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New insurance brand launched in Botswana

New Bryte Insurance launches in Botswana with plans to expand into other African countries…

By Hanna Ziady 14 hours ago

African alliance to strengthen economic corridors

The African Corridor Management Alliance is expected to coordinate the sharing of best practices and other strategies…

17 Feb 2017

Consumer insights agency raises seed capital

Bamba, a boutique African data collection agency, raises $1.1 million USD in first seed round…

16 Feb 2017

Dangote launches 25,000 hectare rice scheme in Sokoto

By end of 2017, Dangote Rice will have 25,000 ha under rice cultivation across three sites in Northern Nigeria…

15 Feb 2017

UN urges Cameroon to restore internet services

The UN Special Rapporteur will continue to monitor developments in Cameroon closely, and is at the disposal of the authorities to provide assistance or advice as required…

14 Feb 2017

The transformation balancing act: SA faces a tipping point

SONA 2017 highlighted two key issues that must be carefully balanced: addressing economic inequality and encouraging FDI...

By Dharmesh Nagar 13 Feb 2017

West Africa media: hope for The Gambia

West Africa media round-up: hope for The Gambia, police crackdown on Nigerian media and more…

13 Feb 2017

No-frills hotel chain woos business travellers in East Africa

International hotel chain Tune has introduced the no-frills hospitality concept in Kenya's capital Nairobi. This is the company's first foray into Africa…

13 Feb 2017

Connect Nigeria e-Business Fair opens this weekend

The 6th Connect Nigeria e-Business Fair promises to be the biggest yet…

13 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

Major airlines reject re-routes during Abuja airport closure

International airlines are refusing to fly to an alternative hub when the only airport serving Nigeria's capital shuts down, forcing travellers to make lengthy detours at extra cost…

10 Feb 2017

Nigerians take to streets to protest economic policy

Hundreds of Nigerians took to the streets in Lagos on Monday to protest against the government's handling of the country's economic crisis and to demand solutions to a crippling recession…

9 Feb 2017

ICT development initiative in Nigeria

Vodacom, Kaduna State partner to launch ICT development initiative in Nigeria to support mass service delivery in healthcare, education and agriculture …

9 Feb 2017

58m travellers for Africa in 2016

1.2 billion people travelled the world in 2016 and of that, 58 million went to Africa – UNWTO…

6 Feb 2017

German-African business summit opens this week

The first German-African business summit to be held in Africa, opens in Nairobi this week…

6 Feb 2017

Content partnership between IrokoX, MTA Interactive

IrokoX signs exclusive partnership with MTA Interactive…

6 Feb 2017

Africa's first city ‘Resilience Strategy' unveiled for Dakar

Dakar unveils Africa's first ‘Resilience Strategy' in Partnership with 100 resilient cities…

3 Feb 2017

Here's a free tool for valuing your startup

Nigerian company CompexAfrica has launched a free online business valuation tool for startup owners…

By Tom Jackson 3 Feb 2017

UK to boost jobs and trade in Tanzania

Secretary of State for International Development, Priti Patel launches the DFID Economic Development strategy at the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa…

2 Feb 2017

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