30-10-2014 23:52:00 | by: Administrator | hits: 21543328 | Tags:

Mango expands its online sales with the entry into twenty new markets
27-09-2023 | 13:39:00
The company continues its international growth plan for the online business with the entry into 22 new countries, especially on the African continent, to exceed 110 markets worldwide.
IFC and Kandil Steel partner to boost sustainable flat steel processing in Egypt
26-09-2023 | 14:23:19
IFC has announced a partnership with Egypt's Kandil Steel to support the company's operational and financial resilience, support private sector jobs, and help it reduce its carbon emissions.
Stellantis investit 3 milliards de ZAR dans une nouvelle usine automobile en Afrique du Sud
21-09-2023 | 13:20:00
Stellantis investit 3 milliards de rands en Afrique du Sud pour construire une usine automobile ultramoderne à Coega
Eurorepar enters the South African automotive spare parts industry
14-09-2023 | 14:48:26
The launch of Eurorepar comes with the backing of Stellantis. From a network that stretches across 40 countries, Eurorepar is synonymous with diversity, offering an impressive array of more than 15 000 part numbers.
Sunda Group to expand manufacturing of affordable home care and personal care goods in Africa
13-09-2023 | 16:10:17
IFC and Sunda Group partner to expand manufacturing of affordable home care and personal care goods in Africa
Stellantis invests ZAR 3 billion in a greenfield manufacturing facility in South Africa
13-09-2023 | 16:05:59
The manufacturing plant will be built in the South African Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Coega situated near Gqeberha in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.
[Column] Anthony Mwangi: Kenya’s green manufacturing for a sustainable future
04-09-2023 | 15:04:00
Over the last 18 years, KAM, in collaboration with the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum, has made tremendous efforts to promote energy efficiency in manufacturing.
Rand Merchant Bank delivers multi-currency solution for growth with funding package for GZ Industries
04-09-2023 | 15:00:23
Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) has acted as the sole arranger and lender to the GZ Industries Limited group (GZI) on a $47 million and NGN5 billion funding package, offering a tailored solution that positions the company favourably for growth and expansion in the future.
STIHL East Africa responds to region's energy needs with plans to launch battery powered products
01-09-2023 | 08:30:00
STIHL East Africa Managing Director Francois Marais said the move is necessitated by the demand for sustainable energy sources amidst global climate change challenges.
Eni démarre la production du champ de Baleine en Côte d'Ivoire avec son partenaire PETROCI
31-08-2023 | 11:28:00
Eni a commencé à produire du pétrole et du gaz dans le champ de Baleine, situé au large de la Côte d'Ivoire.
Sergio Vieira appointed Vice President of Coca-Cola Africa
29-08-2023 | 14:38:07
Coca-Cola Africa has welcomed Sergio Vieira as the new Vice President of Franchise Operations, South Africa. Vieira joins the Coca-Cola Africa Operating Unit (AOU) in Johannesburg.
[Nigeria] Dangote Refinery partners with XCMG Machinery to boost construction
29-08-2023 | 14:29:00
Over the past few years, XCMG Machinery has participated in this mega refinery project with more than 2,000 units of equipment, including excavators, cranes, road rollers, and more, stationed in the construction and guaranteeing high-intensity, uninterrupted operation.
[Column] Rajan Shah: Strengthening local value chains key to Kenya’s transformation
28-08-2023 | 14:20:00
The government, through the Bottom-up Economic Transformation Agenda (BETA), has committed to drive economic and inclusive growth through agricultural value chain approach.
TCL Dubai crowned electronics Company of the Year at 2023 International Business Awards
25-08-2023 | 09:20:00
TCL, the global top 2 TV brand and top 1 98-inch TV brand, has clinched the illustrious Gold Stevie Award for Large Electronics Company of the Year at the 20th International Business Awards
[Column] Rajan Shah: Rethinking Kenya’s export strategy key for economic prosperity
17-08-2023 | 14:51:00
Historically, the transformative growth of industrialized nations has been propelled by exports.
Huawei and UNIDO unveil the Global alliance on artificial intelligence for industry and manufacturing
13-07-2023 | 08:42:30
UNIDO, Huawei, and other partners have launched the "Global Alliance on Artificial Intelligence for Industry and Manufacturing" (AIM Global). Led by UNIDO, AIM Global will integrate public and private partners to foster the use of and innovation around AI in industry and manufacturing.
