Author Archive | Issa Sikiti da Silva

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Visa requirements relaxation for foreign visitors to South Africa could boost tourism: PwC

The continued debate about a further relaxation of visa requirements for international visitors to South Africa may impact on the country’s forecast tourism growth, Pietro Calicchio, PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Hospitality Industry Leader for Southern Africa, said, as the number of foreign visitors to South Africa is set to increase by 5.3% in 2018. Foreign visitors willing […]

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South Africa’s small businesses’ critical role in the 4th Industrial Revolution

South Africa’s small businesses are expected to play a critical role in the fourth industrial revolution, while access to information will revolutionise education, according to a panel discussion held in Johannesburg last week. The discussion, hosted jointly by Siemens and CNBC Africa, explored the effects industry 4.0 would have on the country. Delegates from business […]

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‘Dishonest’, ‘fraudulent’ Isabel dos Santos’ in trouble over Unitel missing funds, unpaid dividends

Africa’s richest woman, Isabel dos Santos, has committed fraudulent and dishonest acts in the management of Angola’s cellphone provider Unitel, according to a landmark decision made recently by a British judge. Billionaire dos Santos, whose fortune is valued at US$3.5 billion, is a major shareholder at Unitel, which she controls through Vidatel. Maka Angola, a […]

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