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[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.

[Column] Hilton Loring: Manufacture locally to drive Namibia's economy

07-24-2018 | 08:45:00
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

[Interview] Mansur M. Nuruddin, Partner, MNCapital Africa Advisors

07-23-2018 | 12:14:00
Mansur M. Nuruddin is a founding Partner of MNCapital Africa Advisors, a financial advisory firm focused on the African market.

[Column] Never Ncube: Seizing opportunities in Zimbabwe’s new era

07-23-2018 | 08:03:00
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.

[Column] Flora Mutahi: Current Imports Trend goes against Big 4 Plan

07-23-2018 | 07:18:21
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.

[Africa Tech Week] Tapping e-commerce to grow intra Africa trade

07-19-2018 | 10:50:00
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.

[Kenya Business Week] Towards affordable housing

07-19-2018 | 10:44:45
As Kenya aims for mid- level economic status it has set targets it hopes will propel it to this dream.

[Column] Lana Jacobs: Shipping industry can gain from smart contracts

07-18-2018 | 06:41:33
International shipping could be among the first industries to embrace the commercial benefits of blockchain-based smart contracts.