News
[Kenya] Safaricom Drops Roaming Charges by 99%
07-26-2016 | 09:55:00
Following successful negotiations with its global network of partners, Safaricom reduced roaming charges for calls and data by up to 99 per cent for over 200 networks across the world.


Stephanie Busari to head CNN’s Multi-Platform Bureau in Nigeria
07-26-2016 | 09:29:00
CNN is launching a new, multi-platform operation in Lagos, Nigeria, designed to give the network a nimble, broad-based, Digital-first presence in Africa’s most populous country.


President Buhari orders NNPC to intensify oil search in North East Nigeria
07-26-2016 | 08:11:00
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered for intense search for hydrocarbon prospects in Chad Basin and the North Eastern part of Nigeria.


Samsung empowers female technicians in South Africa
07-26-2016 | 07:53:00
In the electronics repair industry, a field where 99% of employees are men, Samsung Electronics South Africa has begun making inroads into these numbers with its Samsung Women Technical Programme.


[Nigeria] Afreximbank provides Heritage Bank with $150m for expansion
07-26-2016 | 07:49:00
Financial institution African Export Import Bank (Afreximbank) has provided a $150 million funding support for Heritage Bank Limited.


 
Features
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!


[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


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