[Ghana] Express Pay launches first Instant Money Transfer service
09-26-2016 | 18:56:40
Ghanaian payment solutions provider, Express Pay has launched the first interbank and mobile cash instant money transfer service in Ghana and West Africa as a whole.

[South Africa] JSE enhances trading functionality on its Equity market to allow bulk trades
09-26-2016 | 17:39:00
The JSE has introduced a series of Equity market enhancements to allow market participants to buy and sell large blocks of shares (bulk trades) and to trade anonymously within the best bid and offer without interference.

Tigo Rwanda announces new appointments in technology and human resources departments
09-26-2016 | 16:15:06
Telecommunication company Tigo has made two key appointments in the technology and human resource departments as it seeks to improve services to its customers.

GE Africa President/CEO, Jay Ireland Appointed as Chair of President Obama’s Advisory Council on Business Priorities for Africa
09-26-2016 | 14:46:00
Jay Ireland, President & CEO of GE Africa was named as chair of the second President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA) by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker.

[Nigeria] GTBank Launches Virtual Arts Gallery
09-26-2016 | 14:40:13
Guaranty Trust Bank has announced the launch of ART635 (, a Virtual Arts Gallery created to reignite interest in African art and drive the growth and development of the local art industry.

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.

Small & Medium Businesses in East Africa must create time to innovate
09-21-2016 | 11:52:00
Small & Medium Businesses in East Africa are resourceful and creative, yet many entrepreneurs lack the time and support they need to innovate in their businesses.

Join the complimentary webinar about engaging smallholder farmers
09-20-2016 | 17:09:00
We wanted to invite you to join the complimentary webinar: ‘Is improving land rights the key to smallholder development? And, if so, how can companies help?’ hosted by Innovation Forum.

[Interview] Dewald Nolte, co-founder Entersekt, on modern banking in South Africa
09-18-2016 | 12:20:00
"Digital banking is performing very well in South Africa and in Africa generally, although mobile banking has a greater share of the total in most countries north of South Africa’s borders. There are a number of reasons for mobile’s success, one being the relative lack of infrastructure in Africa."