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...

Barclays to provide around 60,000 people with access to financial services in Africa anti-poverty...

Around 60,000 people in Kenya, Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda will soon have access to financial services through Barclays' commitment to the Business Call to...

First female CEO for Johannesburg Stock Exchange

Nicky Newton-King, the current deputy chief executive of JSE Limited, will assume the position of chief executive at the end of this year, becoming...

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...

US Chamber of Commerce Sees Investment Opportunities in Africa

Ethiopia, Kenya and Ghana all have investment opportunities for the U.S. business community, according to Scott Eisner of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Eisner, who...

IFC’s Village Phone Programme helps women in Africa

LAGOS - The International Finance Corporation, IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, yesterday disclosed  that its Village Phone programme has provided credit to...

MTN sets sights to become Africa’s largest mobile operator

MTN is mulling ways to fine-tune its investment strategies across all its operations as it sets its sights on opportunities to grow its presence...

South African mining industry open for business

Pretoria - Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu says the South African mining industry is open for business. This is the message that the mining industry...

HSBC to provide $15 million for global education programme

Global financial services company, HSBC has said that it will provide an additional $15 million over five years for Future First, the Group's flagship...

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