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South Africa – a global destination for business

In October South Africa was named the Global Destination of the Year by the Global Sourcing Association. When you look at the rate of growth, this is hardly a surprise. According to the international research firm Everest Group, the global services market in South Africa has grown at an unprecedented rate of 22 percent annually [&hellip (

Consumer electronics expo to boost South Africa-China trade

Economic powerhouse China has been South Africa’s biggest trade partner for the past nine years – and the potential for growth is unbounded. The second annual International Consumer Electronics Expo South Africa (ICEE•SA 2018) will be taking place in Sandton this week, showcasing cutting-edge technology and electronics and providing opportunities to connect with some of [&hellip (

ICT’s potential to emerge as a powerhouse sector in its own right

Most analysts would agree that a sense of political stability and renewed national hope has swept through South Africa recently, but ratings downgrades, international economic uncertainty and, now, a surprise recession, continue to present stubborn hurdles to our economic success. With South Africa’s mining, manufacturing and agricultural sectors experiencing a worrying slowdown, many economists are [&hellip (

Women's International: Smyth to make Wales debut against South Africa

Ospreys full-back Lauren Smyth will make her Wales debut when they host South Africa in Saturday's women's international at Cardiff Arms Park. (

Australia v South Africa: Hosts bowled out for 152 in opening one-day international

Australia are bowled out for 152 as they lose the first one-day international against South Africa by six wickets. (

Australia thrashed by South Africa to lose record seventh consecutive ODI

Australia are bowled out for 152 as they lose the first one-day international against South Africa by six wickets. (

England 12-11 South Africa: Eddie Jones' England scrape topsy-turvy match against South Africa

England get their autumn international campaign off to a winning start by hanging on to beat South Africa by one point at Twickenham. (

England survive late scare to edge past South Africa - highlights and report

England make it successive wins over South Africa with a hard-fought 12-11 victory in their opening autumn international at Twickenham. (

England 12-11 South Africa: Eddie Jones' side battle to victory at Twickenham

England make it successive wins over South Africa with a hard-fought 12-11 victory in their opening autumn international at Twickenham. (

Nigeria: Publiseer to take part in the Next 100 African startups Initiative

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Egyptian Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation (MIIC) have selected Nigeria’s digital content distribution startup, Publiseer, to be part of the Next 100 African Startups Initiative. Publiseer will have the opportunity to participate in the Africa 2018 Forum in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, on December 7-9 and connect with [&hellip (

Finch replaces Paine as Australia ODI captain

Aaron Finch will captain Australia in their one-day international series against South Africa in November, replacing Tim Paine. (

Lozowski to miss England's match with South Africa as ban extended

Saracens centre Alex Lozowski will miss England's first autumn international against South Africa after having a ban extended. (

CCJ dismisses Titan’s million dollar claim (

Who will you meet at HISA 2018

The highly anticipated Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2018 , set to take place at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand, South Africa, is fast approaching. The two-day conference will bring together an array of thought leaders, local and international medical practitioners, healthcare policy makers, heads of IT, technology experts and hospital administrators who will learn about [&hellip (

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Digital innovation is rapidly changing the ‘payment rituals’ of consumers in Africa

Cash is still king in Africa, but the accessibility and acceptance of new digital payment channels is fast changing the ‘payment rituals’ of consumers across the continent. Nnamdi Oranye, Fintech Author and International Remittances Lead at Standard Bank Group, says new technology has the potential to break often long-established habits of consumers and their preferred [&hellip (

Top 10 topics to look out for at HISA 2018

With only two weeks to go, the 4th annual Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa is fast approaching. The summit is set to take place on 17-18 October 2018 at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa, where hundreds of local and international medical practitioners, healthcare policy makers, heads of IT, technology experts and hospital administrators [&hellip (

Meet Africa’s top young scientists at the Eskom Expo for Young Scientists

Hundreds of young scientists from across Africa have descended on the Birchwood Hotel and Conference Centre located in Boksburg, South Africa to compete in the 38th annual Eskom Expo for Young Scientists International Science Fair (ISF). More than 500 of Africa’s top future engineers, chemists, physicists, mathematicians and innovators will be competing at the country’s [&hellip (

Kenya wins bid to host 2020 International Open Data Conference

The 6th International Open Data Conference (IODC) will be held in Africa for the first time, in Nairobi, Kenya, in 2020. The Announcement was made at the closing ceremony of the 5th IODC 2018 held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from September 27 – 28, 2018 under the theme “The Future is Open.” This year’s IODC [&hellip (

Haiti calls for funds to deal with cholera (

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Moukandjo: Nations Cup winning captain retires from Cameroon duty

Cameroon's Africa Cup of Nations winning captain Benjamin Moukandjo announces his retirement from international football at the age of 29. (

International Peace Day: We demand Peace!

International Peace Day: We demand Peace! This is not a request, an idea or an ideal, it is an outright, fist-slamming-on-the-table demand from the people, the citizens of the world. We demand peace. September 21 is the United Nations World Peace Day, or International Day of Peace, celebrated since 1982, calling for, at the very least, cessation of hostilities in conflict zones and marked by the ringing of a bell at UN headquarters to the sound of coins donated by children from all continents, except Africa. (

Africa sees increase in smartphone shipments in the second quarter of 2018

A total of 22.4 million smartphones were shipped in Africa during the second quarter of this year (Q2 2018), according to the latest insights from International Data Corporation (IDC). The global technology research and consulting firm’s Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker shows that Africa’s smartphone shipments increased 9.8% quarter on quarter (QoQ) and 6.0% year on [&hellip (

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Sandals seeks to clear air regarding withholding taxes (

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International Real Estate: House Hunting in … Nevis

With new luxury developments and older homes coming on the market, the small Caribbean island has seen supply soar, but prices are holding steady. (

China Mobile International Limited establishes South Africa office

China Mobile International Limited (CMI) hosted the opening ceremony of its South Africa office in Durban –  the office is located in Johannesburg, South Africa. Mr. Chen Zhaoxiong, Vice Minister of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China; Mr. Zhao Zhongyi, Economic & Commercial Counsellor of Chinese Embassy in South Africa; Mr. [&hellip (

WorldRemit launches digital money transfers within Africa

Leading international money transfer company WorldRemit has launched a new digital service within Africa, making it easier to send and receive money across the continent. The new digital service will reduce the cost of sending money across borders. The prohibitive charges that individuals and businesses pay to transfer money within Africa are recognised as a [&hellip (