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Mulanje: Vanishing forests

Sometimes I wish I had lived a few hundred years ago. I wish I was one of the early pioneers, exploring new worlds and finding places that no-one had ever been. 351 more words

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Onto another trip...

I’m heading back to Africa, this time it’s Zimbabwe and Namibia.  Firstly I always check what Visas I require to do business in Africa. So here is a little run down; 327 more words

African Aviation Could be Liberalized by 2017

An African aviation lobby has announced that governments across the continent will have completed liberalizing the sector by the start of 2017. African Airlines Association (AFRAA) Secretary General Elijah Chingosho said that governments, which together control 85 percent of Africa’s air traffic, are ready to make the changes required.

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Metal Tiger invests in South African Business

Resources specialist Metal Tiger (LON:MTR) is to invest £50,000 into a similar business based in South Africa. The AIM-listed group is to acquire over 19mln shares, roughly a 30% holding in ZimNRG (ISDX:ZIMO), a resource investing company quoted on the ISDX market.

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Through Jumia and Axa, Insurance Services Are Accessible

Due to the growth and rising demand of the middle class in Africa, indigenous online shopping mall, Jumia and one of the world’s asset management and insurance leaders, AXA have decided to collaborate to bring insurance services to Africans via online and mobile platforms.

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South African Businesses Say Some State Assets Must be Sold

During a meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday the heads of some of the country’s biggest companies presented suggestions on how to boost the ailing economy, including the sale of state-owned assets and the creation of an anti-corruption committee, said Mike Brown, chief executive officer of Nedbank Group Ltd.

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The ups & downs of Luxury Businesses in Africa

Global luxury industry was worth $279.5 billion in 2015, with Africa’s luxury market accounting for about $4 billion of this, according to Euromonitor. Over the last decade, there has been an increase in African billionaires and millionaires who have driven luxury goods and services consumption on the continent with their demand for private jets, timepieces and other items.

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