News
[Zimbabwe] Ecocash Transacts $16 Billion in 4 Years
08-30-2016 | 10:13:00
ECONET Wireless Zimbabwe's mobile financial service platform, Ecocash, has transacted over $16 billion in the last four years.


Nigeria Confirms Nickel Discovery in Kaduna
08-30-2016 | 10:08:00
Authorities at the Ministry of Solid Minerals Development yesterday confirmed the discovery of world class nickel in Kaduna State, by an Australian mining syndicate.


African Ministers, World Bank and Partners Meet in Mauritius to Catalyze Investments for the Ocean Economy
08-30-2016 | 09:49:00
The World Bank Group, in collaboration with the Republic of Mauritius, is organizing the African Ministerial Conference on Ocean Economies and Climate Change, on September 1 – 3, 2016.


Nigeria’s First Branchless Bank, SunTrust Opens for Business
08-30-2016 | 09:41:00
Months after securing regional banking license from the Central bank of Nigeria, CBN, SunTrust Bank will be opening its first branch to the general public for the very first time on August 15 2016.


[Uganda] GOtv Pushes Lower Price Boundaries
08-30-2016 | 09:26:00
GOtv, the digital terrestrial network of MultiChoice, has further pushed the price boundaries in the low-end pay television market after it introduced packages that customers can buy as low as Shs 5,000.


 
Features
[Column] Glenn Davies: AFRICA - The Richest Poorest place on Earth
08-30-2016 | 10:44:00
If you were asked to think of 3 words that best define Africa, would ‘wealthy’ be one of them? My Company’s been doing business in Africa now for a while, and can safely say it has not been easy.


[Column] Banjo Dominic: Investing in today’s West Africa
08-30-2016 | 10:32:00
Many West African countries are on the rise in globalization according to Wikipedia chart of 2015. Nigeria, until very recently overtaken by South Africa, had the largest GDP in Africa with a nominal value of $480.066 billion, making her the largest and the leading economy in Africa for a long time.


[Column] Chris Green: Brexit and the African Sunset
08-25-2016 | 12:22:00
Theresa May was sworn in as Prime Minister of the UK and her opening speech resounded loudly, the British Pound recovered against the SA Rand and most currencies. But was this just a blip.


[Column] Martha Chauke: Is South Africa worth your investment?
08-23-2016 | 12:32:00
Developing countries like South Africa need FDI (foreign direct investment). They are investments in a business by an investor from another country for which the foreign investor has control over the company purchased.


[Column] Dewald Nolte: Five tips for designing African digital banking experiences that score with the young and old
08-19-2016 | 12:37:00
As mobile internet connectivity grows, African youth is fast embracing the opportunity to connect, converse and transact on the web.


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