Africa’s business Tycoon, Aliko Dangote, has called for the relaxation of visa policies between African countries in order to promote intra-African trade and development, Daily Independent reports. He said there is a need for African […]Read More ..
Paul Okaru (pictured on the far left). I recently attended the AfricaBusinessForum.com Investment meeting in Dubai on 23rd May 2015 where i met potential investors and business partners to work with in the future. I am an African Entrepreneur. My company ‘Sub-Sahara […]Read More ..
Despite being best known for making pop music, Akon‘s decided to give filling dancefloors a break in favour of bringing solar energy to people living in rural Africa. The singer has decided to seriously […]Read More ..
The African Economic Outlook for 2015 has forecast foreign direct investment (FDI) into the continent to reach $73.5 billion in 2015, underpinned by increasing greenfield investment from China – which remains Africa’s largest trade […]Read More ..
Kenya continued its dominance in the region’s private equity industry with the country accounting for more than 60 per cent of private equity deals recorded in the East African region. For the seventh year running, […]Read More ..
Mahindra & Mahindra is looking to tap emerging business opportunities in Africa for which it has set up a new business unit to focus entirely on the continent. As per Mahindra & Mahindra, Africa has […]Read More ..
ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, May 29 – Nigeria’s outgoing agriculture minister Akinwumi Adesina won the vote Thursday to become the new president of the African Development Bank, official results showed.Adesina, 55, will succeed Rwandan Donald Kaberuka, […]Read More ..
The latest economic forecast for Africa is a downward revision from projections made in 2014 which suggested the region’s economy would expand by 5.7 percent this year Johannesburg (AFP) – Africa’s overall economy should advance […]Read More ..
Citizens of African nations as well as ex-pat Africans based around the world are celebrating Africa Day on Monday to join under a common identity and mark progress on pressing issues. African students and leaders […]Read More ..
Nigerian businessman and philanthropist, Mr. Tony Elumelu, has called on business leaders to make decisions that will increase economic and social wealth, and promote development in the communities and nations in which they operate. Elumelu, […]Read More ..
PLENTY of progress has been made on increasing the size of Africa’s banked population. The trouble is, from the amount of noise that is made about the topic, you would be forgiven for thinking we […]Read More ..
South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya are planning to cross-list more exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on their stock markets to boost liquidity of the securities, according to the JSE. “We reached out to East Africa and West […]Read More ..
Business opportunities in the East Africa Community were today presented and discussed during an event organized at the Expo Milan 2015. It was supported by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). The event was […]Read More ..
“Without data, you have nothing. There has been a distinct lack of data about Africa.” – Tarek Ragheb, AfBAA founding chairman The African Business Aircraft Association (Booth A065) has released its first data-driven report that describes the state of […]Read More ..
After decades of civil war destroyed Angola’s fertile farmland and a booming oil industry pushed out all other commerce, Santa Rodrigo wondered how she could ever bring up her five children in the poverty that […]Read More ..
The next President of the African Development Bank will be elected on 28 May Akinwumi Adesina is one of eight candidates for the role While there are many reasons to celebrate the improved economic performance, […]Read More ..
Big mining firms in the Democratic Republic of Congo are worried. For the past decade they’ve made good money from the country’s huge reserves of cobalt, diamonds, gold and copper, and now the government wants […]Read More ..