News

Ethiopian Airlines to restart service to Mogadishu

10-22-2018 | 07:16:34
Ethiopian Airlines has announced that the airline will resume its flight to Mogadishu, Somalia, effective November 2, 2018.

[Kenya] KAM recommends strategies to achieve the Big Four Agenda

10-22-2018 | 07:14:06
Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) has launched a report that seeks to identify cross-cutting constraints to growth, possible solutions, and sector-specific interventions to unlock the manufacturing sector’s growth potential.

Avelacom extends connectivity to South Africa capital markets

10-22-2018 | 07:10:00
Avelacom, the high-performance connectivity and IT infrastructure solutions provider for the financial services industry, has announced that it has extended its connectivity offerings to South Africa,

FairTrade, UNCTAD partner to promote African workers

10-22-2018 | 07:06:29
The Brussels-based Fair Trade Advocacy Office and UNCTAD are joining forces to improve the living and working conditions of artisans, workers and smallholder farmers and producers in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Opportunities in part-time Forex trading are major - financial expert

10-22-2018 | 06:41:00
The Forex market offers an excellent opportunity to get additional income. It is most attractive for people because of its schedule and flexibility.

[South Africa] AlphaCode awards R16m to fintech startups

10-22-2018 | 06:01:00
Rand Merchant Investment Holding, through AlphaCode, has awarded entrepreneurial packages valued at R16 million to eight of South Africa’s most promising financial services startups.

AU names Raila Odinga High Rep for Infrastructure Development, Africa

10-22-2018 | 05:59:00
The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has appointed Raila Odinga of Kenya as High Representative for Infrastructure Development in Africa.

Uber launches safety toolkit for riders and drivers across Africa

10-19-2018 | 13:11:00
Taxi hailing firm Uber has announced the new Safety Toolkit which, over the next few weeks, will be rolled out to the millions of riders, drivers and delivery-partners using the app across Africa, Europe and Middle East.

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated announces co-option of new director

10-19-2018 | 13:07:06
Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), the parent company of the Ecobank Group, has announced the co-option to its Board of Directors of Mrs. Aichatou Agne Pouye.

Kenya mobile service providers earned $2.5b revenue in 12 months, CA

10-19-2018 | 10:35:00
The total revenue earned by mobile service providers increased by 8.5 per cent to Ksh 252.3 billion, approximately $2.5 billion, in the past twelve months to June 2018, the latest ICT sector statistic report released by the industry regulator indicates.
 
Features

[Kenya Business Week] Breathing new life into SMEs

10-19-2018 | 08:42:00
Small and medium sized businesses in Kenya represents 75 per cent of the country's workforce, constitute 98 percent of all businesses in Kenya and contribute 3 percent to the national purse.

[Africa Tech Week] Google empowering African communities

10-18-2018 | 14:59:00
Google has over the last few months been actively involved in different activities across the continent. The search giant has also been rolling out some new features and also working closely with different organizations to empower local communities.

[Column] Hannalie Marsh: Payments in Africa drives innovation

10-18-2018 | 11:03:00
There is a great demand in Africa for cross-border payments and a need to regulate the payment industry on the continent while at the same time opening it up to include non-banks.

[Column] Sandiso Sibisi: Youth employment key to development in Africa

10-18-2018 | 06:15:00
Despite Africa’s impressive growth in past 25 years and its entry into the digital economy, the job market continues to be in a depressed state as youth unemployment continues to rise.

[Column] Sandeep Sharma: Long live digital transformation

10-17-2018 | 13:51:00
It is those companies that understand how to capture the moment of digital truth to transform the customer experience that will thrive.

[Column] Sunil Kaushal: How Africa’s banking sector rules have changed

10-17-2018 | 12:30:38
We are fortunate to witness a period of monumental progress in Africa. The changes are visible across all sectors.

[Interview] Paul Randall, Executive Director, Creditinfo

10-17-2018 | 09:56:00
Paul Randall is the Executive Director of Creditinfo, a credit information and risk management solutions provider in Africa and other countries across the globe. ,

The Ugandan Competition Enforcement - a comparison with South Africa

10-16-2018 | 09:08:00
Ugandan businesses are becoming increasingly mindful of competition requirements and domestic antitrust laws when engaging in commercial transactions in other African jurisdictions.

[SA Business Week] Water tariffs rise, no markets for black traders

10-12-2018 | 13:21:00
Access to clean water is still a challenge in most of the sub-Saharan Africa countries. Due to the scarcity, the ones who are lucky enough to access it have to dig deeper into their pockets in order to enjoy this basic commodity.

[Kenya Business Week] The economic cost of trade misinvoicing

10-12-2018 | 06:40:00
Even as Kenya continues to seal loopholes of money laundering and illicit flows, details are emerging that the country is experiencing sophisticated forms of tax evasion.