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  • Eni, BP in talks over oil and gas assets in Algeria
    BP and Eni are in talks over the future of their oil and gas assets in Algeria as the two groups increase efforts to refocus their businesses to tackle falling margins, rising debt and climate pressures, three sources said. Europe's top energy companies are cutting back their oil and gas portfolios to keep only the assets most likely to be profitable and redeploy capital for a transition to clean energy as uncertainty mounts over future demand for fossil fuel. By Ron Bousso, Dmitry Zhdannikov & Stephen Jewkes
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    Marek Zmyslowski on plotting a realistic e-commerce growth strategy in Africa

    During the PayFast eCommerce Virtual Summit, investor and serial entrepreneur Marek Zmyslowski urged African businesses to employ a more level-headed approach to mapping online growth...

    By Lauren Hartzenberg 23 May 2021

    Why global investors should invest in Africa's tech startups

    It's a well-known fact that the youth are the primary consumers of technology. A fact that puts Africa, with its literally hundreds of millions of young people, firmly on the map as a significant global launchpad for technology startups.

    By Kashira Naidoo & Zach George 26 Jun 2020

    #StartupStory: Christopher, the future of AI in Africa

    'The Commodore' shares insights into Christopher Africa, the platform that offers brands the opportunity to tap into consumer micro-moments and conversations on social media using AI...

    By Evan-Lee Courie 20 May 2020

    #LockdownLessons: 5 minutes with Sandras Phiri, founder of StartupCircles

    As a business strategist and startup coach, Sandras Phiri is well-known in the startup community. He shares some insight into how his latest project has had to adjust to lockdown life...

    By Evan-Lee Courie 6 May 2020

    2020 MEST Africa Challenge expands target, extends deadline

    MEST is expanding the 2020 MEST Africa Challenge to target a larger number of tech startups in need of funding. This means the application deadline for the 2020 MEST Africa Challenge has been extended to 13 May 2020...

    3 May 2020

    MEST Africa Challenge now open

    The MEST Africa Challenge returns for its third year, offering up to $50,000 in equity investment for startups...

    3 Apr 2020

    Mastercard Foundation names 12 African EdTech companies as first fellows

    The Mastercard Foundation Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning in ICT on Friday announced the first cohort of 12 EdTech Fellows - companies that will benefit from the Centre's support to expand their operations and improve secondary teaching and learning across the continent...

    24 Feb 2020

    #AfricaCom: Gender inequality continues to cost Africa billions of dollars each year

    $95bn - this is the average annual loss in Sub-Saharan Africa since 2010 due to pervasive gender inequality in the continent's economic activities...

    By Sindy Peters 27 Nov 2019

    5 trends opening doors for African tech entrepreneurs

    Travelcheck CEO, Odette Faling unpacks the trends that underpin Africa's bold digital future and are creating opportunities for entrepreneurs...

    By Odette Faling 5 Nov 2019

    #StartupStory: Curacel is tackling fraud in healthcare insurance

    Curacel is a Nigerian startup that aims to fast track claims processing and detects fraudulent claims for health insurance companies in Africa...

    By Evan-Lee Courie 4 Oct 2019

    Africa proptech association launched, predicts vibrant startup ecosystem for continent

    According to the founders of the recently launched Proptech Africa association, the continent's fast-growing property sector is expected to benefit dramatically in years to come from the emergence of a vibrant proptech startup ecosystem...

    3 Oct 2019

    Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

    New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019

    CcHUB acquires iHub in landmark deal

    Kenya's iHub is acquired by Nigeria's CcHUB - the first time on the continent that a tech hub has acquired another...

    27 Sep 2019

    Egyptian e-commerce startup MaxAB secures $6.2m seed funding

    Egyptian B2B e-commerce marketplace MaxAB has secured seed funding of $6.2 million, one of the largest ever seed rounds raised by a MENA startup...

    26 Sep 2019



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