Africa Faces the Challenge of Sustaining Growth amid Weak Global Conditions
10-07-2015 | 08:18:54
Sub-Saharan Africa countries are continuing to grow, albeit at a slower pace, due to a more challenging economic environment.

Orange Digital Ventures invests in Afrostream
10-07-2015 | 08:11:50
Orange Digital Ventures announces its participation in the funding of Afrostream, a subscription video on demand service (SVOD) of African, African-American and African-Caribbean films and television series, alongside TheFamily, Cross Culture Ventures I L.P. and ACE & Company.

[South Africa] iPhone 6s launch date on MTN
10-06-2015 | 14:38:00
The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus will be available through MTN in South Africa from 16 October 2015, the same day as Vodacom. Those interested in buying one of Apple’s new smartphones can register their interest on the MTN site.

Nedbank chooses Bytes and Volante's VolPay Foundation as part of its payment infrastructure to accelerate ISO 20022 adoption
10-06-2015 | 14:22:24
Partnering with Volante and Bytes as part of the bank's payment infrastructure modernisation programme to support new services and newly mandated instruments including Authenticated Collections in South Africa.

Vodacom South Africa launches own-label smartphones, tablet
10-06-2015 | 13:28:51
Vodacom South Africa has introduced four own-brand devices to its range. One is a smartphone called Smart Ultra 6, which has a 5.5-inch full HD IPS display, octa-core chipset, Android 5.0 Lollipop OS, 13 MP premium rear camera and 5 MP front camera.

Tigo Pesa Helps in Tanzania's Financial Inclusion
10-06-2015 | 14:11:51
By ensuring that mobile money services are brought closer to the people in rural areas, the company is complimenting the government's efforts to even out any imbalances that prevent the majority of upcountry people from carrying out financial transactions in a secure manner.

[Interview] Bukky Olaleye, Founder, ReAfrica, UK
10-06-2015 | 10:43:00
Bukky Olaleye is founder of platform, as well as leadership coaching company, Julianmiles. Her interview with Africa Business Communities:

[Interview] Sylvester Phish, CEO of Generic 7 Consult, Ghana
10-05-2015 | 12:46:00
Africa Business Communities sit-down with Sylvester Phish, founder and CEO of Generic 7 Consult, a brand and management firm based in Accra, Ghana

Odimbite Odimbite: Executive Nonchalance as a Contagious Virus
10-05-2015 | 11:09:00
The primary reason for executive nonchalance is a culture of continuous non-execution that pervades the entire organization. Fantastic strategies are developed, solid processes are crafted, but when it comes to acting, excuses as to why it can’t be done are generated at an alarming rate.

[Interview] Olivier Poujade, Managing Director, East Africa Gate, Ethiopia
10-05-2015 | 10:40:00
East Africa Gate (EAGate) is a dynamic French/Ethiopian business partnership founded by University of Toulouse (France) graduates, Ms. Tigist Getachew Araya and Mr. Olivier Poujade. Together they combine close to 20 years of experience in emerging markets in the legal, finance and business strategy fields. Olivier’s interview with Africa Business Communities: