[Nigeria] Rok Studios launches Nollywood channel on DStv
10-20-2016 | 12:34:00
ROK, the award-winning Nigerian film studio and entertainment brand, will launch across Africa on the DStv platform on 1 November 2016.

expressPay Ghana launches Bank Direct Service with Visa
10-20-2016 | 11:53:00
Ghanaian financial technology company, expressPay, has announced the launch of an industry-first instant money transfer service in collaboration with Visa and local commercial banks.

African Trade Insurance Agency officially open for business in Ethiopia and Zimbabwe
10-20-2016 | 11:32:00
At a press conference, the CEO of the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) , George Otieno, along with H.E. Dina Mufti, the Ethiopian Ambassador and Gabriel Negatu, Regional Director, African Development Bank announced today that it is ready to begin covering transactions in Ethiopia and Zimbabwe.

[South Africa] 2016 National Small Business Survey reveals SME resilience despite economic strain
10-20-2016 | 11:20:00
Despite a tough economic environment, 92% of small businesses in South Africa actively plan to increase their customer base and generate more sales over the next 12 months.

Uber Nigeria’s innovative used-vehicle finance partnership with FirstBank paves way for driver-partners to grow their businesses
10-20-2016 | 11:13:00
Uber Nigeria today announced that it is now making low-interest, used-vehicle loans available to its top-rated driver-partners.

New GSMA Report Sees Rise in Mobile Broadband and Smartphone Adoption across Middle East and North Africa
10-17-2016 | 10:18:00
Mobile broadband networks will account for 61 per cent of mobile connections by 2020, up from 41 per cent today, across the diverse Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

[Column] Brett Parker, MD, SAP Africa: How cloud technology can transform IT in Africa
10-13-2016 | 12:59:00
In March 2016, IBM opened its first Cloud Data Centre in South Africa, providing cloud services to enterprise clients. Just a month later, SAP announced that it was partnering with South Africa's Dimension Data to launch SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud.

[Interview] Ousmane Bello, CEO, OK Group, Paris, on digital in Africa
10-06-2016 | 15:31:00
Africa Business Communities interviews with Ousmane Bello CEO, CEO of OK Group, Paris.

[Column] Maria Auma: So you think you can import? (Pt 2)
10-03-2016 | 12:20:00
I recently joined the highly capital intensive and somewhat prestigious industry of importation. I must advise anyone even remotely interested in taking that leap of faith to carry out in depth research into the kind of market they are entering and explore every point in their value chain.

[Interview] Cyrus Mulinge CEO Trots Technologies
09-30-2016 | 16:12:00
Africa Business Communities interviews the Cyrus Mulinge, the CEO of Trots Technologies, a Kenya based mobile commerce platform that allows seamless and uninterrupted interaction between businesses and their audiences.