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Vivo Energy Completes Engen Transaction Adding 230 Service stations in Eight African Countries

Vivo Energy plc is pleased to announce the completion of the transaction with Engen Holdings (Pty) Limited, previously announced on 18 September 2018. The transaction adds operations in eight new countries and 230 Engen-branded service stations to Vivo Energy’s network, taking its total presence to over 2,000 service stations, across …

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Shoprite Lesotho Cross-Border Remittance Product Achieves R1 Billion Mark

The Shoprite cross-border money remittance product reached the R1 billion mark in January, after just three years of it being implemented between SA and Lesotho. The cost of a transfer of R900 is 2%, which is one of the cheapest cross-border products in the world. A remittance is when a …

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Zimbabwe: Stanbic Funds Lusaka Mall

Banking group, Stanbic Bank Zambia, has signed a multi-million dollar loan facility with Vertigo Properties for the completion of a shopping complex — Pinnacle Mall in Lusaka. The 10 000-square metre shopping mall is expected to be opened by end of March this year, which will make it the second …

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Zara Arrives in 106 Markets Thanks to its New Global Online Store

Zara’s global women’s men’s and kids’ collections will be available online for the first time to customers in Angola, Cameroon, Congo, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, Madagascar, Zimbabwe and Ghana, among others. Zara will launch online sales through a dedicated worldwide online platform, thus bringing its fashions …

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New SPAR Store Opens in Zimbabwe’s Industrial Centre

SPAR Zimbabwe has opened a new store in Kwekwe, a mining city that has the largest mineral wealth in the country and is considered to be the industrial centre of Zimbabwe. SPAR Kwekwe is located along the main road, which travels through the Central Business District, alongside the main highway …

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SPAR Zimbabwe Supports Children in Need Through Savings Campaign

SPAR Zimbabwe recently ran a campaign – the ‘Piggy Bank Challenge’ – aimed at educating children on the importance of saving money whilst at the same time providing financial support for children’s charity, Childline. Running until the end of February, the campaign saw piggy banks (money boxes) on sale in …

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