News
Urgent need for leadership development in Uganda as investment booms
09-29-2016 | 12:00:34
Sub-Saharan Africa will, over the next few decades, attract the highest rates of foreign direct investment inflows per capita of any developing region, according to a report by PWC. Many new businesses are expected to start up and grow as a result of this investment.


Access Bank to Sell Nigeria’s First Eurobond for Two Years
09-29-2016 | 11:36:00
Access Bank Plc will start an investor roadshow Tuesday as it prepares to issue the first Eurobond from Nigeria in almost two years.


MTN to showcase Aspiring Innovators at Gartner ITxpo, Cape Town
09-29-2016 | 10:31:00
MTN Business will give leading ICT entrepreneurs a boost in October by sponsoring the Gartner ITxpo Aspiring Innovators programme for the second year running.


AfDB President Adesina concludes first official visit to Nigeria
09-29-2016 | 10:18:00
Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank Group, completed a three-day official visit to Nigeria on Wednesday, reaffirming the Bank's strong partnership with one of his biggest shareholders and clients, as the country struggles with the impact of an economic recession.


[South Africa] Standard Bank launches SA’s first banking App for kids
09-29-2016 | 10:07:00
Standard Bank launched a first-of-its kind smartphone and tablet game-like animated banking app for children. The Standard Bank Kidz Banking App is available initially only to Android users.


 
Features
[Column] Schalk Nolte, CEO Entersekt: Why fintech has created a golden moment of opportunity for savvy banks
09-28-2016 | 14:59:00
Consumers are faced with an ever growing risk of falling victim to identity theft and cybercrime. Can banks step in as a digital custodian?


[Column] Njeri Rionge: Kenya, your time is now
09-28-2016 | 12:02:00
As a proud Kenyan and champion of business opportunities in Africa, the optimistic chat on Twitter from last week’s US Africa Business Forum in New York popped up on my radar.


[Column] Maria Auma: So you think you can import? (Pt 1)
09-27-2016 | 13:49:00
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.


Crowdfunding gains momentum in Africa
09-26-2016 | 15:18:00
Community-based financial solidarity and fundraising are an integral part of the African culture and traditions. Across Africa, communities are accustomed to pooling funds to support various charity-focused, social and economic local projects.


Bookings for Travel to Africa Up 11 Percent, East Africa shows double digit growth
09-22-2016 | 13:11:00
Overall international air travel to Africa has grown 5.6 percent this year through August compared to the same period last year, but North Africa has seen slow growth or even decline - people are scared to travel there -while East Africa has seen double-digit growth.


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