Industrialisation key to Africa’s development

Pretoria - Although Africa is the next growth frontier, the continent's development needs to be characterised by industrialisation, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob...

Transnet initiative to help new entrepreneurs, create jobs

The newly-launched Transnet Enterprise Development Hub will expand business opportunities for smaller enterprises and new business entrants. Speaking at the launch in Johannesburg, Public Enterprises...

African women pledge to fight for inclusive growth at Lagos economic summit

The Second African Women’s Economic Summit ended on 14 July with a unanimous commitment by hundreds of entrepreneurs and professional women to campaign vigorously...

Africa’s youngest entrepreneurs to win $75,000 by applying to 2015 Anzisha Prize

The Anzisha Prize is expanding, after initial success, to provide increased support to entrepreneurial youth and partner organisations to drive pan-African economic growth to...

Enabling African women to deliver enterprise success

By Naomi Martin - SciDev.Net The entrepreneurial and technological potential of African women remains largely unexploited, according to a leading space scientist. Maggie Aderin-Pocock, a research...

How African entrepreneurs can build knowledge economies

By Mariemme Jamme - SciDev.Net Technological innovation is booming. It is also failing to produce profitable companies, says Mariéme Jamme. I recently sat in a meeting...

Uber, Old Mutual help drivers to earn, learn and save

In celebration of Global Money Week, Uber and Old Mutual have announced that they will be extending its free money management course that took...

Western Union and USAID Announce Winners of Second African Diaspora Marketplace

Innovative Competition Acts as Catalyst for Business and Job Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa. At the second African Diaspora Marketplace (ADM II), 17 U.S.-based entrepreneurs were...

Cape Town: Design Indaba Online FilmFest is coming soon

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa - AfricanBrains It is the first for DesignIndaba.com According to Design Indaba: "In the spirit of presenting great design content we are excited...

Healthymagination Mother and Child Programme Welcomes its First Group of Social Entrepreneurs

Healthymagination Mother and Child Programme Welcomes its First Group of Social Entrepreneurs Addressing Maternal & Child Health in Sub-Saharan Africa. The programme has selected 17...

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