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Counterfeit pesticides cost farmers Sh120bn in Kenya
14-08-2018 | 08:58:00
Kenya is losing at least Sh120 billion in revenue to unregistered agro-chemicals dealers and counterfeit pesticides, according to Agrochemicals Association of Kenya (AAK) chairperson Patrick Amayunzu.
Higher economic growth in Africa to impact energy consumption, study
10-08-2018 | 10:33:08
Africa, with its wealth of natural resources and fast-growing population, may have a significant impact on international energy markets over the next 25 years.
Nigeria Mining Week to provide practical business know how
09-08-2018 | 11:48:00
The upcoming third edition of the Nigeria Mining Week in Abuja from 15-17 October 2018 will provide access to all the practical knowledge, valuable connections, decision makers for would-be and established mining companies.
 [Africa Tech Week] African Startups shortlisted for major awards
09-08-2018 | 10:09:00
This has been perhaps one of the busiest weeks for African startups seeking funding to improve the operations or products.
Nigerian brings classic social media App into the digital age
09-08-2018 | 09:55:00
A Nigerian has harnessed the power of apps to bring Nigerians a social media app with a twist.The app is Worldjunction for iPhone and the developer company is Worldjunction LLC from Nigeria.
Technologies that will have high business impact in Africa in 2 years
03-08-2018 | 06:39:00
The 2018 Gartner, Inc. Hype Cycle for information and communication technology (ICT) in Africa featured five technologies that will have a high business impact within two years.
[South Africa] Key sectors record job losses, labour survey
01-08-2018 | 11:19:12
South Africa’s official unemployment rate increased by 0,5 of a percentage point to 27,2% compared to the first quarter of 2018.
Madagascar economy projected to grow 5% in 2018 - report
31-07-2018 | 09:00:00
Overall, the economy has been performing well, with growth estimated at 4.2 % in 2017 and projected at 5.0 % in 2018, according to the latest edition of the World Bank’s Madagascar Economic Update, released today.
Nigeria’s tech startups raise $114.6m in 2017
27-07-2018 | 07:04:37
Out of the $560 million technology startup investments that entered Africa in 2017, Nigeria earned $114.6 million.
High mobile sector taxation in DR Congo slowing penetration, report
26-07-2018 | 06:07:00
The GSMA has announced the findings of its latest report, ‘Reforming mobile sector taxation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC): Enabling economic growth through a supportive tax system’.
[Kenya Business Week] Sustainable businesses that leave no one behind
25-07-2018 | 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.
[Kenya] Private sector activity records improvement, Stanbic Index
24-07-2018 | 12:08:10
Latest survey data from Stanbic Bank Purchasing Managers’ Index™ signals a robust, albeit softer, improvement in business conditions across Kenya’s private sector in June.
SS Africa to have 34 million unique mobile subscribers by 2025, study
17-07-2018 | 08:57:05
More than half the population of Sub-Saharan Africa will be subscribed to a mobile service by 2025, according to the latest edition of the GSMA’s Mobile Economy report series.
Afreximbank launches Mansa, Africa’s due diligence data platform
13-07-2018 | 10:51:00
The African Export-Import Bank yesterday in Abuja launched “Mansa” – a pan-African customer due diligence platform that will facilitate African trade by providing the single trusted source of primary data required to conduct due diligence checks on counterparties in Africa.
[Kenya] Residential real estate returns dip on interest rate caps
10-07-2018 | 10:48:46
Cytonn Real Estate, the development affiliate of Cytonn Investments, has released its Nairobi Metropolitan Area Residential Report – 2017/2018.
Expansion of hotel chains drives sector growth, PWC report
05-07-2018 | 08:36:00
Africa’s hotel sector has the potential for further growth over the next five years. An increase in the number of travelers, and an expansion in a number of hotel chains reinforces the hotel sector’s untapped potential for business growth.
Nigeria still leads West Africa hotel expansion - survey
28-06-2018 | 07:41:00
Nigeria holds its pole position for hotel development in West Africa despite a slight reduction on last year, according to a regional focus by the influential annual hotel pipeline survey from Lagos-based W Hospitality Group.
Africa healthcare sector valued at $35b in 2016, Goldstein Research
28-06-2018 | 06:36:00
According to Goldstein Research, Africa healthcare sector outlook is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6% over the forecast period from $35 billion in 2016.
