News
FIFA President Gianni Infantino visits Nigeria
07-25-2016 | 08:02:00
FIFA President Gianni Infantino accompanied by the Secretary General Fatma Samoura on Sunday arrived in Abuja Nigeria on a two-day visit.


Visa regime impeding African trade, say Tony Elumelu, Wale Tinubu, ex Prez Obasanjo, more
07-25-2016 | 07:38:00
Speakers at activities marking the 23rd Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank’s) last week in Mahe, Seychelles, said that the visa regime operating across Africa was one of the greatest impediments to the growth of intra-African trade.


Standard Chartered Bank to Introduce Video Banking to Africa, Asia and Middle East
07-22-2016 | 10:40:00
Standard Chartered Bank said it is bringing the convenience of video banking to more than five million clients in nine markets across Asia, Africa and the Middle East, the biggest roll-out of its kind by any international bank.


[South Africa] JSE settles first T+3 settlement cycle
07-22-2016 | 10:25:47
The JSE has completed its first T+3 settlement cycle with no failed or “rolled” trades, thus confirming a successful implementation of the T+3 project.


Former President Obasanjo urges Africa to focus on locally available commodities for growth
07-22-2016 | 10:14:00
Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo today in Mahe, Seychelles, said that African countries could achieve industrialisation by focusing their efforts on locally available commodities and by developing local entrepreneurs and industrialists.


 
Features
[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!


[Column] Bob Koigi: Why Kenya needs more farmers hands, not more suits
07-15-2016 | 14:51:00
Kenya is sitting at the edge of a precipice while dancing with an avoidable time bomb. Data released by various institutions indicate that each year over 800,000 youths are ripe and qualified to join the job market


[Column] Rudolf Huber: LNG in South Africa
07-14-2016 | 10:34:00
The new situation we have with comparatively cheaper LNG is sharpening our senses for new opportunities. This happens out of pain experienced by the producers as well as out of opportunistic endeavor in potential consuming markets.


OPEC Sees Brexit Risk to Oil Demand, Slide in Non-OPEC Supply
07-14-2016 | 10:06:00
OPEC said the U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union could curb global economic growth next year, notably in Europe, where the risk is that demand for oil could fall.


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