04-21-2017 | 14:56:00
Nigeria’s trade with the United States (U.S.) rose by 70.44 per cent from $799.93 million in January and to $1.36 billion in February, according to the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.
04-21-2017 | 14:04:02
The International Monetary Fund has lowered its economic forecasts this year for two of the Arab world's largest economies, reflecting sluggish growth rates brought on from austerity reforms and continued low oil prices.
04-13-2017 | 13:17:00
Growing demand from power and industrial sectors coupled with declining LNG prices to drive demand for LNG in Egypt through 2025
04-12-2017 | 14:17:00
A new report by research firm Reportlinker has detailed the trends and opportunities in the South Africa’s ICT sector with its scope touching on telecommunications,
04-12-2017 | 13:34:00
Kenya’s GDP growth is projected to decelerate to 5.5%, a 0.5 percentage point mark down from the 2016 forecast, according to the World Bank’s Kenya Economic Update (KEU) released in Nairobi.
04-10-2017 | 14:57:00
In a bid to enhance the work of the media using technology in Africa, Penplusbytes has released its latest social media ratings on Ghana’s Radio, Television and Print media
04-10-2017 | 12:32:00
Notwithstanding the negative growth recorded in 2016, the real estate sector is expected to grow at an average rate of 5.39 per cent between 2017-2020.
04-10-2017 | 09:52:42
With economic expansion and a booming population, the demand for energy in Ghana is far higher than current capacity. Now a new report from engineering experts at Brunel University London and the University of Education, Winneba, could shape conversation on the cheapest and greenest energy solutions for the decades ahead.
04-05-2017 | 09:17:00
The South African paint industry, valued at between R11.5bn and R12bn per annum, has undergone a shift towards the increased usage of technology and mechanisation in the last five years.
04-04-2017 | 16:34:53
Official PC shipments to Nigeria fell 57.1% year on year in 2016 to total 156,511 units, according to the latest figures compiled by International Data Corporation (IDC).
04-04-2017 | 16:26:00
50 companies operating in Kenya are named today in London Stock Exchange’s inaugural ‘Companies to Inspire Africa’ report.
04-04-2017 | 16:20:03
Millennials in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are using their mobile phones to bet on football and are spending less than $50USD per month. Kenya has the highest number of betting youth, according to a recent GeoPoll rapid survey
04-04-2017 | 16:15:00
As Africa gears up for a tripling of electricity demand by 2030, a new Berkeley study maps out a viable strategy for developing wind and solar power while simultaneously reducing the continent’s reliance on fossil fuels and lowering power plant construction costs.
04-04-2017 | 16:02:22
A report by Kenyan-based IT firm, Serianu Limited, has revealed that the economy lost a total of US$50 million to cybercrime in 2016.
03-28-2017 | 17:15:00
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has launched the second generation of its Country profiles, on the margins of the African Development Week held in Dakar Senegal.
04-19-2017 | 12:06:00
What a difference a century makes. If we stepped back in time to a hundred years ago we'd find a primitive China; a Middle East that had yet to discover the riches of oil and most of Southeast Asia consisted of countries that were barely distinguishable from medieval societies.
04-18-2017 | 11:44:00
The Middle East Africa (MEA) region has become increasingly important for the majority of global Fortune 500 companies, according to a new report released by Infomineo, a global business research company specialising in Africa and the Middle East.
04-14-2017 | 09:34:00
Africa has a bright future ahead of it. Productivity and growth will improve as African economies continue to place more emphasis on services and manufacturing, pursue commodity production, and achieve quick gains in agriculture and light industry.
04-14-2017 | 09:17:00
East Africa's economy has continued to grow despite the adverse effects of drought being felt across the region according to ICAEW's (the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) latest report.
04-04-2017 | 14:38:00
Private universities and schools are mushrooming across Africa, as parents increasingly seek a quality education for their children outside of the state offering - a move which is largely attributable to the rapid growth of the middle class on the continent.
03-27-2017 | 11:18:24
Oxford professor Mark Graham, addressing the 4th UNI Africa Conference in Dakar, Senegal, warned of the danger of ‘parasitic capitalism’ where digital companies give little back to the places where they are embedded and platform workers are left to fend for themselves.
03-24-2017 | 05:55:22
Despite on-going economic challenges and some tricky regulatory issues, Africa is fast approaching the 1bn mobile subscriptions landmark. The continued rollout of 3G and 4G networks, as well as an influx of low-cost smartphone
03-20-2017 | 10:44:58
EdTech is the use of digital education technology to facilitate teaching and learning. It’s a rapidly expanding sector with enormous potential. Providers around the world are now incorporating education technology into their delivery strategies.
03-07-2017 | 12:42:00
CEO of South African executive search firm Jack Hammer, Debbie Goodman-Bhyat, discusses the growing shift from expat hire to local executive leadership in African organizations.
03-06-2017 | 10:59:26
African Business magazine in partnership with Brand Africa, Brand Finance, GeoPoll and Kantar TNS has released the results of the Top 100 brands in Africa.