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Impact on food security in Africa

Despite the considerable opportunities trade creates in moving goods from surplus to deficit areas, the trade aspect in addressing food security and climate change in Africa seems to be largely missing.

8 hours ago

Rwanda moves swiftly towards cashless society

Extension of Mastercard and Rwanda Government agreement will result in a stronger digital payment sector and a cashless society...

5 May 2017

Will additive manufacturing inspire the next industrial revolution?

Some suggest that by taking the industrial revolution of 1760-1840 as the first one, we are currently in the fourth industrial revolution...

By Nicholas Kitonyi 3 May 2017

Dangote aims to be largest global rice exporter by 2021

Home-grown African brand Dangote is on track to becoming the world's largest exporter of rice in five years time...

24 Apr 2017

Smarter banking solution for East African millennials

A mobile solution gives millennials in East Africa access to banking services, transfers and payments…

15 Mar 2017

Engen Zambia partners to add chicken to offering

Engen's partnership with Corner Bakery provides Zambians with fast food chicken on the go…

14 Mar 2017

Egyptians protest over new bread subsidies system

Dozens of Egyptians protested across the country because they were unable to get their share of subsidised bread, police said…

9 Mar 2017

MasterCard assists 1.1 million African smallholder farmers

The MasterCard Foundation has committed a total of $38.3 million for programmes to improve productivity and market access for farmers in 11 African countries...

7 Mar 2017

Severe food shortages impact Africa's refugees

UNHCR and WFP are concerned that sustained cuts to food assistance will have severe nutrition and protection-related consequences for refugees…

24 Feb 2017

Silvertree acquires Nigeria's TopCheck

TopCheck, Nigeria's leading price comparison site for financial services, offering free online comparison for insurance products, loans, and broadband internet plans, has been bought by Silvertree…

13 Feb 2017

Botswana's benchmarking competition law

Most competition authorities in developing countries have not investigated cartels or done dawn raids like they have in Botswana...

20 Oct 2016

Agrofood in North Africa: a strategic sector at nature's mercy

The agrofood sector remains one of the most important sectors for North African Economies, according to a report by Coface, the international trade credit insurance company...

29 Sep 2016

B2B networking platform for fashion industry

With Fashionomics, the African Development Bank plans to raise the profile of African fashion and textiles on the international stage...

6 Sep 2016

Egypt wineries struggle to revive derided industry

The Egyptian wine industry strives to win over international wine connoisseurs...

8 Aug 2016

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