African post offices can boost remittances in rural areas, IFAD report
26-06-2018 | 13:26:00
Postal services can play a pivotal role in delivering remittances, lowering the transfer costs and providing access to basic financial services in Africa, according to a report recently released.
Intra-Africa payments clearing and trade on the rise, SWIFT report
26-06-2018 | 06:55:01
SWIFT’s report, “Africa Payments: Insights into African Transaction Flows”, reveals that intra-Africa payments clearing and trade is increasing in importance.
[Nigeria] Aviation records growth with 14.1 million passenger traffic
25-06-2018 | 13:00:00
Initial conflicting figures notwithstanding, the harmonised data of the aviation industry has shown a positive outlook for air travel business, with marginal growth across the board in 2017.
AfDB launches first electricity regulatory index for Africa
21-06-2018 | 06:13:00
Though African countries have developed robust institutional frameworks for the regulation of electricity sectors, much work remains in strengthening regulatory independence, says the Electricity Regulatory Index for Africa.
Resilient East African economies to enjoy sustained growth, report
21-06-2018 | 06:04:27
Ongoing improvement in East Africa’s economic prospects is forecast by Ecobank’s research team in the newly published East Africa section of its flagship financial website, AfricaFICC.
East Africa to outpace continental peers in economic growth, report
20-06-2018 | 06:33:47
Several African countries have reported a rise in their GDP despite fears over increased debt according to ICAEW’s, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, latest report.
High performing Ghana firms have gender balanced boards, IFC report
19-06-2018 | 13:32:04
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the State Secretariat of Economic Affairs of Switzerland (SECO), have released a study that demonstrates that better performing companies in Ghana tend to have more gender-balanced boards.
KCB most attractive bank in Kenya, Cytonn report
19-06-2018 | 11:49:38
Cytonn Investments has released its 2018 quarter one Banking Sector Report, which ranks KCB Group as the most attractive bank in Kenya, a position it has retained since 2015, supported by a strong franchise value and intrinsic value score.
[Kenya] Report on salt sector’s compliance to human rights released
18-06-2018 | 13:04:00
Kenya Association of Manufacturers and Kenya National Commission on Human Rights have launched the Malindi Public Inquiry Audit Report to establish compliance with the Human Rights Principles and Standards by salt manufacturers.
Africa Middle East and Europe smartphone markets hit record value, IDC
18-06-2018 | 06:23:00
The region's smartphone market showed some stability in the first quarter of 2018 in unit terms, while its value grew to exceed its previous first quarter peak result in the first quarter of 2015.
South African consumers lift discretionary spending, Mastercard report
15-06-2018 | 11:45:00
Total South African retail sales for April 2018 grew by 3.7 percent year-on-year after removing the effects of inflation, showing the highest growth rate seen in April in the past six years.
Ethiopia economy to record 2 percent dip in 2018, World Bank report
12-06-2018 | 06:05:58
Ethiopia’s GDP growth will decelerate to 9.6% in fiscal year 2018, July 2017 to June 2018, down from 10.9% in fiscal year 2017, according to a new World Bank Group report.
Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa projected at 3.4 percent in 2018
08-06-2018 | 11:00:00
Sub-Sharan Africa is experiencing a modest growth uptick, and about two-thirds of countries in the region reportedly saw accelerated growth over the past year.
Migration in Africa plays growing development role, report
01-06-2018 | 10:48:00
African migration could boost growth and positively transform the structure of the continent’s economy, UNCTAD’s 2018 Economic Development in Africa Report reveals.
[Kenya] Consumer spending dips on prolonged political process, Msurvey
31-05-2018 | 06:06:00
Consumer wallet continues to measure what Kenyan consumers are buying and how much they are spending.
Africa Oil & Gas Industry Professionals wanted for the Africa Business Panel
30-05-2018 | 08:15:00
Oil & Gas are back and that means that also market research in oil & gas are back
[Africa Tech Week] Beyond borders partnerships herald new ICT dawn, Great tidings for tech startups, investment in technology soars
24-05-2018 | 15:53:00
The Africa tech week has been abuzz with news of cross border public and private sector partnerships, companies aligning themselves with the burgeoning demands of the continent’s ICT sector and the growing IT spend.
African IT spending predicted to reach $33.4 billion in 2018
24-05-2018 | 07:39:00
The International Data Corporation predicts the overall African IT spending will reach $33.4 billion in 2018, with Kenya being one of the top contributors
MTN Group invested ₦225 billion in Nigeria in 2017
22-05-2018 | 07:44:00
According to the Investor Day Presentation by MTN Nigeria, 28% of MTN Group’s capital expenditure for last year was allocated to the Nigeria arm.
