Many West African countries are on the rise in globalization according to Wikipedia chart of 2015. Nigeria, until very recently overtaken by South Africa, had the largest GDP in Africa with a nominal value of $480.066 billion, making her the largest and the leading economy in Africa for a long time.
Theresa May was sworn in as Prime Minister of the UK and her opening speech resounded loudly, the British Pound recovered against the SA Rand and most currencies. But was this just a blip.
Developing countries like South Africa need FDI (foreign direct investment). They are investments in a business by an investor from another country for which the foreign investor has control over the company purchased.
[Column] Dewald Nolte: Five tips for designing African digital banking experiences that score with the young and old
As mobile internet connectivity grows, African youth is fast embracing the opportunity to connect, converse and transact on the web.
Born in South East London to a Sierra Leonean mother and Nigerian father, Princess Onitilo graduated with honours from Warwick University with a degree in Law and Sociology. And then her entrepreneurial spirit led her down a different path with the launch of Tress Free.
A new report has shown that an average smartphone user in Nigeria spends about 193 minutes on the device, either browsing, texting or making calls daily.
Financially it seems that Brexit has created the possibility of some form of economic changes in Africa. The African Union (AU) leaders have met to analyse the impact of this event and of course look at ways toward an even bigger continental integration of the continent and ways to benefit from this momentous event.
As you may be aware, Egypt’s housing and residential sector has been experiencing exceptional growth over the last 5 years. We have been in discussions with a number of the major developers in Egypt and they are very bullish about the future.
No longer at ease - Key lessons for Kenyan flower industry from EPA, Brexit on market diversification
The Kenyan flower and by extension horticulture industry is going through very interesting times that could make or break it. Yet this is a sector that has played such a crucial role in its contribution to the country’s purse
Increased Use of Objective Lenses in Imaging and Photography to Propel Objective Lens Market in Africa
Market Research Hub (MRH) has added a new market intelligence report to its comprehensive collection of research studies, a 165-page research study titled “Objective Lens Markets in Africa to 2020.
African mobile marketing company Twinpine has launched a Nigerian mobile trend report, looking at how users are consuming data and using mobile, highlighting why Nigeria is the biggest and key mobile market in Africa.
The East African region has been hailed as a magnet for investors both local and beyond. What with good climate, huge investment in infrastructure, a burgeoning middle class with an affinity for spending and a thriving work force. It is truly a cocktail of incentives for any investor
Africa Bususiness Communities is lauching the LinkedIn group Congo Business Communities.
My name is Fred Swaniker, founder of African Leadership University (ALU). I am delighted to announce the launch of ALU School of Business to you as a member of the Pretoria Business Club.
This short survey is part of a major research project undertaken by Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University (The Netherlands) in collaboration with ESAMI and the Netherlands African Business Council.
The Huawei ICT Summit & UBBS (Ultra-Broadband Summit) was held in Pretoria on the 19th July 2016. With the theme of “Broadband for All, Building a Better Connected Africa”, the summit was attended by some 300 delegates, including operator executives, experts from industrial standards organizations and consultants.
Different African countries regulate the employment impact of business transfers differently. The key distinction across jurisdictions is whether or not there is an automatic transfer of employment with going concern transfers, and if there is, whether this applies in outsourcing situations as well.
In recent years, the government through the Kenya Tea Development Authority (KTDA) that pays farmers for export of tea has been paying the farmers unprecedented bonuses. In fact in 2012, the Kenyan farmers received the highest bonus in the world in that period
The Africa Consumer Panel is executing The Big Brands & Africa Survey. You are invited to participate!
Kenya is sitting at the edge of a precipice while dancing with an avoidable time bomb. Data released by various institutions indicate that each year over 800,000 youths are ripe and qualified to join the job market