News
Coffee plantation in Tanzania serves up Water Stewardship Standard
08-30-2016 | 14:12:16
Olam is first agri-business globally and first business in Africa to have a site achieve the Alliance for Water Stewardship Standard for its Aviv Coffee Plantation in Tanzania.


ViZn Energy Systems and Jabil Inala Partner to Power Africa
08-30-2016 | 13:37:57
ViZn Energy Systems Inc. (ViZn), a leading provider of zinc and iron chemistry-based flow battery energy storage systems for utilities and microgrids, announced today that they will be partnering with Jabil Inala to offer turnkey storage solutions to the African power market.


Yamaha Motor Underscores Commitment to Africa
08-30-2016 | 12:59:43
Yamaha Motor has announced its participation in the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI), held in Nairobi, Kenya on August 27-28, 2016.


Nigeria, Israel Cooperate On Technology Transfer, Rapid Industrialisation
08-30-2016 | 11:47:00
Scientific advances and technological change are important drivers of a nation's economic performance. The ability to create, distribute and exploit knowledge has become a major source of competitive advantage, wealth creation and improvements in the quality of life.


[Zimbabwe] Ecocash Transacts $16 Billion in 4 Years
08-30-2016 | 10:13:00
ECONET Wireless Zimbabwe's mobile financial service platform, Ecocash, has transacted over $16 billion in the last four years.


 
Features
[Column] Glenn Davies: AFRICA - The Richest Poorest place on Earth
08-30-2016 | 10:44:00
If you were asked to think of 3 words that best define Africa, would ‘wealthy’ be one of them? My Company’s been doing business in Africa now for a while, and can safely say it has not been easy.


[Column] Banjo Dominic: Investing in today’s West Africa
08-30-2016 | 10:32:00
Many West African countries are on the rise in globalization according to Wikipedia chart of 2015. Nigeria, until very recently overtaken by South Africa, had the largest GDP in Africa with a nominal value of $480.066 billion, making her the largest and the leading economy in Africa for a long time.


[Column] Chris Green: Brexit and the African Sunset
08-25-2016 | 12:22:00
Theresa May was sworn in as Prime Minister of the UK and her opening speech resounded loudly, the British Pound recovered against the SA Rand and most currencies. But was this just a blip.


[Column] Martha Chauke: Is South Africa worth your investment?
08-23-2016 | 12:32:00
Developing countries like South Africa need FDI (foreign direct investment). They are investments in a business by an investor from another country for which the foreign investor has control over the company purchased.


[Column] Dewald Nolte: Five tips for designing African digital banking experiences that score with the young and old
08-19-2016 | 12:37:00
As mobile internet connectivity grows, African youth is fast embracing the opportunity to connect, converse and transact on the web.


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