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Dec 11, 2015
The annual gross compensation for top executives in the world’s largest companies averages 1.45 million Euros ($1.59 million), an increase of 3.8% over the previous year. This compensation comprises an…
Dec 03, 2015
Singapore held on to top spot in the World Bank’s annual rankings, which measure financial regulations and the ease of doing business across the globe. Singapore topped the list of…
Dec 01, 2015
To see China’s evolving foreign policy, look to Africa, where a desire to protect economic investment is leading to a revision of the country’s hands-off approach to the internal affairs…
Nov 26, 2015
General Electric Co. said this week it will invest $2 billion in Africa over the next four years. The American multinational corporation, which offers financial services and manufactures medical equipment…
Nov 24, 2015
US drugs giant Pfizer has agreed a deal to buy Botox-make Allergan for $160bn (£106bn), making this the biggest pharmaceuticals deal in history. The merger will create the world's biggest…
Nov 18, 2015
China's investment in Africa collapsed in the first half of this year, but may remain robust in the long run, according to the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOC). China's direct…
Nov 17, 2015
Embraer Executive Jets released today its 10-year market outlook for business aviation at the National Business Aviation Association Convention and Exhibition in Las Vegas, NV. The Company forecasts a global…
Nov 12, 2015
Scott Eisner, Vice President, US Chamber of Commerce, has decried the inadequate education on the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) that has accounted for businesses not taking full advantage…
Nov 11, 2015
Online payments company PayPal has launched an Arabic version of its website and customer service to serve users in Middle East and North Africa and increase its business in the…
Nov 03, 2015
Standard Chartered, an Asia-focused bank based in London, said on Tuesday that it planned to raise up to $5.1 billion in new capital, cut 15,000 jobs and accelerate plans to…
Oct 30, 2015
As part of its mandate to increase sustainable global economic growth by creating a more empowering ecosystem for entrepreneurs, Ashish J Thakkar, Chairman, United Nations Foundation – Global Entrepreneurs Council…
Oct 28, 2015
Oil giant BP has reported a fall in profits due to lower oil and gas prices. Replacement cost profit between July and September was $1.23bn (£802m), compared with $2.38bn a…
Jun 01, 2015
The 25th World Economic Forum on Africa (WEF Africa) at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) this week will take a look at Africa’s economic journey over the last…
May 22, 2015
Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, has said that strong relations between Africa and China would help to build the Africa many people envisioned. Dr Nkosazana…

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