[Egypt] Ghabour farms mulls expansion as markets warm up to its fruits
09-23-2016 | 08:42:35
Fruits and vegetables producing and exporting company Itamco for Agriculture Development, Ghabour Farms, has announced plans to increase exports to African, Eastern Europe and South East Asia markets in coming months as markets express more appetite for its produce.

[Ethiopia] KEFI Minerals seeks Development Bank support in gold mine development project
09-23-2016 | 08:39:35
In a bid to accelerate its gold mine development project, British gold exploration and development company KEFI Minerals PLC has applied for a credit facility to the Development Bank of Ethiopia as part of its plans of raising $85 million in loan.

Vivo Energy Kenya unveils largest diesel storage facility by oil marketer in the country
09-23-2016 | 08:35:12
Oil marketer Vivo Energy Kenya has opened the largest diesel storage capacity by any one oil marketer in the country as it seeks to support the growing retail business.

[Tanzania] Tanga Cement unveils all purpose cement targeting heightened construction activities
09-23-2016 | 07:26:57
Tanzania based cement manufacturer Tanga Cement Public Limited Company has unveiled an all-purpose cement brand to tap into the heightened construction activities across the country.

RwandAir bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on its flights
09-23-2016 | 07:24:07
As the world reacts to news of the recall of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 mobile phones following reports of the device exploding during or after charging, Rwanda’s National carrier RwandAir has banned the device on its flights.

Bookings for Travel to Africa Up 11 Percent, East Africa shows double digit growth
09-22-2016 | 13:11:00
Overall international air travel to Africa has grown 5.6 percent this year through August compared to the same period last year, but North Africa has seen slow growth or even decline - people are scared to travel there -while East Africa has seen double-digit growth.

Small & Medium Businesses in East Africa must create time to innovate
09-21-2016 | 11:52:00
Small & Medium Businesses in East Africa are resourceful and creative, yet many entrepreneurs lack the time and support they need to innovate in their businesses.

Join the complimentary webinar about engaging smallholder farmers
09-20-2016 | 17:09:00
We wanted to invite you to join the complimentary webinar: ‘Is improving land rights the key to smallholder development? And, if so, how can companies help?’ hosted by Innovation Forum.

[Interview] Dewald Nolte, co-founder Entersekt, on modern banking in South Africa
09-18-2016 | 12:20:00
"Digital banking is performing very well in South Africa and in Africa generally, although mobile banking has a greater share of the total in most countries north of South Africa’s borders. There are a number of reasons for mobile’s success, one being the relative lack of infrastructure in Africa."

Africa Business Communities Networking Event | London - 21 November 2016
09-18-2016 | 07:57:00
Following successful networking events in Accra, Lagos, Hamburg, Kigali and lately in Amsterdam, Addis Ababa and Nairobi, Africa Business Communities will be coming to London on the 21st of November, 2016.