11-14-2019 | 18:20:36
Equity Group's diaspora remittance volumes hit Sh100 billion in the nine months to September, helping boost the lender's forex trading income to Sh. 2.84 billion in the period.
11-13-2019 | 12:08:00
A report compiled by the African Development Bank reveals a continent that is embracing the brave new world of the Fourth Industrial Revolution but needs to improve access to finance, skills and inclusive growth.
11-11-2019 | 09:01:00
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved a €271.8 million loan ($ 300 million) to support the strengthening of Morocco’s municipalities.
11-07-2019 | 12:30:00
Ethiopia’s mining sector has strong potential to contribute to the country’s long-term development, social progress and economic growth, according to acting Director of the Technology, Climate Change and Natural Resource Management, ECA.
11-06-2019 | 11:36:00
Three years of violence and instability in the North-West and South-West regions of Cameroon has left more than 855,000 children out of school, UNICEF warns.
10-31-2019 | 06:24:00
As Kenya’s digital economy propels the country’s economic growth, a new World Bank economic update says more needs to be done to prepare citizens and businesses for the economy, society and jobs of the future.
10-31-2019 | 05:45:59
The global cybersecurity market is booming, the demand for cybersecurity solutions is huge and security spend has already started outpacing IT spend.
10-29-2019 | 10:30:00
While growth was held back in 2019, it remained generally robust and is expected to pick up to an average of 5.4% in 2020-21, according to World Bank's economic update on Madagascar.
10-29-2019 | 09:17:00
Spending on research and development (R&D) in South Africa continues to increase although at a slower rate than before, according to the National Research and Experimental Development Survey.
10-28-2019 | 12:29:00
The African Development Bank and the New Development Bank have signed an agreement to promote new impact projects to improve lives of millions of Africans.
10-23-2019 | 09:34:26
Research published by the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) has found out that consolidated broadband markets are keeping prices high keeping millions of people offline.
10-23-2019 | 05:03:00
Centrify, a leading provider of cloud-ready Zero Trust Privilege to secure modern enterprises, today announced results of an onsite poll conducted during GITEX 2019.
10-22-2019 | 08:42:00
Four countries in Sub-Saharan Africa are among the top ten reformers worldwide promoting favorable regulations for farmers in the areas measured, a report issued by the World Bank finds.
10-17-2019 | 09:20:48
Equitel has recorded a 16% growth in the number of mobile money commerce transactions, according to the latest data from the Communications Authority (CA).
10-15-2019 | 11:33:00
Tens of thousands of pastoral farmers who have been driven off their land to make way for commercial cattle ranches have been exposed to a greater risk of hunger and starvation as drought grips southern Angola.
08-22-2019 | 08:26:00
Kenya has paid a heavy price in lives lost for its slow uptake of LPG as a cooking fuel.
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.