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[Startup Interview] Roshaan Kulpoo, Founder, United Pay Ltd, Mauritius

02-15-2018 | 11:07:00
As developing countries tap into the unrivaled potential of financial technologies to boost financial inclusion, United Pay Ltd, a Mauritius based company is working with banks to provide innovative digital payment solutions.

[Interview] Clement Tulezi, CEO, Kenya Flower Council

02-14-2018 | 06:33:00
Kenya Flower Council has a new boss. With an experience spanning 23 years across media, communications, marketing and international mediation, Clement Tulezi now takes charge of the umbrella growers and exporters body.

[Interview] Jens Ischebeck, Founder of Apps-for-money-transfer Guide, Africa & Middle East

02-08-2018 | 12:20:00
Jens Ischebeck is an expert in fintech service providers in Africa, both global and regional. His website, www.apps-for-money-transfer.com, is designed to assist anyone living or operating in the African and Middle Eastern regions to send and receive money in the most quick, efficient, and cost-efficient manner possible.

[Startup Interview] David Mbuta, CEO, Ubuntu Meal Delivery Services, Zambia

02-08-2018 | 06:30:00
David Mbuta is the founder of Ubuntu Meal Delivery Services Ltd, a Zambian startup that is riding on a burgeoning working class conscious about their health and looking for convenience.

[Column] Bob Koigi: For a competitive floriculture sector think sustainability and innovation

02-08-2018 | 06:22:23
Weather changes coupled with a shift in preference by flower growers in farming technologies to sate market demands are seeing flower farms realign their operations.

Argus Media African Crude and Products Newsletter | February 2018

02-07-2018 | 20:21:00
Download exclusive commentaries, eBooks, interviews and viewpoints on the issues that matter to the Africa bitumen, LPG, road maintenance and construction industries

[Startup Interview] Happy Koffi Djebou, Co-Founder, Afriscanlink I/S

02-07-2018 | 13:16:01
Afriscanlink I/S is a consultancy firm based in Denmark that is positioning African businesses in the global marketplace while connecting African SMEs to international clients.

[Column] Lusanda Raphulu: Is your company ready for automation and the new world of work?

02-07-2018 | 09:49:55
The world of work is evolving, and future-conscious organizations need to be aware of the business implications associated with automation and robotics.

Growing Africa’s digital ecosystem by bringing high touch to high tech

02-06-2018 | 11:07:06
The international tech community is nurturing Africa’s digital ecosystem by supporting skills development, technology adoption and the growth of digital businesses across the continent.

[Column] Dr. Richard Malkin: Legalising dagga creates a minefield in the workplace

02-06-2018 | 08:33:00
South Africa seems to be following the trend in the US to legalise cannabis. Last year, Judge Dennis Davis ruled in a full bench decision of the Western Cape High Court that the use and cultivation of cannabis by an adult in a private home is constitutionally legal.

[Column] Jens Ischebeck: How to save money with remittances to Africa

02-05-2018 | 09:41:00
International money transfers to Africa are rising. There are good reasons for that. With the choice of the right online money transfer provider you can save yourself a high amount of remittance fees.

[Column] Flora Mutahi: Managing plastic waste requires fresh thinking and a holistic approach

02-02-2018 | 10:15:00
In Kenya the main concern regarding PET and the environment is the pollution associated with plastic packaging.

[Column] Bob Koigi: The private sector must take lead role in taming Africa’s illicit financial flows

02-01-2018 | 11:10:49
In the last 50 years, Africa has lost more than $1 trillion dollars of its wealth to illegal financial activities that extends beyond its borders, orchestrated by multinationals, private sector, government officials and organized criminal groups .

[Startup Interview] David Givondo, CEO, Paybobby, Kenya

02-01-2018 | 11:06:00
An idea that was hatched at a Kenyan University as a student’s project over a year ago has now metamorphosed into a regional business offering startups a chance at embracing technology to make intelligent decisions to foster growth.

[Interview] Jameel Verjee, Founder & CEO, CityBlue Hotels, East Africa

02-01-2018 | 10:28:00
Jameel Verjee is a British entrepreneur expanding his business in the hospitality industry across East Africa. He is Founder and CEO of CityBlue Hotels, founded in Rwanda and now expanded into Kenya and Uganda.

[Startup Interview] Heaven Bereket, Co-Founder, BaobabFund, Ghana

01-31-2018 | 10:05:00
At a time when African startups are struggling with access to information on funding and transforming ideas to successful businesses, even as investors express growing appetite for the African startup market, BaobabFund is bridging this information gap.

Nigerian Well Intervention Highlighted at OWI WCA | Accra, March 7-8

01-30-2018 | 16:03:00
As the largest producer in West Africa, Nigeria is quickly becoming a hotspot for well intervention activity

[Column] Pierre Aurel: Gig Economy disrupts status quo, presenting an opportunity for Africa

01-29-2018 | 10:14:00
Freelancing has found a new name in the digital era. A ‘Gig’ is simply a task performed as a once-off freelancing job, but because the trend towards freelancing has grown so significantly, a new economy has been born: the ‘Gig Economy’.

[Interview] Jorij Abraham, Managing Director, Ecommerce Foundation, The Netherlands

01-29-2018 | 09:31:00
Jorij Abraham is an eCommerce generalist with more than 15 years experience in integrating marketing, business processes and information technology to build online turnover. He is currently the Managing Director of Ecommerce Foundation, a global digital trading entity that is now welcoming partnerships in Africa.

Africa Business Communities is launching African Startup Platform - looking for partners

01-26-2018 | 15:07:00
African startups have been on a meteoric rise, positioning themselves as key players in the African economies, boosting innovation, and businesses while creating employment