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ViiV Healthcare Announces New Grants in Support of Ending Mother to Child Transmission of HIV

“Supporting projects that bring real change for HIV-affected communities is the reason ViiV founded PACF in the first place,” said ViiV Healthcare CEO Dominique Limet.

Tigo Pesa Returns TZS 3 Billion to Customers

Tigo announced today the first of its regular quarterly payments worth 3bn/- (US $ 1.8 million) to Tigo Pesa users. 

Viettel Honoured as Fastest Growing Company of 2014

Viettel in Mozambique honoured as fastest growing company of the year (2014)

BP Southern Africa Commits to Transformation

BP Southern Africa (BPSA), one of the oldest companies operating in South Africa for over 90 years, has completed a major Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) transaction

Standard Bank Arranges US125 Billion Bond sale to Investors

Standard Bank is proud to have partnered with Eskom to sell US$1.25 billion 10 year fixed rate bonds into the international capital markets.

ShopRite Scandal Closes Five Mozambique Stores

South African retail giant Shoprite has been forced to close five stores in Mozambique for selling old food.

Billionaire Patrice Motsepe Pledges To Donate Half His Fortune

South African billionaire Patrice Motsepe, the founder and executive chairman of African Rainbow Minerals, has pledged to donate half of his fortune.

POPI : The Importance of Protecting Personal Data

Protecting customers' personal information against loss or damage is just as important for companies considering the Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act as protecting it against theft and unauthorised access, says Jos Floor, Director of Corporate and IP Law for Floor Swart Incorporated.

KZN Oils : BEE at its Best

Following government's black empowerment efforts, Rajen Reddy, CEO of KZN Oils, has built his dream into a multimillion rand business. He talks to Africa Outlook.

Grandmark International : Ruling Set To Reshape Auto Industry

Africa Outlook talks to Grandmark International's Steven Ongchin about how a landmark court ruling could pave the way for a more open and competitive motor industry.