. London-listed Lonmin, which is being...

Africa: It’s All About Choices

opinion By Danny MeyerFORECASTS are that sub-Saharan African economies on the eastern side of the sub-continent, such as Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania, will far outperform those of Angola, South Africa and Zimbabwe, countries to...

Nigeria: African Entrepreneurs, Businesses Are Stepping Beyond Borders, Going Global, Says Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has told American scholars and professionals that Africa's impressive economic transformation was being driven by ambitious businessmen and women. These entrepreneurs were stepping beyond national borders and going global, Osinbajo...

Angola to issue $2 bln Eurobond in 2018 to ease debt burden | Investing...

LUANDA (Reuters) - Angola plans to issue a Eurobond and renegotiate bilateral debt in 2018 as part of a series of measures aimed at restructuring the economy and controlling mounting debt payments, a...

Are Photos Of ‘Beautiful’ Africa The Best Response To Trump’s Vulgar Slur?

By now, you've likely heard about President Trump's reported remark last week that the U.S. should bring in more people from Norway instead of from "shithole countries" like El Salvador, Haiti and African...

Connect Nigeria SME-eBusiness Fair 2018: The Countdown Has Begun

Press Release - updated: Jan 17, 2018 10:00 EST Lagos State, Nigeria, January 17, 2018 (Newswire.com) - ​​​​On the 3rd of February 2018, Connect Nigeria will again host its annual SME-eBusiness fair, the largest gathering of Small and Medium...

South Africa’s retail sales rise 8.2 percent y/y in November, biggest jump since 2012...

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African retail sales rose by 8.2 percent year-on-year in November, beating expectations by far, after increasing by a revised 3.5 percent in October, data from the statistics office showed...

Husk Power Systems raises $20M from Shell, others to scale renewable mini-grids in Africa...

Husk Power Systems, a leading distributed utility company that provides reliable power to rural communities and businesses entirely from renewable energy sources, on Monday evening announced that it had raised a $20 million...

Nigeria’s exchange to be publicly listed once bill is signed | Investing Home

LAGOS (Reuters) - The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) expects a bill that will allow it to be publicly listed will be signed into law this year, its chief executive Oscar Onyema said on...