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Dianna Games

Dianna Games

    Reality check on hype is needed
    Reality check on hype is needed
    It is easy, with all the optimism and hype about Africa in consultants' reports and newspaper articles and the mushrooming number of conferences...
    Letter from Lagos
    Letter from Lagos
    "Watch out. South Africa is on a slippery slope," a Nigerian friend said to me in Lagos last week when inquiring why the economic powerhouse in the...
    SA business stays invested in Zim
    SA business stays invested in Zim
    There is a significant South African business presence in Zimbabwe. About 27 of our biggest listed companies have operations there, and a number...
    Surviving Zim's law of expediency
    Surviving Zim's law of expediency
    After two years of declaring that anyone with "unofficial" foreign currency was an economic saboteur and an enemy of the state, the Zimbabwe...
    A gateway to Africa
    A gateway to Africa
    A few months ago new Absa CEO, Steve Booysen, predicted that the bank would look at buying an African bank every year for the foreseeable future as...