A high demand for South African products by people in his native country of DR Congo on perceived quality, was the spark that inspired Mike Bondo to start an online shop dubbed McShop connecting buyers to local and international brands
M-learning, online courses and other aspects of e-learning technology have the potential to enhance education provision in Africa in numerous ways.
East Africa continues to maintain its lead in regional growth in Africa reaching 5.3% in 2016 Real GDP growth. The economic success of Ethiopia is attributable to its desire to grow its economic base amidst structural challenges.
A beneficiary of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Program, Alternative Waste Technologies, Kenya has, in the two years since its inception, made significant leaps in energy production and environmental conservation.
Africa Business Communities is conducting a series of interviews with African CEO's and CEO's of companies doing business in Africa.
Business1.com is the base of the international business-to-business 1.com-websites. Africa Business Communities is meeting with founder Marc Gellings.
Though the story line on Africa has progressed – it is no longer about “saving” Africa, but how best to promote investments in Africa – there is still work to be done to tackle inaccurate information about Africa that persists in mainstream media.
Britain's exit from the EU has brought into question the benefits of intra-regional trade, with some commentators suggesting that it could sound a warning for Africa's regional integration project.
Digital innovation is driving transformation within the local mining sector. This shift, according to leading converged ICT solutions provider, iWayAfrica, is driving growth and becoming a key differentiator within the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Africa Business Communities is conducting a series of interviews with startup businesses in Africa.
[Africa CEO Forum] What - if anything - can other African countries learn from Ethiopia and it's economic success?
As the founder of the Africa CEO Network I would like to invite you to participate in our forum on Ethiopia.
Researchers predict that in 2030, Lagos, Cairo and Kinshasa will each have to cater for over 20 million people, while Luanda, Dar es Salaam and Johannesburg will have crossed the 10 million mark.
As e-learning becomes more widely adopted in Africa,, self-improvement and distance education courses which once seemed infeasible are now becoming increasingly available.
As a digital B2B publisher, Africa Business Communities is dedicated to Africa Business News and to connecting Africa business professionals and entrepreneurs with each other.
South Africa’s latest unemployment figures make for sombre reading. While official unemployment is now 27.7 percent, the most affected group is young people under the age of 35.
Egypt has achieved a high ranking in the 2017 Global Cybersecurity Index, coming 14th out of 165 countries and second among the Arab states.
[Column] Bob Koigi: Awakening the giant: How Ethiopia overtook Kenya to become East Africa’s economic power house
Kenya has traditionally held the enviable position of being the East African economic behemoth. But tables have now turned, and in a dramatic way.
[Column] Brett Parker: How homegrown innovation is solving many of Africa's most pressing challenges
By now, I am convinced that you have heard of M-Pesa, the popular and often-cited mobile banking system that has become Africa's innovation calling card.
For any economy to attract investments, it must be able to earn and maintain investor trust. Local and foreign investors gain confidence to trade in a business environment that guarantees a stable and predictable macroeconomic framework for businesses.
When the world thinks of fine-dining, African food is not often at the top of the list of cuisines to be considered, something which Ghana-born Adwoa Hagan-Mensah is working hard to change.