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[Kenya] B team launches new group to promote sustainable, inclusive businesses in Eastern Africa

02-24-2017 | 16:02:00
The B Team and Safaricom has announced plans to create The B Team - Eastern Africa, a new not-for-profit initiative, created by regional business leaders to catalyse a better way of doing business for the wellbeing of people and the planet - and responding to the specific challenges and opportunities of the Eastern African market.

[Kenya] Tala raises $30 million as it mulls expansion

02-24-2017 | 13:32:00
Kenya’s Mobile Technology firm Tala, formerly Mkopo Rahisi, has raised over $30 million in a new round of funding for expansion into new markets.

[Ghana] Securities and Exchange Commission tightens industry regulations

02-24-2017 | 13:30:00
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is in the process of unveiling higher standards for the securities industry in keeping up with the latest international development and to ensure the growth of the sector.

Sudan tire market to cross $18.50 million by 2022, TechSci Research

02-24-2017 | 12:58:57
The tire market in Sudan is anticipated to cross $18.50 million by 2022, on account of recovering domestic demand, growing automobile sales and favorable government policies, according to recently released TechSci Research report, “Sudan Tire Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2022”.

[Kenya] Bank borrowing to rise sharply in 2017, Metropol outlook

02-24-2017 | 10:24:00
Kenyan economy is predicted to grow at 6.5 per cent in 2017 from an estimated 5.9 per cent last year driven largely by a historic spike in borrowing this year driven by government and private sector as the capping works itself out according to the latest forecast by Metropol Corporation.
 
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Africa Business Communities will come to meet with you in London, Gaborone and Windhoek

02-23-2017 | 17:25:00
Bas Vlugt, founder of Africa Business Communites, will be traveling to Africa coming April and May and this might be a great opportunity to meet.

[Column] Korede Ologun: Nigeria’s Exchange Rate Policy - A Tale of Two Strings

02-23-2017 | 11:49:07
Nigeria’s exchange rate policy has been a blessing to some and a burden to many. Nigerians that earn in foreign currencies have had more than a 200% increase in their purchasing power in the last 2 years.

South African Budget 2017: Nasty surprises still coming on the tax front

02-23-2017 | 11:24:00
Tax increases of R28 billion were announced in the 2017 Budget speech by the South African Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, on Wednesday, 22 February 2017.

[Column] Jens Ischebeck: 3 worth-it benefits of mobile learning in Rwanda

02-21-2017 | 12:51:26
M-learning is education that uses primarily mobile or electronic devices. M-learning is similar to home-schooling in the sense that you can learn anywhere.

Modern Poultry Industry is taking shape in Africa - Report

02-21-2017 | 12:27:00
Africa is ready to take its place on the world stage, as the poultry industry is evolving, from a national and regional basis to a more global platform, according to RaboResearch’s latest report ‘Time for Africa: Capturing the African Poultry Investment Opportunity’.
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