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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Africa Green Revolution Forum pulling together stakeholders in the agricultural landscape, will host a Dealroom connecting investors with business owners
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Namibian economy does not operate in a vacuum and we are very dependent on our larger neighbor South Africa when it comes to the health of our economy. H
Mansur M. Nuruddin is a founding Partner of MNCapital Africa Advisors, a financial advisory firm focused on the African market.
While corporate connectivity will provide the foundations of a growing economy, the provision of technology solutions within the SME sector will ensure Zimbabwe’s growth path is as inclusive and wide-ranging as possible.
The Government has prioritized the Manufacturing Sector in the Big 4 Agenda primarily because, through local content provision, it functions as a support provider and catalyst for achievement of the other pillars.
In Africa, intra regional trade accounts for a paltry 15 per cent of all trading compared to Europe where trade between the region’s nations stand at 70 per cent and Asia’s 51 per cent.
As Kenya aims for mid- level economic status it has set targets it hopes will propel it to this dream.