Posts Tagged ‘Africa’

Gentle giraffes threatened with ‘silent extinction’

by AFP/ pic by AFP
KENYA – For most of his life as a Samburu warrior, Lesaiton Lengoloni thought nothing of hunting giraffes, the graceful giants ...

Rubber glove industry urged to tap into African market

by BERNAMA/ pic by TMR FILE
THE Malaysian rubber glove industry has been urged to strengthen its efforts to further tap into Africa’s vast market ...

Bharti to kick off IPO of Africa arm in May

By BLOOMBERG
MUMBAI • Bharti Airtel Ltd, India’s second-biggest wireless carrier, is preparing to kick off the initial public offering (IPO) of its ...

Investors brace for insights into world economy

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • The world economy’s ability to rebound from its recent soft patch will be tested anew this week as data is released from ...

BRICS bank to lend RM3b to South Africa’s Eskom

JOHANNESBURG • The New Development Bank (NBD) plans to lend as much as US$780 million (RM3.17 billion) to Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd for infrastructure ...

An Africa invisible to Blackstone is winning back investors

The region experienced growth in inflows of FDI last year, thanks to a revival of interest in South Africa and a more stable environment in Egypt
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High stakes for friends and foes as Congo heads to polls

NAIROBI • From the countries who share the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) vast border — some of which stirred its devastating conflicts — to ...

Airtel to delay IPO of RM33.4b Africa business

By BLOOMBERG
MUMBAI • Bharti Airtel Ltd, India’s second-biggest wireless carrier, is delaying a planned initial public offering (IPO) of its Africa ...

Exxon exploration chief eyes Africa for elephant oil find

By BLOOMBERG
HOUSTON • Exxon Mobil Corp is targeting western and southern Africa for the world’s next big oil bonanza as the explorer scours the globe ...

UPS expands UPS My Choice ® service in Asia to facilitate intensifying e-commerce demand

UPS introduces UPS My Choice in Asia Pacific, Africa, the Indian Sub- continent, Caribbean and Central and South America, Middle East, and Oceania, marking ...

UN: World hunger levels rise for 3rd year

By REUTERS / Pic By BLOOMBERG
Rome • World hunger rose in 2017 for a third consecutive year, fuelled by conflict and climate change, the United Nations ...

China’s Xi looks to Africa to counter criticism of aid efforts

His speech today to a forum will stress the importance of consultation and taking African countries’ needs into account
by BLOOMBERG BEIJING • ...