Understanding the diversity of Africa is key to its growth

'Africa is not a country' and understanding Africa in all its diversity is fundamental to business excellence on the continent...

2 days ago

#Africa2018: Africa is the future of the world economy

African youth are the future of the world economy and entrepreneurship, the Africa 2018 forum in Egypt hears...

3 days ago

Enabling youth entrepreneurship in Africa

Although the continent's "rising narrative" began to dim with effect from 2015, when economic growth rates started declining dramatically, the "Afro-optimism" is gradually returning...

By Lamin M. Manneh 7 Dec 2018

#AEC2018: Accelerating AfCFTA to create growth for Africa

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) aims to create a single continental market for goods and services, with free movement of business persons and investments...

7 Dec 2018

#AEC2018: Africa's "easy decade" of economic growth is over

Africa must focus now on its biggest resource for growth - its young people, experts urged...

6 Dec 2018

Africa's mobile money ecosystem connects to China

Africa's largest mobile money ecosystem has connected to China's largest payment service in real-time...

5 Dec 2018

12 African social enterprises awarded funding from Google

The winners of the first Google Impact Challenge Africa award were announced last week...

4 Dec 2018

Search is on for Africa's best innovators and makers

Facebook heads to TechCrunch Startup Battlefield 2018 in Lagos to celebrate African innovation...

3 Dec 2018

Africa Forum to focus on youth, women entrepreneurship

Government and private sector to get together at the Africa 2018 Forum in Sharm El Sheikh to foster greater regional integration through investments and cross border collaboration...

3 Dec 2018

New African magazine's list of 100 Most Influential Africans

Gender parity achieved for the first time in list of 100 Most Influential Africans...

30 Nov 2018

Orange, MTN launch pan-African mobile money

Orange Group and MTN Group have announced a joint venture, Mowali, to facilitate mobile payments across Africa...

27 Nov 2018

Africa's business revolution

A new book by McKinsey confirms that Africa is poised for economic acceleration, akin to the Asian boom...

22 Nov 2018

Fostering a culture of creative entrepreneurship

Mike Beukes lists a few important things he thinks we need if we want an industry that is appealing to entrepreneurs...

By Mike Beukes 15 Nov 2018

All the 2018 AfricaCom Awards winners

The 2018 AfricaCom Awards were announced at a colourful and festive Mardi Gras themed event in Cape Town...

15 Nov 2018

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