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Visa requirements for employees taking up work in key African jurisdictions
19-05-2017 | 09:06:00
Given the growth in Africa, employers are regularly seconding their employees to businesses in other jurisdictions. Each country has different visa requirements for employees who wish to work in those jurisdictions.
[South Africa] African and global business leaders in IGD Frontier 100 Forum on job creation and inclusive growth
12-05-2017 | 08:00:43
Accelerating private sector action to create jobs in key sectors to promote business growth and absorb the millions of African young people entering the workforce in Africa topped the agenda of the Initiative for Global Development's Frontier 100 Forum, held in Durban, South Africa.
Why South African employers must heed advances in workplace compensation regulation - Ian McAlister
09-05-2017 | 13:13:45
South African employers must take cognisance of the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act (COIDA), which replaced the Workman’s Compensation Act in 1993 – specifically because of incentives for registration and payment, but also because of penalties for non-compliance.
Egyptian President Al-Sisi allocates EGP100m to Labour Emergency Fund
08-05-2017 | 11:42:49
President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi announced Sunday that the government will allocate EGP 100m from the Tahya Misr Fund to the Labour Emergency Fund to support factories, projects, and workers, on the occasion of Labour Day.
CNN initiative shaping Kenya’s creative future
28-04-2017 | 14:00:00
Inside Africa on CNN International reports from the Kibera district of Nairobi, an area which is home to around a quarter of a million people, but also a rising performing arts programme in Africa’s largest slum.
[South Africa] Training programme targets thousands of youth in artisanal and skilled trade sectors
28-04-2017 | 06:35:00
Artisan Training Institute (ATI), a leading technical skills training organization and the MasterCard Foundation have partnered to launch a program that will bolster the capacity of Training, Vocational, and Educational Training institutions (TVETs) to provide quality education to young people in South Africa’s artisanal and skilled trades sectors.
United Bank for Africa promotes 3,000 members of staff
06-04-2017 | 11:34:00
United Bank for Africa (UBA), Africa’s Global Bank operating in 19 African countries, has announced the promotion of 3,000 staff members.
Factoring services can bridge SME financing gap - Kanayo Awani
06-04-2017 | 10:51:03
Factoring services can bridge the gap in the financing of SMEs in Africa by addressing the challenges they face in accessing funding for business activities, says Kanayo Awani, Managing Director of the Intra-African Trade Initiative of the African Export-Import Bank.
Sage integrated accounting, payment, payroll & HR systems now available in Kenya
03-04-2017 | 11:32:00
Sage, the market and technology experts in integrated accounting, payroll & HR and payment systems, today announce that Sage One Payroll will be available in Kenya from 3 April.
[Namibia] Nyae Nyae local jewelry finds market in Europe
28-03-2017 | 11:45:00
What started out as a micro-project 30 years ago has evolved into a viable way of generating income for the community at Nyae Nyae.
Increased Infrastructure, Labour-Intensive Manufacturing Key to Africa’s Industrial Competitiveness - Afreximbank President
27-03-2017 | 12:15:00
"At this stage, it might be better to import fabrics and transform them into garments or to produce and assemble other labour-intensive light-manufacturing goods rather than processing raw materials in a way that may not enable Africa to compete globally”.
Tony Elumelu Foundation 2017 Entrepreneurship Program announces selection
27-03-2017 | 10:37:33
The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) is proud to announce the selection of 1,000 African entrepreneurs, creating the 3rd cohort of the 10-year $100 million TEF Entrepreneurship Program.
World Bank grants Togo $15m to help increase employment opportunities
22-03-2017 | 09:13:43
The World Bank today approved a $15 million grant to help the government provide access to income generating opportunities to targeted poor and vulnerable youth in Togo.
Tony Elumelu Speaks on Africapitalism to youths at Ghana’s leading institution
21-03-2017 | 11:21:02
Tony Elumelu visited Ghana as the first stop of his UBA tour of Africa, propagating the ideal of Africapitalism.
European Union and UNIDO to foster employment opportunities and economic growth in Sudan
17-03-2017 | 06:57:00
Ambassador Jean-Michel Dumond, Head of Delegation of the European Union to Sudan (EU) and Khaled El Mekwad, Representative of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), have signed an agreement to implement a project to foster employment opportunities and economic growth in Sudan.
