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50 influential women in business: further profiles

 

50womenThe Africa Report, Jeune Afrique and the  Africa CEO Forum assemble an exclusive list  of the top African businesswomen who are shaping their sectors, helping a new generation of  female leaders and improving their firms’ profitability. Here are profiles of some of the 50 women

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Kenya’s Safaricom resists tariff cuts to avoid price war

Robert Collymore, CEO of Safaricom, speaks at the Clinton Global Initiative, Monday, Sept. 28, 2015 in New York. He is holding a phone that is marketed by his Nairobi, Kenya-based phone company. Photo:Mark Lennihan/AP/SIPASafaricom, Kenya's biggest telecoms operator, has no plans to reduce its call rates after rival Airtel cut its prices as it wants to avoid a price war, its chief executive officer said on Friday.

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Billionaire's huge Nigerian oil refinery likely delayed until 2022:sources

Nigerian billionaire businessman Aliko Dangote, speaks during the World economic forum on Africa in Abuja, Nigeria, Thursday, May 8, 2014. Photo:Sunday Alamba/AP/SIPAA huge oil refinery being built in Nigeria by Africa's richest man is unlikely to start production until 2022, two years later than the target date, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.

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South Africa's Eskom reaches "in principle" wage deal with unions

A street light burns daytime outside a glass office building in Johannesburg Thursday, Feb. 14, 2008. Photo: AP Photo/Denis FarrellSouth African power utility Eskom and trade unions reached an "in principle" wage deal, the company said late on Wednesday, potentially ending weeks of tense negotiations that have lead to power outages in Africa's most industrialised economy.

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Uber rival Taxify bets on motorcycles and rickshaws in East Africa

taxify/FacebookTaxify, an Estonian ride-hailing company aiming to take on Uber in emerging markets, will invest millions of euros in East Africa in the next five years with a strategy focused on motorised rickshaws and motorcycles, it said on Thursday.

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50 influential women in business: profiles

Irene CharnleyThe Africa Report, Jeune Afrique and the Africa CEO Forum assemble an exclusive list of the top African businesswomen who are shaping their sectors, helping a new generation of  female leaders and improving their firms’ profitability. Here are profiles of some of those 50 women

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Tullow Oil, Kenya agree to resume oilfields activity

 Ivan Sekretarev/AP/SIPATullow Oil and the Kenyan government have agreed to resume work at Tullow's oilfields where work to truck crude oil had stopped for more than a month after protests by the community, a senior petroleum ministry official said.

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