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Another multi-billion dollar investment eludes Nigeria as US Vantage Data picks SA for growth

Business Day Online 14 Oct 2021
Johannesburg is the data centre hub for sub‐Saharan Africa due to its strategic ... Microsoft Corp has also built two data centres in South Africa, one in Cape Town and one in Johannesburg, while China’s Huawei started building two data centres in South Africa in 2019.
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City of Joburg must pay R500K contempt of court fine for failing to fix electricity bill

Independent online (SA) 14 Oct 2021
The body corporate of Preston Place, a high-rise building not far from Johannesburg’s central business district, was first granted a court order against the municipality in March 2018, forcing it to provide a full and precise statement of account of amounts owed and duly ...
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Court rules University of Johannesburg must consider developer of student accommodation buildings

Independent online (SA) 14 Oct 2021
Pretoria - A developer of student accommodation buildings successfully asked the court to set aside the decision of the University of Johannesburg not to consider it as a private service provider ... The contractor told the Johannesburg High Court that it acquired a building near the ...
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U.S. group Vantage Data Centres expands to Africa with a $1 bln campus

Reuters 13 Oct 2021
JOHANNESBURG, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Vantage Data Centres is investing more ... Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) has also built two data centres in South Africa, one in Cape Town and one in Johannesburg, while China's Huawei (HWT.UL) started building two data centres in South Africa in 2019.
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GE invests $2.5m to launch Next Engineers in Johannesburg, South Africa

Algeria Times 13 Oct 2021
Next Engineers will not only provide a platform for Johannesburg’s young people from different backgrounds to bring their unique perspectives to engineering but also empower them to foster the skills needed to build a world of the future that works ... in Johannesburg.
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Vantage Data Centers Expands to Africa with US$1 Billion Flagship Johannesburg Campus in Continent’s Largest ...

The Marshall News Messenger 13 Oct 2021
Vantage Data Centers, a leading global provider of hyperscale data center campuses, announced today that it has begun construction of its first African campus in Johannesburg, South Africa, leveraging a US$1 billion investment from existing financial partners ... a 16MW building.
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We must shift our disaster risk architecture as climate disasters threaten African continent – ARC Limited CEO on International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

Reliefweb 13 Oct 2021
Africa must build resilience proactively if it is to change the disaster risk architecture ... ARC Group’s role as a parametric insurer is critically important in building resilience and ensuring a country is able to bounce back swiftly after a natural disaster.
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Oscoda Owls lone area team with football playoff hopes

Iosco County News Herald 12 Oct 2021
Talks of the post-seaosn are alive and well after two straight wins though, especially considering the offensive outburst in their 60-22 win over Johannesburg-Lewiston last week. “We also needed that win to continue to build confidence and have momentum board the bus with us this week,” head coach Mark Whitley said.
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Congo's $6 billion China mining deal 'unconscionable', says draft report

Yahoo Daily News 08 Oct 2021
Under the 2008 deal struck with the government of former President Joseph Kabila, Chinese state-owned firms Sinohydro Corp and China Railway Group Limited agreed to build roads and hospitals financed by profits from Congo's Sicomines cobalt and copper joint venture.
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Congo’s $6 billion China mining deal ‘unconscionable’, says draft report

Metro USA 08 Oct 2021
Under the 2008 deal struck with the government of former President Joseph Kabila, Chinese state-owned firms Sinohydro Corp and China Railway Group Limited agreed to build roads and hospitals financed by profits from Congo’s Sicomines cobalt and copper joint venture.
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Congo's $6 bln China mining deal 'unconscionable', says draft report

Reuters 08 Oct 2021
The draft report calls for re-evaluating Sicomines' reserves, saying a 2010 feasibility study 2010 was flawed, and cancelling another contract with the same Chinese investors to build a hydroelectric dam.Reporting by Aaron Ross in Dakar and Helen Reid in Johannesburg; Additional reporting by Sophie Yu in Beijing; Editing by Edmund Blair.
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Feather Awards 2021 to shine the spotlight on 'Queer Lives Matter'

Independent online (SA) 05 Oct 2021
This year’s Feather Awards celebrate and honour LGBTQIA+ activists in a private ceremony ... The awards ceremony is set to take place on Thursday, November 11, at a private ceremony in Johannesburg. Thami Kotlolo, co-founder of the Feather Awards said. “It's been an interesting 13 years building these Awards as a community ... Best Styled Individual ... Lady Du.
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Blockchain & cryptocurrencies: Prospects for African trade (7)

Business Day Online 05 Oct 2021
Read Also ... Besides, there already exists local foundations in a number of African countries for foreign firms to build on with respect to the emergent new economy technologies like blockchain and cryptocurrencies. Johannesburg, Cape Town, Nairobi and Lagos already rank amongst the global top 100 cities for fintech ecosystems (AUC & OECD, 2021).
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Police joint operation on a mission to rid Joburg inner city of ’fake’ goods

Independent online (SA) 02 Oct 2021
Lieutenant Colonel Mavela Masondo said the joint operation by South African Police Service, Johannesburg Metro Police Department, Customs Officials and Brand holders raided buildings in the Johannesburg city centre, where they confiscated counterfeit goods to the estimated value of R24.5 million.
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City of Joburg insists that new online municipal submission system won’t lead to job losses

Independent online (SA) 02 Oct 2021
Johannesburg - The City of Joburg’s roll-out of an online submission system at their municipal offices could leave hundreds of external consultants without employment ... “We remain committed to enhancing the delivery of quality services by clearing the backlog of building plans and implementing a system to better serve the residents of Johannesburg.
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