Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa implemented a record number of reforms in 2016 to improve the business climate for local entrepreneurs, the World Bank said in its annual ease of doing business report. The report – […]Read More ..
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has introduced a model law on factoring to provide a benchmark for African legislatures to enact rules aimed at fostering the growth of factoring activities across the continent. The move […]Read More ..
The World Bank recently released the Doing Business 2016/17 report. The survey tracks a set of regulatory indicators related to business start-up, operation, trade, payment of taxes and closure, by measuring the time and cost […]Read More ..
KAMPALA, Uganda — Ivan Kiryowa repeatedly checked the balance on his phone, nervous sweat on his cheeks, as he waited for money from a friend. Thirty minutes later, $150 had landed in his account and […]Read More ..
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. is considering opening offices in Kenya and Morocco to boost its African business as Japanese companies seek natural resource and infrastructure-related opportunities on the continent, a person with knowledge of […]Read More ..
This Swedish startup brings insurance to 24 million people in the developing world through their mobiles
Mobile insurance startup BIMA has signed up 24 million customers across Africa, Asia, and Latin America, according to its deputy CEO. BIMA offers what’s called “microinsurance” — people can get accident or life insurance for […]Read More ..
Lagos hosted some of the most notable names in West African business, as this year’s All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA), in partnership with CNBC Africa, raised a glass to unmatched achievements. The last of […]Read More ..
Taking Africa to the World: Global Education Company – Centre for African Business Education (CABE) is Now in Nigeria!
UK based global education company, Centre for African Business Education (CABE)have been busy crossing international waters to provide practical business education, knowledge exchange and opportunity creation for individuals and businesses in Africa as well foreign […]Read More ..
The 31st Trade Expo Indonesia (TEI) this year surprised many as several Asian and African countries dominated business transactions, replacing the US and European countries which used to be traditional major buyers during previous TEIs. […]Read More ..
During an official state visit to Germany, Muhammadu Buhari called for closer economic ties. But faced with an economic downturn in Nigeria, German companies point to major hurdles to investment, reports Naomi Conrad. In the […]Read More ..
Due to Africa’s rapid economic growth and China’s economic stagnation and decline, a quarter of Israeli exporters believe that Africa is the market where they can expand the most effectively; top countries Israel is exporting […]Read More ..
The Managing Director (MD) of China State Construction Engineering Corporation Limited (CSCES), Li Jiqin, yesterday disclosed that Africa needs to expand on infrastructure to attract development. He made this disclosure during a visit at the […]Read More ..
Designs at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa for the Africa Fashion Reception held from 13th – 15th September, 2016. The Embassy of Liberia in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia attended the event with full support […]Read More ..
The President of the French Republic, François Hollande, weekend, gathered top 10 entrepreneurs across Middle East, Europe and Africa in Paris to deliberate on ways of promoting trade relations with Europe. The meeting became necessary […]Read More ..
Egypt has 25 main construction companies and only three are operating inside Africa—Arab Contractors, Orascom Construction, and Nasr General Contracting (Hassan M. Allam)—according to member of the Egyptian Federation for Construction and Building Contractors (EFCBC) […]Read More ..
Look up in the sky! It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s … a solar ship? A small company in Brantford, Ont., has developed a flying machine like you’ve never seen before. Half bush plane, half blimp — with […]Read More ..
“There is a lot of talk around retrenching from Africa but I’m not seeing this at all,”Anohu-Amazu says. “Look at what the International Finance Corporation (IFC) are doing in the region for instance. If you look […]Read More ..
The eyes of the private equity investor lit up as he strode across the empty floor of a recently built hospital here. There was not much to see: a stretch of unfinished concrete, and steel […]Read More ..
President John Mahama is making a strong case for trade and investments from the country’s development partners rather than just aid. According to the President, looking at the current challenges facing Ghana, bringing in the […]Read More ..
The Investment Climate Facility for Africa (ICF) celebrated the impact of 73 reform initiatives that are making Africa a better place to do business. Implemented between 2007 and 2016, these initiatives are making it possible […]Read More ..