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Africa’s CFOs ‘less optimistic’ about domestic economies

Currency risks, economic uncertainty, government policies and regulation are key concerns for CFOs, finds the latest Duke University, CFO magazine, and South African Institute of Chartered Accountants’ joint survey.
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Property
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Slowdown in global house prices continues

With price growth in Dubai and much of Asia slowing, the Knight Frank Global House Price Index has lost its main engines of growth resulting in a rise of just 0.1 per cent in the third quarter of 2014.
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Education
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The new global classroom

It is predicted that within five years there will be more than five million students studying in international schools.
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Boarding schools offer Ebola advice

An independent boarding school body has issued guidance to concerned parents of children who study alongside international students from Ebola affected countries.

Into Africa – what are the key mobility considerations?

The process of moving to Africa is challenging, SIRVA recently holding a half-day ‘Destination Africa Seminar’ with relocation industry experts addressing all key focus areas across four presentations.
Immigration
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Russia introduces fingerprinting for visa applicants at certain consulates

From 10 December 2014, all applicants for Russian visas at the Russian consular posts in UK, Ireland, Denmark, Myanmar and Namibia and also at the border control service on arrival at Vnukovo Airport in Moscow, will be required to undergo fingerprinting.
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