Africa is generally regarded as a high-risk environment for trade and investment. Truly, doing business in Africa has inherent risks just as anywhere else—Latin America, Middle East, Asia, Europe and North America. However, sub-Saharan Africa […]Read More ..
Strathmore Business School (SBS) has been ranked 1st in Kenya, and 8th business school in Africa in 2016 in the latest Webometrics ranking. The Kenya Institute of Management (KIM) comes second in the country and […]Read More ..
Pan-African telecoms enabler SEACOM has extended its corporate market offering to the East African region by providing enhanced broadband connectivity and cloud services directly to the corporate, under its SEACOM Business initiative. SEACOM is moving […]Read More ..
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is in Nigeria. News of his unannounced trip broke Tuesdaywith social media photos of him visiting the Co-Creation Hub (Cchub) innovation center in Lagos. Zuckerberg then dropped in at Andela, a software developer accelerator, […]Read More ..
NAIROBI, Kenya African leaders have expressed high hopes for Japan to expand its investment in Africa, but whether those hopes will be realized is an open question. Twenty-two Japanese companies and groups sealed 73 memorandums […]Read More ..
Speaking at the ongoing 6th Tokyo International Conference of Africa’s Development (TICAD) in Nairobi, Collymore noted that better partnerships between the private and the public sectors are creating the right environment for better governance across […]Read More ..
WATA, Japan–Yamaha Motor (TOKYO:7272)(ISIN:JP3942800008) announced today that it has participated in the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI), held in Nairobi, Kenya on August 27-28, 2016. At the Japan Fair 2016, held […]Read More ..
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Sunday that a summit of African government and business leaders with their Japanese counterparts had “the potential to transform the African continent.” Kenyatta made the remarks at the Tokyo […]Read More ..
As President Barack Obama winds down his time in office, pundits around the globe, not just in Washington, will begin assessing the impact of his administration. Secretary of State John Kerry’s stops in Kenya and […]Read More ..
The Government of Japan has announced a financing commitment of Sh1 trillion for Africa to support infrastructure development over the next three years. Speaking during the opening of the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African […]Read More ..
On August 27th and 28th, Japan will co-host the Sixth Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD VI) in Nairobi, together with Kenya and major international organizations. TICAD VI represents the latest milestone in Japan’s […]Read More ..
Ambassador TOSHITSUGU UESAWA spoke to JULIUS SIGEI on what Ticad brings to the African continent. The sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (Ticad) is being held in Nairobi, a first in its history as […]Read More ..
Okay, what do we have here? On November 16, 2016, The Emergent Continent, an innovation conference organised by the Lagos Business School (LBS), and TheNerve Africa will hold. Its conveners have themed it, “Make Innovation […]Read More ..
Africa is generally regarded as a high-risk environment for trade and investment. Truly, doing business in Africa has inherent risks just as anywhere else—Latin America, Middle East, Asia, Europe and North America. However, sub-Saharan Africahas […]Read More ..
The East African Business Council (EABC) is considering ways to curtail counterfeits and other forms of illicit trade through inter-agency cooperation at national and regional level. This will particularly be explored next month during a […]Read More ..
The finalists in the 2016 All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA) in Partnership with CNBC Africa were announced during a live broadcast on DStv Channel 410 on Wednesday night, marking the start of the award […]Read More ..
A Moscow-based public policy advisor specializing in Russia, the Eurasian Union and Africa explains some of the aspects of current Russia-African relations, problems and challenges, as well as its future perspectives. While over the past […]Read More ..
Despite recent heavy rains, Ethiopia is still reeling from the worst drought to hit the country for half a century, particularly in the livestock-dependent regions of Oromia and Somali. Yet studies (pdf) suggest the country […]Read More ..
According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), labour productivity in South Africa has trended downwards since 2011 – and, in the 47 years between 1967 and 2014, it’s declined by 41%. While […]Read More ..
On 15 August, FOX Networks Group (FNG) Europe and Africa announced a new executive structure for FOX Networks Group, Africa. Gary Alfonso will join the organisation as general manager with complete strategic and operational responsibility […]Read More ..
If solar power is a lifeline for rural communities cut off by geography from national electricity grids, it can also be a source of huge frustration. If the sun shines consistently through the daylight hours […]Read More ..
Ethio-Con is a 5 day event being held from 21st September to the 25th September 2016 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This event will feature solutions, new Technologies and improved materials related to the Building & […]Read More ..
Ethiopia Building Expos is a 5 days event being held from 17th September to the 21st September 2016 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This event showcases the product from Building Construction, Hand, Machine & Garden Tools, […]Read More ..
Over the past two decades, Russia’s efforts to regain its Soviet-era influence in Africa have achieved little success because “times have changed significantly, for example, a new economic and political environment, new emerging challenges, new […]Read More ..
Telecom operator Bharti Airtel ‘s first quarter (April-June) consolidated earnings beat analysts’ estimates on all counts as profit surged 10.8 percent sequentially to Rs 1,462 crore despite higher finance cost. Revenue grew by 2.4 percent […]Read More ..
Regional governments have been urged to give more support to women in business to enhance entrepreneurship and ensure equitable and sustainable development. Mary Muthoni, the chairperson of Women in Business Committee at Kenya National Chamber […]Read More ..