Directories/Yellow Pages
Exchange Rates, Time Zones, Cost of living, Holidays, Calling Codes
Financials
OrganisationsInvestment assistanceServicesStock Exchange


Country Specific

Please consult the Country Register

Nambia

Namibia Online - Official Web Site ofhttp://ont>Has basic information about Namibia, important addresses (govt. offices, banks, airlines, hotels, embassies), information on trade, international relations, the President's Message, short news stories, the economy, the export processing zone, domestic affairs, the press, etc.

Nigeria

Nigerian Business Galleriastates and their capitalsNigerian universities with email http://missions, federal government institutions, city phone area codes, a list of Lagos newspapers http://budget information, biographies of leaders up to 1966.

South Africa

COMPUSTAT, South African Internet Directory

E-Data (Investor Intelligence)
Provides financial, business, and http:// South Africa including investing in South Africa.

Finance Web South Africa
Financial resource site for entrepreneurs, investors, corhttp://es, and small and home based businesses, specializing in financing and cash flow producing opportunities.

Network Information Services
Site for business web pages: Sharenet - which provides, for R90 (c. $http://tock Exchange closing prices, SA Futures Exchange, etc. Smartdisk - an extensive "yellow pages" directory to greater Johannesburg businesses and services. Has links to other financial web sites.

Reservations Hotline Online - Southern Africa
A professional conference organizer covering South Africa, alhttp://zambique, Namibia, Zimbabwe. Have their own travel agency.

South African Economy Online
In alphabetical order, the key South African business, labour and economichttp://Goldstuck. By Mail & Guardian.

South African Search Engine - Ananzi
Search engine which only searches South African web sites, useful for locating South African business resources. South African Business Index
Yellow pages.

Standard Bank of Sohttp:// size="3" face="Arial">
Has online reports, by bank staff members, on: Securities Lending in South Africa, a Guide to Investment in South Africa, and in .zip form (217K in Wordhttp://vestment in Sub-Saharan Africa.

 

Zambia

Business Pages
Zambian business links on ZamNet.


 

Directories/Yellow Pages

COMPUSTAT, South African Internet Directory

Exhibitions for Africa
Site http://s trade shows and conferences, mainly in South Africa.    

Finhttp://>
Financial resource site for entrepreneurs, investors, corporate executives, and small and home based businesses, specializing in financing and cash flow producing opportunities.

MBendi Information Services
Information on the business opportunities and challenges in the countries of Africa, the companies and organisations active in various industry sectors (Oil, Gas, Chemicals, Mining etc.), the leading business and governmenhttp://y of products and services, the larger development projects currently underway in Africa, and information on the African Stock Exchanges.

Network Information Services
Site for business web pages: Sharenet - which provides, for R90 (c. $25) a month, Johannesburg Stock Exchange closing prices, SA Futures Exchange, etc. Smartdisk - an extensive "yellow pages" directory to greater Johannesburg businesses and sehttp://ks to other financial web sites.

Oil-Link
Has over 2,600 links to industry resources on the web that span 47 categories of products, services and resources.

SibexlinkBusiness directory on companies in the South, news from the emerging markets in the South, G-15 - a specialised database providing business related information on G-15 and South-South countries.

South African Business Index
Yellow pages.


 

Exchange Rates, Time Zones, Cost of living, Holidays, Calling Cohttp://

Cost of Living World-wide- Salary Calculator
If you earn USD 20.000 in Oslo, Norway, how much do you need to earn i Harare, Zimbabwe to live just as well? This machine gives you the answer. It compares the cost of living in hundreds of international cities.

Holiday and Time Guide - J.P. Morgan & Co.
Lists holidays for African countries. Based on J.P. Morgan's World Holiday & Time Guide published since 1918.

International Calling CodesCountry telephone codes directory from American Computer Resources, Inc. With rates.

UNDP Exchange rates
Exchange rates, pegged to the US dollar, for all chttp://ite. You can print out the entire list. Not as detailed or up-to-date as the Olsen rates.:

The Olsen & Associates Exchange Rates
Provides exchange rates on any day from 1 January 1990 to the present. Includes many African countries including the CFA franc.

