Irans Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, right, and his South African counterpart Maite Nkoana-Mashabane exchange trade co-operation agreements. Picture: Abedin Taherkenareh Tehran – International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has addressed the Iranian business community in […]Read More ..
The launch three years ago of the African Business Aviation Association (AfBAA) moved business aviation in the region into the spotlight. Operators, financiers, lessors, owners, FBO and flight service providers now have a voice. In […]Read More ..
It will be up to Bruce Hemphill to implement Old Mutual’s plans for further growth in Africa. (Bongiwe Gumede, Gallo) As unexpected as the appointment of a company outsider to head Old Mutual may have […]Read More ..
THE booming economies of sub-Saharan Africa have created numerous business opportunities both for African entrepreneurs and multinational companies eager to tap into new markets. But running an office in Nairobi or Johannesburg is significantly different […]Read More ..
Thriving businesses — and the profits, jobs, dividends and philanthropy that accompany them — build productive societies. Matthew Davis is trying to do just that in Africa. The physicist-turned-entrepreneur runs a small, Washington-based investment firm […]Read More ..
Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, said he still wants to buy English Premier League soccer team Arsenal even after he was rebuffed by its owners in 2010. Nigeria’s Dangote, an Arsenal fan worth $15.7 billion, […]Read More ..
John Kerry made an unannounced visit to Somalia on Tuesday — the first U.S. secretary of state ever to travel to the country riven by decades of war and grappling with an Islamist insurgency. The […]Read More ..
Getting Africa’s jobseekers online and into employment Computer says yes: Online recruitment platforms are changing the way people in Africa find work “Throughout my four years at University, my friend and I used to go […]Read More ..
A common theme expressed by many Africans who look around and see evidence everywhere of Chinese, Indian and European investment is “Where are the Americans?” We would answer that the Americans are coming and once […]Read More ..
Africa’s most populous nation, which recently held peaceful elections, revamped its gross domestic product data in 2014 and pulled ahead of South Africa to become the continent’s largest economy with a GDP of $469 billion. […]Read More ..
Technology to tame Africa’s deadly transport chaos By Gabriella Mulligan Nairobi 28 April 2015 From the section Business A bus that overturned on the way to the airport in Mombasa. No one was killed – […]Read More ..
STANDARD Bank is working on growing headline earnings in its personal and business banking division in the rest of Africa to just more than a R1bn in the next three years — it expects to […]Read More ..
The road leading to the Lagos port, which handles nearly everything that Africa’s biggest economy imports, is one of the most congested in a megacity whose traffic jams are legendary. Wide enough to accommodate only two […]Read More ..
A demonstrator holds a banner in Johannesburg on April 23, 2015 during a march gathering several thousand of people to protest a recent wave of xenophobic attacks A wave of xenophobic attacks in South Africa […]Read More ..
One of the main objectives for the commemoration of the Bandung Conference is turning the spirit of togetherness that was formed 60 years ago, into real world benefits. The Asia-Africa business summit is the realization […]Read More ..
West Africa overtook East Africa in a construction boom that stretches the continent. Investment in African megaprojects was up 46% to $326-billion ast year, led by increases in investment in energy and power, according to […]Read More ..
Vladimir Putin – Russian President Squeezed between United States and European Union (EU) sanctions, Russian authorities have sought to implement existing bilateral agreements to strengthen economic relations and military ties, as well as study the […]Read More ..
The $2.25-billion Godrej Group has prepared a blueprint to place itself among the top consumer goods companies in Africa, one of three markets it has identified as a growth driver. The $2.25-billion Godrej Group has prepared […]Read More ..
South Africa is to partner with African and Asian countries in order to ward off economic stagnation and find new markets for trade and investment. Speaking at the 60th commemoration of the Asia-Africa conference in […]Read More ..
Africa Business Forum is a high profile business networking event that runs quarterly and aims to bring together business professionals and entrepreneurs to highlight the trade and investment potential of […]Read More ..
The Indonesian President urges business leaders attending the Asia-Africa Business Summit in Jakarta to invest in these two sectors, and for governments to ease licensing and protect investments. Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo delivers an address […]Read More ..
Wrigley — manufacturer of Big G, PK, Doublemint, Juicy Fruit, and Orbit — said the new plant would help satisfy growing demand in the East African region that the Nairobi-based factory has been serving since […]Read More ..
Jaki Kweka is that rare breed of gourmet chocolatier. She makes fine chocolate in Africa using local African ingredients. Other African companies such as Ghana’s Golden Tree use local cocoa but import milk powder […]Read More ..