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Africa Brief: Taste for pizza takes off in Africa and more...

Africa Brief: Taste for pizza takes off in Africa and more…

The return of Pizza Hut has a lot of potential to grow says analysts. It has just opened a store in honeydew and is planning on expanding to Boksburg, Midrand and Soweto. Many analysts say that by increasing the competition pizza companies won’t do as well anymore however they are all positive about growth says one analyst so they still will see returns.

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Nigeria’s energy crisis – what is being done?

Nigeria, a country almost three times the size of Germany, is endowed with bountiful energy resources such as gas, coal and oil, yet the state continues to experience a chronic power shortage.

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Is Nigerian Content Act Indigenising the Oil Industry?

Is Nigerian Content Act Indigenising the Oil Industry? Part 2

Section 70 (d) makes reference to the schedule to the Act which contains information as to specific Nigerian content level that must be achieved by operators in the industry.

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Oil opportunities in Africa

  Africa is presently enjoying an upward growth curve, and part of the reason for […]

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Africa Brief

Top oil companies in Africa

  Economic growth appears to be the way of the immediate future for the African […]

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Africa Brief: Zimbabwe’s state airline, Labat Africa expands, MTN eyes Burma and more

Zimbabwe’s state airline has been granted permission to resume flying to Intercontinental destinations. On Friday, Air Zimbabwe announced that the world aviation body had finalized the safety audit on replacement aircraft and new services. The airline was grounded last year because of pilot strikes and debt.

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Africa as an investment destination

The attractiveness of Africa as an investment destination has been positively impacted by a number of developments in the regulatory environment in African countries …

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Using Nigeria’s oil to diversify the national economy

SKA won as science ranking dips

NOT a single rand was raised in this country for investment in early-stage or venture capital-type investments last year. These are the investments that spawn new technologies out of which, if they are successful, new industries are grown and thousands of new jobs created. So why is there such a truly astonishing lack of investment? Speaking at the launch of the KPMG/ South African Venture Capital Association annual Private Equity Industry Performance Survey, KPMG director Warren Watkins told a meagre audience it wasn’t so much a lack of ideas and effort, since there is a more than adequate supply of these, but rather the comparative absence of incentives similar to those applied in other countries.

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