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September 22, 2017 3:47 PM 'Unfit' Uber stripped of London license

LONDON (Reuters) - London deemed Uber unfit to run a taxi service on Friday and stripped it of its license to operate from the end of next week in a major blow to the U.S. firm and 3.5 million users in one of the world’s wealthiest cities. The capital’s transport regulator said the Silicon Valley technology giant’s approach and conduct was not fit and proper 3

September 22, 2017 2:27 PM Uber stripped of London license, plans to appeal

LONDON (Reuters) - London stripped Uber on Friday of its license to operate from the end of next week in a huge blow to the taxi service and 3.5 million users in one of the world’s wealthiest cities. The capital’s transport authority said the Silicon Valley technology giant was not fit and proper to hold a private vehicle hire license and it would not be renewed 3

September 19, 2017 10:18 AM World Bank cuts South Africa's 2017 growth forecast

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The World Bank on Tuesday halved its 2017 growth forecast for South Africa after the economy fell into recession earlier this year. It said in a report that 2017 growth would probably be 0.6 percent, down from an earlier estimate of 1.1 percent. Growth is seen ticking up to 1.1 percent next year and reaching 1.7 percent in 2019. But the bank warned 5

September 19, 2017 7:06 AM Egypt knocks SA from top investment spot in Africa – RMB report

Egypt has knocked South Africa from its long-standing top spot regarding investments in Africa, according to Rand Merchant Bank’s latest Where to Invest in Africa report for 2018, released on Monday. This is the first time SA has not been in top spot since the report was initiated seven years ago. Nigeria, on the other hand, has for the first time not featured 6

September 19, 2017 7:05 AM Egypt surpasses SA as top investment spot in Africa – report

Egypt has knocked South Africa from its long-standing top spot regarding investments in Africa, according to Rand Merchant Bank’s latest Where to Invest in Africa report for 2018, released on Monday. This is the first time SA has not been in top spot since the report was initiated seven years ago. Nigeria, on the other hand, has for the first time not featured 8

September 18, 2017 1:44 PM Where to invest in Africa? SA no longer number 1

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa has fallen off the top of Rand Merchant Bank’s Where to Invest in Africa report. South Africa was knocked off the top spot by Egypt, with rising concerns about the country’s governance and institutional strength. Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy by GPD, didn’t feature in the top 10. It was ranked 13th on the list due to its short-term 7

September 18, 2017 1:26 PM Unified Investment Law to further increase Egypt attractiveness: OBG Africa managing editor

Oxford Business Group (OBG) is a global publishing, research, and consultancy firm that publishes economic intelligence on the markets of the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Latin America. OBG offers comprehensive and accurate analysis of macroeconomic and sectoral developments, including banking, capital markets, insurance, energy, transportation, industry 2

September 18, 2017 4:51 AM Authentic sustainable tourism attractions to be showcased during UNWTO Confab

Montego Bay's Indigenous Rastafarian Village, Cockpit Country Adventure Tours and the Bunkers Hill Cultural X-perience and River Tour have been selected as showpieces for the UNWTO - Government of Jamaica International Conference. The November 27-29 event, which is being sponsored by the Wold Bank, will highlight the biological diversity of Jamaica's 8

September 18, 2017 4:37 AM Tanzanian Leader's War for More Tax Puts Economy in Firing Line

Tanzanian President John Magufuli’s deepening dispute with companies he accuses of being tax cheats is rattling investors and dimming the allure of one of Africa’s fastest-growing economies. Since taking office in late 2015, Magufuli has been on a drive to increase revenue from natural resources to help fund his industrialization plans. His administration 2

September 18, 2017 4:00 AM Boko takes no prisoners

Mmegi: Retrospectively, what would you have done differently as far as the BMD internal fracas are concerned and why? Boko: I would have done things exactly as I have now because it is the right way to do things. The UDC as a coalition is based on respect for self-determination of each of the contracting parties. It appreciates that they have own constitution 2