07-12-2019 | 09:04:00
The World Bank ninth economic update for Côte d’Ivoire confirms the positive trends noted in the past year but qualifies this assessment because of several risk factors, in particular the uncertainty linked to the 2020 presidential elections.
07-10-2019 | 11:13:14
Incidents in public cloud infrastructure are more likely to happen because of a customer’s employees rather than actions carried out by cloud providers, according to a new Kaspersky report.
07-09-2019 | 09:40:00
Ongoing conflicts and dry weather conditions remain the primary causes of high levels of severe food insecurity, hampering food availability and access for millions of people.
07-09-2019 | 07:11:00
GCR Ratings (GCR) has reviewed the ratings on seven Zimbabwean financial institutions under the recently released Criteria for Rating Financial Institutions, May 2019.
07-08-2019 | 09:35:00
The B-BBEE Commission has released the annual report on the national status and trends of broad-based economic empowerment for the calendar year 2018 as required by the B-BBEE Act.
07-04-2019 | 07:53:00
The wave of mergers and acquisitions among banks in sub-Saharan Africa is credit positive for bank creditors and is set to continue, Moody's Investors Service said in a report published today.
07-03-2019 | 04:41:00
Mobile operators listed 1.5 million new active subscriptions in the three months ending March 2019, a report by the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) released today shows.
07-02-2019 | 11:12:00
The Kenyan economy is projected to grow by 5.8% on average in 2019, according to GDP projections from 16 research houses, global agencies, and government organizations that were tracked during the half-year period.
06-27-2019 | 07:33:00
The high level of demand shown by Investors at FGN Bond Auctions in recent months continued at the FGN Bond Auction for June 2019 which was conducted by the Debt Management Office (DMO) on Wednesday, June 26, 2019.
06-26-2019 | 11:25:00
According to Mercer's 25th annual Cost of Living Survey N'Djamena, Chad takes the lead as the highest-ranking city in Africa.
06-24-2019 | 09:03:00
The World Bank announced a new US$500 million program in support of Morocco’s goals of expanding access to quality preprimary education.
06-20-2019 | 10:10:00
With the use of innovative technology and approaches, universal financial access is an attainable target in Ghana, according to the latest World Bank economic update for the country.
06-20-2019 | 09:08:00
The 2019 African Space Industry Annual Report explains that the industry has already reached over USD 7 billion of annual revenues and is projected to grow at a 7.3% compound annual growth rate to exceed USD 10 billion by 2024.
06-20-2019 | 08:05:00
Though Africa remains a market where hotel real estate investment is typically dominated by development, increasing transactional activity is providing much needed liquidity.
06-20-2019 | 06:11:00
Cytonn Investments has released its 2019 first quarter Banking Sector Review, which highlighted the performance of the listed banks in Kenya.
01-10-2019 | 10:57:00
The sectors are revving up to keep up momentum as the 2019 opens new doors for Nigeria’s stride toward economic balance.
10-05-2018 | 16:19:00
October is already proving to be a great month for the South African business and economy, maybe even greater. With only a week into the month, three South Africans have been appointed for senior positions in the ICT, aviation and engineering sectors.
05-24-2018 | 13:15:00
Two years ago Nigeria was as good as drowning in debts, unemployment, reduced investment and general widespread discontent. Today, though still a work in progress, the country has exited recession and is fast regaining its momentum.
05-21-2018 | 11:34:00
Renaldo Bothma is a professional rugby player and founder of a new app, Homefixer, an app to help fix any household related issue at the push of a button.
03-27-2018 | 13:27:00
Everywhere we look, technology is being touted as the enabler of a new era of African agricultural prosperity. The exciting world of possibilities offered by blockchain, IoT and machine learning has made companies, governments and policy-makers sit up.
03-20-2018 | 10:54:00
Cloud is coming into its own. Forrester says that public cloud platforms, business services, and applications will reach $236B by 2020.
10-16-2017 | 07:45:00
Despite Nigeria’s retail sector being dominated by independent formats like Open Markets and Kiosks in terms of absolute store numbers, modern trade formats like Supermarkets and Hypermarkets are stepping up to fulfil the needs of consumers.
06-01-2017 | 10:12:00
The extent of the power deficit across Africa is well documented and increasing electricity generation across the continent is the focus of a number of initiatives at both national and supra-national level.
05-03-2017 | 07:33:00
According to EY’s latest Africa Attractiveness report, heightened geopolitical uncertainty and “multispeed” growth across Africa present a mixed FDI picture for the continent.
04-19-2017 | 10:06:00
What a difference a century makes. If we stepped back in time to a hundred years ago we'd find a primitive China; a Middle East that had yet to discover the riches of oil and most of Southeast Asia consisted of countries that were barely distinguishable from medieval societies.
04-18-2017 | 09:44:00
The Middle East Africa (MEA) region has become increasingly important for the majority of global Fortune 500 companies, according to a new report released by Infomineo, a global business research company specialising in Africa and the Middle East.
04-14-2017 | 07:34:00
Africa has a bright future ahead of it. Productivity and growth will improve as African economies continue to place more emphasis on services and manufacturing, pursue commodity production, and achieve quick gains in agriculture and light industry.
04-14-2017 | 07:17:00
East Africa's economy has continued to grow despite the adverse effects of drought being felt across the region according to ICAEW's (the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) latest report.
04-04-2017 | 12:38:00
Private universities and schools are mushrooming across Africa, as parents increasingly seek a quality education for their children outside of the state offering - a move which is largely attributable to the rapid growth of the middle class on the continent.
03-27-2017 | 09:18:24
Oxford professor Mark Graham, addressing the 4th UNI Africa Conference in Dakar, Senegal, warned of the danger of ‘parasitic capitalism’ where digital companies give little back to the places where they are embedded and platform workers are left to fend for themselves.