KAM, ICCA launch initiative on safe handling of chemicals
06-07-2023 | 08:55:07
Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) in partnership with International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) has launched the Responsible Care Kenya Initiative.
[Column] Pankaj Bedi: Transform Kenyan human capital for sustainable growth
03-07-2023 | 07:33:00
For any business, one of the most critical components of enhancing productivity and giving the company a competitive edge is a skilled and highly efficient workforce. The most industrialized nations attribute their development to a highly skilled workforce, among other factors.
[Free Webinar] Step into the fast lane of core system modernization with Thinkwise and Incentro
01-07-2023 | 17:56:00
Step into the fast lane of core system modernization with Thinkwise and Incentro Africa. Be part of our highly informative and interactive live webinar.
Afreximbank signs factoring deals of EUR 23 million to boost factoring in Africa
26-06-2023 | 14:49:30
Afreximbank is ramping up support for factoring in Africa with the signing of deals to provide lines of credit totaling EUR 23 million to enable factoring companies expand their factoring activities in Africa.
Industrialization et la création d’emplois au nord du Nigéria et au Sahel
14-06-2023 | 14:35:00
IFC et ses partenaires soutiennent BUA à travers une facilité de 500 millions de dollars visant à promouvoir l’industrialisation et la création d’emplois au nord du Nigéria et au Sahel
Volkswagen signs deal with Government of Rwanda to establish a modern farm with electric tractors
13-06-2023 | 11:43:01
As part of the MoU, the Government of Rwanda has agreed to provide land in Gashora (Bugesera District) for the project, as well as to assist with permitting and licensing requirements of the project.
Fosun Pharma dans la construction de la plus grande usine de produits pharmaceutiques en Côte d’Ivoire
08-06-2023 | 12:14:00
IFC soutient Fosun Pharma dans la construction de la plus grande usine de produits pharmaceutiques en Côte d’Ivoire.
Proparco soutient GRAVITA, une société indienne de recyclage industriel
31-05-2023 | 10:38:00
Proparco soutient GRAVITA, une société indienne de recyclage industriel pour ses activités au Ghana et au Sénégal.
[Column] Patrick Ndegwa: Expanded connectivity - How Kenya’s manufacturing sector could reap major benefits
25-05-2023 | 10:51:00
With the right tools, enterprises can collect, analyse, and act on the data generated by IoT devices, thereby improving decision-making and business outcomes.
Kenya Association of Manufacturers hosts trade and investment mission in DR Congo
25-05-2023 | 05:15:00
Manufacturers from Kenya have called for export-led manufacturing growth to increase the sector’s contribution to the GDP from the current 7.8% to 20% by 2030.
Xylem launches international pump manufacturing site in Egypt
25-05-2023 | 05:15:00
Xylem, the global water technology provider, and its regional partner, the Tiba Manzalawi Group, have announced the launch of its new joint-venture manufacturing site, the Xylem Egypt Plant, that will provide world-class water solutions and brands to the region.
AFIA PHARMA has partnered with Babyl Rwanda to improve patients' access to healthcare.
22-05-2023 | 13:19:00
AFIA PHARMA Ltd. has partnered with a top-notch telemedicine service, Babyl Rwanda to improve Rwandans patients' access to healthcare.
STIHL EA sets eyes on localizing its product development with $100 million investment
17-05-2023 | 10:21:00
Power tools manufacturer STIHL East Africa has announced it will invest Sh100 million in local accessories manufacturing every year as it seeks to localise its product development in the region.
Nouvelle coopération entre Sinopharm Foreign Trade signe et LAPROPHAN
15-05-2023 | 13:29:00
La coopération couvre tous les domaines de la santé et de la médecine, notamment les préparations pharmaceutiques, les principes actifs, les articles de conditionnement, les consommables pharmaceutiques et les dispositifs médicaux ainsi que les équipements et matériels de production pharmaceutique.
Mediterrania, Proparco, DEG et FMO déboursent 75 millions € pour acquérir une part du Laprophan
15-05-2023 | 09:58:00
Mediterrania Capital Partners (MCP) a dirigé un consortium d’investisseurs comprenant Proparco, FMO et DEG, dans la signature d'un accord d’un montant de 75 millions € avec la société marocaine Laprophan, active dans le secteur pharmaceutique.
EABC urges EAC partner states to reduce costs of digital tax stamps to manufacturers
05-05-2023 | 10:17:01
The East African Business Council (EABC) has called for a review and reduction in the cost of the Digital Tax Stamp (DTS) system, which has been implemented in the region to improve revenue collection on excisable goods.
