Obama plugged African economy at a business event in Nairobi Highlighted own connections to region, where he has dozens of relatives Hailed potential of African business to lift people out of poverty Obama has brought […]Read More ..
As President Barack Obama visits Kenya and Ethiopia this week, media coverage has fallen predominately into one of two categories: the return of a native son or the threat of terrorism in East Africa. This […]Read More ..
Kenyan women pose in front of a painting of Barack Obama ahead of his visit to Nairobi Barack Obama’s first visit to Kenya as US president is not only significant because of his family roots. […]Read More ..
People walk past a billboard welcoming US President Barack Obama – On the eve of his trip to Africa, US President Barack Obama said he was excited about the impending visit to his ancestral continent, which […]Read More ..
But US diplomatic and trade ties in Africa have not kept pace with defence cooperation, and lag far behind those of Europe and China.But US diplomatic and trade ties in Africa have not kept pace […]Read More ..
Aaron Fu and Nest’s Comunity Manager Muthuri Kinyamu An investment and incubator firm based off Hong Kong has opened its first Africa office in Nairobi. Nest is looking to invest and work with African startups […]Read More ..
Andrew Rugasira has worked for more than a decade to sell coffee in a way that will be more profitable to Africans, starting with a firm packaging roasted beans in Uganda and now working on […]Read More ..
Shoreline Group Chief Executive Officer Kola Karim. Shoreline Group, a Nigerian company with interests from oil production to rope-making across six African countries, plans to sell $2 billion in debt to buy crude and gas […]Read More ..
China is placing Africa on the map. The globalization map, that is. Next to Shanghai – in terms of Beijing’s business priorities, that is. And Washington is playing the catch up game. For years, globalization […]Read More ..
But the announcement that Facebook is to open an office in South Africa has brought the other face of the company into sharp perspective for local users. That is the business end of Facebook, and […]Read More ..
Paul Butler is the executive development director, Aston Business School, United Kingdom. In an online interview with LEADERSHIP, he provided insight into some of the challenges facing African Business organisations What are the key strategic […]Read More ..
Copyright : APA Starbucks, the world’s largest coffee chain, will soon open stores across South Africa, the management confirmed here on Wednesday. Officials said that Starbucks has signed a license agreement with South African management […]Read More ..
Africa’s games makers dream of exporting to the world By Gabriella Mulligan Cape Town 3 July 2015 From the section Business Games developer Momentum Core aims to make games that have social impact Allan Mukhwana […]Read More ..
Edcon Holdings Ltd. was a profitable South African retailer with few debt obligations before Bain Capital Partners LLC took control in its first foray on the continent. The 86-year-old retailer is now a loss-making giant […]Read More ..
Starbucks Corp. coffee shops will open in sub-Saharan Africa for the first time after the world leader partnered with Taste Holdings Ltd. in a deal that sent shares of the Johannesburg-based franchiser soaring to a […]Read More ..