KCB in a deal to boost entrepreneurship through a TV Series
04-29-2016 | 15:09:07
KCB Bank Kenya Limited has inked a deal to air a TV programme meant to boost entrepreneurship in the country under the Bank’s recently launched Ksh50 Billion job creation and skills development programme.

Barclays Africa to trial first bank chatbot in Africa
04-29-2016 | 14:58:00
Barclays Africa Group Ltd’s (Barclays Africa) subsidiary Absa Bank Ltd (Absa) has announced that it would pilot a chatbot within the coming few weeks, making it the first bank to do so in Africa. Chatbots use artificial intelligence to simulate intelligent conversation through written or spoken text.

Lagos City Mall Onikan partners Airtel on free Wi-Fi services to customers
04-29-2016 | 14:50:10
In its determination to provide value added services to its numerous tenants and visitors, the Lagos City Mall has struck a deal with Airtel Nigeria, one of Nigeria’s telecommunications giants to provide free superfast Wi-Fi services at the mall.

[Ghana] Groupe Nduom acquires ISF Bank in the US
04-29-2016 | 13:16:00
Groupe Nduom has completed the transaction to acquire a bank in the USA. The acquisition of Illinois-Service Federal Savings Bank (ISF Bank) follows the regulatory approval by the US Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, a statement from the Groupe said.

Azuri East Africa Launches As PayGo Solar Market Expands
04-29-2016 | 12:33:00
Azuri Technologies is pleased to announce the creation of Azuri East Africa, based in Nairobi, to consolidate its growing presence in the region. Azuri has appointed mobile industry leader and former Regional CFO of Eaton Towers, Snehar Shah, to lead its East Africa operations.

Global Advanced Phase Change Material (PCM) Market Size, Growth, Trends, Industry Analysis 2016
04-29-2016 | 14:09:00
The Advanced Phase Change Material (PCM) Market research report examines top industry competitors, offering organization market share analysis and detailed outlines of these firms, with product benchmarking.

Join The Commonwealth Trade Platform for free
04-28-2016 | 13:04:00
Africa has been described as the world’s greatest opportunity. Join the Commonwealth Trade Platform and meet with thousands customers, suppliers and distributors from Africa and across the globe.

[Tony Elumelu] Growing Food and Growing Entrepreneurs: The fuel for Africa’s Future
04-28-2016 | 11:44:00
Agriculture is arguably the most strategic sector on the continent because: It delivers 2-3 times the return on investment, in terms of improved economic well-being, as other sectors, represents 32% of Africa’s GDP; and employs 65% of the working population.

Massive scope for mobile growth in Kenyan retail market – Nielsen Study
04-28-2016 | 11:17:00
A new Nielsen Study on Kenyan Retailers and Technology reveals that despite the massive uptake in mobile usage in Kenya, there is still significant scope for growth in the market, particularly in the retail environment.

Africa Business Communities will be coming to Addis Ababa and Nairobi - let's meet!
04-28-2016 | 01:37:00
Africa Business Communities is coming to both Ethiopia and Kenya. This might be an excellent opportunity to meet! We will set up two open, informal meetings for our network members.