#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...

2 days ago

#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...

3 days ago

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

Africa's women entrepreneurs honoured at AWIEF Awards

The AWIEF Awards this weekend celebrated the achievements of women entrepreneurs and innovators across the African continent...

12 Nov 2018

'Women of Africa are our most valuable, untapped resource'

The women of Africa are our most valuable, untapped resource, the AWIEF 2018 conference heard...

By Louise Marsland 9 Nov 2018

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