Business leadership is needed to ensure that the triple challenges of poverty, unemployment and inequality are addressed on the continent, said Seema Sardha, director of export promotions at the South Africa Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), during a West African investment seminar.
19 hours ago
WASHINGTON, USA - The World Bank on Sunday announced $57 billion in financing for sub-Saharan Africa over the next three fiscal years.
20 hours ago
PARIS, France - Orange is consolidating its position in West Africa with the announcement of the launch of its brand in Burkina Faso, just under a year after the closing of the group's acquisition of Airtel, together with Orange Côte d'Ivoire.
23 hours ago
Nigeria presents an interesting tale of seemingly opposites in the African growth agenda. Simultaneously taking pole position as the largest economy in Africa in 2016 and yet suffering from its worst recession in 25 years is indicative of both the ups and downs that the country's economy has been through.
Charles Weller, Mindshare World 1 day ago
KIGALI, Rwanda - The first ever Africa Regional Internet and Development Dialogue to identify synergies and create opportunities for coordination and collaboration across the continent, will be held by The Internet Society from 8-9 May 2017 in Kigali, Rwanda, in partnership with UNESCO and Republic of Rwanda Ministry of Youth and ICT.
1 day ago
BADEN-BADEN, Germany - Ministers from the world's top economies heralded plans to boost development in Africa on Saturday, at an otherwise fractious G20 gathering in Germany. Berlin, which holds the presidency of the powerful nations' club this year, has made a hoped-for "Compact with Africa" a top priority for 2017.
1 day ago
GENEVA, Switzerland – The urgency to rethink the African 'business model' because of the declining growth in African economies and to remain relevant in a changing and competitive environment, set the tone for the opening of the fifth edition of the Africa CEO Forum, a Jeune Afrique Group initiative, organised in partnership with the African Development Bank.
1 day ago
The media world is changing more rapidly than ever before. Keep up!
Ross Sergeant 3 days ago
The millennial generation, technically speaking, is made up of those born after 1982. They're tech-savvy, socially engaged, have zero tolerance for delays and are always on the go with their devices in tow. As current and future customers, this market is vital to a business's longevity and companies are scrambling to find out what makes them tick. One business with its finger seemingly on the pulse of this consumer group is footwear and apparel brand Nike.
Lauren Hartzenberg 17 Mar 2017