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Rwanda-World Bank sign agreement on renewable energy
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Rwanda-World Bank sign agreement on renewable energy

The world Bank and Rwanda has signed a USD50 million Scaling-Up Energy Renewable Program (SREP) financing agreement to help the government of Rwanda increase electricity access through off-grid technologies and to facilitate private-sector participation in renewable off-grid electrification. Minister of Finance and Economic Panning, Claver Gatete and World Bank Country […]

South Africa’s JSE announce job cuts to be ‘effective’
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South Africa’s JSE announce job cuts to be ‘effective’

South Africa’s stock exchange JSE has disclosed that it has plans to retrench about 60 if its staff “nimble” and “cost-effective”. The Chief Executive Officer of JSE Limited, Nicky Newton-King, said this step is geared towards achieving agility “We are taking these difficult steps, particularly regarding our staff, while recognising […]

Juan Rivera joins FTI’s strategic communication unit
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Juan Rivera joins FTI’s strategic communication unit

FTI Consulting, Inc. has appointed Juan Rivera as a Senior Managing Director in the Strategic Communications segment. He will be based in Madrid. A veteran communications professional with more than 20 years of experience, Mr. Rivera will lead the Strategic Communications segment in Spain, collaborating with colleagues from FTI Consulting’s […]

Huge Group in acquisition talks with unnamed parties
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Huge Group in acquisition talks with unnamed parties

Huge Group said it is in discussions with certain parties regarding potential strategic acquisitions. The finalised acquisition will according to Huge Group constitute on an aggregated basis, a category 2 transaction. The company said shareholders are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the Company’s securities until a further announcement […]

South32 suspends operations at Illawarra Metallurgical Coal
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South32 suspends operations at Illawarra Metallurgical Coal

South32 Limited, owners of Illawarra Metallurgical Coal says activities after a review of the operation’s systems and operating practices are currently being undertaken to ensure its ongoing safety and reliability. Given the scope of this review, an extended outage is now anticipated before production at Illawarra Metallurgical Coal can be […]

EY promotes 669 new partners globally
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EY promotes 669 new partners globally

EY has announced that about 669 people globally have been promoted to partner. For the third consecutive year, partners from the emerging markets continue to represent more than a third of all partner promotions, making up 36% this year (up from 35% in 2016 and 33% in 2015). EY also […]