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Can Africa fund its own growth?

Despite witnessing exceptional growth in development finance in recent years, Africa is still faced with the arduous task of mobilising adequate resources to fund its growth and future transformation agenda...

By Tonderayi Mukeredzi 24 Jun 2015 07:03

Nomanini scales West African footprint

Nomanini has announced it has signed an exclusive agreement with Transactions Solutions Ghana Limited to substantially scale numbers of its cloud-based PoS terminals in Ghana.

23 Jun 2015 12:41

Cameroon has investment opportunities

Cameroon is one of Africa's best-kept secrets. The investment opportunities are wide open - from agriculture and renewable energy to retail developments, believes Africa strategy advisor for Moore Stephens, Jeff Blackbeard, who recently met with Cameroonian Prime Minister, Philémon Yang...

17 Jun 2015 13:46

SimbaPay launches M-Pesa Paybill service

SimbaPay has launched a product that allows Kenyans living abroad to make M-Pesa PayBill payments. This is a new addition to the existing SimbaPay platform...

11 Jun 2015 13:02

Innovative tax return system expands to Namibia with PwC

Having integrated with SARS eFiling in 2014, TaxTim is now expanding beyond South Africa to assist Africans further up the continent with its tax technology...

5 Jun 2015 11:21

MasterCard becomes first international payment network to enter Somalia

As a result of the partnership, Premier Bank will now issue and accept the first MasterCard-branded payment cards in Somalia, a country which hasn't had any form of formal banking service since the collapse of the government...

3 Jun 2015 13:48

Nigeria's new president faces uphill task of making economic growth benefit all

The Nigerian economy grew at an average of 6.8% a year over the past decade, placing it among the fastest growing countries globally. But only about 25% of Nigerians have benefited from this growth...

By Stephen Onyeiwu 1 Jun 2015 08:47

Accurate financial reporting is critical for Nigeria's growth

Nigeria's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has expanded 5.94% in the fourth quarter of 2014 compared to the same quarter of 2013...

26 May 2015 08:14

We are because of PR

A paraphrase of the definition of Ubuntu - we are because you are - goes some way to explain that apart from our pride in being Africa's premier B2B news distribution channel, Bizcommunity is also proud to be home to a great many of the continent's foremost PR, marketing and digital communications professionals...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 21 May 2015 12:06

Banking Africa's unbanked - Time for a reality check

Plenty of progress has been made on increasing the size of Africa's banked population. The trouble is, from the amount of noise that is made about the topic...

By Vahid Monadjem 12 May 2015 10:51

Burkina Faso bank chief arrested for embezzlement

OUAGADOUGOU: The head of one of Burkina Faso's largest banks has been arrested on suspicion of having embezzled billions CFA francs, a source close to the investigation said.

11 May 2015 07:41

Ato Ermias Eshetu appointed as CEO of ECX

Ato Ermias Eshetu has been appointed as chief executive officer of the Ethiopian Commodity Exchange (ECX)...

11 May 2015 07:15

Nigeria borrows to pay salaries with cash crunch worsening

ABUJA: A cash shortage caused by low oil prices has forced Nigeria to borrow heavily through the early part of 2015, with the government struggling to pay public workers, officials said on Wednesday, 6 May...

8 May 2015 06:22

Botswana's Choppies to list on JSE

The JSE will get another African boost when Botswana grocery retailer Choppies Enterprises lists on the main board at the end of this month...

By Sikonathi Mantshantsha 7 May 2015 16:43

Cash-only Malawi moving forward to digital payments

LILONGWE, MALAWI: On Thursday, 30 April Malawi took a significant step towards creating a digital payment ecosystem in order to address poverty and drive inclusive growth...

4 May 2015 10:20

West African countries attend BRVM investment days

The regional stock exchange Bourse Régionale des Valeurs Mobilières (BRVM) has expressed its satisfaction with the success of the second edition of its BRVM investment days, held on 28 April at the London Stock Exchange...

30 Apr 2015 10:02

CGMAs to speak at ACOA 2015

Africa's foremost CGMAs, Chartered Global Management Accountants, will be presenting at the Africa Congress of Accountants from 12-14 May in Mauritius...

24 Apr 2015 14:23

Sub-Saharan Africa offers vast opportunities for entrepreneurs

Sub-Saharan Africa is still home to one of the fastest-growing middle class in the world. As a result, there are vast opportunities on the continent for progressive African entrepreneurs and small and medium enterprises to take advantage of...

23 Apr 2015 13:20

UBA Cameroon wins Prepaid Innovative Product of the Year award

The United Bank of Africa (UBA) Cameroon has won the Prepaid Innovative Product of the Year award at the Prepaid Summit Middle East event which was recently held in Dubai...

16 Apr 2015 11:43

MRA releases Anchor Magazine

BLANTYRE: The Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) has released its Anchor Magazine to keep the nation abreast with tax issues being undertaken by the Authority...

By Joseph Mtingwi 16 Apr 2015 15:25

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