[Rwanda] BPR Bank targets customers with innovation that cuts transaction costs
07-29-2016 | 10:22:40
A new mobile application that seeks to boost how bank customers has been launched in Rwanda as competition to appease and entice customers turn to technology.

Zimbabwe taxman in fresh bid to bring sanity to motor vehicle registration
07-29-2016 | 10:16:35
Zimbabwe’s taxman is harmonizing and cleaning up the motor vehicle registration process starting with recently launched investigations that seek to find out if vehicles imported between January 2014 and June this year received clearance according to the law.

South African travel company bets on Google to capture tourist attractions
07-29-2016 | 10:10:41
South Africa based Travel Company Drive South Africa has entered into an agreement with Google to capture South Africa’s tourist attractions including historical sites, historic scenes and its wilderness through the Google Street View Camera loan programme in 360 degree street view imagery for Google maps

Mozambique and India approve air service agreement for the first time
07-29-2016 | 10:03:00
The cabinet of India has approved an air service agreement between the country and Mozambique, the first of its kind to promote air connectivity between the two countries.

[Zimbabwe] CBZ Holdings complements government housing plan with new residential stands
07-29-2016 | 09:56:46
Zimbabwe’s financial institution CBZ Holding has presented to the public the $12 million housing project located in Victoria Falls which is meant to complement Government’s initiative to provide decent housing to the citizenry

[Survey] Implementing Inclusive Business Models in Africa
07-27-2016 | 14:23:00
This short survey is part of a major research project undertaken by Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University (The Netherlands) in collaboration with ESAMI and the Netherlands African Business Council.

Ultra broadband is becoming more prominent in Africa
07-26-2016 | 09:43:00
The Huawei ICT Summit & UBBS (Ultra-Broadband Summit) was held in Pretoria on the 19th July 2016. With the theme of “Broadband for All, Building a Better Connected Africa”, the summit was attended by some 300 delegates, including operator executives, experts from industrial standards organizations and consultants.

The employment relationship and how it is affected by business transfers in countries across Africa
07-25-2016 | 11:07:00
Different African countries regulate the employment impact of business transfers differently. The key distinction across jurisdictions is whether or not there is an automatic transfer of employment with going concern transfers, and if there is, whether this applies in outsourcing situations as well.

[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!