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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

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

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

Taxation of capital gains earned in Mozambique by non-residents

In this article we briefly discuss the taxation of capital gains earned in Mozambique by non-resident taxpayers, with specific focus on the petroleum and mining sectors and the legislation regulating these sectors...

By Tânia Santhim 16 Apr 2015 11:17

Electricity shortages in sub-Saharan Africa a key concern: Euromonitor

Strong economic growth and a rising middle class are driving investments into sub-Saharan Africa, although infrastructure and electricity shortages are "key concerns".

By Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 10 Apr 2015 06:39

First pan-African Reinsurance Journalism Awards launched

Journalists from every African country across the continent are invited to participate in the Continental Reinsurance Journalism Awards...

10 Apr 2015 09:01

Delta International expands Mauritius Stock Exchange listings

Delta International, the first Africa-dedicated property fund listed on the JSE's AltX bourse, has been given permission to list up to 29-million additional ordinary shares on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius (SEM) as it looks to continue its growth across Morocco and Mozambique...

By Alistair Anderson 9 Apr 2015 12:20

Nigerian economy remains strong - Okonjo Iweala

The peaceful election in Nigeria, with a new government coming in, bodes well for the Nigerian economy, which is good news for those in the marketing and retail sectors... A healthy economy usually means people have more money to spend... (Videos)

8 Apr 2015 07:24

African real estate attracts increased foreign investment

Africa's demographic growth prospects and the consequent opportunities in real estate are increasingly attracting international investors...

1 Apr 2015 10:30

CGMA to sponsor Africa Congress of Accountants 2015

The CGMA is a Gold sponsor of the Africa Congress of Accountants (ACOA) 2015, to be held at the Swami Vivekananda International Convention Centre in Pailles Mauritius from 12-14 May 2015...

30 Mar 2015 09:37

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