Africa's shifting growth figures demand investor staying power
Africa's shifting growth figures demand investor staying power

The third edition of Nielsen's Africa Prospects Indicator (APi) Report shows that, for Africa, 2016 is proving to be 'The Year of Change' with a fair degree of re-forecasting required from a growth point of view due to the at times volatile nature of the 26 African markets under review.

Issued by Nielsen 8 hours ago

Performance marketing with Adclick Africa
Performance marketing with Adclick Africa

At Adclick Africa, we are obsessed with results. We believe that advertising is about meeting the campaign objectives of our clients. This mindset has enabled us to consistently deliver on our value promise and we have helped brands like MTN, Standard Bank, Telkom, Unilever, Lexus, Land Rover and Durex to penetrate not only the South African market but the rest of Africa as well.

Issued by Adclick Africa Media Group 9 hours ago

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 191: Ready to get your team moving with Uber for Business?
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 191: Ready to get your team moving with Uber for Business?

On Thursday, 29 September 2016, Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding (@bizwazza) chatted to Busi Sizani, Uber for Business program manager for sub-Saharan Africa.

10 hours ago

Technology Grand Prize Winner: Stephen Simiyu, Uganda.
Winners of Agility Africa 2016 Photo Competition

Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has announced the winners of its Africa 2016 Photo Competition, a series of photographs that show how quickly Africa is modernising, growing and even leading the way in new technology.

12 hours ago

MTN fights back over Nigerian allegations
MTN fights back over Nigerian allegations

MTN Nigeria denies that it illegally repatriated $14bn out of Nigeria, as alleged by Nigerian politicians in the country's senate.

12 hours ago

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US strongly condemns assassination of Somali journalist

The United States strongly condemns the September 27, 2016, assassination of Somali journalist Abdiaziz Mohamed Ali in Mogadishu.

12 hours ago

Darrel Orsmond
Creating the digital-ready bank in Africa

According to a 2015 KPMG report, banking penetration is as low as 36% in some of the larger African economies. The solution: digital transformation can drive adoption of banking services by enabling banks to develop and deploy tailored, customer-focused products and solutions.

By Darrel Orsmond 12 hours ago

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IT spending rises in Africa

According to the latest IDC 'Worldwide Semiannual IT Spending Guide, annual IT spending in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) is predicted to reach $110.94 billion this year, representing year-on-year growth of 5.1%.

13 hours ago

Government can help small biz thrive in recession
Government can help small biz thrive in recession

LAGOS, Nigeria - With the Nigerian economy in recession, support for small and medium businesses could be one of the key ingredients to carrying the country through these tough times. Assisting them should become a priority for big business and government.

1 day ago

Masen sponsors Africa renewable Energy Forum
Masen sponsors Africa renewable Energy Forum

EnergyNet has announced that Masen has come on board as the official sponsor of the Africa Renewable Energy Forum (ARF), the labelised side meeting of COP22 in Morocco this November.

1 day ago

Investing in African innovation
Investing in African innovation

The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) driver of The Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA), has launched the sixth edition of the IPA awards by calling for applications to the prestigious innovation competition.

1 day ago

Barron Ernst
Mobile services: how to crack high growth markets

Smartphone use in high growth markets like India and Africa differs from developed markets. This is because there are a very different set of constraints in operation, most of which stem from cost and infrastructure. If businesses want to deliver successful mobile services to emerging markets, they need to understand local nuances and design a business model that fits.

3 days ago

Ericsson, Grundfos launch drinking water 'ATMs'
Ericsson, Grundfos launch drinking water 'ATMs'

Scandinavian company, Grundfos, have come with a solution that will improve access and payments for drinking water. The collaboration ensures easy connection of mobile wallet providers and water service providers, to simplify access for the end consumer.

23 Sep 2016