[Column] Pankaj Bedi: High production costs hurting Kenya’s apparel exports
04-05-2023 | 12:33:41
A Cabinet communique dated 6th December 2022 highlighted government’s plan to drive Kenya’s export-led growth.
Global tyre manufacturer Goodyear seeks to expand to Zambia and DR Congo
28-04-2023 | 09:06:37
As part of its growth strategy, Goodyear Middle East & Africa (MEA) is actively seeking the right distributor & service provider to expand its reach within Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Naspers, Takealot and Media24 join the South African Plastics Pact to reduce plastic waste across value chain
20-04-2023 | 12:04:00
Naspers, and its subsidiary businesses, Takealot and Media24, have joined the South African Plastics Pact by creating a circular economy for plastics.
[Column] Anthony Mwangi: Why accelerating circular economy is a no brainer for Kenya
19-04-2023 | 14:11:20
The concept of a circular economy is increasingly being recognized globally as crucial for achieving global sustainability goals.
Establishment of Special Economic Zones for the production of Battery Electric Vehicles in DRC and Zambia
12-04-2023 | 13:43:40
Afreximbank and ECA sign framework agreement towards establishing Special Economic Zones for the production of Battery Electric Vehicles in DRC and Zambia
Eni celebrates sail away of FPSO Firenze to Baleine Field Offshore Côte d'Ivoire
12-04-2023 | 12:41:39
The FPSO Firenze will allow production start-up of the Baleine field, which is the largest hydrocarbon discovery in Côte d'Ivoire.
MTN, Huawei, HIMA Cement launch Uganda’s first 5G industrial use
12-04-2023 | 11:29:45
Offering high bandwidth, low latency, and ability to connect with a high concentration of devices, 5G will enable real-time data transmission in the production area.
[Nigeria] NCDMB performs groundbreaking of pipe manufacturing plant at Polaku
11-04-2023 | 13:14:22
The plant would manufacture Glass Reinforced Epoxy (GRE) and Glass Reinforced Plastic (GRP) pipes and has an estimated investment outlay of about N7.04 billion ($8.8million).
Marcyrl attracts new investment from DPI and Amethis
06-04-2023 | 13:33:00
The new investment is set to drive innovation and help expand access to specialty drugs across Africa.
Kenya, Congo and Chad Accede to Afreximbank’s FEDA Establishment Agreement
03-04-2023 | 12:41:02
The Republics of Kenya, Congo and Chad are the latest signatories to the Establishment Agreement of the Fund for Export Development in Africa (FEDA), the development impact-oriented subsidiary of African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank).
Dangote industries lists N300bn series 1 and 2 Bonds on Nigerian Exchange
31-03-2023 | 13:05:00
The Group Chief Executive Officer, Dangote Industries Limited, Mr Olakunle Alake has expressed delight upon the completion of the listing of the firm’s N300bn series 1 and 2 Bonds on Nigerian Exchange Limited, commending the depth of capital market.
South African Competition Tribunal approves Heineken acquiring control of Distell and Namibia Breweries
17-03-2023 | 08:39:29
In November 2021, Heineken announced its intention to acquire control of Distell and Namibia Breweries Limited (‘NBL’), which were to be combined with Heineken South Africa (‘HSA’) into a new Heineken majority-owned business (Newco).
Africa CDC hosts the review of vaccine manufacturing ecosystem in Africa
16-03-2023 | 12:30:23
Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) hosts lead partners of Partnerships for African Vaccine Manufacturing (PAVM) for review of vaccine manufacturing ecosystem in Africa.
[ChatGPT Biography] Eric Kinoti, founder of Shade Systems
14-03-2023 | 14:57:03
Artificial Intelligence is taking the world by storm. As an experiment, Africa Business Communities is publishing a series of 100 biographies of the most successful entrepreneurs in Africa. We only ask the questions and let ChatGPT write.
[ChatGPT Biography] Manu Chandaria, Founder of Comcraft Group
14-03-2023 | 14:57:02
Artificial Intelligence is taking the world by storm. As an experiment, Africa Business Communities is publishing a series of 100 biographies of the most successful entrepreneurs in Africa. We only ask the questions and let ChatGPT write
[ChatGPT Biography] Ashish Thakkar, Founder Mara Group
14-03-2023 | 14:56:59
Artificial Intelligence is taking the world by storm. As an experiment, Africa Business Communities is publishing a series of 100 biographies of the most successful entrepreneurs in Africa. We only ask the questions and let ChatGPT write.
