Interview: Ugandan techie develops homegrown quick-pay service for Africa’s diaspora

Ugandan serial entrepreneur Teddy Ruge has launched a homegrown quick-pay service that targets the diaspora and aims to compete with industry giants such as...

Botswana: Two stalled institutions to open in 2012

After years of delays, both the Botswana International University of Science and Technology and the Oodi College of Applied Arts and Technology are to...

African film industry’s new lease of life in distribution

The struggle to find a foothold for Africa's film industry, especially Nigeria's Nollywood, the second largest film industry in the world according UNESCO, whilst...

African Continent As An Investment Destination

Ernst & Young’s inaugural Africa Attractiveness survey (2011) provided evidence of the growing interest in the African continent as an investment destination. Michael Lalor, Head...

MTN Pay4Me launched

MTN announced the launch of a reverse charge call service called MTN Pay4Me in a press release on Monday, 27 October 2014. Subscribers who don’t...

Positive trends in Africa’s Aid for Trade, but more interventions needed to overcome constraints

Although Aid for Trade in Africa is starting to show results, interventions are urgently needed to overcome the short and long term constraints this...

SA deficit narrows in the fourth quarter

Pretoria - South Africa's current account deficit narrowed to 3.6% of GDP in the fourth quarter of 2011, said the Reserve Bank. "Relative to the...

Africa Investment Forum exceeds expectations, participants unanimously agree

Adesina: “the needle is shifting, pointing to the right direction, pointing to Africa" The curtain fell on a three-day marathon investment marketplace, on Friday, with...

Education Reforms Key To Africa’s Development

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has urged African leaders to shift emphasis from the current theoretical system of impacting knowledge in...

Mauritius Commercial Bank (MCB) to bolster African expansion

MCB is affirming its growing African ambitions The Mauritius Commercial Bank (MCB) (http://www.mcb.mu) is affirming its growing African ambitions through its participation as one of...

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