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South Africa will remain a dominant intra-Africa investor

Concerns about 'red tape' and perceived corruption are still top of mind for investors who are looking to enter African markets...

23 Apr 2015 11:35

Cape Town to host AFIF2015 conference

The 2015 Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF2015) will be held in Cape Town from 24-26 November - the first time on African soil...

22 Apr 2015 13:27

Financially responsible South Africans hold off on spending

It seems middle class South Africans are beginning to cut back on the money and time spent on "frivolous" items, such as holidays, to balance their household budgets and focus on paying off their properties...

22 Apr 2015 13:10

Atlantic Leaf posts maiden adjusted HEPS of 8.28 pence

Atlantic Leaf Properties on Monday reported that its maiden full-year adjusted headline earnings per share came in at 8.28 pence...

21 Apr 2015 14:25

South African private equity continues its steady upward climb

According to the findings of the fourth quarter 2014 RisCura-SAVCA South African Private Equity Performance report, South African private equity funds continued to offer relatively strong performances despite the backdrop of significant volatility across all investment markets during 2014...

21 Apr 2015 08:15

Sekunjalo Investments announces name change

Cape Town-based Sekunjalo Investments Limited (SIL) has announced an official change of the company name to African Equity Empowerment Investments Limited (AEEI)...

21 Apr 2015 07:56

Fees for investment banking services show strong growth

Fees for investment banking services in sub-Saharan Africa totalled $83.4m during the first quarter of 2015, up 49% compared to the same period in 2014 ($55.9m), driven by increases across equity, debt and syndicated lending fees...

16 Apr 2015 11:22

Land cap is grim reaper stalking SA's farm sector

Agriculture is the goose that laid South Africa's golden egg. But it seems few people care about its slow demise, other than the farmers...

By Thekiso Anthony Lefifi 10 Apr 2015 14:00

SA, Zim talk trade

The South Africa-Zimbabwe Business Forum has emphasised the importance of intra-Africa trade to drive stronger economies that benefit the citizens of the continent...

10 Apr 2015 10:26

Electricity shortages in Africa a key concern

Strong economic growth and a rising middle class are driving investments into sub-Saharan Africa, although infrastructure and electricity shortages are "key concerns"...

By Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 10 Apr 2015 07:31

Nedbank, IFC provide $50m finance and warehouse scheme

Nedbank (through its Capital Division) together with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) have launched a $50-million facility to help commodity traders and processors in sub-Saharan Africa import agricultural commodities and export cash crops...

10 Apr 2015 07:00

Second buyout as Zeder makes bid for Capespan

PSG-aligned agribusiness investor Zeder yesterday, 8 April 2015, confirmed persistent market whispers about its intention to buy out minority shareholders in R7bn-a-year fruit exporting giant Capespan...

By Marc Hasenfuss 9 Apr 2015 13:47

Delta International expands Mauritius Stock Exchange listings

Delta International, the first Africa-dedicated property fund listed on the JSE's AltX bourse, has been given permission to list up to 29-million additional ordinary shares on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius (SEM) as it looks to continue its growth across Morocco and Mozambique...

By Alistair Anderson 9 Apr 2015 12:20

Small businesses apprehensive about economic challenges

According to the fourth quarter 2014 Business Partners Limited SME Index (BPLSI), small and medium enterprise (SME) owners continue to be apprehensive about the regulatory and economic challenges facing the sector and country as a whole...

8 Apr 2015 07:56

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