TABJ – Zimbabwe’s stock market has fallen from last year’s peak, but that has opened up opportunities seen by some investors to step back in and grab consumer-oriented action that stands to rebound. It was a noticeable rebound between 2010 and 2012 …

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TABJ – An internal probe conducted by General Motors regarding a long-running ignition-switch defect in some vehicles that has been linked to at least 13 deaths showed “incompetence and neglect” on the part of some staff members.  With that damning report, 15 unidentified individuals have …

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TABJ – The South African Reserve Bank has kept rates steady at 5.5 per cent but an uptick in inflation remain a very real concern for the central bank. The mining and manufacturing sectors contracted in the first quarter, with the …

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TABJ – Foreign capital investment for African infrastructural development has been difficult to obtain for most countries, but the hope is that will change moving forward. In March The African Development Bank (AfDB) proposed for an alliance with qualified consultants or firms …

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TABJ – Philips Africa has expressed desire to expand its presence in the continent, noting that potential opportunities are vast. The company has been expanding its reach in areas such as healthcare, cooking and lifestyle. Philips has three main …

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TABJ – The ruling African National Congress (ANC) swept to an easy victory in South Africa’s fifth post-apartheid election on Thursday, providing President Jacob Zuma the necessary clout required to push forward with his no nonsense, pro-business reforms in the face of heavy union and …

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TABJ – Agritech Expo in Chisamba “was a realised dream for ZNFU and all the farmers,” says Dr Evelyn Nguleka, President of the Zambia National Farmers’ Union, following the overwhelming success of Zambia’s first full-scale, live agriculture event, in Chisamba in early April.  …

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TABJ – The exorbitantly excessive cost of doing business in Kenya’s textile industry is becoming a local and international investment deterrent according to people working in the industry. Officials believe Kenya needs to follow the lead of other regions East Africa, such …

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TABJ – Based on recent figures, South Africa’s broadband Internet service rates last in Europe, Middle- East and African region (EMEA) with a country ranking of 97.  The list compiled by the Akamai state of the internet report reveals there has been next to no …

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TABJ – Toyota outsold all other carmakers worldwide in the first quarter of the year, topping key rivals such as Volkswagen and General Motors.  When the final tally was in, Toyota had sold about 2.58 million vehicles. The strong quarter resulted in …

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