Emerging technologies to create $1 billion in new revenue streams in the South African ICT market, Frost & Sullivan report
18-05-2018 | 11:46:54
Frost & Sullivan's latest analysis, South African ICT Outlook 2018, finds emerging technologies such as augmented reality, virtual reality, Fintech, and the adoption of Internet of Things are disrupting the ICT industry in South Africa.
Mastercard, IFC partnership reaches 7.2 million new digital financial service users in Sub Saharan Africa
17-05-2018 | 15:13:05
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, together with the Mastercard Foundation have released a new report documenting the transformation underway in financial inclusion in Sub-Saharan Africa.
German Businesses in Civil Security Technologies and Services to explore opportunities in Uganda and Rwanda
17-05-2018 | 09:12:00
AHK Services Eastern Africa Ltd, the service company of the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Kenya (AHK Kenya), in conjunction with the German- African Business Association (Afrika-Verein) is organizing a business delegation trip to Uganda and Rwanda.
Mastercard, IFC partnership reaches 7.2 million new digital financial service users in Sub Saharan Africa
17-05-2018 | 09:04:00
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, together with the Mastercard Foundation have released a new report documenting the transformation underway in financial inclusion in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Mastercard survey reveals significant cost savings for African firms switching from daily cash allowance to corporate cards
15-05-2018 | 11:52:00
A recent survey by Mastercard, a leading technology company in the global payments industry, revealed that organizations that switch from Per Diems to corporate card programs benefit from more efficient operational procedures.
World Bank predicts 5.5% growth in Uganda's economy this year
15-05-2018 | 10:39:00
Uganda’s economy is expected to grow at 5.5 percent this year, rising above 6 percent all through to 2019, according to the World Bank’s 11th Uganda Economic Update launched in Kampala today.
Weak governance in Africa hampers natural resources exploitation, ECA report
15-05-2018 | 06:38:00
Africa has been slow to convert its natural resources endowments to tangible development outcomes because of weaknesses in governance, according to the fifth edition of the African Governance Report published by the UN Economic Commission for Africa.
ECA launches new generation of reports, with focus on structural transformation
14-05-2018 | 07:36:11
The Economic Commission for Africa,ECA, has launched a new generation of reports focusing on African countries’ progress on structural transformation
South Africa top destination for Muslim travelers in the continent, Mastercard Index
10-05-2018 | 08:43:04
South Africa ranked as one of the ten most Muslim-friendly travel destinations among non-Organisation of Islamic Cooperation countries, as ranked in the annual Mastercard-Crescent Rating Global Muslim Travel Index 2018.
[South Africa] Life Insurance Industry needs a market leader in customer satisfaction - SAcsi
10-05-2018 | 08:13:20
The latest South African Customer Satisfaction Index (SAcsi) for Life Insurance Companies in 2017, conducted by Consulta, reveals that Metropolitan’s customers are still the most satisfied with their service.
East Africa women grapple with unemployment, trade barriers, UNCTAD report
09-05-2018 | 14:06:44
East African nations can harness their trade policies to help empower women economically in the region, thanks to improvements in education, employment and other key areas.
Kenya leads East Africa peers in access to electricity, World Bank
08-05-2018 | 13:20:00
Electricity access rate in Kenya is the highest in East Africa according to the latest report from the World Bank tracking global achievements in sustainable energy for all.
Kenya's mobile money payments hit Sh3.7trn in 12 months
07-05-2018 | 12:54:00
Cash transacted via mobile phones hit Sh3.7 trillion in the 12 months through March. This was helped by rising uptake of mobile loans, amidst concern that a lot of the advances go into the fast-growing gambling industry.
MTN Group adds 4.1m new subscribers in Q1
07-05-2018 | 12:49:00
MTN Group added 4.1 million new subscribers in the first quarter, ending March with a total of 221.3 million in 22 countries across Africa and the Middle East.
MTN Group adds 4.1m new subscribers in Q1
07-05-2018 | 08:47:00
MTN Group added 4.1 million new subscribers in the first quarter, ending March with a total of 221.3 million in 22 countries across Africa and the Middle East.
Oil output expansion, agricultural growth pull Nigeria out of recession, World Bank report
04-05-2018 | 08:30:32
Expansion in oil output and continued steady growth in agriculture assisted Nigeria emerge from recession in 2017, a World Bank Nigeria Bi-annual Economic Update has stated.
