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Mahle Behr recognized as one of Africa’s top Kaizen performers

By: Irma Venter     30th November 2020 Mahle Behr has been recognised as one of Africa’s top Kaizen performers at the Africa Kaizen Annual Conference (AKAC). Mahle Behr was selected to represent South Africa after being crowned national automotive Kaizen champion, and competed against 22 other nominees from 13 African countries. 

Cloud-based vaccine management system launched in Africa

By: Sane Dhlamini     24th November 2020 IT giant Oracle and the Tony Blair Institute announced on Tuesday the launch of the cloud-based Oracle Health Management System, which will help African countries manage large-scale vaccination programmes. Ghana, Rwanda and Sierra Leone are the initial users of the system, which will create... 

Business resilience is about people

By: Schalk Burger     23rd November 2020 The Covid-19 pandemic has underscored the central importance of people in enabling businesses to adapt to new challenges and ensuring that organisations remain resilient and capable of delivering value to customers. During a recent panel discussion, Central Bank of Kenya governor Dr Patrick... 

Nissan to set up new assembly facility in Ghana with Japan Motors 

By: Irma Venter     19th November 2020 Nissan has appointed Japan Motors Trading as its local partner in setting up a new vehicle assembly facility in Accra, Ghana. The appointment flows from a 2018 memorandum of understanding signed between Nissan and the government of Ghana. 

Ghana urges African governments to allow some independence in mining investment decisions

By: Simone Liedtke     18th November 2020 Allowing a degree of independence when investment institutions decide on investments with commercial principles, is “a model that other African countries may want to consider replicating,” Ghana Infrastructure Investment Fund (GIIF) CEO Solomon Asamoah urged on November 17. He said this model... 

Cardinal hoping for third bidder

By: Esmarie Iannucci     18th November 2020 Takeover target Cardinal Resources on Wednesday said it was disappointed with the Australian Takeovers Panel’s decision not to intervene in the furor surrounding its ownership. The Takeovers Panel earlier this week declined an intervention request from all of the parties, saying there was no... 

Ghana special prosecutor resigns over gold royalty fund listing

By: Reuters     17th November 2020 Ghana's special prosecutor resigned on Monday over a dispute surrounding a planned $500-million initial public offering (IPO) of gold royalty fund Agyapa Royalties in London, which his office has said was open to corruption. Ghana had said it was delaying the listing in October following concerns... 

Goldplat's South African, Ghanaian operations post higher profits

By: Marleny Arnoldi     23rd October 2020 Aim-listed gold producer Goldplat has posted solid profits from its South African and Ghanaian operations of £1.1-million and £280 000, respectively, for the quarter ended September 30. This compares with the £1-million profit posted by the South African operations and the £23 000 profit posted... 

Green energy a macro-economic imperative, says VW’s Kamuhinda 

By: Irma Venter     12th October 2020 Green technology, electric cars included, are coming to Africa not just because of the Paris Climate Change Agreement, but because Africa has a problem of energy supply, says Volkswagen Africa business development director Serge Kamuhinda.  “For a country like Rwanda, fuel imports account for 12%... 

The Future of Solar Energy

By: Creamer Media Reporter      8th October 2020 By Tiaan Hendriks, National Sales Engineer at SEM Solutions Solar energy has come a long way in the last few years. A decade ago, the global market was not only small, it relied heavily on governmental support and subsidies. Fast forward to 2019 and the International Energy Agency (IEA) says that... 

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