Mininsg in South Africa has had mixed performances in 2018
Africa Industry

2018 financial year Mixed Performance for South Africa’s Mining Industry – Report

The 2018 financial year proved to be a challenging year for South African mining companies. Globally, the financial performance of the mining industry improved considerably from the previous year. That position was largely mirrored by South African bulk commodity producers with iron ore, coal, manganese and chrome performing well. Unfortunately, the aggregated SA mining industry, […]

Aerial View of Diani Beach in Mombasa Kenya. Visits to Kenya beaches and national parks are the key tourists attractions to Kenya.
Industry Tourism

Hotel investment strategies evolve in Sub-Saharan Africa, as trading improves

High supply growth during the past five years has placed pressure on hotel performance in Sub-Saharan Africa, yet the outlook in the medium term is positive, with a more sustainable pipeline and stronger demand fundamentals. This is one of the interesting facts presented by Xander Nijnens, Executive Vice-President, Hotels & Hospitality Group, JLL Sub-Saharan Africa, at the […]

After several squabbles and string pulling in Uganda’s Parliament, majority MPs finally voted to support the Excise Duty Amendment Bill No 2 which provides
Industry

Mobile Money Tax: Who wins?

After several squabbles and string pulling in Uganda’s Parliament, majority MPs finally voted to support the Excise Duty Amendment Bill No 2 which provides for 0.5 per cent tax on Mobile Money withdrawal transactions. Only 288 legislators of the over 450 participated. 124 MPs voted against the imposition of the 0.5% tax on mobile money […]

Africa Industry

New Study Quantifies Value of Illegal Trade in Great Apes

Criminal networks of poachers, suppliers, dealers, wholesalers, and consumers make up the multi-million dollar industry in live great apes, their bushmeat, and their body parts. However, investigators are missing intelligence and enforcement opportunities on these illicit financial flows, according to a study released today by Global Financial Integrity (GFI), a Washington, DC-based research and advisory […]

Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) will kick-start the positioning and marketing of Tanzania as Business and Meetings, Incentives, Conference and Exhibition/Events (MICE) Tourism destination starting this month.
Industry Tourism

Tanzania taps into meetings and conference tourism money

Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) will kick-start the positioning and marketing of Tanzania as Business and Meetings, Incentives, Conference and Exhibition/Events (MICE) Tourism destination starting this month. The entity has collaborated with Africa Tourism Partners (ATP) to up-skill travel and tourism professionals in Tanzania running a business and MICE Tourism. Prospective participants include professionals, executives and […]