Malaria investment in Ghana pays off

CAPE TOWN – A multi-million rand AngloGold Ashanti investment in a malaria control programme in Ghana has led to massive reductions in...

Ministers of Education Confirm Participation for African Education Summit

Preparations for the African Education Summit to take place in Morocco this July are gaining momentum with confirmation of participation from a number of...

Google invests in South African tech startup incubator

This is a great time to live in South Africa, particularly if you’re a tech entrepreneur with a great idea, business-savvy and a competent,...

Health investment from African Finance Ministers

African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development have recently reaffirmed the continent’s desire to boost health spending to 15% of national budgets as...

LeapFrog announces R93 million investment in Apollo

LeapFrog Investments has announced a R93 million investment in Apollo Investment Ltd, a leading regional insurer operating in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania. LeapFrog was launched...

Africa’s agricultural R&D spending ‘a mixed bag’

The amount of money that Sub-Saharan African countries spend annually on agricultural research and development (R&D) rose by 20 per cent...

Most African nations ‘still not investing enough in agriculture’

Promises made by African leaders to increase their investment in agriculture to ten per cent of their national budgets have been met by only...

Is Africa ready for safe nuclear power?

As Japan's nuclear accidents send shockwaves round the world, Alex Abutu explores whether Africa is ready to provide safe nuclear power. The disasters that struck...

India: Tech firm’s long-term IT plans in Africa

BANGALORE: Infosys Technologies is planting the seeds for a long-term IT services play in the African continent. The company's CFO V Balakrishnan told...

World Bank forecasts African economic growth

Some companies may struggle to adapt to a more accountable system when their operations face increased scrutiny from shareholders and tax authorities. Polarisation between the...

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