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Tax Implications – Indirect shareholding in a company owning mining rights in Namibia






With effect from December 2015 paragraph (“o”) of the definition of gross income was amended […]

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Africa’s Trade in Manufactured Goods: Learning from our Manufacturing History & Developing the Future






Factory and manufacturing activity accounted for 10% of Africa’s GDP over the past decade. The […]

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M-commerce, fuelled by mobile banking and payments technology, may be the winning formula for African banks to profit from long-anticipated economic growth on the continent.

Mobile Money: Africa Vs the World






Moving away from cards to the African success story, Mobile Payments and Banking. Banks have […]

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Facebook and online shopping? But why not internet banking

Payment Developments in Africa 2015, Vol. 1






Welcome to the 1st edition of our series on “Payment Developments in Africa”. Payments has […]

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Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and trade in Africa






What has changed in Africa’s fundamentals over the past decade or more that is driving […]

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Africa Brief

Emerging trends that will change the world of Infrastructure – The African Context






A January 2015 special edition of KPMG’s FORESIGHT publication discussed ‘10 Emerging Trends for 2015: […]

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Alleviating youth unemployment by addressing the African informal sector






KPMG Global Chairman joined Head of Oxfam Winnie Byanyima, Vice President of Ghana, Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, […]

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West Africa’s 3 up-and-coming investment cities

Bridging the energy gap in Africa… Resources are high, utilisation is low






Sub-Saharan Africa is seen as a new frontier for investment and expansion and the economic […]

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Seyi Bickersteth

Nine mega-trends shaping the future of Africa






By Seyi Bickersteth, Chairman, KPMG Africa and National Senior Partner of the Nigerian Practice The reality […]

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Kennecott's Bingham Canyon Mine

Investing in Fragile and Conflict Affected Markets






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Africa Brief: Business News from around the continent






Botswana’s Choppies to list on JSE THE JSE will get another African boost when Botswana […]

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Focusing on Africa-China Trade and Investment






For a number of years, China has been influencing the economic development in Africa. The […]

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Seven reasons to be optimistic about Africa

Africa Brief: Business News from around the continent






Automotive Manufacturing Plants prepare to expand in Africa While the South African automotive market looks […]

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Famous Brands, the owner of brands such as Debonairs and Steers, has ambitious expansion plans for oil-rich African countries such as Nigeria, Ghana and Angola.

Africa Brief: Business News from around Africa






Joint move on Adcock underlines shift at PIC THE Public Investment Corpo­ration (PIC) and Bidvest […]

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Procurement & Supply Chain Professionals in executive round table with KPMG and CIPS






KPMG and CIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply) Africa have gathered industry and economic […]

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Seven reasons to be optimistic about Africa

What significant non-mining infrastructure projects are underway in Africa?






A well-worn argument postulates that infrastructure spending in Africa is focussed on resources due to […]

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Mining Indaba: Asset lifecycle






As mining companies attempt to manage their asset life cycle in this new landscape, their […]

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Raw materials could unlock Zambian development

Mining Indaba: Valuing Social Investment in Mining






Mining companies are very aware of the significant impact of their operations upon local communities […]

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Africa Brief

5 key recommendations for governments & NOCs











National participation in the development of a country’s resource base is an important goal throughout Africa. To move beyond a symbolic presence in the upstream and play an effective, meaningful role, national oil companies (NOCs) require a clear mandate and sufficient resources, and the support of government.

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Zambia set to surpass DRC in copper production

Zambia set to surpass DRC in copper production











Things are looking quite positive for the Zambian economy, which has experienced strong growth in recent years, with real GDP growth between 2005 and 2011 more than 6% per year. Moreover copper – the nation’s economic lifeblood – is doing well, and it appears that Zambia’s copper production may once again outstrip that of the DRC, regifting the former with its long-held title of Africa’s number one copper producer.

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Raw materials could unlock Zambian development

Raw materials could unlock Zambian development











Zambia has strong potential for broad-based development because of its rich natural resources, said Representative of the German Chancellor for Africa Gunter Nooke last week when he paid a visit to the offices of Copperbelt permanent secretary Reverend Howard Sikwela. “Germany is very interested in Zambia,” said Nooke during the meeting. “I am very much interested in understanding the potential that Zambia has.”

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Raw materials could unlock Zambian development

Getting more out of social investment in the Mining Sector











Mining companies are very aware of the significant impact of their operations upon local communities and recognize the need to earn a ‘social license to operate,’ in the form of an unwritten contract with workers, their families and other stakeholders.

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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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Africa Brief: Tourism in Zimbabwe battles on as arrivals stagnate and more...

Africa Brief: Tourism in Zimbabwe battles on as arrivals stagnate and more…











Zimbabwe’s efforts to revive the economy using proceeds from the tourism industry has failed as tourist arrivals stagnated in the first half of the year, with arrivals only increasing by 1 percent compared with the prior year. This growth was supported by the increase in arrivals from Europe, Germany and the UK.

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Zambia has its eye on being a role player in Africa’s transformation

Zambia has its eye on being a role player in Africa’s transformation











As one of the most politically stable countries in Africa, it’s not surprising that Zambia is stepping forward as a worthy contender for potential investors looking to enter and/or expand operations on the continent.

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Agriculture in Africa: How far, how well?

Foreign investors eye Ugandan mines and food











Foreign investors are keenly pursuing opportunities in the small East African nation of Uganda in the fields of mining and agro-processing.

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Africa Brief: Ethiopian wine raises cheer for economy and more…

Africa Brief: Ethiopian wine raises cheer for economy and more…











French beverage giant Castel, which bottled its first batch of Ethiopian wine this year, is helping change the way outsiders view the country.

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Zambia set to surpass DRC in copper production

The 10 Commonly Mined Minerals and Their Uses











Some common minerals have interesting uses that may not be widely known. With this article we bring you our insight into the various ways some of Africa’s most commonly mined minerals are used in everyday life.

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Biogas and geothermal finding a home in Tanzania

Africa Focus: Mozambique discovers its way to being Africa’s power house











Mozambique has experienced growth rates of 7% in recent years, combine that with its political stability and recently discovered vast gas and coal resources, the country is destined to become Africa’s leading player in the power sector.

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FDI favouring consumer-facing industry

FDI favouring consumer-facing industry











FDI into Sub-Saharan Africa is expanding – in fact it is presently at its highest level in a decade – but it is notable that this injection of capital is increasingly being directed towards consumer-related markets, among others, and less towards the mining sector.

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