With smartphone usage on the up and IT literacy expanding, bringing Internet of Things (IoT) level connectivity is a natural progression for this tech-hungry continent...
Brett Parker 16 Aug 2016
Five things you need to know about the future of the retail market in sub-Saharan Africa...
Louise Marsland 16 Jun 2016
Pizza Hut celebrates opening of restaurant in Tanzania, its 100th country, with special delivery to summit of Mt Kilimanjaro...
24 May 2016
African Ministers of Transport have declared their full support for the African Union Commission's proposal for the establishment of a single African air transport market by 2017...
22 Jan 2015
More emphasis needs to be placed on trade partnerships between African countries to drive seamless intra-Africa trade, despite the growing number of international trade agreements...
Charles Brewer 1 Oct 2014
At the 2014 US-Sub Saharan Africa Trade and Economic Cooperation Forum (known as the AGOA Forum), which coincided with President Barack Obama's US-Africa Leaders Summit...
Charles Brewer 15 Aug 2014
Kiira Motors Corporation is a presidential initiative for automotive manufacturing in Uganda. The company has three successful...
Lauren Hartzenberg 25 May 2016
A new Nielsen study on Kenyan retailers and technology reveals that despite the massive uptake in mobile usage in Kenya, there is still significant scope for growth in the market, particularly in the retail environment...
Nielsen 26 Apr 2016
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 governments of South Africa and New Zealand will join forces to share their expertise on food safety systems for export with their counterparts in the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC).
1 Sep 2014
South Africa has imposed a total travel ban for all non-citizens traveling from identified high risk countries to prevent the spread of Ebola to the country.
22 Aug 2014
South Africa and Africa in general benefitted immensely from the recent US-Africa Leaders' Summit held in Washington last week, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on his return.
13 Aug 2014
South Africa's largest minibus financier, SA Taxi, is looking for opportunities to expand its minibus lending business into other African countries and could direct R100m to its domestic finance project.
12 Jun 2014
If there is one industry where everything is in flux and companies have to re-jig their shapes and formats all the time, it is SA's packaging manufacturers. Apart from constantly changing industry conditions, not least from encroaching rivals, each firm has specific obstacles to get over.
Mark Allix 2 Jun 2014
Shipping and logistics group Grindrod has been a big spender on infrastructure for some time. Growing its network of port and rail operations allows the group to diversify away from international shipping, a notoriously cyclical business.
19 May 2014
Grindrod's diesel-electric locomotive‚ which the company said was the cheapest in the world‚ could pit the logistics group as a competitor against state rail utility Transnet and global rolling stock manufacturers such as General Electric and Electro-Motive Diesel.
Razina Munshi 28 Mar 2014