When did South Africa became a country

When did South Africa became a country

JULY 21, 2018

Afrikaans Suid-Afrika, officially Republic of South Africa, republic (2005 est. pop. 44, 344, ), 471, 442 sq mi (1, 221, 037 sq km), S Africa. It borders on the Atlantic Ocean in the west, on Namibia in the northwest, on Botswana and Zimbabwe in the north, on Mozambique and Swaziland in the northeast, and on the Indian Ocean…

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Sub Saharan Africa Economic growth

Sub Saharan Africa Economic growth

JULY 13, 2018

The right kind of interventionism by C.W. | LONDON SUB-SAHARAN Africa (SSA) can be a great place to do business. Mauritius is 20th on the World Bank’s “Doing Business” 2013 ranking. Rwanda is a better place to do business than France, a country with a per-capita GDP about 61 times higher. Another report from the bank shows that…

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Fastest growing Nations

Fastest growing Nations

JULY 05, 2018

Emerging markets in Asia and Africa still reign supreme: They re at the top of global growth projections over the next two years. The world is expected to grow 3.2 percent in 2015 and 3.7 percent next year after expanding 3.3 percent in each of the past two years, according to a Bloomberg survey of economists. China, the Philippines…

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Harvard Africa Business Conference

Harvard Africa Business Conference

JUNE 27, 2018

Paul Kagame was born in October 1957 in Rwanda’s Southern Province. His family fled pre-independence ethnic persecution and violence in 1960, crossing into Uganda where Kagame spent thirty years as a refugee. Determined to resist oppressive regimes, as a young man, Paul Kagame joined current Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni…

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South African economy 2014

South African economy 2014

JUNE 19, 2018

Annual growth in GDP fell to 1.5% in 2014, but is expected to rebound to 2.0% in 2015, as the large rand depreciation may stimulate an export-led recovery and the global economy gradually improves. The macroeconomic policy framework is expected to remain unchanged, as the governing African National Congress (ANC) won 62% of…

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Textile industry South Africa

Textile industry South Africa

JUNE 14, 2018

Since 1994, over US$1-billion has been spent on upgrading and modernising South Africa s textile, clothing and footwear industry, making it efficient and ready to compete internationally. South African market demand increasingly reflects the sophistication of developed markets, and the local textile and clothing industry has…

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Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa

Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa

JUNE 06, 2018

The Forum for Agricultural research in Africa (FARA) is an apex organization bringing together and forming coalitions of major stakeholders in agricultural research and development. FARA complements the innovative activities of national, international and sub-regional research institutions to deliver more responsive and effective…

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Mining Industries in South Africa

Mining Industries in South Africa

MAY 29, 2018

Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel says South Africa’s mining sector is “in trouble” as it struggles to recover from 23 job losses since April and falling commodity prices from key markets like China. “Jobs growth over the last three months has been fairly vigorous, but the mining industry is in trouble, ” Patel said…

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Agricultural Programme

Agricultural Programme

MAY 21, 2018

The Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) is Africa’s policy framework for agricultural transformation, wealth creation, food security and nutrition, economic growth and prosperity for all. In Maputo, Mozambique in 2003, the African Union (AU) Summit made the first declaration on CAADP as an integral…

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