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Africa And Singapore Require Strong Financial Links

 

“The challenge that we face is strong financial links with banks in Africa. Without financial services, I don’t think our entrepreneurs or investors, and small and medium-sized enterprises can actually tap into the huge potential in Africa,” Hassanbhai, chairman of the Africa Business Group (AFBG), told CNBCafrica.com.

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ANIP Signs 12 Private Investment Contracts

The National Agency for Private Investment (ANIP) Thursday in Luanda signed 12 contracts estimated at about USD 480 million (48 billion kwanzas) with local and foreign companies.

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Mobile 360 Series Africa speakers announced

The GSM Association (GSMA) has announced the first keynote speakers for the upcoming Mobile 360 Series Africa conference to be in November, with the organisers saying the event will address the “roadblocks” to mobile connectivity across Africa.

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Hisense SA to extend into all SADC countries

Just short of three months ago, Hisense announced its plans to supply Southern African countries with locally manufactured products through its Export Division.

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SABMiller Completes Tsogo Sun Disposal

SABMiller had completed the disposal of its entire shareholding in gaming and hotel group, Tsogo Sun, the world’s second biggest brewer said on Friday.

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Environmentally Friendly Mobile Charger Launched In Zambia

Mobile charging solar panels that power phones as fast as a wall plug has been launched in Lusaka, Zambia’s capital city as the country battles with power deficiency; 75 percent of Zambia currently lacks access to electricity, with only 14 percent of electricity supplied by the national power grid.

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Samsung reveals Gear S 3G smartwatch

Samsung Electronics has removed the wrapping off of its latest device, the Samsung Gear S 3G smartwatch. According to Samsung, the device features a 3G connection as well as Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity.

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