Features

[Column] Bob Koigi: A trillion dollar African food market is only a commitment away

10-12-2017 | 09:00:00
On average fertilizer use most African countries is less than 10 percent of the world’s average, with fertilizer access by especially smallholder farmers being the biggest headache.

[Conference] How Business can Tackle Deforestation

10-10-2017 | 09:22:00
In this webinar, Mondelēz International and its Cocoa Life partners will share their experiences with addressing deforestation and helping cocoa farmers become more resilient against the effects of climate change though cross-sector collaboration.

[Column] Jens Ischebeck: East Africa edtech success stories

10-09-2017 | 08:41:00
Today, new technologies including information communication technology (ICT) and e-learning have become the driving force in the education sector in Kenya.

[Free Webinar] Safer Entry Point: Botswana

10-09-2017 | 08:10:00
Botswana is full of pleasant surprises and opportunities for those considering trade and investment in Africa.

[Column] Kevin Pillay: Taking an intelligent approach to Africa’s promising mobility revolution

10-05-2017 | 08:50:00
Despite the continent’s transport infrastructure lagging behind global standards for decades, Africa is bracing itself for a transport revolution as more countries embrace the onset of new technology.

South Africa constitution comes to the fore in North African cargo dispute

10-05-2017 | 05:45:00
At first glance, it might seem unlikely that South Africa’s Constitution could be instrumental in deciding a cargo dispute with its roots in a 40-year-long North African territory deadlock.

AfricaCom 2017 | 7-9 November | Cape Town | Register for free

10-04-2017 | 14:44:00
Get your free AfricaCom visitor ticket and join the biggest gathering of Telecoms & Technology enthusiasts on the continent.

[Interview] Thiagarajan Ramamurthy, CEO, Bidco Africa

10-04-2017 | 11:24:00
Thiagarajan Ramamurthy, TRM, is a name synonymous with strategy and tact. He has been a formidable juggernaut in retail and manufacturing industries across Africa.

[Startup Interview] Paul Owusu, Founder, Logique, Ghana

09-29-2017 | 06:22:15
Silicon Valley tech entrepreneur, Paul Owusu, moved to Ghana and partnered with tech entrepreneur Kojo Sarpong to form Logique, tech accelerator and parent company to tech products Stack, SmartLobby and Coast.

[Bob Koigi] Column: Diversification to new frontiers the magic bullet to fixing unemployment in Africa

09-29-2017 | 06:16:12
Africa’s smallholder farmers are the apex of agricultural output in the continent contributing a staggering 75 percent of all agricultural production and creating millions of jobs in the process.

[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Why we need to strengthen trade ties in the EAC

09-25-2017 | 13:07:45
A study released by the Kenya Association of Manufacturers last month stated that Africa continues to be Kenya’s leading export destination accounting for 40.6 per cent of our exports.

[Startup Interview] Oladunmade Otitoola, Founder, RentYourHall, Nigeria

09-25-2017 | 10:11:00
Oladunmade Otitoola, an entrepreneur and beneficiary of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Program in 2016, is founder of RentYourHall, Nigeria. Africa Business Communities poses him some questions on development of the startup.

Digital Marketing Masterclass in Kampala and Kigali

09-22-2017 | 07:39:00
Discover proven social media and digital marketing techniques that can boost your business online, increase your marketing impact and put digital, social and mobile into perspective.

[Column] Bob Koigi: Why liberalization of fertilizer market holds the promise of a prosperous Sub Saharan Africa

09-22-2017 | 06:07:18
The world population is expected to grow by nine billion by 2050. Out of this meteoric growth, Sub-Saharan Africa will record the world’s largest growth, of three billion according to a Population Reference Bureau report.

Finance Indaba 2017 | 12-13 October 2017 | Johannesburg, South Africa

09-20-2017 | 05:19:00
Finance Indaba Africa is the biggest annual expo and conference for finance professionals.

[Column] Jens Ischebeck: Could blended learning be Africa's recipe for educational success?

09-19-2017 | 10:00:00
More and more learners are turning to online courses that enable them to participate in education over the web, at a distance from campus. Debates rage over how best to implement e-learning, particularly in regions such as Sub-Sahara Africa which are ripe for educational reform.

[Column] Tony Elumelu: Why Africapitalists will build a continent’s future

09-19-2017 | 09:36:00
Africa is a place of real business opportunity that the world should be alive to. I know, having built businesses that now operate in 20 African countries and through creating a program over 10 years that is funding and mentoring 10,000 African entrepreneurs.

[Startup Interview] Javnyuy Joybert, founder, COSDEF Group, Cameroon

09-18-2017 | 13:29:00
Javnyuy Joybert is the founder of COSDEF Group, a Cameroonian social enterprise business whose four startups staggered across education, employment, finance and ICT seek design solutions to Africa’s problems, create impact and make money.

[Column] Jeremy Potgieter: M2M key to unlocking economic inclusivity and innovation in Africa

09-18-2017 | 08:49:20
As more financial service providers adopt machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions, it is becoming ever more apparent that these solutions are vital to economic inclusivity and innovation on the African continent.

[Column] Leana Englebrecht: Swaziland Competition Commission requires payment of higher merger filing fees

09-13-2017 | 08:02:00
In Swaziland, mergers are classified as either small mergers or large mergers.