Features

First African edition for Intrapreneurship Conference, Cape Town

08-29-2017 | 23:00:00
Africa 4.0: Creating, Capturing and Capitalizing on Opportunities for Growth

[Column] Betsie Strydom and Wandisile Mandlana: New tax measures to curb abuse of mining rehabilitation funds are a missed opportunity

08-29-2017 | 10:27:00
The National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (NEMA) places the responsibility for remediating environmental damage, pollution or ecological degradation arising from mining operations on mining companies as the holders of prospecting or mining rights.

[Startup Interview] Tope Hassan, Founder, ISOKO Africa, Nigeria

08-29-2017 | 00:43:00
Tope Hassan is known as an African Tourist, bootstrapping through African nations to discover African Brands & Entrepreneurs. She founded ISOKO Africa a year ago as a dedicated media outlet for African brands.

[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: SMEs are a critical part of actualizing environmental policies

08-25-2017 | 16:18:30
Micro, Small and Medium enterprises have a huge potential to create long lasting social value especially because their business models, products and proximity caters for the everyday needs of the larger part of our population.

[Interview] Paul Langlois-Meurinne, CEO and Co Founder, Optimetriks, Kenya

08-24-2017 | 13:53:00
Paul Langlois-Meurinne is the co-founder and CEO of Optimetriks, a company that has developed an innovative data collection crowdsourcing platform to help Fast Moving Consumer Good companies and institutions monitor their distribution in Africa at outlet levels.

[Column] Bob Koigi: Trade talks should be holistic and accommodate interests of all

08-24-2017 | 13:47:53
Kenya's horticulture industry which has emerged as one of the key foreign exchange earners for the country, and second to tea, has in the recent past been under threat due to incessant stalled export agreement with the European Union.

[Column] Dr. Eino Mvula: Namibia's educational aspiration through a solid student financial assistance system

08-22-2017 | 13:35:00
Around the world we celebrate our diversity, our different cultures and varying opinions. One thing we all seem to have as our common trait is the desire, almost an instinct that drives us to ensure that our children have better lives than we do.

[Interview] Kyle Moss, Government Affairs Program Manager, Qualcomm Wireless Reach

08-21-2017 | 12:03:00
Kyle Moss serves as a government affairs program manager and head of global entrepreneurship for Qualcomm Wireless Reach. Based in San Diego, Moss designs, implements, and manages social impact programs throughout Africa, Asia, and the US.

Transport projects financed by the AfDB between 1967 and 2017 have benefited 450 million Africans

08-18-2017 | 15:20:07
Over its 50-year history, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has financed over 450 transport projects, changing the lives of close to 450 million people across Africa.

[Startup Interview] Hope Okoronkwo, Founder, L’insoumis Ghana Ltd

08-18-2017 | 09:11:00
Africa Business Communities interviews Hope Okoronkwo, the founder and CEO of L’insoumis Ghana Ltd. The startup has cut a niche in the menswear business targeting executives.

[Column] Bob Koigi: Keeping the African flower more competitive in the wake of climate change

08-18-2017 | 08:59:00
African countries notably Kenya and Ethiopia continue to feature prominently in the global flower industry with the sector being on a meteoric rise flower industry has been on a meteoric rise, both in production and exports.

[Free Webinar] Utilizing dynamic partnerships to ignite innovation in Africa

08-17-2017 | 08:02:00
This webinar addresses how Qualcomm® empowers stakeholders and innovators through access to multinational resources.

[Startup Interview] Axel Peyriere, Co-Founder, AfricarGroup

08-15-2017 | 12:58:00
Axel Peyriere is co-founder of the number one car classifieds websites in Africa, the AfricarGroup, which covers 22 countries and translated into 10 local dialects of the continent. His interview with Africa Business Communities:

[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Government economic policy must be clearly articulated for it to be effective

08-14-2017 | 16:26:09
The competitiveness and profitability of any business is hugely impacted by changes in market regulations and government policies

[Column] Lischa Gerstle: Foreign lenders should be aware of credit and loan requirements in South Africa

08-09-2017 | 10:39:00
When a foreign lender advances a loan to a South African borrower (or its group members), the South African Exchange Control Regulations, the National Credit Act and the financial assistance section of the Companies Act are of key relevance.

[Startup Interview] Brenda Achere, Chief Engagement Officer, Africa, MEDxCare

08-07-2017 | 13:31:00
Brenda Achere is Engagement Manager for Africa at MEDx eHealthCenter, a digital health solution headquartered in The Netherlands.

[Column] Bob Koigi: Why African passport makes great business and economic sense

08-03-2017 | 13:31:19
The decision by the African Union to introduce an African passport and abolish visa requirements for all African citizens is the most transformative and historic attempt the continent has ever made in opening up its borders to its people

[Column] Jens Ischebeck: Online Education - Linking up Africa with some of the best colleges in the world

08-03-2017 | 12:08:00
Bill Gates wrote in his 2015 letter to his foundation that soon, world class education will just be several computer taps away, regardless of where anyone lives.

[Startup Interview] Nena Okeke, Founder, Tai-tas Insperasa, Nigeria

08-02-2017 | 14:13:00
Nena Okeke is synonymous with resilience and diversity. Having set up her startup in 2008, it took her six years to see it finally up and running.

[Column] Logan Fransman: Transportation and Logistics essential to achieving NDP 5 goals of Namibia

08-01-2017 | 13:40:00
As Director of Namibian German Centre for Logistics (NGCL) here in Namibia, I am tasked with promoting and highlighting the Importance of our sector.