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South Africa's Vusi Thembekwayo in drive to incubate more black-owned businesses

A Security officer stands guard at the W&A Water front restaurant and shopping mall area, with Table Mountain, rear, forming the back drop in Cape Town, South Africa, Tuesday, June 7, 2016. Phone: Schalk van Zuydam/AP/SIPA

South African business mogul and global speaker, Vusi Thembekwayo is on a mission to incubate and launch 300 black-owned businesses by 2030.

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IMF to begin talks with Angola on financial support

A woman sits in front of an International Monetary Fund logo at the venue of the IMF and World Bank meeting, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. Photo: Itsuo Inouye/AP/SIPAThe International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Tuesday it would begin talks with Angola over providing financial support after the oil producing country's economic growth was weaker than expected this year.

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South Africa | The Ma, the merrier

Alibaba Group headquarters in Hangzhou, China - Credits: QILAI SHEN/BLOOMBERG VIA GETTY IMAGES

Alibaba founder Jack Ma is helping African start-up entrepreneurs to learn from his company’s successes in China and apply that knowledge at home

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Behind the scenes: Terry Pheto

 

All rights reservedThe South African actor who became a household name with her compelling performance in Tsotsi is working on a short film that will be out this year

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Ethiopian Airlines, Zambia to relaunch national airline at cost of $30 million

A Dreamliner Boeing 787 lands at Bole International airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Friday, Aug.17, 2012. Photo: Elias Asmare/AP/SIPAEthiopian Airlines has signed a shareholding agreement with Zambia's main develoment agency to relaunch the southern African country's flag carrier at an initial cost of $30 million.

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China sells diesel to South Africa as refiners seek new export markets

March 19, 2012: cars wait to be refilled at a Sinopec gas station in Qingdao in eastern China's Shandong province. Photo: AP/SIPAState-run oil company Sinopec is selling diesel as far afield as South Africa as China's refiners seek homes for their surplus fuel in the latest sign of troubles in the domestic refining business.

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