Eastern Africa has doubled its income per capita in a decade, ECA
04-05-2018 | 06:15:58
Eastern Africa continues to grow rapidly. As a result, the region’s average per capita income reached $740 in 2016, double the figure ten years earlier.
ION commences new 2D multi-client program offshore Ghana
03-05-2018 | 07:16:00
This data will be the first offshore Ghana to image 40 km below the seafloor. In addition, ION's Marlin™ operations optimization software will help maximize the safety and efficiency of the survey.
ION commences new 2D multi-client program offshore Ghana
02-05-2018 | 13:08:36
Data company ION Geophysical Corporation has begun a new 2D multi-client program offshore Ghana in partnership with Geoex and Ghana Geophysical.
Nearly half of Uganda’s companies face challenges with non-tariff measures, says business survey
01-05-2018 | 09:20:00
Countries in the East African Community (EAC) and the European Union (EU), Uganda’s two biggest markets impose the most non-tariff measures says an International Trade Centre business survey.
Growing industrial sector to drive Côte d'Ivoire uninterruptible power supply systems market by 2024, 6Wresearch
30-04-2018 | 13:34:00
Construction of new industrial zones in cities such as Bonoua, Abidjan, Yamoussoukro, Bouake, Man, and San Pedro coupled with infrastructural development activities would fuel the growth Côte d'Ivoire UPS systems market over the coming years.
Accurate and timely data crucial for successful implementation of SDG agenda, UNECA
27-04-2018 | 10:39:23
The successful implementation of the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development demands new data acquisition and integration approaches, says Oliver Chinganya, Director of the Africa Center for Statistics at the Economic Commission for Africa.
Study says some disruptive technologies may widen income inequality, cut jobs in Africa
26-04-2018 | 07:13:00
The study explores the potential impact of technology in global labour markets and identifies concrete actions countries can take to prepare for the changing nature of jobs and leverage the benefits of emerging technologies.
Disruptive technologies to widen income inequality, cut jobs in Africa, new study shows
25-04-2018 | 11:48:17
Rapid technological progress provides a golden opportunity for emerging and developing economies to grow faster and attain higher levels of prosperity.
Marriott leads Africa’s hotel growth - W Hospitality Group survey
24-04-2018 | 09:39:00
Marriott International tops this year’s table for the most planned new hotel rooms under construction in Africa, according to the influential annual hotel pipeline survey by W Hospitality Group.
MTN Uganda largely fulfilled regulatory obligations but some areas still lack
24-04-2018 | 08:26:41
Whereas MTN has to a large extent complied with most of its license and regulatory obligations, there are a number of outstanding areas of non-compliance which must be addressed before UCC processes its application for renewal of a license, says Godfrey Mutabazi, the UCC executive director in the report.
Rwanda telecom market continues to develop strongly, market research shows
24-04-2018 | 08:12:00
The report contains an overview and analysis of Rwanda’s telecommunications market, profiles of the major players in all market sectors, relevant statistics and analysis, and mobile subscriber forecasts to 2023.
Rwanda telecom market continues to develop strongly, market research shows
24-04-2018 | 07:58:00
The report contains an overview and analysis of Rwanda’s telecommunications market, profiles of the major players in all market sectors, relevant statistics and analysis, and mobile subscriber forecasts to 2023.
Competition regulation takes hold in Africa
23-04-2018 | 11:26:00
The top ten economies by Gross Domestic Product in Africa all have active competition regulation, save for Angola and Nigeria but those countries are in the process of establishing completion law regimes, which are expected to be up and running soon.
Nigeria Uninterruptible Power Supply to reach 4.7 per cent in 2024
20-04-2018 | 10:30:00
Nigeria Vision 20:2020 is set to be a major development plan for the country to accelerate growth of commercial and industrial sectors over the coming years.
Full monty expat packages in Africa no longer the norm as companies cut costs
19-04-2018 | 08:59:21
Despite the war for senior leadership talent on the African continent, the approach of luring top international executives with major perks in addition to their remuneration packages is in rapid decline, an expert says.
Economic growth in Africa rebounds, but not fast enough - World Bank analysis
19-04-2018 | 08:41:00
Sub-Saharan Africa’s growth is projected to reach 3.1 percent in 2018, and to average 3.6 percent in 2019–20, says Africa’s Pulse, a bi-annual analysis of the state of African economies conducted by the World Bank, released today.
