News
COMESA in renewed push for regional visa
09-28-2016 | 15:50:41
Regional economic bloc The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa, COMESA, is championing for regional visa to fastrack movement of business community and boost tourism as push for African regional integration intensifies.


Ugandan insurance regulator okays banks to offer insurance services
09-28-2016 | 15:37:00
Following the publication of regulations that will guide banks intending to offer insurance services by the Ugandan insurance regulator, banks have expressed appetite in offering insurance, a move industry players hails as a win to the customers but one that could affect insurance companies.


Nile Air continues to be Egypt's fastest growing airline
09-28-2016 | 14:41:14
The latest figures published this month show that Nile Air continues to be Egypt's fastest growing airline and largest private airline based in the country.


[Ghana] Korea Eximbank finances Prestea-Kumasi Power project
09-28-2016 | 13:49:02
Korea Eximbank has been a dynamic Official Development Assistance (ODA) provider in the African continent – it has supported five projects amounting to US$181 for Ghana.


Air Seychelles links up to East Asia with new codeshare connections to Hong Kong and Singapore
09-28-2016 | 13:33:00
Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, has expanded its codeshare agreement with Jet Airways to offer guests convenient one-stop connections to two major cities in East Asia.


 
Features
[Column] Schalk Nolte, CEO Entersekt: Why fintech has created a golden moment of opportunity for savvy banks
09-28-2016 | 14:59:00
Consumers are faced with an ever growing risk of falling victim to identity theft and cybercrime. Can banks step in as a digital custodian?


[Column] Njeri Rionge: Kenya, your time is now
09-28-2016 | 12:02:00
As a proud Kenyan and champion of business opportunities in Africa, the optimistic chat on Twitter from last week’s US Africa Business Forum in New York popped up on my radar.


[Column] Maria Auma: So you think you can import? (Pt 1)
09-27-2016 | 13:49:00
I recently joined the highly capital intensive and somewhat prestigious industry of importation. I must advise anyone even remotely interested in taking that leap of faith to carry out in depth research into the kind of market they are entering and explore every point in their value chain.


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.


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