Features

[Column] Sachen Gudka: High power costs threaten Kenya’s manufacturing

08-14-2018 | 14:01:01
The announcement of the new power tariffs by Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has indicated an unexpected increase in energy costs for all in the country.

AfricaCom 2018: Cape Town | 13-15 November | Attend for Free

08-14-2018 | 07:12:00
Africa’s largest tech, media and telecoms festival returns to Cape Town’s CTICC, you can take your place amongst the world’s leading innovators

[Column] Gilbert Saggia: The digital shift of Africa's rail system

08-13-2018 | 10:02:00
Few modes of transport evoke such a sense of history and romanticism as rail.

 [Africa Tech Week] African Startups shortlisted for major awards

08-09-2018 | 11:03:43
This has been perhaps one of the busiest weeks for African startups seeking funding to improve the operations or products.

[Kenya Business Week] Realigning businesses to drive growth

08-09-2018 | 10:42:37
With competition across public and private sector now being driven by innovation, Kenyan institutions have invested heavily in modernizing operations and selling the convenience message to customers.

What does digital transformation mean for South African business?

08-09-2018 | 09:14:39
The business landscape is changing, it’s no secret. The Fourth Industrial Revolution has already begun to shift the business landscape.

[Startup Interview] George Gichuhi, Founder, HCS Errands, Kenya

08-08-2018 | 10:46:44
The quest for convenience from businesses and a growing middle class has opened up doors for errand running businesses that offer a host of services from food deliveries, filling of returns and data entry services among others.

[Column] Nick Altini: South Africa new competition law a boost to SMEs

08-07-2018 | 08:58:00
The Competition Amendment Bill (Bill), introduced in parliament in South Africa recently, has clearly shown that enabling small and medium enterprises and Previously Disadvantaged Individuals to be able to successfully compete in the market.

[Nigeria Business Week] Courting economic expansion one deal at a time

08-03-2018 | 21:15:00
International organisations have shown an increased interest in the Nigerian economy since the stablization of the dollar and the exit from the recent crisis that befell the country.

[Africa Tech Week] Automating efficiency, driving innovation

08-03-2018 | 10:51:56
With a growing body of research pointing to improved efficiency and cost savings for institutions that have embraced innovation, technology has this week informed business decisions across public and private sectors.

[Kenya Business Week] Power clinics prove customer is king

08-03-2018 | 10:49:00
An increasingly disenfranchised customer base that has now been empowered by technology to voice their complaints on poor service delivery is inspiring companies to find innovative way of reaching out to clients.

[Interview] Marcia Ashong, Founder, TheBoardroom Africa

08-03-2018 | 10:26:00
Marcia Ashong, of Ghanaian nationality, is an entrepreneur with experience in upstream oil and gas law, project management, consulting and business development. She founded TheBoardroom Africa, an outfit dedicated to increasing female boardroom participation in Africa, with her co-founder Tamsin Jones.

Are you an agribusiness seeking funding and/or investment?

08-02-2018 | 07:24:12
Africa Green Revolution Forum pulling together stakeholders in the agricultural landscape, will host a Dealroom connecting investors with business owners

[Column] Sherry Zameer: Identity verification in Mobile Africa

07-31-2018 | 07:30:00
Africa's digital economy will be built on mobile platforms, creating exciting opportunities for farsighted mobile operators to play a key role in the continent's digital revolution.

AfricaCom | Digital Week | 10-14 September 2018

07-30-2018 | 11:33:00
Shape Digital Africa at the biggest online event in African tech & telecoms

[Interview] Duduzile Mkhwanazi, CEO, Project Isizwe, South Africa

07-30-2018 | 10:58:00
Duduzile Mkhwanazi is the Chief Executive Officer of South African non-profit organization, Project Isizwe, an organization dedicated to bringing internet access to the populace.

[Nigeria Business Week] Towards self-dependence, reduced importation

07-27-2018 | 12:34:00
As industries grow, so does the job market, consumer satisfation and investor confidence. Nigeria is gaining a reputation as fertile ground for both business expansion and takeoff point for startups.

[Column] Sachen Gudka: Achieving Kenya's Big 4 Agenda on clean energy

07-26-2018 | 12:30:00
In line with the Paris Agreement’s aim to strengthen global response to climate change, industry as a significant stakeholder in the planet’s future, must take a lead in effecting and normalizing clean energy use.

[Kenya Business Week] Sustainable businesses that leave no one behind

07-25-2018 | 10:15:00
Despite more than 80 per cent of the beef consumed in Kenya being produced by pastoralists according to a 2011 study, they still struggle with poor market prices and scarcity of fodder.

[Africa Tech Week] Actualizing Africa's Silicon Valley resolve

07-25-2018 | 10:15:00
With Africa blazing the trail in innovations driven primarily by a new breed of young, intelligent and overly enthusiastic techies, international institutions have been lining up to tap into these innovators.