Obasanjo: Technology holds key to oil, gas future

Former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo

Former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN – OLUSEGUN Obasanjo, former president of Africa’s biggest oil producer, Nigeria, has urged countries in the continent to adopt new technologies to extend the longevity of oil and gas. Speaking at the Africa Oil Week in Cape Town, Obasanjo said technology More...

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MTN Foundation
By On Friday, November 8th, 2019
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MTN donates shoes to Eastern Cape schoolkids

MTN Foundation by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – MTN South Africa, through its foundation, is donating thousands of school shoes to schools in the Eastern Cape Province. The donation forms part of MTN SA Foundation’s More...

Springboks captain, Siya Kolisi, in joyous mood with an MTN staffer at the Trophy Tour at MTN Headquarters in Fairland on Thursday.
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Springboks hail successful sponsorship by MTN

Springboks captain, Siya Kolisi, in joyous mood with an MTN staffer at the Trophy Tour at MTN Headquarters in Fairland on Thursday. by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – NEWLY-crowned world rugby champions, More...

Maize crop in South Africa
By On Friday, November 8th, 2019
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COMMODITIES: Reduced Mozambique grain supply lowers cross-border trade

Maize crop in South Africa from ARIMANDO DOMINGOS in Maputo, Mozambique MAPUTO – TRADE between Mozambique and some of its neighbouring countries in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region More...

Billions at play
By On Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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Billions at Play: Book review

Billions at play KIERAN ARCHER THE phrase ‘resource curse’ is widely used in political economy to describe the situation where natural resources such as petroleum, diamonds or precious metals are exploited by More...

Cybercrime
By On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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Cyber crime an unfortunate reality for SA

Cybercrime by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH African companies have been urged to embrace new technologies to deal with rising cyber security threats. The encouragement comes in the wake of cyber criminals More...

Standard Banks Instant Money
By On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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Standard reports digital money transfers rapid growth

Standard Banks Instant Money by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – STANDARD Bank has processed more than R60 billion (US$4 billion) through its Instant Money transfer service as digital money transfers become More...

AfricaCom 2019
By On Monday, November 4th, 2019
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AfricaCom awards shortlist revealed

AfricaCom 2019 by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG – MOBILE network operator, MTN, and technology powerhouse, Huawei, are leading nominations for the AfricaCom Awards. Top honours will be revealed on November More...

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By On Friday, November 1st, 2019
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Summer rewards for MTN prepaid customers

MTN prepaid customers by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – MTN prepaid customers have received an early festive season present as the company celebrates its 25th anniversary. One such initiative in its summer More...

Farm land preparation
By On Friday, November 1st, 2019
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Dry weather dampens SA agriculture growth prospects

Farm land preparation by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG – DRY weather conditions have delayed South African farmers from planting, delaying the start of a season where farmers intend to increase hectarage More...