Finance

By IAfrica
In Development
Jun 9th, 2014
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WINDHOEK - In 2013 the Social Security Commission’s (SSC) Development Fund committed N$2,5 million towards employment creation in the Ohangwena Region. “The funds are managed by Premiere Investments nr 16 CC, in partnership with the National Youth Council, and the Ohangwena Regional Youth...
By IAfrica
In Finance
Jun 5th, 2014
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“The first year of your baby’s life has certain cost implications, but between the ages of one and three, your toddler comes with its own unique set of costs. They are more social, attending birthday parties and might be going to a playschool or a childcare centre. The best thing you can ...
By IAfrica
In Finance
Jun 5th, 2014
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WINDHOEK – Onduuli Investments cc is one of the many new upcoming companies with high aspirations to become one of the successful construction tenderers in the country. New Era’s Tender Reporter, Steven Klukowski, spoke to one of the two shareholders of the company, Chris van Turah, on wh...
By IAfrica
In Egypt
Mar 13th, 2014
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WINDHOEK – Twitter activity in Africa during the last quarter of 2013 peaked on the day of Nelson Mandela’s death, according to How Africa Tweets, which is a new study analysing Twitter activity on the continent. In a follow-up to its 2012 study, strategic communications agency, Portland,...
By benim
In Economy
Nov 20th, 2011
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Nigeria’s central bank has reached the desired degree of stability for the country’s naira currency and does not have a cause to be concerned over inflation due mostly to recent stability in its core components, Governor Lamido Sanusi said on Saturday. Speaking before the bank’s mon...
By benim
In East Africa
Sep 26th, 2011
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The Kenyan shilling extended its losses, hitting a new record low of 100.05 to the dollar on Monday weighed by greenback demand from the manufacturing sector compounded by banks covering their short dollar positions, traders said. The local currency has been on a free fall on the back of euro woes an...
By benim
In Economy
Sep 26th, 2011
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South Africa’s rand fell as much as 2.8 percent against the dollar in early Monday trade, the worst performance out of a basket of 20 emerging market currencies, hit by persistent debt concerns in the euro zone. Government bonds were also weaker, nudging yields higher, with the softer currency ...
By benim
In Economy
Jul 27th, 2011
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South Africa’s rand hovered close to 11-week highs against the dollar on Wednesday as wrangling over the U.S. debt ceiling kept the greenback on the ropes globally. The rand appeared to shrug off a wave of nationwide wage strikes that are set to be joined by mine workers on Thursday, a developm...
By benim
In Economy
Jul 27th, 2011
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Striking workers in South Africa’s petroleum sector are discussing a revised wage rise offer, a labour mediation official said in a statement, a sign there could be an end to the strike that has left hundreds of dry pumps across Africa’s biggest economy. Nerine Kahn, director of South Afr...
By benim
In Business
Jul 25th, 2011
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South Africa is not seeking to overturn competition regulators’ approval of Wal-Mart buying control of local retailer Massmart , but wants tougher conditions for the deal, the Business Day newspaper reported on Monday. Wal-Mart finalised its $2.4 billion purchase of 51 percent of discount retai...