[ChatGPT Biography] Vimal Shah, CEO of Bidco Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:56:57
Artificial Intelligence is taking the world by storm. As an experiment, Africa Business Communities is publishing a series of 100 biographies of the most successful entrepreneurs in Africa. We only ask the questions and let ChatGPT write. We publish the results unedited.
[ChatGPT Biography] Aliko Dangote, Founder of Dangote Group
14-03-2023 | 14:56:57
Artificial Intelligence is taking the world by storm. As an experiment, Africa Business Communities is publishing a series of 100 biographies of the most successful entrepreneurs in Africa. We only ask the questions and let ChatGPT write. We publish the results unedited - just to learn and see what Artificial Intelligence can bring us in its rapid development.
[Column] Anthony Mwangi: Why Kenya needs a stable and predictable tax regime
14-03-2023 | 14:56:56
The importance of predictable and stable policies in driving the realization of a country’s socio-economic goals cannot be over emphasized.
[Column] Rajan Shah: Proposed EGMS Tax hike threatens Kenya’s economic growth
14-03-2023 | 14:56:55
The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has proposed an increment of excise duty which as Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) are deeply concerned about.
[Column] Anthony Mwangi: Let’s tackle illicit trade head on
14-03-2023 | 14:56:51
The recent crackdown on various forms of illicit goods revealed the extent to which criminal networks have proliferated in our nation and posed a threat to the lives and safety of all citizens.
[Column] Anthony Mwangi: Reinvigorate Kenyan textiles and apparel sector to create jobs
14-03-2023 | 14:56:49
This might surprise you, but Kenya is one of the global suppliers of big fashion brands in America.
[Column] Anthony Mwangi: How Kenyan manufacturing sector can contribute 20 per cent to the GDP by 2030
14-03-2023 | 14:56:44
Competitiveness is our ability to sustainably produce goods and services for which there is a market – at a price and quality that the market is willing to pay for.
[Column] Goodie M. Ibru: What the AfCFTA brings to the table in Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:56:43
The trade and investment layout of the African Continent is a story of both promise and missed opportunities. With a population of over 1.2 billion, Africa promises a huge and promising market.
[Column] Anthony Mwangi: Why Kenya’s inflation adjustment should not be implemented
14-03-2023 | 14:56:42
The Plan demonstrates the government’s deep understanding and commitment to developing sustainable solutions for all. KAM remains committed to working closely with Government to transform the economy.
[Column] Mary Ngechu: Placing women at the center of development discourse works
14-03-2023 | 14:56:40
Any conversations around increasing our competitiveness as a country without looking at women’s involvement are echoes in a hollow chamber. This is no longer a ‘good conversation to have’; it is an urgent measure that needs to be taken.
[Column] Rajan Shah: Transforming Kenya through a competitive manufacturing base
14-03-2023 | 14:56:38
Since the beginning of the year, the business community witnessed a hesitation by many investors before embarking on new projects or expanding on existing ones. The decision-making process by the government also stagnated as the nation awaited the election of new leaders.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Cushioning food systems from shocks
14-03-2023 | 14:56:37
This week, thousands of delegates across the continent and beyond are gathered in Kigali, Rwanda for the African Green Revolution Forum, AGRF, an annual event bringing governments and partners together around food security and making safe, nutritious foods produced in a sustainable way available to all Africans.
[Column] Bob Koigi: Kenya business community’s expectations of the new government
14-03-2023 | 14:56:31
Kenya’s incoming government following the just concluded elections takes office amid ballooning public debt, chronic drought, COVID-19 effects, inflation, unemployment and the impacts of global shocks that have buffeted the nation.
[Column] Tobias Alando: Driving the business community’s participation in skills training
14-03-2023 | 14:56:28
The ever-evolving trends in sectors such as manufacturing, technology, automation and climate change are changing the world of work, and together with it, the skills required to adapt and maintain a competitive edge.
[Column] Tobias Alando: Key learnings from the waste management journey
14-03-2023 | 14:56:26
The perception of waste as an unwanted material with no intrinsic value has dominated attitudes towards proper waste disposal. Yet, waste is a critical resource with the potential to transform the lives of Kenyans through the creation of jobs and wealth.
[Column] Tobias Alando: Securing our future: the path to net-zero
14-03-2023 | 14:56:23
Accelerating the transition to energy efficiency and conservation is one of the surest ways of securing the future of our planet for generations to come. This is because, energy is at the heart of climate change.