KCB Group retains its position as the most attractive bank in Kenya, Cytonn Investments Report
17-04-2018 | 13:17:36
Cytonn Investments has released its 2017 Banking Sector Report, which ranks KCB Group as the most attractive bank in Kenya, a position it has retained since 2015, supported by a strong franchise value and intrinsic value score.
Process oil demand to grow fastest in Africa, study
17-04-2018 | 07:11:26
Global process oil demand is forecast to grow 1.4 per cent per year to 7.2 million metric tons in 2021.
Sirdar Group launches African first research survey into boards of privately held companies
17-04-2018 | 06:58:00
Remuneration and performance of boards of directors has been the subject of extensive conceptualization and empirical research over many years.
[Column] Oyinkan Adewale: Women Entrepreneurs in an Emerging Economy- Running a Bankable Business
16-04-2018 | 10:13:00
In 2017, Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth was 0.83% (compared to a decline of 1.58% in 2016). In the second quarter of 2017, the country officially emerged from arecession which had lasted about a year.
Twenty percent of South African firms have no women in senior roles, report
13-04-2018 | 10:30:00
While the overall business environment for women appears to be improving in South Africa, there is a clear divide between businesses that are gender-equitable and those that aren’t.
Poverty in Kenya declines significantly, but unlikely to be eradicated by 2030, World Bank Economic Update
13-04-2018 | 08:17:00
The proportion of Kenyans living on less than the international poverty line, $1.90 per day in 2011 PPP, has declined from 43.6 percent in 2005/06 to 35.6 percent in 2015/16, according to the 17th edition of the Kenya Economic Update.
Egypt’s non-oil exports rise to $3.8b in 2 months
12-04-2018 | 10:13:00
Egypt’s non-oil exports recorded $3.8 billion in the first two months of 2018, with an increase of $500 million, compared to $3.3 billion in the same months of 2017, according to General Organization for Export and Import Control.
More strategic investment in Africa’s ports can accelerate growth and development by strengthening trade – PwC report
12-04-2018 | 08:28:00
Africa needs to take advantage of the economic potential of its ports and shipping sector if it is to realise its growth ambitions. Globally, ports are gateways for 80% of merchandise trade by volume and 70% by value.
Kenya economic growth to rebound by 5.5 per cent in 2018 up from 4.8 per cent in 2017, World Bank
11-04-2018 | 12:03:00
Kenya’s GDP growth is projected to recover to 5.5% in 2018 up from an estimated 4.8% in 2017. Over the medium term, economic activity is expected to gain momentum, steadily rising to 6.1% by 2020.
Not enough IT staff to realise Uganda e-government dream
10-04-2018 | 13:52:00
A national IT survey 2017/18 report released last week shows that within government ministries, agencies and governments or MDAs, ICT personnel account for only 1.9% of the total workforce up from 1.6% in 2012/13. There is also a gender bias among ICT personnel with 31.2% female vs. 68.8% male.
MTN Uganda largely fulfilled regulatory obligations but some areas still lack
10-04-2018 | 07:54:00
Whereas MTN has to a large extent complied with most of its license and regulatory obligations, there are a number of outstanding areas of non-compliance which must be addressed before UCC processes its application for renewal of a license.
Political risk remains the key consideration for dealmaking in Africa - report
09-04-2018 | 09:53:00
According to a recent report, Resourceful dealmaking: Outlook for M&A in Africa, there has been a dramatic fall in M&A activity, with declines of 25% in volume and 26% in value in the first half of 2017, compared with a relatively buoyant 2016.
Political risk remains the key consideration for dealmaking in Africa - report
09-04-2018 | 09:48:00
According to a recent report, there has been a dramatic fall in M&A activity, with declines of 25% in volume and 26% in value in the first half of 2017, compared with a relatively buoyant 2016.
South Africa, Kenya and Morocco drive Africa online retail sales, yStats.com report
06-04-2018 | 11:37:51
Online retail sales in Africa accounted for less than one per cent of the global total last year, even though some nations have already undergone a rapid growth period.
Financial institutions should embrace housing microfinance to address Sub Saharan Africa needs, study
05-04-2018 | 11:13:00
A new study from Habitat for Humanity says that housing microfinance can and should become a mainstream offering for financial institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa as they respond to growing housing needs.
Kenya most improved in removing legal barriers against women, World Bank Group report
04-04-2018 | 06:31:35
Despite daunting challenges, several economies in Sub-Saharan Africa are making progress in enacting laws that promote equality between men and women, says the World Bank Group’s Women, Business and the Law 2018 report.