Time Zone Page
Selehttp://untry, click on "Get the Time" and you will receive the current time in that location.

Washington Post Exchange Rates.


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Investment assistance

Electronic Embassy

Ernst & Young Business Information
Information on investing in several African countries, and what servicehttp://er.

HARAMBEE
A London business club for those doing business, or interested in doing business, between Brhttp:// Southern Africa.

SADC-USA
Designed to assist companies interested in southern African trade and investment. SADC-USA is a network comprhttp://SADC member embassies in the U.S. Has trade, investment, economic information and the latest issue of their newsletter, SADC Today. Basic information on each country is mainly from the CIA Worhttp:// links to country-related web sites.

International Chambers of Commerce
National Commitees in Africa.

International Investigation Serhttp://"3" face="Arial">
Has a collection of financial scam letters originating from Nigeria.

MBendi Information Services
Information on the business opportunities and challenges in the countries of Africa, the companies and organisations active in various industry sectors (Oil, Gas, Chemicals, Mining etc.), the leading business andhttp://a directory of products and services, the larger development projects currently underway in Africa, and information on the African Stock Exchanges.

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Has over 2,600 links to industry resources on the web that span 47 categories of products, services and resources.

U.S. Office of the U.S. Trade Representative
Comprehensive Trade and Development Policy for the Countries of Africa. A Report Submitted by the President of the United States to the Congress


 

Organisations

G-77 Chambers of Commerce & Industry - Africa In 1987, the Conference of G-77 Chambers of Commerce was established, under the G-77-umbrella for 132 developing countries. Some of the African chambers are online. Adre

Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)Corporate Council on Africa (Washington, D.C.)
American organisation dealing with business relations between Africa and USA.

http://28204158/http://www.corpwatch.org/trac/home.html">Corporate Watch
Dedicated to helping build greater democratic control over transnational corporations at the local, national and international levels.

NorwatchMonitor on Norwegian companies in the South. The aim for the project is to investigate into what impact these companies have related to environmental and social issues. Co-operates and collaborates with NGOs and others in developing countries where Norwegian companies are prhttp://idarity organisation Future in Our Hands.

Transparency International
An NGO to "counter corruption in international business http://nal levels." Has a 1997 "Corruption Perception Index" comparing 52 countries. Has national chapters in over 17 African countries.

 


 

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Black Enterprise Online
Online version of the African-American business mhttp://

Business Day
Online version of the South African finanhttp://

Economic Review (Kenya)
Electronic version of the weekly financial.


Electronic version of the Zimbabwean weekly. Published mainly on Thursdays.

Finhttp://
Electronic version of the financial newspaper.

Foreign Trade BulletinOnline sample of the Standard Bank of South Africa financial.

Swaziland Buisness Day
Daily financial.

World Statesman
Politics and current affairs magazine writhttp:// political leaders of the world.


 

Services

Ernst & Young Business Information
Information on investing in several African countries, and what services Ernst & Younghttp://

DHL Worldwide Express
Ships to all African countries.http://e, for each African country information on offices in each country, the current local time, the international dialing code, holidays.

FedEx - Africa Brief information on their shipping contact in each country.

Robart Technical Services Ltd/ACE
International Technical Writers and Editors and African Conferences & Exhibitions Ltd. Organisers of International Events on the African Continent


 

http://name="Stock Exchange">Stock Exchange

African Stock Exchanges - Mbendi
Information on all the African stock exchanges, ehttp:// regional co-operation.

Network Information Services
Site for business web pages: Sharenet - which providhttp:// $25) a month, Johannesburg Stock Exchange closing prices, SA Futures Exchange, etc. Smartdisk - an extensive "yellow pages" directory to greater Johannesburg businesses and services. Has links to other financial web sites.

The African Stock Exchange Guide
An overview of the companies listed on the Stock Exchanges in Africa.

 

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