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Visa appoints new managing director for Southern Africa cluster

Independent online (SA) 13 Apr 2021
CAPE TOWN - VISA, the global payments group, appointed Maurice Newa as the new MD of the southern Africa cluster, a statement said yesterday ... His appointment reflects the importance we place on the southern Africa markets ... edward.west@inl.co.za. BUSINESS REPORT .
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How Unilever Ideatrophy is helping to build Nigeria’s youth capability

Business Day Online 13 Apr 2021
“Our aim is to create a bright future for the Nigerian youths and that’s why we focus on the development of personal leadership and entrepreneurial business competencies amongst university undergraduates,” said Carl Cruz, Managing Director, Unilever West Africa ... West Africa.
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Severe drop in fees generated in sub-Saharan region, data shows

Independent online (SA) 13 Apr 2021
CAPE TOWN - INVESTMENT banking fees generated in sub-Saharan Africa fell 39 percent in the first three months of 2021 to the lowest quarter total since 2014 ... Domestic deals increased 67 percent to $2.5bn, while inbound deals, involving an acquirer outside of sub-Saharan Africa, increased 83 percent to $1.8bn ... edward.west@inl.co.za. BUSINESS REPORT .
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Government encourages SA businesses to market to Africa’s population

Independent online (SA) 10 Apr 2021
”Why should businesses pay attention to this? It is because for the first time we now offer an opportunity to scale, to expand the market and commercial presence beyond the Southern African Customs Union and the Southern African Development Community into new markets in east, west and north Africa and other regions of the continent,” he said.
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Continental agri-business intelligence platform for women launched

B & FT Online 08 Apr 2021
The platform has registered over 750 women agri-businesses in Africa and has scope to grow this community to a much higher level ... AGRA Regional Head for West Africa, Foster Boateng for his part observed that AGRA’s vision it to improve African agriculture to transform African economies.
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AGRA launches platform for women in agribusiness

Graphic 08 Apr 2021
Launching the platform at the VALUE4HER Networking and Advocacy Breakfast on Tuesday, April 6 in Accra, the Regional Head of West Africa at AGRA, Mr Forster Boateng, observed that the platform was expected to provide important business and capacity development resources for members.
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B5 Plus gives $8m loan to GRIDCo, VRA for dedicated power supply

Joy Online 08 Apr 2021
The largest iron steel manufacture in West Africa, B5 Plus Limited has provided a loan of US$8 million to GRIDCo and VRA for a dedicated power line to aid its production ... Presently it is producing at only 40% of its total capacity ... Impact on output ... The company has a conglomerate of business operations spread across different countries in West Africa.
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We need to increase pipeline of young women rising through ranks of firms – Somuah

Business Day Online 07 Apr 2021
Being from Ghana, the opportunity to do this work in West Africa and impacting scaling businesses and transforming industries in the communities closest to my heart is particularly fulfilling ... Women in Business ... In Africa, and specifically in West Africa, small businesses are disproportionately led by women.
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Sunon Asogli expands to Sierra Leone with 50MWp solar project

B & FT Online 06 Apr 2021
... the West Africa Development Unit; Mr. Apetorgbor and; Li Kanglin, Business Development Manager of West Africa Development Unit (WADU) of Shenzhen Energy Group, was led by Togbe Afede XIV, a development and investment expert who is also a director at Sunon Asogli Power Ghana Ltd.
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Spain Looks to Africa for Ways to Curb Migrant Influx

Beijing News 06 Apr 2021
During his visit to Senegal, Sanchez will praise the work of Spanish police who are posted in the West African to fight people smugglers ... Apart from economic aid to African states, a Spanish warship will be deployed off the coast of West Africa to combat the pirates and smugglers.
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Origin Materials and AECI Much Asphalt to Develop Low-Carbon Asphalt

The Marshall News Messenger 06 Apr 2021
WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. & CAPE TOWN, South Africa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 6, 2021-- ... Headquartered in West Sacramento, Origin Materials is the world's leading carbon negative materials company ... It employs more than 500 people and its production capacity represents over 50% of South Africa’s installed asphalt capacity ... Copyright Business Wire 2021.
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GNCCI building capacities of business women to become competitive

Business Ghana 06 Apr 2021
Mr Clement Osei Amoako, President of GNCCI who made this known, said local business women were being linked to some prominent women entrepreneurs in the West Africa sub-region and other parts of the world for mentorship and coaching ... recovery as well as basic business strategies.
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Data Collection Coordinator, MCC TVET Sectors Study, Cote d’Ivoire

Reliefweb 05 Apr 2021
This study will update an existing data collection instrument to collect data from businesses in CDI to assess two to three economic sectors ... Experience coordinating household and/or business surveys with electronic data collection tools in Francophone West Africa.
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Team Leader, MCC TVET Sectors Study, Cote d’Ivoire

Reliefweb 05 Apr 2021
This study will update an existing data collection instrument to collect data from businesses in CDI to assess two to three economic sectors ... Relevant professional experience with business surveys and data collection in Francophone West Africa.
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