South African universities make up more than a third of a list ranking the continent's top 30
institutions. Although it left out more than 2 600 facilities in Africa, the list is considered a
good starting point towards creating a more comprehensive ranking system in the future.
Investors will gain exposure to shares listed on the Johannesburg, Kenyan and Nigerian stock
exchanges once the three major markets cross list equities, commodities and bonds through
exchange traded funds. The move will lead to improved liquidity on the Africa's exchanges.
A South African trade and industry delegation will visit Ghana and Nigeria during August, seeking
to create investment opportunities and build more confident economic relations between the
three countries, based on growing bilateral trade over the past five years.
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