Features

[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.

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.

Drones East Africa Conference | 20-21 June 2017 | Nairobi, Kenya

05-22-2017 | 13:33:00
Whether you are already using drones or are looking to use drones, make certain you know about the updated KCAA regulations, as well as the different applications for drones that can help your company reduce costs, save time, and possibly even save lives.

[Free Webinar] MBA scholarships in Johannesburg

05-19-2017 | 18:15:00
Wits Business School Johannesburg will be opening its ‘online’ gates during a webinar taking place on 5th May in which they will be presenting the process of getting a scholarship, the University heritage and much, much more!

[Free Webinar] Smart Agriculture: African Agriculture in the 21st Century

05-19-2017 | 14:03:00
As president of the Africa Business Portal I would like to invite you to our next webinar Smart Agriculture: African Agriculture in the 21st Century.

[Column] Magnus Nmonwu: Nigerian CIOs must focus on the needs of the connected consumer

05-19-2017 | 09:36:00
The IDC CIO Summit, currently underway in Lagos, is focusing on how the next wave of social, mobile, analytics and cloud (SMAC) technologies will unleash innovation and productivity in the enterprise by delivering better employee and customer experiences.

[Column] Bob Koigi: Pause and reflect on role of inputs in breaking hunger cycle

05-12-2017 | 08:48:46
On average Kenya imported around 500,000 metric tons of fertilizer each year to sate growing demand by farmers both large and small scale, emerging as the second largest fertilizer market in Africa after South Africa in overall tonnage.

FDI flows to Africa threatened by global economic uncertainty

05-11-2017 | 11:12:34
At a Roundtable event in Nairobi, Ministers from across Africa sat together with investors and the private sector to determine how best to tackle the investment and credit risk hurdles in order to make African risks bankable.

[Column] Njideka Harry: Entrepreneur out of necessity: women in Africa

05-09-2017 | 16:50:48
Aishat designs and makes shoes. Charity makes clothes and embellishes fabrics. Doren owns a flourishing purified water sachet delivery business.Despite these and many other inspiring women entrepreneurs we work with in Nigeria, there are clear obstacles to reaching this point of success for many women.

[Column] Nick Altini: The dawn of an era in effective competition regulation in Africa

05-04-2017 | 14:31:29
Roughly half of the African continent already has competition legislation in place, although some of these systems are not yet functional, and there are new systems coming into force all the time.

Africa’s CEOs seize the opportunities that uncertainty brings - PwC

05-04-2017 | 09:34:43
Notwithstanding the current economic and socio-political uncertainty, numerous companies in Africa are still positive about the growth potential of the continent.

Africa presents a mixed foreign direct investment picture - EY Africa Attractiveness report

05-03-2017 | 09:33:00
According to EY’s latest Africa Attractiveness report, heightened geopolitical uncertainty and “multispeed” growth across Africa present a mixed FDI picture for the continent.