[Nigeria] Guinness commences spirit manufacturing
12-02-2016 | 11:15:00
Guinness Nigeria has commissioned a new production line that will support the local manufacturing of some of its spirits brands in Nigeria.

[South Africa] Barclays, Techstars open global applications to fintech entrepreneurs
12-02-2016 | 11:00:00
Applications have opened for the Barclays Accelerator programme, powered by Techstars, an initiative aimed at uncovering the next M-Pesa or Paypal by working with exceptional fintech entrepreneurs innovating Africa's financial services industry.

[Togo] ASKY Airlines named Regional Carrier of the Year
12-02-2016 | 10:30:00
ASKY, the Pan-African Airline with the largest network in West and Central Africa, has the pleasure to announce that it is the recipient of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) Airline of the Year Award for Regional Operations at the AFRAA 48th Annual General Assembly.

[Nigeria] AfDB and UBA sign USD150m Line of Credit
12-02-2016 | 10:15:00
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) on Wednesday November 30, 2016, signed a US$ 150 million loan agreement to finance infrastructure and SME projects, including women-owned enterprises in Nigeria.

Juniper Glass Announces Ethiopian Merger and Regulatory Approvals
12-02-2016 | 10:00:00
Juniper Glass has announced that it has received all regulatory approvals necessary to conclude the final investments in its US$70 million greenfield container glass factory in Debre Birhan, Ethiopia.

[Column] Tom Pegrume: What does successful digital transformation look like?
12-02-2016 | 11:32:00
The business world is changing. Historically, businesses were "analogue" in that they had a bricks-and-mortar store where customers would interact with real people and things were dealt with on a personal level.

What Trump victory means for South Africa pharma industry
12-01-2016 | 11:30:00
Pharmaceutical stocks in Europe and the USA performed well following newly elected Donald Trump’s presidential victory and it’s likely that Trump's proposed healthcare plan has contributed to the good run in pharma stocks.

Reinventing community engagement: what Samsung has learned
12-01-2016 | 10:00:00
Despite the best intentions of major businesses, too many corporate social responsibility projects do not always deliver the expected outcomes intended.

[Interview] Leland Clegg, Founder of the Africa Business Portal
11-29-2016 | 10:17:00
Leland Clegg has established patterns of success as an entrepreneur. In 1989 he founded UCPM Insurance, one of the largest wholesale environmental insurance brokerages in the United States, servicing thousands of clients in all 50 states with industry leading automation.

[Column] Jens Ischebeck: The power of M-learning in East Africa
11-29-2016 | 09:15:00
What is the potential for e-learning via smartphones via online courses such as MOOC and other mobile based edtech solutions (collectively known as m-learning strategies) for East Africa?