SA: Afri-Tech Technology & Digital Marketing Summit

Afri-Tech is a transnational technology and digital marketing conference, produced by Afri-Tech Group. Afri-Tech is owned and operated by Afri-Tech Group which is member of Corporate...

SA: JSE Outperforms Most Markets in 2011

Comparing year-end values, South Africa's stock exchange showed little movement overall in 2011, but held firm and in doing so was one of the...

Why Chinese Companies Are Successful in Africa

Chinese companies now dominate the African construction sector, with a market share larger than those of France, Italy and US combined. This strength of...

Kenya: Cost of Doing Business a Big Worry for Firms

Three days into 2012 and the main concern of corporate companies remains fundamentally the same: the cost of doing business. Though many executives reckon that...

Kenya: IBM nets $7.3m in bank deals, eyes region

GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY firm IBM is seeking to close more deals in the region’s banking sector next year, after securing agreements worth $7.3 million with...

Africa – Can Diaspora Bonds Help Meet Development Goals?

Diaspora remittances are a key foreign exchange earner for Africa with US$40-billion flowing from the west annually. That figure is growing at 15% per year,...

AfDB grants $15.6m to African Virtual University for capacity building

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a $15.6 million grant from its concessionary lending arm, the African...

Uganda: Proposed laws to boost investing by pensioners

The liberalisation of Uganda’s pension sector, expected in 2012, is set to boost activity at the Uganda Securities Exchange, according to capital market officials. Capital...

ADF Grants U.S.$ 15.6 Million to African Virtual University (AfDB)

The African Development Bank Group's board of directors has approved a USD15.6 million grant from its concessionary lending arm, the African Development Fund (ADF)...

African Banks Turn to IBM to Support New Wave of Innovation

IBM IBM -0.04% has announced details of five strategic agreements in the Kenyan financial services sector as banks across Africa turn to advanced technologies to support rapid...

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