Investment holding company Fairfax Africa Holdings Corporation has invested in secured convertible bonds issued by Atlas Mara Limited and has separately agreed to provide bridge financing to Philafrica Foods Proprietary Limited.
Nigeria has stepped up its fight against cancer with the launch of its National Cancer Control Plan 2018-2022.
Vodacom has launched the SMS Emergency Service for Deaf, hearing and speech impaired customers as part of its continued commitment to add value to the lives of all its customers.
UK-based Nigerians are investing in Nigeria’s booming agricultural sector from the comfort of their homes, thanks to one and half year-old, VC-backed agritech platform, Farmcrowdy.
Limelight Networks, a leader in digital content delivery, has announced the opening of a new Point-of-Presence (PoP) in South Africa, to drive Limelight’s commitment to building out infrastructure globally and create new industry partnerships in the region.
Marriott International tops this year’s table for the most planned new hotel rooms under construction in Africa, according to the influential annual hotel pipeline survey by W Hospitality Group.
Pharmaceutical company ViaDerma has entered into a $250,000 initial sales agreement with Vage Nigeria Ltd. a brand support company specializing in product sourcing.
GE’s Steam Power business in collaboration with ESKOM, South Africa’s power utility company, has awarded needs-based bursaries worth up to 30 Million rands to sixty students from the Mpumalanga province.
Azuri Technologies, the first company to launch a complete pay-as-you-go solar TV package in Kenya, has announced a partnership with StarTimes to bring wider choice of content to its off-grid customers.
Angola and the National Geographic Society are preparing to sign, in the short term, a cooperation protocol in the biodiversity conservation segment.
Increasing intra-African trade is essential for the growth and development of the continent, and so the recent signing of the African Continental Free Trade Area set to be the first continent-wide African trade agreement, is good news.
The past few months have seen digital becoming more integrated with industry sectors across Africa. But it is the data-rich environment of insurance that has especially benefitted from this with several trends emerging that impact on the effectiveness of its delivery in the continent.
With the saturation of the mobile phone market in Nigeria and the advent of Financial Technology startups (FINTECH) in the financial services industry, the Nigerian polity has witnessed higher financial inclusion amongst the underbanked and unbanked.
Maria E. Auma is a Ugandan entrepreneur and finance expert. She is currently the Managing Partner of Blue Luxury Investments, an investment management firm based in Kampala, Uganda.
Kenya needs to be deliberate about creating an environment that genuinely encourages investments in competitive manufacturing.
Much of the 20th Century has been characterized by the agitation for the promotion of equality and equity for women who for a long time have played at the periphery of society.
The digital revolution has well and truly been embraced by Namibia and Namibians.Apart from spending most of our time online on social media, we are now seeing a shift to real world benefits enabled through connectivity.
Sub Saharan Africa is increasingly becoming a mining hub as more countries in the region continue discovering lucrative resources and minerals that have catapulted them to international limelight while seeing numerous investors pitch tent.
Sustainable energy consumption and 'green' energy production at home is becoming a new lifestyle.
In 2017, Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth was 0.83% (compared to a decline of 1.58% in 2016). In the second quarter of 2017, the country officially emerged from arecession which had lasted about a year.