News

Microsoft East Africa and Liquid Telecom partner to accelerate cloud adoption in Africa

02-21-2017 | 10:24:21
Microsoft East Africa and pan-African data, voice and IP provider Liquid Telecom have announced a new partnership to develop the access and use of cloud services across the continent.

DHL Express makes global online shopping easier with On Demand Delivery in Sub Saharan Africa

02-21-2017 | 10:10:00
DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, has announced the launch of On Demand Delivery for the Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) region.

[Tanzania] Equity Bank deepens forays in East Africa with Zanzibar branch

02-21-2017 | 06:39:00
Equity Bank Tanzania, a scion of Kenyan lender Equity Group has unveiled its new Zanzibar branch bringing the number of branches under Equity Tanzania to 14.

[Kenya] Hashi Energy to sell its Tanzania retail business to Lake Oil Limited

02-21-2017 | 06:33:00
Oil marketing company Hashi Energy has announced plans to offload its petrol stations in Tanzania to Lake Oil Limited after a nod from the Competition Authority of Kenya.

[Morocco] Ithmar Capital partners with Ghana investment Fund to deepen investment across Africa

02-21-2017 | 06:31:46
The Moroccan sovereign wealth fund Ithmar Capital and Ghana Infrastructure Investment Fund (GIIF) have concluded a strategic partnership to explore co-investment opportunities in many areas and in several African countries.
 
Features

[Column] Ndiritu Muriithi: Is Kenya’s informal sector getting sophisticated?

02-21-2017 | 10:31:05
A surprisingly large number of small businesses in Kenya are in the manufacturing industry. Out of the 700,000 micro enterprises captured in the Medium, Small and Medium Enterprises Report 2016 published by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, 175,000 or 12 per cent are in manufacturing.

[Column] Bob Koigi: The tough balancing act in buying an existing business

02-17-2017 | 05:40:13
A good friend of mine working in a local bank in a plum marketing position decided to call it quits after the thrill of working in a well polished office signing documents and swinging on expensive chairs all day fizzled.

[Interview] Korede Ologun, Head, Research & Advisory, Helix Securities, Nigeria

02-16-2017 | 11:59:00
Korede Ologun of Helix Securities Limited interviews with Africa Business Communities on past and present economic situation in Nigeria:

44 per cent in Sub-Saharan Africa survey say mobile data speeds will determine their next purchase

02-16-2017 | 11:34:00
Telecoms specialist adviser Analysys Mason has completed its annual series of Connected Consumer surveys analysing mobile customer behaviour in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Kenyan real estate market and the introduction of Real Estate Investment Trusts

02-14-2017 | 15:30:16
The past decade has seen significant growth in most key sectors of the Kenyan economy, thanks to a vibrant private sector and the ever-increasing foreign appetite for investments in Africa.
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