Features

[Africa CEO Forum] What - if anything - can other African countries learn from Ethiopia and it's economic success?

06-26-2017 | 12:51:00
As the founder of the Africa CEO Network I would like to invite you to participate in our forum on Ethiopia.

Reshaping the future of real estate for African cities

06-22-2017 | 08:40:00
Researchers predict that in 2030, Lagos, Cairo and Kinshasa will each have to cater for over 20 million people, while Luanda, Dar es Salaam and Johannesburg will have crossed the 10 million mark.

[Column] Jens Ischebeck: ELearning in Africa - what you need to know about it

06-20-2017 | 11:30:00
As e-learning becomes more widely adopted in Africa,, self-improvement and distance education courses which once seemed infeasible are now becoming increasingly available.

Africa Press List - African journalists and bloggers empowered

06-20-2017 | 07:51:00
As a digital B2B publisher, Africa Business Communities is dedicated to Africa Business News and to connecting Africa business professionals and entrepreneurs with each other.

South Africa can dig itself out of unemployment - Donna Rachelson, CEO Seed Engine, SA

06-19-2017 | 12:27:00
South Africa’s latest unemployment figures make for sombre reading. While official unemployment is now 27.7 percent, the most affected group is young people under the age of 35.

Egypt ranks 14th in 2017 Global Cybersecurity Index, 2nd among Arab States

06-19-2017 | 12:02:00
Egypt has achieved a high ranking in the 2017 Global Cybersecurity Index, coming 14th out of 165 countries and second among the Arab states.

[Column] Bob Koigi: Awakening the giant: How Ethiopia overtook Kenya to become East Africa’s economic power house

06-15-2017 | 22:01:00
Kenya has traditionally held the enviable position of being the East African economic behemoth. But tables have now turned, and in a dramatic way.

[Column] Brett Parker: How homegrown innovation is solving many of Africa's most pressing challenges

06-09-2017 | 11:01:00
By now, I am convinced that you have heard of M-Pesa, the popular and often-cited mobile banking system that has become Africa's innovation calling card.

[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Predictability earns investor trust

06-02-2017 | 06:36:00
For any economy to attract investments, it must be able to earn and maintain investor trust. Local and foreign investors gain confidence to trade in a business environment that guarantees a stable and predictable macroeconomic framework for businesses.

[Interview] Adwoa Hagan-Mensah, Founder, Eat Jollof, UK

06-01-2017 | 13:15:00
When the world thinks of fine-dining, African food is not often at the top of the list of cuisines to be considered, something which Ghana-born Adwoa Hagan-Mensah is working hard to change.

[Column] Frances Okosi: The rise of renewable energy across Africa

06-01-2017 | 12:12:00
The extent of the power deficit across Africa is well documented and increasing electricity generation across the continent is the focus of a number of initiatives at both national and supra-national level.

Nigerians Speak on 18 Years of Uninterrupted Democracy

05-30-2017 | 11:04:44
Most Nigerians observed yesterday that democracy has proved to be the best system of government for the country, despite its challenges.

Roads & Corridors East Africa 2017 | 20-21 June Nairobi, Kenya

05-29-2017 | 13:40:00
Governments across East Africa are set to change transportation and trade development by investing in the expansion and rehabilitation of existing roads, the creation of new road links between key cities and cross-border connections

Banking Innovation East Africa

05-29-2017 | 13:05:00
A strategic meeting on banking innovation taking place from 29-30 June at the Kempinski Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya.

Report on Port & Intermodal Projects in West Africa

05-29-2017 | 12:20:00
West African region, much like their easterly neighbours, is experiencing a surge in port development projects which will greatly expand, modernise and link shipping infrastructure across the region over the course of the next five years.

Complimentary Report: Africa EPC Energy Projects – Challenges and Best Practices

05-29-2017 | 11:07:00
The AfDB alone has recently unveiled a $12 billion electrification investment plan, in support of its ‘New Deal on Energy for Africa’ which envisages universal access to electricity for the whole continent by 2025.

2nd Annual Call Center Conference Africa | 22-24 August 2017 | Nairobi, Kenya

05-28-2017 | 22:55:00
There is a growing desire to digitise African contact centres in order to make them as competitive, cost-efficient and customer-centric as possible. These emerging centres are being designed to exceed the expectations of an increasingly digital African population

Shared Services Practitioners to meet in Kenya this June

05-24-2017 | 16:40:00
As more and more African companies start to embrace the concept of shared services, heads of Finance, Human Resources, ICT and more gather in Nairobi to learn best practices for implementation.

[Column] Flora Mutahi: How impactful is our ‘inclusivity’?

05-24-2017 | 15:18:35
Presently, there are 145,000 millionaires in the continent with a combined wealth of $800 billion.according to the Africa Wealth Report which also states that there will be 36% more millionaires by the year 2020.

[Column] Sthe Shabangu: Africa's future hangs in the balance - we dare not fail

05-23-2017 | 12:22:17
Africa is standing before a small window of opportunity to grow future-ready leaders equipped to take on a new era of industry.