Masterclass sur la préparation des projets de l'African Business Roundtable Séminaire Web gratuit, 27 juillet
14-03-2023 | 14:56:23
Après des discussions avec diverses institutions de conseil et d'investissement, et afin d'attirer davantage les investissements vers les projets, le secrétariat de l'African Business Roundtable, en association avec Afreximbank, a conçu le "Project Preparation Masterclass"
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Nigeria battles odds to maintain productive economy
14-03-2023 | 14:56:23
According to the International Monetary Fund, Nigeria is being pushed to the brink by inflation. Banks however, one of the pillars of the economy, have remained in good standing.
The African Business Roundtable Project Preparation Masterclass Free Webinar, July 27
14-03-2023 | 14:56:22
After discussions with a variety of advisory and investment institutions, and to further attract investment to projects, the African Business Roundtable Secretariat in association with Afreximbank has designed the “Project Preparation Masterclass”.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Gas price triggers ripple effect across industries
14-03-2023 | 14:56:20
Nigeria’s inflation as of the month of May stood at 17.71%, but economists are now predicting just a month later a new figure we can expect at the end of this year.
[Column] Job Wanjohi: Why the Kenya National Automotive Policy is a big win for the manufacturing industry
14-03-2023 | 14:56:19
Over the years, Kenya has carried out significant reforms geared towards improving the business environment and driving competitiveness.
[Column] Tobias Alando: What Kenya’s Intellectual Property Recordation Programme means for manufacturers
14-03-2023 | 14:56:18
The growth in international trade, advances in technology, and changes in trading methods have come with new challenges that call for advanced strategies to effectively and efficiently combat illicit trade.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Nigeria scores big in budget transparency
14-03-2023 | 14:56:18
The infrastructure of Nigeria is such that for meaningful progress to be made, there must be give-and-take on the parts of the government and the people.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Government, Industries move to expand women enterprise
14-03-2023 | 14:56:16
With plunging profits in its prized sector, oil and gas, and an ever-climbing inflation, Nigeria is increasingly turning to what most of the world has been blind to – the potential of women in business.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Banks rally behind women-led SMEs
14-03-2023 | 14:56:13
The NNPC has an approximated value of 50 trillion naira. With oil and gas infrastructure in Nigeria constantly plagued by mischief and vandalism, an ECOWAS expert has profferred a very interesting solution to this persisting problem
[Column] Andy Tomkins: Remanufacturing, the missing link in recycling
14-03-2023 | 14:56:13
Many businesses and individuals are making an active effort to reduce environmental impact, especially by aligning with the concept of the circular economy.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Why good governance is critical for Kenya’s prosperity 
14-03-2023 | 14:56:12
Government plays two key roles in an economy – regulatory and promotional/development roles. The regulatory role entails formulating and implementing various direct and indirect measures to monitor and regulate the economic activities of the private sector.
Les marques de distributeurs et les emballages personnalisés essentiels pour redéfinir la perception des marques "Made in Africa".
14-03-2023 | 14:56:09
Les biens et produits fabriqués en Afrique sont souvent perçus comme étant de qualité inférieure à ceux d'autres pays. Redéfinir cette image est essentiel pour accroître la compétitivité des fournisseurs africains, tant au niveau local qu'international.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Role of productive jobs in improving quality of life
14-03-2023 | 14:56:08
The growth of productive jobs by manufacturing means that many people will be able to support their dependants and live quality lives with access to basic amenities such as healthcare, education, clean water and food.
Private Labels, Custom Packaging Key to Redefining Poor Perception of ‘Made in Africa’ Brands
14-03-2023 | 14:56:08
Goods and products manufactured in Africa are often perceived to be of inferior quality compared to those from other countries. Redefining that image is key to increasing the competitiveness of African suppliers both locally and internationally.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: An economic overview for Q1
14-03-2023 | 14:56:06
As we have seen over time, when one sectors hits a low point, another is seen hitting high notes. Such is the situation as we’ve seen it lately.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Innovation in training key to economic growth
14-03-2023 | 14:56:05
Skills are integral to the continuity of any business, more so in the global economy. Specifically, competitive skills are key to industrializing our nation. T
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Telcos break new ground, digital loans gain momentum
14-03-2023 | 14:56:05
Instant loans, sometimes called digital loans, are gaining speed in the country and the telecom sector took some giant steps forward this week.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Persistent shortages and inflation call for new measures
14-03-2023 | 14:56:04
Africa has in the past decade positioned itself as a knowledge economy, with one of the most robust startup ecosystems in the world.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Erratic tax changes detrimental to Kenyan economic prosperity
14-03-2023 | 14:56:04
Whereas the government relies on the various forms of taxes as a major source of revenue, unfriendly fiscal and taxation policies harm businesses.