Baker McKenzie forecasts a drop in financial deals in Africa and the Middle East in 2018
03-04-2018 | 11:03:00
Baker McKenzie’s Global Transactions Forecast, developed in association with Oxford Economics predicts that financial sector M&A in Africa and the Middle East will drop to US$9 billion in 2018, down sharply from US$29.5 in 2017.
Egypt achieves 800 oil and gas discoveries in 15 years
03-04-2018 | 10:30:26
Egypt’s Petroleum Ministry achieved around 800 new oil and gas discoveries starting fiscal year (FY) 2001/02 and until 2015/16.
Spending on smart city technologies in Africa and Middle East tipped to reach $1.26 billion in 2018, IDC report
28-03-2018 | 13:41:28
Spending on the technologies that enable Smart City initiatives is forecast to reach $1.26 billion for Africa and Middle East region in 2018, according to the latest insights from International Data Corporation (IDC).
Nigeria out of recession and looking beyond oil, IMF report
27-03-2018 | 10:11:30
Nigeria’s economy is exiting a painful recession, but policy implementation needs to move quickly and comprehensively to facilitate economic recovery and help the country reap its longer-term potential.
Morocco ranks top investment destination in Africa for 2017, followed by Egypt, Algeria, Botswana, Cote d’Ivoire - Quantum research
27-03-2018 | 06:04:00
Morocco is the most attractive economy for investments flowing into the African continent, according to the latest Africa Investment Index 2018 (AII) by Quantum Global’s independent research arm, Quantum Global Research Lab.
Women entrepreneurs making headway in South Africa, but roadblocks remain, Mastercard Index
26-03-2018 | 06:57:19
While South Africa has made progress in reducing the gender bias for women engaging in early stage entrepreneurial activities, the number of women business owners remains constrained by a lack of entrepreneurial intent.
[Mauritius] Port Louis ranked best city in Africa for expats by Mercer’s quality of living survey
23-03-2018 | 13:37:12
Mercer, a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth and careers, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, has ranked Port Louis the best city in Africa, according to their 2018 Quality of Living Survey.
Income inequality in Tanzania declining as rural urban disparities remain, report
23-03-2018 | 06:00:19
With a Gini coefficient of 0.43, overall inequality in Africa remains high relative to other regions. However, Tanzania is one of the few countries in Africa where inequality has declined by nearly 8 percent
Vivo Energy and Resolution Call top the list of best places to work in Morocco for 2018
22-03-2018 | 08:18:00
Vivo Energy, Resolution Call, HPS Worldwide, Webhelp, Teleperformance, Comdata, Hilti, Arval, Masen, Chaabi LLD, Nestle, Promamec, Roche, Nomac were awarded the best place to work in Morocco for 2018.
Ghana's mobile phone subscribers to hit 40 million by 2020 - Jumia report
22-03-2018 | 08:00:00
Ghana’s mobile phone subscription is expected to hit about 40 million in the next two years, according to the Jumia Annual Mobile Report 2018.
Risk to African manufacturing as operating robots in US set to become cheaper than wages in Kenya within 15 years, report
22-03-2018 | 06:04:55
Operating robots in US factories could become cheaper than hiring workers in Kenya by 2033, new research by the Overseas Development Institute has found.
Currency floatation to boost Morocco’s real estate market, JLL report
21-03-2018 | 11:27:14
Earlier this year, the Moroccan Central Bank introduced the gradual floatation of the Moroccan Dirham, providing more flexibility to real estate investors and paving the way for a more buoyant real estate market in the year ahead.
Africa overtakes Japan and Australia as the most preferred destination by Chinese travelers, TravelZoo Survey
20-03-2018 | 08:55:45
Travelzoo® , a global publisher of exclusive offers and experiences for members, is forecasting the largest popularity growth of Africa in 2018 among avid Chinese travelers.
Nigerians prefer mobiles phones to computers in online shopping, Jumia report
16-03-2018 | 13:12:24
A recent report on the Nigerian Mobile Sector by Africa’s leading e-commerce company Jumia, has revealed an 11% increase in the number of Nigerians who visited the Jumia Website via their mobile phones, 79% in 2017 versus 71% in 2016.
African businesses should embrace cross-border e-commerce, DHL report
16-03-2018 | 06:04:53
Cross border e-commerce continues to provide significant growth opportunities for retailers and manufacturers with an international online product offering.