Megan Foo, Editorial Assistant and Regular Contributor of The NextWomen Business Magazine, sits down with Yasmin Belo-Osagie and Afua Osei, Co-Founders of She Leads Africa, to talk about how women can be part of Africa’s […]Read More ..
THE Coca-Cola Company believes the Appletiser brand has “lots of legs” and the US-headquartered firm will look for opportunities to grow the niche brand, its regional head said. Coca-Cola said last week it would buy […]Read More ..
REUTERSMoodys. The EU has laws that make it easier to sue ratings companies for wrong analysis that could impact a country’s credit worthiness, and the African Union should follow suit, writes William Gumede. Many African […]Read More ..
SABMiller and Coca-Cola are creating Africa’s largest soft drink bottling operation with annual sales of $2.9bn as they seek to tap more of the continent’s fast-growing middle class. The deal will see them merge their […]Read More ..
By Sylvester Ugwuanyi on November 12, 2014 Internationally acclaimed Forbes Magazine has ranked the President and Chief Executive of Dangote Industries Ltd, Alhaji Aliko Dangote among the World’s most powerful 72 people. The richest man in Africa […]Read More ..
What does the global oil price slump mean for Africa? 28 November 2014 The price of oil has been falling and the drop was top of the agenda at November’s Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting […]Read More ..
The GlaxoSmithKline building is pictured in Hounslow, west London.(Reuters) Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline has allegedly dismissed an employee from its South Africa business for failing to attend a performance review which was set up after he […]Read More ..
In South Africa, there are less than 200 occupational hygienists. That equates to one hygienist for every 100,000 employees. As this statistic shows, it is a profession in scarce supply. And this compromises the ability […]Read More ..
Rocket Internet-backed Jumia is in the money today, after the Africa-based e-commerce company announced it has raised €120 million ($150 million) in new funding. The company confirmed that the round values it at €445 million ($555 million). Jumia sells a […]Read More ..
The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release August 05, 2014 Mandarin Oriental Hotel Washington, D.C. 3:20 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Thank you so much. Thank you. Please be seated. Well, good […]Read More ..
In order to compete in business, small business owners must expand into markets outside the United States. But it’s not as easy as it sounds. Any business wanting to expand needs financing. For African-American entrepreneurs […]Read More ..
By Lerato MbelePresenter, Africa Business Report. Haile Gebrselassie is the most famous man in Ethiopia. The double Olympic gold medallist and five-time world champion over 10,000m had a glittering athletics career and is now a […]Read More ..
It is welcome news that African business leaders, spurred by the Ebola crisis, are to assist in tackling the continent’s challenges. Calestous Juma, theguardian.com. A World Food Programme worker looks on as supplies are delivered to Lester […]Read More ..
Africa Ireland Economic Forum delegates told that trade is expected to soar over coming years. Minister for Development and Trade Promotion Seán Sherlock said exports from Ireland have increased by approximately 25 per cent in […]Read More ..
Unreliable or insufficient electricity, corruption and difficulty in getting bank loans are the three biggest constraints to doing business in sub-Saharan Africa, according to the Africa Survey 2014 released recently by Good Governance Africa (GGA).The […]Read More ..
Mmatšatši Ramawela Africa in recent years has become a growing focus for development by major international hotel companies. While North Africa long has been the primary focus in such development, many hotel companies now are […]Read More ..
African Dream: Meet the three women behind a Ugandan fashion label Definition Africa is a Ugandan fashion label founded by Nadia Bhegani, Olga Mugyenyi and Nahida Bhegani, which tries to source all of its raw […]Read More ..
Nigeria has more billionaires than any other country in Africa, including the continent’s wealthiest man and the world’s richest black woman, according to a ranking published this week. Folorunsho Alakija of Nigeria is the richest […]Read More ..
Study claims wages on officially certified markets are below what is paid by comparable employers, John Vidal and Claire Provost, The Observer Millions of British consumers have bought Fairtrade coffee harvested in Uganda. Photograph: Simon Rawles/Getty Images Sales […]Read More ..
In the Rift valley, women’s dreams of owning land is within reach thanks to loans from self-help groups that are beginning to change Kenya’s financial landscape, Moraa Obiria, theguardian.com, Table banking offers Kenyan women, who are often […]Read More ..
Mark Anderson, theguardian.com. Trade minister hails ‘orange hot’ growth as currency recovers value and IMF talks calm investor nerves. Workers at a technology research centre in Gomoa Mpota hope their products will transform Ghana’s manufacturing sector. Photograph: […]Read More ..