Business In The News South Africa

Barclays Africa to continue under old name in nine African countries

JOHANNESBURG, May 15 (ANA) – Barclays Africa Group Limited (BAGL) said on Tuesday that its Barclays-branded banks in nine African countries will continue to trade under the same name even after the group name changes to Absa in July. Barclays Africa’s shareholders on Tuesday, approved that the group changes its name to Absa Group Limited as part of […]

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Zambian politicians want president impeached

JOHANNESBURG, March 23 – A motion to impeach President Edgar Lungu has been submitted to the clerk of Zambia’s National Assembly by Mazabuka Member of Parliament Gary Nkombo and his ruling Patriotic Front (PF) counterpart for Roan, Chishimba Kambwili. Members of the country’s parliament have also submitted grounds, and signatures from one third of the […]

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KZN businesses on a trade mission to seek opportunities in Zambia

CAPE TOWN, February 12  – Torino Lounge, a KwaZulu-Natal based manufacturer of lounge suites, will be one of 12 local companies seeking to expand their client base when they participate in a trade mission and business engagements in Lusaka, Zambia, in March. Trade and Investment KwaZulu-Natal (TIKZN), a provincial agency which promotes KZN as an […]

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Zambia is winning fight against cholera

JOHANNESBURG, Jan 15  – The number of cholera cases in Zambia has halved allowing Lusaka to relax the rules previously imposed to curb the spread of the disease, Reuters reported. Zambian Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya told a press conference in Lusaka on Sunday that schools and some markets would be allowed to reopen. The number […]