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Call to enter pan-African reinsurance Journalism Awards

Journalists from across Africa have until 29 February 2016 to submit their entries for the inaugural pan-African reinsurance Journalism Awards...

5 Feb 2016 08:55

Untapped value remains in Africa's capital markets

PwC has released its 2015 Africa Capital Markets Watch publication which analyses equity and debt capital markets transactions that took place between 2011 and 2015...

2 Feb 2016 11:44

It's officially Design Month on Biz

Traditionally February is dedicated to all things design on Biz. This year we're rolling out the design theme, with a multi-industry Design Month feature on how design is influencing 20 sectors locally and globally...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 Feb 2016 12:32

Shine a light on the gaps

Agriculture forms the backbone of African economies. A majority of the continent's farmers earn their living on small plots of less than two hectares...

By Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Janeen Madan 21 Jan 2016 07:00

[BizTrends 2016] African mega-projects: opportunities and challenges for specialist insurers

Infrastructure development is booming across Africa, due in no small part to significant economic growth and foreign direct investment. Mega-infrastructure projects have massive price tags...

By Karl Bishop 18 Jan 2016 09:00

Egypt to host African investment forum

On 20 and 21 February Egypt will host Africa 2016, the first international business and investment forum of its kind. This is an Africa to Africa investment...

15 Jan 2016 16:31

Using tech to reach the two billion unbanked

Can innovative uses of technology transform financial access for the hundreds of millions in Africa without a bank account?...

By Desné Masie 8 Jan 2016 15:17

Private equity in Africa geared to deliver on investment

In the context of a global search for returns, investors eager to obtain exposure to frontier markets in Africa - one of the world's fastest-growing consumer markets...

6 Jan 2016 12:51

Bad year for African bourses prompts investor exit

Foreign investors suffered huge losses in most African stock markets in 2015, as the continent faced foreign exchange pressures and low commodity prices...

By Malcom Sharara 5 Jan 2016 10:35

Mobile wallets revolutionise African retail

[NEWSWATCH]: With a mobile wallet solution finally in the wings for the UAE, many are surprised that the technology's already in play in Africa...

30 Dec 2015 06:00

Uganda's M-PESA services to boost economic growth

NEWSWATCH: A partnership between Safaricom and Uganda's leading operator MTN means M-PESA users can now send money to the country...

30 Dec 2015 05:40

MTN Cote d'Ivoire secures local mobile services

MTN Cote d'Ivoire has announced partial payment of the country's new telecommunications operators unified license cost to the Government of Cote d'Ivoire...

28 Dec 2015 08:40

INTL FCStone's Stuart Ponder addresses Africa Breakfast Club

Stuart Ponder, senior vice president, EMEA of NTL FCStone Ltd., a subsidiary of NTL FCStone Inc., addressed the Africa Breakfast Club on the topic of the evolution of structured markets...

1 Dec 2015 13:42

Dubai, a gateway for trade into Africa

The Dubai International Financial Centre has pledged to support Africa's growing financial community by providing increased access to international trade and investment...

Issued by Link Media & Public Relations 18 Nov 2015 13:28

[Mobile360 Africa]: Mobile access for the continent

More females in ICT. Registering the unbanked. Proper digital training at schools. Mobile access and affordability. All hot topics...

By Leigh Andrews 26 Oct 2015 12:00

Santam introduces seamless insurance solution to Mozambique

Santam Specialist Business has launched a seamless insurance solution which offers comprehensive risk protection for mega-projects across Africa...

16 Oct 2015 10:47

The 4th Annual Africa Risk and Investment Forum

Join Frontier Advisory at the 4th Annual Africa Risk and Investment Forum along with leading business decision-makers and thought leaders on Thursday, 22 October 2015 at Deloitte Place, Johannesburg. Find out more and register...

Issued by Frontier Advisory 12 Oct 2015 10:07

Mauritius needs an options market

Over the past decade, derivative markets in emerging market economies (EMEs) have grown at a rapid pace. In layman terms, a derivative is a contract that derives its value from the performance of an underlying security...

By Yvan Byeajee 12 Oct 2015 10:48

Derivative exchange to help SMEs avoid risks

Small and medium enterprises will benefit in the derivative exchange that will be launched in this quarter at the Nairobi Securities Exchange, a Capital Markets Authority executive has said...

By Ngugi Mungai 6 Oct 2015 09:46

Friends of Africa Remittance Award opens for entries

The Friends of Africa Remittance Award, which is given to organisations or individuals that have made significant contributions to the remittance sector and are poised to make considerable market impact in the future, is open for entries.

16 Sep 2015 14:12

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