Features

[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.

[Nigeria Business Week] Ensuring co-operation and diligence in trade

07-13-2018 | 10:46:25
There is no shortage of opinions with regards to what needs to be done to improve economies of Africa. Experts from diverse fields advocate for different solutions, some tailored to fit their field interests, others seeming to stem from a place of general betterment.

[Interview] Kifle Bantayehu, Founder, Afrinection.com

07-13-2018 | 08:05:00
Kifle Bantayehu is an Ethiopian entrepreneur, consulting professional and policy strategist. He founded in 2016 Afrinection, a platform that closes several gaping holes in the African employment and investment market.

[Kenya Business Week] Tackling illicit financial flows

07-12-2018 | 10:34:00
In one of the most historic developments in the country, President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Swiss counterpart Alain Berset have overseen the signing of a key agreement that clears the way for the recovery of assets acquired through corruption and crime in Kenya

[Africa Tech Week] Growing continental remittances and footprint

07-12-2018 | 10:32:44
This has perhaps been one of the busiest weeks for Africa tech companies seeking to increase connectivity as rolling of infrastructure and boosting existing network services took center stage

[Startup Interview] Tomiwa Majekodunmi, CEO, NASPA, Nigeria

07-12-2018 | 06:48:00
At a time when the electricity needs of Africa continue to outstrip available supply, a company in Nigeria is investing in providing low cost, clean and sustainable energy to especially those not connected to the national grid.

[Column] Byron Mudhune: Looming danger in Africa’s food imports

07-12-2018 | 06:43:12
Addressing Africa’s food import and consumption has suffered from extreme mood swings with the pendulum moving from episodes of pessimism to euphoria.