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Is Cyril Ramaphosa Leading the Crypto Adoption Drive in South Africa?

Cryptopolitan 03 Mar 2021
... bright in South Africa. Cyril Ramaphosa, sworn-in in 2018, is the 21st elected president of the Republic of South Africa ... Recall that in 2018, South Africa established its first ever Bitcoin ATM at its executive capital in Pretoria, only months after Cyril Ramaphosa assumed office.
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Africa looks to green recovery strategy after COVID-19

China Daily 03 Mar 2021
The conversation in Africa is about substituting expensive, bad fossil fuels with something that is cleaner and cheaper. We have to replace fuel-based energies with green and sustainable ones," said Vera Songwe, UN executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa.
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Kantar names Adeola Tejumola to lead Middle East and Africa business

Algeria Times 03 Mar 2021
Kantar, the world’s data, insights and consulting company, has announced the promotion of Adeola Tejumola to lead the Insights Division of Kantar in the Middle East and Africa region ... Adeola Tejumola is now Managing Director of Kantar’s Insights Division for the Middle East and Africa region.
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Durban’s unemployment rate up in the fourth quarter

Independent online (SA) 03 Mar 2021
The statistics come a week after learning that South Africa’s ... Youth Employment Service (YES) chief executive Dr Tashmia Ismail-Saville said the biggest problem South Africa had was that not enough people were contributing to the fiscus and there was a vast inequality gap.
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Exclusive: Warren Gatland wants most formidable coaching line-up in Lions history

Yahoo Daily News 03 Mar 2021
The 47-year-old, who guided Scotland to their first win against England at Twickenham since 1983 last month, will become the first Scottish coach to be involved with the Lions management since Sir Ian McGeechan was head coach of the tour to South Africa in 2009 ... Lions Tour 2021 fixtures in South Africa.
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Ramaphosa to respond to Brian Molefe after completing state capture testimony

Independent online (SA) 03 Mar 2021
Clinton Ephron, former chief executive of Glencore’s coal business in South Africa, director of both Optimum Coal Holdings and Optimum Coal Mine, told the commission that Ramaphosa had no direct involvement in the day-to-day operations of both companies in the period from 2012 to 2014 and never chaired both companies.
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Ramaphosa to respond to Glencore claims after Brian Molefe's state capture testimony

Independent online (SA) 03 Mar 2021
Clinton Ephron, former chief executive of Glencore’s coal business in South Africa, director of both Optimum Coal Holdings and Optimum Coal Mine, told the commission that Ramaphosa had no direct involvement in the day-to-day operations of both companies in the period from 2012 to 2014 and never chaired both companies.
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Brian Molefe: Eskom can’t collect debt from Soweto residents and not from others

Independent online (SA) 03 Mar 2021
Commission chairperson Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo said Clinton Ephron, former chief executive of Glencore’s coal business in South Africa, director of both Optimum Coal Holdings and Optimum Coal Mine, has filed an affidavit responding to Molefe’s statement and even might come back to the commission.
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LIVE FEED: State Capture Inquiry – March 3, 2021

Independent online (SA) 03 Mar 2021
Clinton Ephron, former chief executive of Glencore’s coal business in South Africa, director of Optimum Coal Holdings and Optimum Coal Mine, told the commission that Ramaphosa had no direct involvement in the day-to-day operations of either company in the period from 2012 to 2014.
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Director of Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL Director)

Reliefweb 02 Mar 2021
Prosper Africa is a U.S ... The MEL Director manages a small team regional MEL Specialists distributed across Africa ... Delivers MEL services for trade and investment programming across Africa to meet the need of PATI’s leadership, the USAID Africa and Middle East Bureaus, and the Prosper Africa Executive Secretariat.
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It’s time to start taking West Africa’s legislative contests more seriously

Mail Guardian South Africa 02 Mar 2021
While in Uganda the majority of MPs elected were members of the ruling National Resistance Movement, in other recent elections in Africa the president’s party has not always been able to secure a legislative majority ... Credible elections remain an important mechanism for sustaining and strengthening democracy in Africa.
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Cape Town tourism shows little chance of recovery - report

Independent online (SA) 02 Mar 2021
Cape Town Tourism chief executive Enver Duminy said ... Many of South Africa’s land borders remain closed under alert level 1, and passenger cruise ships are still banned ... Business Leadership South Africa chief executive Busi Mavuso said.
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