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Private sector must own AfCFTA – Jinapor

B & FT Online 02 Feb 2023
Africa can and will unleash prosperity for its people ... The maiden series of Africa Prosperity Dialogues brought together captains of industry, entrepreneurs, economists, bankers and other business-leaders in Africa to take part in three days of discussion about what needs to be done next to expand trade and wealth creation across the continent.
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Q&A with Thungela CEO July Ndlovu: Risk of unrest justifies state of disaster

Business Day 02 Feb 2023
July Ndlovu, CEO of coal miner and exporter Thungela Resources, sat down with Business Day’s Denene Erasmus at McCloskey’s Southern Africa Coal Conference in Cape Town to talk about the “permacrisis” in SA’s energy and transport sectors ... It’s early days, but at least we are starting to prioritise the actions that we need to implement.
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Q&A with Thungela CEO: Delays in solving energy crisis put SA at risk of social uprising — July Ndlovu

Business Day 02 Feb 2023
July Ndlovu, CEO of coal miner and exporter Thungela Resources, sat down with Business Day’s Denene Erasmus at McCloskey’ s Southern Africa Coal Conference in Cape Town to talk about the ‘permacrisis’ in SA’s energy and transport sectors ... It’s early days, but at least we are starting to prioritise the actions that we need to implement.
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WATCH: Behind MTN’s tax dispute with Ghana

Business Day 30 Jan 2023
... challenges that SA companies face in Africa. Business Day TV spoke to Mudiwa Gavaza, technology correspondent at Business Day, for more detail.
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Iceland on the list of favourite destinations

Iceland Monitor 29 Jan 2023
We found a time in the busy day to chat in a video call over half the world, discussing worlds and spaces; ...
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Samuel Abu Jinapor urges private sector to own AfCFTA agenda

Joy Online 28 Jan 2023
Jinapor was speaking at the closing of a two-day Business and Policy Dialogue, dubbed ‘The Kwahu Summit on Africa’s Prosperity’, organized by The African Prosperity Network (APN) in collaboration with The Presidency and the AfCFTA Secretariat on Friday, 27th, January, 2023.
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At the Africa Prosperity Dialogue: Develop solutions needed to deepen intra-African trade – Veep

Business Ghana 28 Jan 2023
Dubbed the Kwahu Summit, the first of the annual dialogues, is a three-day event has brought togeth­er Africa’s political and business leaders to discuss intra-Africa trade, with a focus on the Africa Conti­nental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) ... “The combined voices of Africa’s businesses, big and small, must be heard and felt.
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Ghanian VP urges increased production capacity to address poverty in Africa

China.dot.org 27 Jan 2023
... of a three-day high-level policy dialogue on achieving prosperity in Africa in Accra, the capital of Ghana ... The three-day "Africa Prosperity Dialogue" gathered business leaders and officials in charge of trade, economic, and other business-related sectors from across Africa.
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Desperate to be a CEO? Here's the worst job in global energy

Independent online (SA) 27 Jan 2023
The last year when the lights stayed on every day in South Africa was 2017 ... If anything, the country may lose power for as long as half a day during the southern hemisphere winter, from June to August ... In South Africa, households and small businesses have endured rolling blackouts every day so far this year ... BUSINESS REPORT .
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Kwahu Summit 2023: Success of AfCFTA is our collective success – Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko

Joy Online 26 Jan 2023
The serial event, also dubbed the Kwahu Summit, involves captains of industry, entrepreneurs, economists, bankers and other business leaders in Africa taking part in three days of discussion about what needs to be done next to expand trade and wealth creation across the continent.
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Kwahu Summit 2023: Africa’s challenges are opportunities to develop – Wamkele Mene

Joy Online 26 Jan 2023
The serial event, also dubbed the Kwahu Summit, involves captains of industry, entrepreneurs, economists, bankers and other business leaders in Africa taking part in three days of discussion about what needs to be done next to expand trade and wealth creation across the continent.
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Load shedding is affecting the economy

Independent online (SA) 25 Jan 2023
Not all local businesses can afford to invest in alternative power supplies such as generators and solar panels to sustain day-to-day business operations ... South Africa’s SMMEs (small, medium, and micro enterprises) contribute about 40% to the country’s economy, meaning that the economy depends on the performance and success of small businesses.
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Yellen tours wildlife reserve to start South Africa visit

San Francisco Chronicle 25 Jan 2023
Yellen is on a 10-day tour of Africa, part of a push by the Biden administration to engage more with the world's second-largest continent ... She began her visit to South Africa on Wednesday, two days after Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov held talks with his South African ...
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JUSTICE MALALA: Cyril’s meaningless absence at Davos

Business Day 25 Jan 2023
... audience and say, with a straight face, that South Africa is indeed open for business while households and businesses were experiencing upwards of 12 hours a day of electricity cuts.
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Load shedding: Permanent stage 2 or not, small businesses are dying

Independent online (SA) 24 Jan 2023
Johannesburg - While Eskom dismissed reports it had announced permanent stage 2 and 3 load shedding in South Africa, it is of little comfort for many in small businesses ... According to SME South Africa, it’s estimated load-shedding costs South Africa over R4bn a day ... the business.

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