[Column] Mary Ngechu: Making space for the next generation of women in manufacturing
14-03-2023 | 14:56:04
Pivotal moments in history have brought manufacturing to where it is today, and women have played an important part in the sector’s evolution over the years.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Experts point toward startup management for local productivity
14-03-2023 | 14:56:03
Nigeria’s crown jewel, oil and gas, has been in a state of mild disrepair for several months now. There’s an ongoing fuel scarcity situation that is intensifying by the day and causing a ripple effect in every aspect of daily life.
[Interview] Kishan Singh, CEO, MetPacSA, South Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:56:03
Kishan Singh is the CEO The Metal Packaging Association of South Africa (MetPacSA) a not- for profit organization that seeks to position the South African metal packaging industry as a key contributor to sustainable development principles.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: A call for exports diversification for higher market gains
14-03-2023 | 14:56:02
Agriculturists and entrepreneurs are working harder than ever to address food sufficiency, but energy rests firmly on the government’s shoulders.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Policies must reflect commitment to climate change mitigation
14-03-2023 | 14:56:01
Over the last few years, Kenya has embarked on a rigorous campaign designed to restore and conserve the environment. The country has recorded remarkable progress on this front.
[Column] Billy Tsuma: Fiscal instability is hampering recovery and driving away investors
14-03-2023 | 14:56:01
For any investor, the most important factor to consider when choosing an investment destination is policy stability and predictability. These two aspects earn investors’ trust and build confidence. What happens when the business environment is highly unpredictable and unstable?
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Energy Reforms: A catalyst for an emerging economic powerhouse
14-03-2023 | 14:55:55
The discourse on energy sector reforms is not unique to manufacturers but Kenyans at large, as many grapple with the high cost of electricity and frequent power outages.
[Column] Mucai Kunyiha: Why local manufacturing should matter to political candidates
14-03-2023 | 14:55:55
The election fever in Kenya is already palpable as more government officials resign to join politics.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Nigeria sets course to unify industry benefits, lead Africa's 5G
14-03-2023 | 14:55:46
Following a turbulent year of stock market fluctuations, restrictions related to an ongoing pandemic and varying economic instabilities, predictions on Nigeria’s performance last year ranged from inferior to mediocre to excellent.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: East Africa positions itself as investment destination of choice
14-03-2023 | 14:55:44
The East African community continues to live up to its billing as a prime investment destination for investors.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Q3 stats show industries thriving, strong investor confidence
14-03-2023 | 14:55:38
Nigeria earns every week its place as Africa’s largest economy. While subject to the typical ups and downs any market is expected to have, its mere size guarantees a general continuity of business operations even in the face of a spiraling inflation trend.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Fix Kenya's road construction challenges
14-03-2023 | 14:55:37
When it comes to a country’s socio-economic development, an efficient transport system is indispensable. For instance, roads enable citizens to access critical services such as health and education, as well as ensure that they are able to access their businesses.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Why Kenya should implement local content policies to steer growth
14-03-2023 | 14:55:35
Businesses continue to be exposed to a constant creation and review of policies, which is tedious and costly. One of the reasons for this is poor structures and reception by institutions that have been put in place to ensure that these policies are of benefit to the people of Kenya.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Ease regulatory burden for SMEs
14-03-2023 | 14:55:33
They contribute to communities’ unique identities and are the lifeline of any country’s economy, through job creation and as a stepping stone to achieving shared prosperity.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Government policies must support a flourishing local industry
14-03-2023 | 14:55:33
There is a sense of pride, for a country and its citizens, in attaining self-sustenance and economic independence. Central to this is a competitive local industry, producing goods for its domestic and export markets. 
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Why goodwill is essential for lucrative trade relations
14-03-2023 | 14:55:32
Whilst Kenya and Tanzania have for years shared strong trade relations, non-tariff barriers, high cost of production and cheap imports from outside the East Africa Community (EAC) region have impacted trade between the two countries.
[Column] Bobby Johnson: High cost of inputs hurting steel sector
14-03-2023 | 14:55:31
The demand for steel is increasing in the country, as government-driven infrastructural development, and commercial and residential buildings surge.