[Sierra Leone] IFC in drive to encourage more women in management and boardroom positions
15-03-2017 | 11:04:00
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is helping women in Sierra Leone take their place in senior management and boardroom positions as part of its strategy to promote gender diversity and inclusion, and strengthen the country’s economy.
Dele Babade retained as advisor to Carlyle’s Sub-Saharan African Fund Global alternative asset manager
15-03-2017 | 07:05:28
The Carlyle Group has announced that Dele Babade has been retained as an Advisor to Carlyle’s Sub-Saharan African Fund (CSSAF), effective immediately.
World Bank commits $150 million to enhance social programs and support small enterprises in Morocco
13-03-2017 | 08:10:06
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors have approved today a $150 million financing in support of the Moroccan government’s goal of modernizing its national identification system and provide financing to promote innovative startups and job creation.
Sierra Leone Opportunities for Business Action launches Freetown Pitch Night
10-03-2017 | 14:07:01
Sierra Leone Opportunities for Business Action (SOBA), a private sector development programme to facilitate economic growth in Sierra Leone, recently launched Freetown Pitch Night, a monthly event that gives entrepreneurs a platform to practice their business pitches while connecting them with the mentors, advisers, and business experts they need to grow their businesses.
[Nigeria] CareerNaija announces results of 2016 job seeker survey
10-03-2017 | 12:00:41
CareerNaija has announced the result of its Job Seeker Survey 2016. As a leading job site in Nigeria, we are concerned about the rate of unemployment in the country which currently stands at over 11.2million.
Ciru Miring’u appointed head of East Africa operations at Nestlé
10-03-2017 | 08:19:24
Nestlé has announced the appointment of Kenyan, Ciru Miring’u as head of the company’s operations in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan. Ciru becomes the first local manager to head the East African cluster of the Swiss based world's leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness Company.
Uganda Securities Exchange launches online shares portal to entice investors
09-03-2017 | 08:14:39
The Uganda Securities Exchange has launched a digital self-service portal for its investors which has been viewed as a way of improving convenience for its customers in their quest for information while boosting efficiency.
[Nigeria] Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport officially shuts for six weeks
09-03-2017 | 08:07:00
The federal government of Nigeria has officially announced the closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International, Abuja (NAIA). The government also assured Nigerians of security of life and property of all travelers.
East Africa Business Council endorses Africa’s first ever cross cultural summit for CEOs
07-03-2017 | 06:45:00
The East Africa Business Council, the region’s umbrella body for the business community, has endorsed the premier summit in Africa targeting CEOs, Managing Directors and heads of public institutions in East Africa.
[South Africa] Stowaways activity increases in Port of Durban, one of the busiest ports in Africa
07-03-2017 | 06:19:00
South Africa's Merchant Shipping Act refers to stowaways as follows: “No person shall go to sea in a ship without the consent of the owner, master, a ship’s officer or some other person entitled to give that consent, or secrete himself for the purpose of going to sea without that consent.”
[Column] Debbie Goodman-Bhyat: Visible shift from expat to local for multinational leadership teams in Africa
28-02-2017 | 11:59:00
Global multinationals throughout Africa are increasingly filling their top leadership teams with executives from the continent – a move away from the historical trend of appointing mostly expats to key positions.
Mowgli Foundation calls on eco-system partners to invest in human capital mentorship
22-02-2017 | 12:14:00
The award winning Mowgli Foundation marked its recently established presence into Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) with an evening geared at raising awareness on the importance of incorporating mentoring into the entrepreneurial eco-system.
Research Calls for New Approach to Youth Employment Training Strategies in Africa
20-02-2017 | 09:30:00
Innovative research released by The MasterCard Foundation is making the case for a new approach to youth employment training strategies in Africa.
[Interview] Korede Ologun, Head, Research & Advisory, Helix Securities, Nigeria
16-02-2017 | 11:59:00
Korede Ologun of Helix Securities Limited interviews with Africa Business Communities on past and present economic situation in Nigeria:
European Union and ITC to launch the Gambia Youth Empowerment Project in Banjul
06-02-2017 | 09:30:00
The Gambia Youth Empowerment Project will officially be launched in Banjul on 9 February, as a joint initiative of the International Trade Centre (ITC) and the European Union in partnership with the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Employment