M-Farm CEO Jamila Abass has built an online platform and marketplace to boost smallholder farming in Kenya. She spoke to Claire O’Connell. As a farmer, you need to make a profit on selling your crops […]Read More ..
Telkom and Business Connexion (BCX) have revealed the official appointment of Isaac Mophatlane as the Chief Executive Officer of the newly integrated Telkom Business Connexion. Mr. Mophatlane will be responsible for both Business Connexion and […]Read More ..
Mark Zuckerberg just made a big investment in a startup that pays young people in Africa to learn code
Chibuzor Obiora didn’t have any previous coding experience when he decided to apply to Andela, a programming school with campuses in Kenya and Nigeria, which places its students (“fellows”) with tech companies like Microsoft, Google, […]Read More ..
Half a century into its technical outreach to the least developed and developing nations, India is helping create hubs of small and medium industries in some of the African countries to enable job generation and […]Read More ..
Oil prices fell Monday on expectations for stronger production in North America and Africa and tepid global demand growth. Rising uncertainty about Britain s vote next week on remaining in the European Union, as well as […]Read More ..
After working for years in international development, Galen Welsch wanted to try something different. He was fed up with the “patronizing approaches” of aid projects, he says, and frustrated about not having enough money to […]Read More ..
European Union ministers will look on Friday into ways of stemming the flow of migrants who set sail for Europe from Libya and elsewhere in north Africa after a deal with Turkey has cut arrivals […]Read More ..
I transformed my Jeep into a moving house to travel around Africa for 2 years and here’s what it was like to build
Hi, I’m Dan. A few years ago I drove a Jeep from Alaska to Argentina. I learned a lot on that trip about where I want to go and what kind of vehicle I want […]Read More ..
Bharti Airtel, a leading global telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Africa and Asia, in collaboration with Nokia, has won the Global Telecommunication Business (GTB) award for a digital backbone that is […]Read More ..
Notre Dame and Bisk Release “Business of Good: Young Africa Rising” Documentary Featuring Mandela Washington
The documentary follows young African leaders as they journey through leadership training and a cultural immersion of a lifetime. The University of Notre Dame partnered with Bisk in the summer of 2015 to document the […]Read More ..
Deputy chief executive David Hodnett told South Africa’s Business Day that the bank was currently looking to buy an insurance unit in Ghana to sit alongside its First Assurance business in Kenya which it acquired […]Read More ..
According to Hennie Heymans, CEO of DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa, greater regional integration in Africa, amongst all roleplayers, is needed to capitalise on the continent’s growth potential as growth in developed markets such as Europe, […]Read More ..
An annual report from the World Bank has picked out Mauritius as the best place to conduct business in Africa, so just how has the island nation achieved this? Mauritius has been named as Africa’s […]Read More ..
Regional governments have been urged to make policies that support small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs) in the East African community (EAC) to spur the bloc’s growth, as well as bridge skills gap through knowledge transfer. Nathan Irumba, […]Read More ..
As part of the opening session at the European Business Aviation Convention and Expo on Tuesday, the business aviation environment in Africa was brought into light. Former French minister of foreign affairs and cofounder of […]Read More ..
Africa cannot continue to act slowly, in addressing her development needs, the continent must move faster like the leopard, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has said. Speaking at a press […]Read More ..
Africa’s CEOs look to innovation and technology to boost growth. (image credit: accountancyage.com) Africa remains one of the preferred frontiers for investment opportunities and doing business, according to a report released by PwC Africa. […]Read More ..
Companies in the Western world are, to an increasing degree, setting their sights on Africa as a new frontier for business. Trade relationships are burgeoning on both supply and demand sides, as an improving political […]Read More ..
A STUDY by auditing and accounting firm PwC has found that almost all company bosses in Africa are concerned about the effect of the exchange-rate volatility on their businesses. The study‚ which interviewed 153 CEOs […]Read More ..
Story highlights Palm oil is a high yield, versatile vegetable oil, linked to deforestation in Southeast Asia Global production has doubled in the last decade and is now worth $50 billion a year Indigenous groups […]Read More ..
The first bus rapid transit line in east Africa is to be built in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, reports said on Thursday.The city’s Road and Transport Bureau on Thursday signed an agreement with three […]Read More ..
Joint venture entity will ‘invest and manage’ Port of Berbera, which it aims to transform into a ‘regional and logistic hub’. Dubai: DP World, the port operator with terminals from Brazil to China, has signed […]Read More ..