Erika Ramsdell, left, and Samantha Yarnell weighed a speaker system at MallforAfrica’s warehouse in Portland, Ore Last year, when Tunde Adebayo needed three inflatable bouncy castles for KidzPlay, his event-planning business in Lagos, Nigeria, he […]Read More ..
When Paul Kavuma began approaching private companies in Africa a decade ago to suggest investing in their businesses and improving the way they were run, he was often shown the door. “They were offended, asking […]Read More ..
It’s easy to fall into the age-old narrative that Africa is a land hidebound by corruption. But, at the annual Africa CEO Forum in Geneva this week, corporate leaders were pushing a very different theme. […]Read More ..
The All Africa Business Leaders Awards 2015 have opened for entries from Africa’s leaders and change makers of business in East, West and Southern Africa. In partnership with CNBC Africa, this will be its fifth […]Read More ..
By Tom Jackson Cape Town Bitcoin might conjour up visions of dark doings on the Silk Road website and wildly fluctuating value for some – but could it provide a safe haven for the money […]Read More ..
Standard Bank Gains Most in 6 Years on Africa Business ‘World’s Greatest Gamer’ Takes Up The Ebola Fight South Africa Fights Severe Wildfire Orange Wants to Be One of `Top Players’ in […]Read More ..
Capital raised through IPO activity on African stock exchanges in 2014 has now surpassed the total raised during the whole of 2013. IPO activity in the first half of 2014 has resulted in capital raising […]Read More ..
In its recent report on global trends in Internet connectivity, the World Economic Forum found countries in Africa are still lagging many of their peers in other areas of the developing world. “Sub-Saharan Africa slowly […]Read More ..
Charles Brewer, Managing Director of DHL Express Sub Saharan Africa. The rise of e-commerce on the African continent is changing the face of the traditional consumer, and brands need to adapt their business models and […]Read More ..
Ghana 1000’s Floating Storage Regasification Unit (FSRU) will have additional capacity to allow other power generators to shift from liquid fuels to LNG for power generation, which could save Ghana up to $1Bn per year. […]Read More ..
Ethiopia generated $114 million from horticultural exports during the first six months of its budgetary year (which began last July), the Ethiopian Horticulture Development Agency (EHDA) said Tuesday. “Nearly $91 million of total revenues were […]Read More ..
The General Assembly of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Business Forum unanimously decided to establish an international arbitration center which is intended to settle business disputes in the IGAD region. In its fifth general […]Read More ..
High Hopes for President’s Africa Advisory Council By D.A. Barber AFKI Original Published: February 23, 2015, 9:12 am Print With names such as Walmart and General Electric on board, there’s much anticipation and hope for […]Read More ..
The 17th annual Harvard Business School Africa Business Conference is set to take place from February 27th – March 1st, 2015 in Boston Massachusetts. This year’s conference promises exciting opportunities for African entrepreneurs and professionals alike including the second […]Read More ..
The KPMG Global Africa Practice has launched their new Africa Business App – a first for the industry. The dynamic platform will provide businesses and investors with seamless access to the very latest Africa information […]Read More ..
Actis, the UK-listed private equity group, is to set up a $1.9bn renewable energy business in Africa, in an attempt to tap the continent’s resources and meet its growing demand for electricity. Lekela Power, as […]Read More ..