When I envision AfCFTA, I see a continent where the cost of trade is cut by nearly 80 per cent. Having been in the importation business for over three years I will say that the one thing that eats up our profits the most was the importation taxes and duties.
Pursuing export-led industrialization puts a country in a sustainable socio-economic development path.
BTN Mobile is a South African digital telecommunications network that seeks to revolutionize the telecommunications landscape in the country.
Kenn Omollo is the founder of joon.co.ke one of the top ranked blogs in Kenya that has since 2018 attracted thousands of readers due to its unique content and customer-centric services.
[Column] Greg Whitaker: Embracing VPNs in the wake of government-imposed internet restrictions in Africa
African businesses can find themselves stymied by restrictions and exposed to risk because they have misconceptions about what a VPN can do.
If Africa is to truly move forward, all sectors of the continent including Health, Education, Infrastructure, Security, logistics, Finance, Media and others must embrace technology.
Five months ago, Cyclone Idai ripped through the Southern African region, causing a massive humanitarian disaster that affected three million people.
The Internet of Things is refining the capabilities of the supply chain to reduce theft, increase visibility and transform legacy complexity.
While it’s unlikely to become a physical reality any time soon, technology has indeed found a way to make it possible for us to be in two places at once virtually.
Fake news remains a topical hot potato. Some say that winning the war against it is a losing battle.
Meskerem is a middle-aged Ethiopian woman, who runs a café and bakery with ten employees in an affluent neighbourhood of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The days where the IT operation was a separate fiefdom with autonomy are gone. In most organisations, there are now components that are relatively closely aligned with the business.
Routed, a leading vendor neutral provider of cloud infrastructure, says that the predicted growth of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is in line with the increasing growth forecasts for cloud computing.
[Column] Nikki Summers: The fourth industrial revolution could spark a wave of small business innovation in East Africa
As a business owner, you may have seen technology and business publications use the term 'Fourth Industrial Revolution' and 'Industry 4.0' lately.
[Column] Anne Wambui Gaitha: African Trade Agreement key to Financial Services, Logistics, Tourism industries
I believe that the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) is a game changer in international trade and will be an amazing opportunity for African brands.
Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari ratified the African Continental Free Trade Agreement AfCFTA on the 7th of July 2019 following a long consultation with stakeholders in Nigeria.
In the spirit of good corporate citizenship, organisations both in the public and private sectors in Namibia have an active role to play when it comes to developing skills.
Nigerian Film and Entertainment Studio, ROK, was recently acquired by French media giant, CANAL+. Mary Njoku, the leader of ROK, talks to Africa Business Communities about the aquisition and what it means for the African entertainment industry.
New innovations in financial IT solutions are opening several opportunities for finance decision-makers in Africa. But realizing the full value of these innovations will require leadership and vision.
There’s a common misperception that digital transformation means adopting new technology and jumping on buzzword bandwagons like AI, blockchain, and machine learning.