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Rand leapfrogs Nigeria's naira as Africa's top currency

South Africa's rand is the continent's top currency again after investors were enticed to the country because of Brexit and the local election results of 3 August. However, economists believe the lead will be short, with the Nigerian naira making a comeback in the near future.

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Kenyan running shoe company inspired by country's Olympic spirit

Kenyan athletes have dominated the world of long-distance running for decades. A new Kenyan company wants to use that dominance to enter the competitive but lucrative global running shoe consumer market.


Download: Guidelines for good business practice in Africa

The Department of Trade and Industry has published a set of guidelines for good business practice by South African companies operating elsewhere in Africa, to ensure responsible corporate citizenship across the continent. Download the guidelines here.

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