Martin Richenhagen Staff Atlanta Business Chronicle The U.S. Department of Commerce named AGCO Corp. Chairman President and CEO Martin Richenhagen to the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa. The metro Atlanta executive is […]Read More ..
With a focus on advancing President Obama’sDoing Business in Africa Campaign, 15 global business leaders from the finance, infrastructure, communications, energy, healthcare and aviation fields were selected by Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker to begin efforts […]Read More ..
By: Elayne Wangalwa Kenya’s real estate sector continues to grow immensely highlighting the rising demand and investor confidence in the entire sector. Kenya’s real estate sector continues to grow immensely highlighting the rising demand and investor […]Read More ..
Reuters Tanzania’s economy grew 7.1 per cent in the first half of 2014 from a year earlier. Tanzanian economy on the rise. PHOTO: Business Korea This was slightly slower than its expansion in the same period […]Read More ..
Corporate training and skill development company, Centum Learning, today boasts of presence in 23+ countries, 21+ industry sectors, and impact on over one billion people on its fact sheet. Recently, the company was selected by […]Read More ..
Farai Gundan Contributor Forbes. As the Ebola epidemic rages on in West Africa, theAfrican Union (AU) has joined forces with the African Development Bank (AfDB), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and leading businesses in Africa to essentially cauterize the Ebola epidemic […]Read More ..
ConocoPhillips Chairman and CEO Ryan Lance sees big potential for the energy giant in West Africa. 15 photos Home of the Day Sponsor Listing Jordan Blum Reporter- Houston Business Journal Houston-based ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) is […]Read More ..
Business leaders across Africa have committed more than $28.5 million to an initial emergency fund towards Africa’s Ebola response in the three affected West African countries Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. CEOs from various of […]Read More ..
Agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa is dominated by small-scale farmers. But doing business with these farmers – they often live in remote areas with little money to spend – is no easy feat. Eric Bureau German […]Read More ..
By: SEM Contributor on November 6, 2014. Sierra Leone, through her Ambassador in South Korea, was one of the 29 African Countries that recently participated in the 7th Korea-Africa Business Forum that was recently staged […]Read More ..
The SACCI Business Confidence Index (BCI) for October 2014 of 88.8 index points is the lowest level since October 1999. S.Africa’s business confidence reaches lowest since 1999. PHOTO: Getty Images The South African Chamber of […]Read More ..
Who are the most successful and influential women in Africa under 40? In December, I will publish the annual ranking of the 20 Young Power Women in Africa. Now in its fourth year, the list […]Read More ..
By Alex Court and Leonie Elliott, CNN, Small waves lap at the hulls of the ocean-going container ships as they approach the South African Port of Ngqura. Some of these large boats have come from as far away as […]Read More ..
By Alex Court and Lillian Leposo, CNN, The steady hum of sewing machines fills the air inside a large glovemaking factory on the outskirts of Addis Ababa, the bustling Ethiopian capital. Patches of leather move through an array of […]Read More ..
By Alex Court, for CNN, Somalia’s capital Mogadishu now has its first-ever ATM bank machine — and it dispenses U.S. dollars. The machine was installed in late September in the upscaleJazeera Palace Hotel, which is located 300 […]Read More ..
The outlook of South African businesses on the state of the country’s economy is not at all optimistic, suggests this year’s Sage Business Index. While the country has seen a recent technology startup boom, the […]Read More ..
November 3, 2014 The sustained growth of South Africa’s reputable business events industry is bringing in millions worth of foreign direct spend to the country’s economy. Looking farther ahead for South Africa’s long-term economic development, […]Read More ..
Copyright : APA Norway will contribute NOK 300 million (about $44.674 million) to Green Africa Power, which is intended to encourage commercial actors to invest in sub-Saharan Africa, Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende said […]Read More ..
Marriott acquired Protea Hotels, including this property in South Africa, earlier in 2014. The Protea properties in Nigeria have seen a dip in occupancy due to the Ebola outbreak, officials said in a third quarter […]Read More ..
A SPECIALIST rating agency plans to introduce sovereign ratings for 20 African countries within the next two to three years, to provide more meaningful ratings for Africa than those offered by the mainstream agencies. Agencies […]Read More ..
In just four years Uber, the smartphone app that connects passengers with taxi drivers, has launched in over 45 countries and 200 cities globally. Last year the company entered Africa and now operates in Cape […]Read More ..
Arunma Oteh APPOINTMENT/AWARDS The Director General of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Arunma Oteh has been appointed the West Africa’s Business Woman of the year 2014 at Africa’s most prestigious business awards, the All Africa […]Read More ..
Michael Buerk’s famished Ethiopia of 1984 has become a nation achieving 93% GDP growth in six years, finds study. Office blocks under construction in Ethiopia’s capital, […]Read More ..
Thomson ReutersUS Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power arrives at the 69th United Nations General Assembly in New York By Michelle Nichols WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, […]Read More ..