KAMPALA: When Silver Tumwesigye, a sharply-dressed Ugandan motorbike taxi driver known by his nickname 'Silverstone,' had an accident six years ago it was a double blow...
25 Jun 2015
The World Economic Forum on Africa 2015 conference, held to mark 25 years of economic change in Africa, concluded last week...
Cari Van Wyk 8 Jun 2015
The Anambra Government on Wednesday banned the operation of private and commercial motorcycles and tricycles from major highways in the state...
28 May 2015
Africa offers enormous growth potential for e-retailers given that online shopping is in its infancy in the region. The Shop the World! report reveals that emerging markets offer the highest growth potential...
Sumesh Rahavendra 31 Oct 2014
The alliance between Massinga Beach and Castelo do Mar along with further developments by co-owner Darin D'Oliveira, will soon open up and boost Inhambane in Mozambique as a destination of choice, benefitting other lodges in the area.
22 Oct 2013
General Electric Transportation, a unit of General Electric Company, was the recipient of two awards at the recent Transport Africa Awards dinner held at the Sandton Sun Hotel in Johannesburg, South Africa, recognising the company's contribution to the African transport sector.
5 Jul 2013
TOKYO, JAPAN: Japan has pledged at least US$10bn in aid to Africa for the next five years as Tokyo prepares to host a major development conference for the resource-rich continent.
3 Jun 2013
Continued global uncertainty‚ coupled with internal factors such as drought and associated food shortages‚ threaten Africa's economic growth prospects‚ warns International Monetary Fund's (IMF) managing director Christine Lagarde.
Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 8 Jan 2013
GWERU, ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe on Friday (7 December) vowed to overhaul business laws to require 100% black ownership of firms, up from 51%.
10 Dec 2012
MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE: Police deployed to flashpoints across the Mozambican capital of Maputo on Thursday (15 November), as a transport strike against bus fare hikes forced tens of thousands to cross the city on foot.
16 Nov 2012
The British-based Economist Intelligence Unit has rated Harare as the worst of 140 cities in which to live according to an article published on News24. Harare suffers from daily power outages, has a shortage of water and scored just 38% on the "liveability" scale.
2 Sep 2011