News
AfDB supports Employability and Entrepreneurship in Rwanda with USD50m
07-28-2016 | 10:10:00
On 25 July 2016, the African Development Bank and the Government of Rwanda signed a financing agreement amounting to UA35.9 million (USD 50.200 million) to finance the third phase of the Skills, Employability and Entrepreneurship Programme III


A More Affordable Uber for the People of Nairobi
07-28-2016 | 09:53:45
More than one million trips have been made using Uber since our launch in Kenya’s capital in January 2015. Added together, that’s roughly eight million kilometers, or enough to go to the moon and back ten times.


Djibouti joins Africa Finance Corporation
07-28-2016 | 09:48:00
Djibouti has become the newest member of Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), an international investment grade multilateral finance institution investing in key infrastructure projects across Africa.


Ethiopia Receives 14 Million Praziquantel Tablets
07-28-2016 | 09:25:00
Science and technology company, Merck, has announced that the largest delivery of praziquantel tablets ever shipped to Ethiopia recently arrived in Addis Ababa, the capital of the East African country.


International Maths Body appoints South African Professor, Jill Adler, President
07-28-2016 | 09:11:00
South African maths educator and Wits Professor Jill Adler has been recognised by the International Commission on Mathematical Instruction (ICMI) with two distinct honours – the position of president and the prestigious Hans Freduenthal medal for research.


 
Features
[Survey] Implementing Inclusive Business Models in Africa
07-27-2016 | 14:23:00
This short survey is part of a major research project undertaken by Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University (The Netherlands) in collaboration with ESAMI and the Netherlands African Business Council.


Ultra broadband is becoming more prominent in Africa
07-26-2016 | 09:43:00
The Huawei ICT Summit & UBBS (Ultra-Broadband Summit) was held in Pretoria on the 19th July 2016. With the theme of “Broadband for All, Building a Better Connected Africa”, the summit was attended by some 300 delegates, including operator executives, experts from industrial standards organizations and consultants.


The employment relationship and how it is affected by business transfers in countries across Africa
07-25-2016 | 11:07:00
Different African countries regulate the employment impact of business transfers differently. The key distinction across jurisdictions is whether or not there is an automatic transfer of employment with going concern transfers, and if there is, whether this applies in outsourcing situations as well.


[Column] Bob Koigi: Kenya’s Reality in Agribusiness and Value Addition
07-22-2016 | 16:19:00
In recent years, the government through the Kenya Tea Development Authority (KTDA) that pays farmers for export of tea has been paying the farmers unprecedented bonuses. In fact in 2012, the Kenyan farmers received the highest bonus in the world in that period


The Big Brands & Africa Survey | Smartphones
07-21-2016 | 05:43:00
The Africa Consumer Panel is executing The Big Brands & Africa Survey. You are invited to participate!


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