Features

[Column] Hosea Machuki: Kenya can double its horticulture export earnings

07-07-2017 | 07:52:05
The Kenya horticulture sector is set to undergo major changes as the country fights to consolidate its international markets.

[Startup Interview] Mike Bondo, CEO and Co founder, McShop, Democratic Republic of Congo

07-06-2017 | 14:13:00
A high demand for South African products by people in his native country of DR Congo on perceived quality, was the spark that inspired Mike Bondo to start an online shop dubbed McShop connecting buyers to local and international brands

[Column] Jens Ischebeck: How Edtech improves education in Africa

07-06-2017 | 11:56:00
M-learning, online courses and other aspects of e-learning technology have the potential to enhance education provision in Africa in numerous ways.

[Column] Korede Ologun: What African countries can learn from Ethiopia and its economic success

07-05-2017 | 14:17:00
East Africa continues to maintain its lead in regional growth in Africa reaching 5.3% in 2016 Real GDP growth. The economic success of Ethiopia is attributable to its desire to grow its economic base amidst structural challenges.

[Startup Interview] Stella Sigana, Executive Director, Alternative Waste Technologies, Kenya

07-05-2017 | 12:01:00
A beneficiary of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Program, Alternative Waste Technologies, Kenya has, in the two years since its inception, made significant leaps in energy production and environmental conservation.

African CEO's wanted for interviews!

07-04-2017 | 17:03:00
Africa Business Communities is conducting a series of interviews with African CEO's and CEO's of companies doing business in Africa.

[Interview] Marc Gellings, CEO Business1.com

07-04-2017 | 15:23:00
Business1.com is the base of the international business-to-business 1.com-websites. Africa Business Communities is meeting with founder Marc Gellings.

[Column] Tony Elumelu: Demystifying African Business Myths

07-03-2017 | 10:30:00
Though the story line on Africa has progressed – it is no longer about “saving” Africa, but how best to promote investments in Africa – there is still work to be done to tackle inaccurate information about Africa that persists in mainstream media.

[Column] Frances Okosi: Brexit – The question for Intra Africa trade

06-30-2017 | 13:30:00
Britain's exit from the EU has brought into question the benefits of intra-regional trade, with some commentators suggesting that it could sound a warning for Africa's regional integration project.

Digital innovation driving growth and competition in DRC mining sector - Ali Bofulo

06-29-2017 | 14:32:00
Digital innovation is driving transformation within the local mining sector. This shift, according to leading converged ICT solutions provider, iWayAfrica, is driving growth and becoming a key differentiator within the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

African Startups wanted for interviews!

06-28-2017 | 16:09:00
Africa Business Communities is conducting a series of interviews with startup businesses in Africa.

[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.