Cobus Visagie is a chartered accountant and entrepreneur, founder of Africa Merchant Capital, an institution focused exclusively on merchant banking finance and solutions.
Stephen Mutinda is the Managing Director of Homestay Safari Group, a Kenyan online accommodation booking platform for different facilities ranging from boutique hotels, furnished apartments, guest houses, villas and much more.
Kendall Ananyi is a Nigerian entrepreneur, founder/CEO of ISP company, Tizeti, which recently secured a $3m series A funding.
At first glance, it seems business as usual, but that could not be farther from reality. Business has never been more positive, rapid, nor disruptive.
A Study carried out on more than 1000 entrepreneurs in South Africa revealed that entrepreneurship in South Africa is not thriving, despite the fact that South Africa is one of Africa's strongest economies.
Fresh from discussing bilateral ties with the United States, Kenya has over the recent past held trade negotiations and deals with UK and China as the super powers seeks to grow their influence in the country.
Banks and other financial institutions are adopting new technologies to satisfy the growing demands of their customers across the continent.
As part of his visit to China, Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth visited Huawei's Executive Briefing Center and held talks with Peng Zhongyang, Senior Vice President at Huawei. He said that Huawei is a trusted partner of the country for digital transformation.
Francis Vesta is Senior Investment Analyst at Itanna, an offshoot of the Honeywell Group in Nigeria.
One has to ask, what role has Africa played in the disruptor economy and what role will it play in the future. Mpesa, the mobile money invention by Safaricom in Kenya, is one of my favourites.
Innovation is a critical part Africa’s DNA, but it only plays a part in shaping the continent’s narrative when the world becomes aware of it.
It has been another busy week for anchor sectors in Kenya with more investors, landmark deals and strategic partnerships pointing to Kenya as the investment destination for the region.
Leading technology companies are using their resources and technologies to help marginalized communities in the continent overcome poverty, injustice and even discrimination.
The entertainment phenomenon that is Black Panther has captivated the world since its release earlier this year. It has been embraced for its representation of black people generally, and Africans specifically.
Money is the bloodline of any economy, and for businesses to thrive, its steady flow and circulation are critical. Cash is king.
Priscilla Muhiu is the Head of Marketing at Sendy, a mobile-based logistics firm that connects customers with drivers to help deliver goods from one place to another.
The economic well being of any nation rests on the country’s ability the create sustainable jobs for all.
Organisations that do not have a clear longer-term security roadmap in place are putting themselves at risk of being compromised.
Is your business driving change or being driven by it? This is the question that should be powering your business mindset in a digital world that’s swallowed by innovation and exponential change.
The Forum will be held in Kigali, Rwanda on 5-8 September 2018