Business News: Survey: Tanzania rocking the EAC integration boat

Even as four member states of the East African Community endeavour to put their best feet forward to make the nascent Regional Economic Community succeed, Tanzania has not.
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If global trends are anything to go by, then I'd predict that Kenya's Courier & Delivery business is up next for the digital disruption.
The South African Social Security Agency formally enters into negotiations with Cash Paymaster Services to renew its contract to distribute welfare grants.
Wesgro and Into SA secure a R1.3 billion investment by Czech company Pegas Nonwovens to build a R1.3 billion manufacturing facility in Atlantis.
Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Travis Kalanick said it was time for him to "grow up" and get help after a video was published showing him getting into an argument with a driver for the ride ser
Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Travis Kalanick said it was time for him to "grow up" and get help after a video was published showing him getting into an argument with a driver for the ride ser
The super-rich will continue to flock to London, despite the political and economic concerns around the UK’s intention to leave the European Union.
British American Tobacco said it may close South Africa’s only cigarette plant if plans to ban branded tobacco packaging are implemented.
Developmental credit provider SA Taxi has inked a R100 million financing agreement.
South Africa’s second-largest pension fund plans to boost its allocation to private equity to take advantage of lower asset prices as economic growth slows.
Yoco has, so far been a lot more expansive than disruptive, with around 70 percent of its customers not having previously used a card payment service at all.
Australia's economy expanded at a faster-than-expected 1.1 percent annual pace in the final three months of last year
AngloGold Ashanti expects annual output to rise to 3.8 million to 4 million ounces in the next six years as it brings on projects near existing mines.
British house price rose more quickly than expected in February, recovering from the weakest month for more than a year in January but concerns about Brexit are likely to weigh on the market in 2017,
Absa says its seasonally adjusted Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rose by a further 1.6 points to 52.5 index points in February.
China's factory activity expanded faster than expected in February as domestic and export demand picked up.
US stock futures par gains on disappointment that President Donald Trump did not offer further details on his plans for infrastructure spending and tax reforms.
Clover industries says it will continue to pursue export opportunities in African countries where it can better mitigate against currency risks.
While reports suggest a deal could be struck as early as next week, GM's CEO is keeping her cards close to chest.
Attacq continues to receive strong demand for business space in the Waterfall development precinct.
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Until now, the government has largely supported the financing of infrastructure projects on its own.
Global ratings agency S&P on Tuesday warned in a report that the outlook for Nigerian banks was negative this year.
Steinhoff International Holdings grew its revenue 45 percent in the first quarter to R72.57 billion, and is confident its growth momentum will be maintained.
Vodacom's Tanzanian unit plans to raise R2.7 billion in a share sale.
The rand softens, with emerging assets struggling for clear direction as risk demand eased ahead of a speech before Congress by US President Donald Trump.
Nigeria's economy shrank for the fourth consecutive quarter in the three months to December and contracted for the whole year, the first such move since 1991.
Nedbank says its profits for the year ended December grew 5.9 percent after an underwhelming performance of its associate bank Ecobank in Togo.
Nedbank's Zimbabwe unit MBCA Bank reached R75.07 million in after tax profit for the year ended December, a 3 percent decline.
This year marks the 10th anniversary of M-Pesa, which started in Kenya, and has since paved way for the cashless revolution in Africa.
The traffic mayhem in Pretoria, caused by protesting coal truck drivers driving in convoy on all almost all major roads, could prevail for most of the day.
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