Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) has this month become the 30th member of the Master Cooperation Agreement (MCA) at the World Bank's Annual Meetings in Washington DC.
Mars Africa, the South African-based division of Mars Incorporated, a global family-owned food business, and DHL Supply Chain South Africa, the world's largest contract logistics company, have signed a contract that will see DHL providing warehousing and distribution services for a number of Mars products.
The South African IT services market, while flat in U.S. dollar terms, grew 15.1% year on year in local currency terms in 2016.
Italian multinational oil and gas company Eni has finalized the sale of a 30 per cent stake in the Shorouk concession, where the super-giant Zohr gas field is located, to Rosneft.
VICE Media and Econet Media have announced an expansive new joint venture to fully launch VICE into Sub-Saharan Africa.
Brazil aircraft manufacturer Embraer is set to establish a new training center at O.R. Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg.
The Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons, Ophir Energy and national oil company GEPetrol have signed a new production sharing contract (PSC) for Block EG-24 offshore Rio Muni, Equatorial Guinea.
The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, has signed a US$ 45 million Murabaha Financing Agreement with the government of The Gambia.
The increase in the demand for the South African wines in Russia provides a good opportunity for the local companies to penetrate the Russian market.
Exim Bank Tanzania has proved its commitment to strengthening financial inclusion in Tanzania by launching a new branch in the Dodoma region of Tanzania.
Walk through bustling marketplaces in Africa and you will see a substantial amount of money changing hands, as merchants and consumers haggle over the goods and services.
In order to achieve our economic goals as envisioned in the 2030 development blue-print, we need to be deliberate in creating an export push for our local goods.
Despite Nigeria’s retail sector being dominated by independent formats like Open Markets and Kiosks in terms of absolute store numbers, modern trade formats like Supermarkets and Hypermarkets are stepping up to fulfil the needs of consumers.
Kyei Faried Owura is the brains behind Edwa Global Company, a Ghana based startup revolutionizing food purchase online in the local and international markets while creating jobs for farmers and players across the value chain.
On average fertilizer use most African countries is less than 10 percent of the world’s average with fertilizer access by especially smallholder farmers seems to be the biggest headache.
Today, new technologies including information communication technology (ICT) and e-learning have become the driving force in the education sector in Kenya.
Botswana is full of pleasant surprises and opportunities for those considering trade and investment in Africa.
Despite the continent’s transport infrastructure lagging behind global standards for decades, Africa is bracing itself for a transport revolution as more countries embrace the onset of new technology.
At first glance, it might seem unlikely that South Africa’s Constitution could be instrumental in deciding a cargo dispute with its roots in a 40-year-long North African territory deadlock.
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